Ida Liskey Sawyer, 88, died April 14, 2015 in Brevard, NC. She was born in Elizabeth City, NC, to the late Clyde and Marguerite Liskey.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond Sawyer of Brevard; children, David Sawyer of Apex, Paul Sawyer of Brevard, Elizabeth Harrod of Cary, and Amy Sawyer of Wake Forest; daughter-in-law Denise Sawyer; son-in-law Ron Harrod; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Ida spent her childhood in Elizabeth City and became an accomplished pianist. She graduated from Greensboro College for Women. She married and moved to Raleigh, where she was a diligent homemaker who taught piano lessons from her home. She loved gardening, and was an active member of Westover Methodist Church.
Her family cherishes memories of her kindness and generosity, and thanks God for many years with her.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday, at 1:00pm at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. A graveside service will then follow at 3:00pm at Raleigh Memorial Park.
Online memorials: www.MitchellatRMP.com