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 Paul Matthew Sewell, Sr

Paul Matthew Sewell, Sr

Birth
Death 12 Mar 2010 (aged 58)
Burial Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 111814789 · View Source
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Deacon Paul M. Sewell, Sr. went to be with his Heavenly Father on March 12, 2010 at Orange Park Medical Center with his devoted and beloved son Wendell Anderson by his side. Born in Mobile, Alabama December 9, 1951, Paul attended grammar school in Mobile and graduated from Williamson Sr. High School in the class of 1970. He then joined the United States Navy and served 8 years. He was honorably discharged due to medical reasons. He then worked for Barnett Bank for 7 years and retired from First Health in 2004. Paul earned his Associate in Science degree from Florida Community College at Jacksonville in 1990. Paul was preceded in death by his mother Augusta Sewell and brothers Emanuel Sewell and Charles Sewell. A devoted Deacon of Second Bethel Baptist Church, he definitely will be remembered as a fighter, true soldier and a strong willed man. He also was a member and Deacon at Twin Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Adored and loved by all, Deacon Sewell leaves to carry on his memory his loving wife of 35 years Ruth Sewell, father John Sewell, children Wendell Anderson, Augusta Sewell, Paul Sewell, Jr., grandchildren Carlos McSwain and Morgan Williams, siblings Patricia Dickerson, Josephine Young (Tommy), Cecil Sewell (Ann) and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be held at Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, Florida 32073, (904) 264-1233 on March 18, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Celebration of life will be on March 19, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Greater Zion Grove Baptist Church 6317 118th Street Jacksonville, Florida 32244. 'Don't weep at my grave, for I am not here. I have a date with a butterfly to dance in the air. I'll be singing in the sunshine wild and free, playing tag with the wind while I'm waiting on thee.'
Florida Times Union, Mar 18 2010


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  • Created by: Susan
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111814789
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Matthew Sewell, Sr (9 Dec 1951–12 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111814789, citing Jacksonville National Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Susan (contributor 46770931) .