Melanie Spivey Sawyer, 52, passed away on April 2, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband David Edward Sawyer, III and her parents Thelma Marie and James B. Spivey, Sr.
Born in Norfolk, she was formerly of Wildwood, MO where she lived with the love of her life, David, until he passed in May of 2016. Upon his death, she returned to Suffolk to be surrounded by family. She was a former member of Living Word United Methodist Church in Wildwood, MO. She was a devoted wife, and a converted Tar Heel fan, but an ECU fan at heart.