Mr. Jesse A. Sewell, age 82, of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Redwine United Methodist Church with interment to follow in Redwine United Methodist Church Cemetery. Dr. Mark Outlaw will officiate. The family will receive friends on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Sewell was born on July 28, 1930, in Atlanta to the late Avon Garland Sewell and Mae Evans Sewell. He was retired from AT&T where he gave many years of service. After retiring there he went to work for the Department of Natural Resources for the state of Georgia and also gave many years of service there. He was a member of Redwine United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Mr. Sewell is survived by his wife, Marilyn Sewell of Oakwood; daughter and son-in-law, Jeslyn and Greg Dockery of Cleveland; son and daughter-in-law, John and Renee Sewell of Braselton; grandchildren, Jed and Megan Dockery; and granddaughter and husband, Kalen and Dusty Porter.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Redwine United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 3285 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville, GA 30507.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
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Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville