GILLSVILLE – Harold Hewell, 85, has died.
Born on May 30, 1926, in Lanford, S.C., he was the son of the late Maryland and Ada Adams Hewell. He was a Veteran of World War II where he served proudly in the United States Navy. He was operator of Hewell's Pottery in Gillsville from 1940 until 1991. However after retiring he still continued to come into the business daily until the end as pottery was in his blood. Mr. Hewell was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Grace Nell Wilson Hewell, Gillsville; son and daughter-in-law, Chester and Sandra Hewell, Gillsville; grandson and wife, Matthew and Amanda Hewell; grandson, Nathaniel Hewell; great-grandson, Eli Hewell; great-granddaughter, Susannah Hewell, all of Gillsville; sister, Grace Hewell Johnson, Chattanooga, Tenn.; and special friend, B.R. Holcomb, Gillsville.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday February 16, at Gillsville Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Calhoun and Bradley Elliott officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 15, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Interment will be in Gillsville Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Hewell will lie in state at the church from 1:30 p.m. until the funeral hour.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.