News and Tribune

February 27, 2014

Virginia Sawyers LaCaillade

86; New Albany

— Funeral services for Virginia Sawyers LaCaillade, 86, New Albany, will be at 6 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 28, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany. She died, going to be with her Lord, Wednesday Feb. 26, 2014.

 She was born May 24, 1927 in Albany, Ky., the daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Sawyers. She was a retired executive secretary from C. Lee Cook, a member of Christ Community Nazarene Church and Executive Women International. She loved her church and held many leadership positions in both Christ Community and Broadway Church of Nazarene.  

Survivors include his brother, Frederick Sawyers and his wife, Mary Agnes; sisters, Mary Anne Britton and her husband, Harold, Margaret Harbin and her husband, Charles, Shirley Aebersold, Gaye Campbell and her husband, Lynn, and Charleen Bolton; brother-in-law, Jim Riddle; sister-in-law, Frances Sawyers; numerous nieces and nephews; and her beloved Aunt Coline Gibson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David LaCaillade, a sister Betty Cross Riddle, a brother, Richard Sawyers; and a nephew, Michael Aebersold.

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today, Friday, at the funeral home.

 The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to her loving and caring neighbors and friends.

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