Elaine P. Hewitt
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Elaine P. Hewitt, age 59 of Waverly, TN, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.
Born in Pulaski, TN to Joe and Charlotte Patterson, she lived most of her adult life in Waverly. Elaine worked in Special Education in the Houston County School System for 11 years. In 2001, she became the Principal of Erin Elementary School in Erin, TN.
Elaine graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1975 and shortly thereafter, married her husband of 37 years, Carl D. Hewitt III. Together they had three children, and eventually became loving grandparents to three beautiful grandchildren.
Elaine loved working in her garden, traveling, and spending time with her family. She had a caring and gentle nature, and forged special relationships with children and animals throughout her lifetime.
She was joined in death by her husband Carl, and her son, Wade. She was preceded in death by her father, Joe.
She is survived by daughters, Jessica Hewitt of Santa Rosa, CA and Elizabeth Hewitt (Josh Brown) of Bandon, OR; grandsons, Spencer, Noah and Jonah Brown; mother, Charlotte Patterson of Waverly, TN; brother, Joe Patterson (Jackie) of McMinnville, TN; brother, Bill Patterson (Donna) and sister, Becky Moore (Tommy), both of New Johnsonville, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a celebration of her life on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Waverly, TN at 4 p.m. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, 331 Great Circle Road, Nashville, TN 37228 in memory of Elaine P. Hewitt.
Mount Olivet Funeral Home, (615) 255-4193.
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on Jan. 24, 2013