|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1905|
|Death: ||Sep. 8, 1939|
Monroe (Ouachita Parish)
Death claimed William Otto Drewett, 34 years of age, at the St. Francis sanitarium in Monroe Friday, September 8, 1939 at 7 p.m., following a three day illness preceded by a stroke. Funeral services were conducted at the First Baptist Church in Winnfield Sunday afternoon with the Rev. Alwin Stokes, Presbyterian minister, officiating. He was assisted by the Rev. H. H. McBride, Baptist pastor, and the Rev. G. A. Morgan, Methodist minister. Interment was in the local cemetery.
Acting as pallbearers were: Glen Anderson, Tom Sanders, Noel Roddey, Harry Hebert, Hampton DeLoach and B. H. Dyar.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Louise Wallace Drewett, and three sons, Billy, Richard and Jerry; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. U. Drewett; two brothers, Howard and Harold Drewett, and one sister, Mrs. Otho Long, of Winnfield.
The deceased was born in Winnfield October 11, 1905, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. U. Drewett, graduated from the Winnfield high school in 1924, attended Chillicothi Business College, after which he accepted a position in Monroe, La., where he was employed at the time of his death as an accountant by the Interstate Electric Gas Company.
Fourteen years ago he was married to Miss Louise Wallace of Winnfield, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Wallace. They had three children. He was a member of the Winnfield First Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, September 14, 1939
William Uriah Drewett (1879 - 1959)
Idella Oliver Drewett (1887 - 1965)
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
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