Leonard Merel Hewett

Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA
Death 12 Jul 2011 (aged 83)
Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Ocean Isle Beach, Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 73323646 · View Source
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Leonard Merel Hewett, 83, of Ocean Isle Beach, NC, died Tuesday, July 12, 2011, in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCare Center, Whiteville, NC.

Born in Brunswick County, NC on February 4, 1928, to the late Prince Albert and Evie Leonard Hewett, Mr. Hewett was a retired Commercial Fisherman and was a US Army veteran. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ashley Morgan Long, a brother, Harry Keith Hewett and a sister, Lottie Jean Hewett.

Surviving is his wife, Pauline Floyd Hilburn Hewett of the home; two sons, Aaron Merel Hewett and wife Lisa of Shallotte; James Edward "Eddie" Hilburn and wife Nancy Cross of Ocean Isle Beach, NC; five daughters, Joanna High and husband Landis of Calabash, Doris Hilburn Hewett and husband Marshall J. of Calabash, Louise Hilburn Fulwood and husband Jerry of Ocean Isle Beach, Tammy Sue Fulford and husband Wendell Dean of Ocean Isle Beach and Paula Lynn Hilburn Hayden and husband Robert Clifford of Palm Coast, FL; three brothers, James Albert Hewett of Columbia, SC, Henry Hampton Hewett of Supply, NC, Jan Hewett of Ash, NC; two sisters, Lois Ann Owens of Shallotte, NC, Helen Dowless of Wilmington, NC; ten grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 16, 2011 in the Old Shallotte Baptist Church of which he was a member by The Reverend Landis Lancaster and The Reverend Dan Norman. Interment will follow in the Mintz Cemetery.

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  • Created by: John Evans
  • Added: 13 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73323646
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonard Merel Hewett (4 Feb 1928–12 Jul 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73323646, citing Mintz Cemetery, Ocean Isle Beach, Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by John Evans (contributor 47071981) .