Obit: Mary Sawvell


Mary Ann Sawvell, 78, of Clarksville, Tennessee died on Friday, June 5, 2020 at Tennova Healthcare.

A graveside service will be held at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 12. Online condolences may be made at

Mary was born July 31, 1941 in Wichita Falls, Texas to the late Melvin and Christine Prichtard Hass. Mary was a dedicated Air Force wife for more than 20 years. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Myrlus Dean Sawvell; daughters, Kimberly Sawvell, Laurie Bugg, and Tammy (Grant) Maher; grandchildren, Brandon (Chesley) Anderson, Zachary (Laura) Bugg, and Warren (Sophia) Howard; three great-grandchildren; sister, Myrle Knox; and brother, Thomas Melvin Hass.