COMMERCE- Henry Horace Hewell, 85, died Friday, December 11, 2009, at BJC Medical Center in Commerce.
Born in Gillsville, he was the son of the late Maryland and Ada Adams Hewell. He was retired from the United States Marine Corps. After his retirement, he worked with pottery and later in life built birdhouses. Mr. Hewell was preceded in death by sons, Joel and Eric Hewell; and a daughter, Tracy Alexander.
Survivors include his wife, Pat Kelty Hewell, Commerce; son, Kurt Hewell, Lula; daughters, Denise Jordan, Commerce, and Priscilla Tatum, Dawsonville; brother, Harold Hewell, Gillsville; sister, Grace Johnson, Chattanooga, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 14, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.