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Our sympathy is extended to the family of Ava Lynn Sawyer

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Our sympathy is extended to the family of Ava Lynn Sawyer

Ava Lynn Sawyer, 73, of Ada, passed away on May 19, 2024, at her home in Ada. Ava was born on May 19, 1951 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to her parents Alvin and Agnes( Hampton) Orr.

As a young woman, she attended school in Calvin, Oklahoma and graduated in 1970. Ava met and married the love of her life, Tom Sawyer, in Sherman, TX and they shared thirty-nine wonderful years together and many beautiful memories.

Ava was a lovely “song bird” and adored singing with her sister Sharon at many churches and all night singing’s.

She was a realtor for many years, and she was best known for being a loving and devout wife and caring and devoted mother. Ava will be dearly missed by her family and those of whom she touched their lives, her legacy will forever live on through her adoring children and grandchildren. Ava is preceded in death by her father Alvin “Bud” Orr, her mother Agnes Orr, and her 2 brothers Donald Ray Orr and Ray Spruill. Ava is survived by her Husband Tom Sawyer of Ada, her daughter Angie and husband Doug Foran, her daughter Becky and husband Jeff Ficht, her twin brother Alvin and wife Rhonda Orr, her 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, and many other nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held to honor Ava’s life on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 2:00PM at the Stratford Methodist Church in Stratford, Oklahoma.