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Betty Jane Clampitt (Betty Jane Sawyer)

Betty Jane Clampitt (Betty Jane Sawyer)

Betty Sawyer

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October 27, 1944 – August 28, 2017

YORK, S.C. - Betty Clampitt Sawyer, 72, passed away peacefully Monday, August 29, 2017 at White Oak Manor Nursing Home in Rock Hill, S.C. 

She was born Oct. 27, 1944, in Bryson City, daughter of the late William Thomas and Lola Mae Fortner Clampett.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her brothers, William Troy Clampett and William Charles Clampett.
After her retirement as an accountant, Betty proudly volunteered at York Prep Academy. Most important to her was her precious family and she adored her children, grandchildren, partner and siblings.

She is survived by her children, David Eugene Sawyer (Ashley) of Charlotte, Jennifer Leigh Sawyer-Rayos (Mike) of Morrisville and Virginia "Ginger" Leigh Sawyer (Mike) of York, SC; partner, John "David" Anthony of York, SC; five grandchildren, Tess, Maddox, Luke, Emma and Gabriel; and siblings, James Lonnie Clampett (Karen), Margaret Ann Laugheed and Lassie Mae Crawford.
A Celebration of Betty's Life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home in Rock Hill with Pastor Ron Robinson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in Betty's memory by mail to: 
The Salvation Army, Resource Development, P.O. Box 241808, Charlotte, NC 28224-1808; online at:; or by phone at: 1.800.SAL.ARMY.

Online condolences may be registered at

Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home and Cremation Center is assisting the family.
Funeral Home
Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home
700 Heckle Boulevard
Rock Hill, SC 29732


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01/20/18 09:52 PM #1    

Mary Susan Caldwell (Wilkie)

I remember Betty Jane from high school and that she was a sweet and lovely girl. Sending condolences to her family and friends. May she rest in peace. Susan Caldwell Wilkie 1-20-18

01/21/18 07:40 AM #2    

Carolyn Alene Broome (Mrs. Mike Sosebee)

My thoughts are with Betty’s family!  I remember her beautiful smile and gentle manner, which seemed to come from the inside out!!

01/21/18 08:00 PM #3    

Cathy Elaine Broome (Mrs. Paul McGill)

Prayers for all who knew and loved Betty Jane.....

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