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Ralph George Sewell

June 7, 1923 — September 2, 2020

Ralph George Sewell

Mr. Ralph George Sewell, age 97 of 94 Cade Street in Hartwell, Ga., went to be with the Lord early Wednesday morning, September 2, 2020 at Hartwell Health and Rehab surrounded by his family.

He was born on June 7, 1923 in Lavonia, Ga., to the late Paris Joshua Sewell and Inez Sally Smith Sewell. He was a former member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church where served as secretary/treasurer and was a former deacon and former member of Hartwell Christian Church and later joined Cornerstone Baptist Church.He retired at age 62 from Elberton Mills where he was an accountant. Mr. Sewell was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in World War II in the Pacific Theater and then the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by; his wife, Frances Bradley "Kitty" Sewell of the home, daughter, Eleanor Lynn Sewell Whitaker (Sherrill), sons, Alvin Ray Sewell and Jimmy Sewell both of Hartwell, Ga., and Dennis Sewell of Royston, Ga., sister, Winona Sewell of Lavonia, Ga., brothers, Kenneth Sewell of Toccoa, Ga., and Stewart Sewell of Anderson, S.C., grandchildren, Tyler, Melanie (Ryan) James, Mandy (Dave) Gilbertson, Jonathan (Miranda) Whitaker, Jennifer, Kaitlynn, Andrew, Matthew, Ann Marie, Phillip and Thomas, great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Riley, Kailynn, Dakota, Tyler, Elias, Levi, Gavin, Ivy and Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Hubert, Raymond, Edwin and David Sewell and sister, Helene Sewell

Funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Three o'clock from the sanctuary of Cornerstone Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Meeks and Mr. Bill Wood officiating. Burial will be held at Nancy Hart Memorial Park with Military Honors provided by the U.S. Army. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Alzheimer Association alz.org or Cornerstone Baptist Church, 1543 Anderson Highway, Hartwell, Ga. 30643 or the American Legion Lavonia Post #92.

The body is at the funeral home and will lie in state on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 12-4 for anyone wishing to pay their respects. The family will be at their respective homes.

Coile and Hall Funeral Directors and Cremations in Hartwell is honored to serve the Sewell family

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