Heather Freelove Foster Sawyer "Boo"

October 18, 1985 - July 9, 2020
Heather Freelove Foster Sawyer

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Mrs. Heather Freelove Foster Sawyer. Also known to many as Boo, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at her home in Bath at the age of 34.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, July 17, 2020 at Life Gate FWB Church. Burial will follow in Ryder Hill Cemetery.
Boo was born on October 18, 1985 to the late Carl and Emily Foster Jr in Pitt County NC. She married her long time love, Toby Sawyer, on January 10, 2005. Together they have four sons: Hayden Levi Justice Sawyer, Bentley Ryan Louis Sawyer, Jacob Eli Cullens Sawyer and Dylan Lane "Cross" Sawyer. She also helped raise Sharon "Elizabeth" Bland who she claimed as her daughter. She proudly received her General Education Diploma on May 14, 2011.
Boo was one of the most thoughtful, caring humans. She never met a stranger. She never judged anyone and always lended a hand when needed. Being the oldest of 5 siblings, she played mama to them often. She was always her brothers keeper. Boo loved her children more than anything. She has always loved children and babysitting has always been her passion. Not many times was she seen without a baby on her hip. Alongside babysitting, she also enjoyed watching Grey's Anatomy, driving around (or running the roads as she would call it), and writing poems. Boo was an inspiration to many. She had countless people following her journey and rooting her on.
Boo is survived by her husband Toby, their children, Elizabeth, Hayden, Bentley, Jacob and Cross. mother in law: Linda Mizelle, siblings: Stephen Foster, Carla McArthur and husband Rick, Wilson Foster and fiancée Beth, and Cameron Merritt, her grandparents: Carl Foster Sr and Carolyn and Drew Singleton. Boo has many neices and nephews that she loved and adored that she leaves behind. Cody, Kristina, Kandace, Landon, Leah, Luke, Lane and Remi and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She wass preceded in death by her parents: Carl and Emily Foster Jr, grandmother: Betty Jean Foster, father in law: Millard Sawyer, step father: in law: Jay Mizelle, aunt: Christy Marshburn and cousin: Lil William Foster.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Sawyer family.
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Funeral Service

Friday, July 17, 2020
11:00 AM

Life Gate Free Will Baptist Church - Directions
52 Old Pamlico Beach Road
Belhaven, NC 27810

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  • July 22, 2020
    Elizabeth Donahue says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Boo from school always happy and bright. We always hung out at some point in time durning breaks between classes. She will be missed

  • July 17, 2020
    Debbie Foster says:
    RIP Boo. You were a beautiful lady. You are home with the rest of your family God bless you. God bless all her boys and may he protect them and console them as only he can do. My condolences to all the family at this difficult time and God bless you all. With all my love.

  • July 16, 2020
    Ashley Koonce says:
    You were a true inspiration and so caring God has truly gained an Angel... You will be missed. Prayers to the family

  • July 14, 2020
    Tommy & Marilyn Hale says:
    We are so sorry about "Boo". May God bless and comfort all of her family as only He is our prayer. (Grandparents of Stephen and Lisa girls)

  • July 14, 2020
    Kenneth Carawan says:
    We are praying for the family. She will forever be with us. Rest easy boo we love you.
    -Tadpole and Kenny

  • July 13, 2020
    Rhonda Young says:
    To the friends and family.......I am so sorry for your loss. I have loved Toby for many years as he has always been a great friend to my son, John Braddy. God bless you all. You will remain in my prayers. Rhonda Young

  • July 12, 2020
    Heather Toler says:
    A faithful friend; loving devoted momma daughter and sister. Miss her so much already and even with a million memories of her with her still not enough. I hope you have peace now baby girl. I'll always love you.

  • July 12, 2020
    Ryan Burbage says:
    Boo will be missed by many. Sorry for the loss of such a wonderful person. To toby and the boys love y'all keep your heads up and know that you can call me anytime.

  • July 12, 2020
    Cookie Core says:
    Great to get to know you when you worked at country kitchen you will be missed

  • July 12, 2020
    Ricky Tripp says:
    We will miss you! Toby especially! Miss all the Fosters now! I hope she finds peace with Emily and Carl junior and Little William too!

  • July 12, 2020
    kimberly dixon-vernon says:
    Praying for her family, friends, and God Bless those boys... I couldn't imagine what you all are going through! Please know I am sending love and prayers your way. I'm so sorry for your loss...

  • July 12, 2020
    Marilyn Moore says:
    I was so sorry to hear about Heather passing. Boo was in my GED class at Northeast years ago. She was a special young lady and she loved her family.

  • July 12, 2020
    Sandie Bland says:
    Always in my heart and memory love you to the moon and back Heather boo Sawyer see you soon then love sandie

  • July 12, 2020
    Eva Barton says:
    I'm so sorry to here boo is gone. my prayers are with you all.

  • July 12, 2020
    Connie Cleary says:
    So very sorry for your loss! Prayers for all.

  • July 12, 2020
    Fredda Foster says:
    So sorry for the family's loss. RIP Boo

  • July 12, 2020
    Deb & Mike Pullum says:
    She will be thought of often, she will look upon her beautiful children often, she will look upon Toby, Carla (Nuggie), and her Brothers often...but remember, she is with her Mom & Dad daily. They are all three watching over all of you with love. ln Christ Love, Deb & Mike

  • July 12, 2020
    Becky Wynne says:
    My condolences to her family. My thoughts n prayers are with you. May God bring you peace n comfort during this time.