|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1909|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 1926|
The sympathy of the entire community is with Mr. and Mrs. W. U. Drewett because of the death of their son, Jack, which sad event occurred at the Baptist Hospital in Alexandria at 3:15 P. M. Monday July 26th, following an operation for appendicitis.
Jack was born at Hargis, near Montgomery, November 27th, 1909, being 16 years, 7 months and 29 days old at the time of his death. At the age of twelve he put his trust in Jesus Christ and united with the Baptist Church, where his faithful consistent Christian life has been a beautiful example for others.
He graduated from the Winfield High School last May and at the funeral services conducted by Rev. Alvin Stokes, the graduating class of '26 attended in a body, composed the choir and sang a number of songs used at the graduation exercises, among them were the class song, sung to the tune of "Always;" a quartet, Jesus, Lover of my Soul," concluding with Jack's favorite hymn, "In the Sweet Bye and Bye."
Jack was a member of Prof. Seery's Band and his presence will be greatly missed from practice as well as all other places where it was his habit to go.
The many beautiful floral offer- was showed in what esteem he was held by his classmates and all others who came in contact with his happy young life.
Strange and mysterious are the workings of Providence that calls away one just on the threshold of young manhood and yet in that last sad hour, just before the body of Andrew Jackson Drewett was laid to rest, surrounded as he was with sorrowing parents, relatives and tearful schoolmates, one was reminded of the truth, "In the midst of life we are in death."
The pall bearers, schoolmates and class mates, were: Clyde Swanson, Herman Heflin, A--- Garris, Cedric Dickerson, Cyril Bethea and Evan Fletcher.
He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. U. Drewett, three brothers, Otto, Howard and Harold, and one sister, Nannie Belle.
The out-of-town relatives attending the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Otto Drewett, Shreveport; Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Drewett, Lecampte; Mr. T. J. Drewett, Mansfield; Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Drewett and family, of Alexanderia; Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Oliver and children, Verda; Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Brock, Mrs. C. O. Oliver, Mrs. J. W. Oliver, Shreveport; L. L. Oliver, Vidalia; Mrs. G. W. Moore and family and Mrs. Math Moore, Packton.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, July 29, 1926
William Uriah Drewett (1879 - 1959)
Idella Oliver Drewett (1887 - 1965)
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)*
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
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