Melanie J. Sawyers, 50

Melanie J. Sawyers, 50 of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Monday, March 15, 2021, at Pikeville Medical Center. Melanie was born January 26, 1971, at Pikeville, KY to the late Lionel Hackney & Ilene Ward Hackney. In addition to her parents, Melanie was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Samantha Jade Sawyers, and a brother, Charles Hackney. Melanie is survived by her husband, Timothy Sawyers of Elkhorn City, KY; one son, Billy Sawyers; two daughters, Haley Sawyers & Sarah Sawyers; and three grandchildren, Aubrey Tibbs, Carson Tibbs & Jasley Faith Sawyers all of Elkhorn City, KY. Melanie is also survived by five siblings, Lloyd Hackney, Ingrid Thacker & Bobby Hackney all of Elkhorn City, KY, Anna Adkins of Robinson Creek, KY, and Stevie Hackney of Louisville, KY.


  1. June Wellman says

    Our thoughts, love and prayers are with you at this sad time! Love you all: Charlie, Juneann and David.

  2. Treva L Sawyers says

    My words are good enough for you. REST IN PEACE. your battle is over and you WON. My brother was blessed to have you as his bride you given him 3 of the most beautiful children in the world, and 3 lovely grandchildren. My family was truly blessed with you as a part of it. You occupied your chair well. Rest sister in law Rest.

  3. Darrell Carrell says

    Prayers for you Tim and you family I talked with your Mom earlier and was so great full to hear her voice again, we’ve known each other for many years and been in church together over 40 years. Will be praying for Sarah too I know God has his hands on her. Feel free to call me anytime.
    Darrell Carrell

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