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Mateen Sabree Sawyer, Sr., 39, of Hinesville, Georgia, transitioned Wednesday evening, June 22, 2020, at Liberty Regional Medical Center.

Mateen was born in Savannah, Ga, he was a son of Florine L. Sawyer and Michael Mitchell. He was goofy with an undistinguished smile. His eyes communicated his feelings without a spoken word. Love is an understatement on how you will feel about him if you were ever graced with his presence. His favorite hobbies were trying delicious dishes and keeping up with the latest football news.

Mateen was predeceased by Montranay Sawyer, Evlina Sawyer, Floyd Sawyer Sr., Helen Bellinger, Vincent Collier, Wilma Mitchell, and Nash Mitchell.

Survivors include his mother and father, Florine Sawyer, and Michael Mitchell; fiancé Jentri Williams; children Serenity Burns-Sawyer, Mateen Sawyer Jr; siblings Diane Sawyer, Michael Sawyer, Hansome Ferguson, Charisma Ferguson, Trinice Lawrence, Washeakia Lawrence, Latoya Lawrence and a host of cousins and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 1 o’clock, Saturday, July 2, 2022, in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue. Interment will take place in New Guinea Cemetery – at the intersection of Sallie Mood Drive and Montgomery Cross Road near Lake Mayer.

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  1. Martha Wilson says:

    On behalf of Imagann Facility Support Services, Inc. we send you our deepest condolences for your loss. May God envelop you and your family in his arms during this time of grief. Again, our deepest condolences.

  2. Judy Moultrie says:

    My deepest condolences. I’m praying for you and your family.

  3. James Riley says:

    Rest Up My boy.

    Prayers wit y’all Ms. Florine , Diane , Jamal & Handsome

  4. Essie Grayson says:

    My deepest sympathy he was a good and sweet young man he will be truly missed

  5. Brittany Brooks says:

    You will be missed and I will forever remember the good times we had and the decent guy that you were. My heart goes out to your mom, siblings and family. Love Brit

  6. Churchill-Dunbar says:

    There are no words for the legacy Monty has left on our family. His shining personality will live on in our hearts.

  7. Dennis &Jennifer Burack says:

    We are so sad to hear of his passing. Through the many years I’ve known Monty, he always was a great guy. His eyes did hold his feelings and he made my wife and I laugh everytime. We are shocked and overwhelmed at this time. We will pray and always keep his family close in thought everyday. We are proud to have been graced with his presence and will be missed dearly. And we are so sorry for yalls loss.

  8. Tony (Amp) Brown says:

    Cuz you will be missed so much it’s not alot of us real one’s left every time we linked you always uplifted me I’m so sad but God got us I love you and you will be truly missed

  9. Tubby says:

    Moni …. How could u leave me .. I would never thought I will be saying good bye too you .. How could you hurt me like this … My heart is broken … I don’t know how to think … I am going to miss you brother my twin… I remember when u first came to my house when we stayed in th pjs .. u climb that tree by my window .. And I let you in .. and ever since then u always was by my side … One of the hung bout you .. you alway found your sister.. that me as you would say (Tub)…I am going to miss you brother love you … never will I put rip by your name … Sleep in peace ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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