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William Uriah Drewett
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1879
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1959
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

William Uriah Drewett, 79, native and life-long resident of Winn Parish, died Monday, February 23, in a local hospital after a long illness.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 4 o'clock at the Southern Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. W. L. Holcomb, Rev. W. R. Gage and Rev. Hardy Beaubouef officiating. Burial was in the Winnfield cemetery with the local Masonic Lodge in charge.

Mr. Drewett was a retired merchant, a city alderman here for many years, a deacon in the First Baptist Church, a past master of the local masonic lodge of which he was the oldest member, and was also treasurer, and an honorary member of the lodge.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Della O. Drewett, a daughter, Mrs. Nannie Bell Byles; two sons, Howard and Harold, all of Winnfield; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, February 26, 1959
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NOTE: The above birth date is from Mr. Drewett's WWI draft registration card. No other original record found. 
 
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 Parents:
  Tillman E. Drewett (1851 - 1885)
  Susan Frances Martin Drewett (1856 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Idella Oliver Drewett (1887 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  William Otto Drewett (1905 - 1939)*
  Howard Oliver Drewett (1907 - 1983)*
  Andrew Jackson Drewett (1909 - 1926)*
  Nannie Bell Drewett Byles (1911 - 1969)*
  Harold Winford Drewett (1919 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Levi Evans Drewett (1876 - 1958)*
  Ira Vester Drewett (1878 - 1953)*
  William Uriah Drewett (1879 - 1959)
  Aaron T Drewett (1881 - 1945)*
  Thomas J Drewett (1882 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Winnfield Cemetery
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35505776
William Uriah Drewett
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