July 5, 2012
Mr. Forrest V. Sewell, age 85, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, July 05, 2012. He is survived by his wife of nineteen years, Nancy Willis Sewell, Sugar Hill, GA; daughter, Wanda Gail Sewell, Villa Rica, GA; sons, William Charles Sewell, Powder Springs, GA and James Richard "Jimmy" Sewell, Portland, OR; two grandchildren, Jennifer Sewell and Erin Sewell; brothers, Elton Sewell, Montgomery, AL and Julian Sewell, Nashville, TN; step-children, Kay Fairchild, Lilburn, GA, Kathryn Bennett, Acworth, GA, Laura Butler, Sugar Hill, GA, Douglas Smith, Laverne, TN and Lydia Aguirre, Woodstock GA; eight step-grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren. Mr. Sewell was born September 28, 1926 in Titus, AL. He served in the United States Navy from 1944 until 1946. He was selected by Governor Wallace to take a 2nd Lieutenant position in the National Guard. This position was created to organize a National Guard Unit in Goodwater, AL. Mr. Sewell retired as a Lt. Colonel with rank of Major. He received his Master's Degree from Auburn University in Auburn, AL and was a principal and teacher for the Dekalb County School System and retired in 1986. He was a member of New Bethany Baptist Church in Buford, GA. Funeral service will be Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Cansler, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA with military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Mr. Forrest V. Sewell, age 85, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, July 05, 2012. He is survived by his wife of nineteen years, Nancy Willis Sewell, Sugar Hill, GA; daughter, Wanda Gail Sewell, Villa Rica, GA; sons, William Charles Sewell,... View Obituary & Service Information
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