Lucille Walker Sewell

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Lucille Walker Sewell

Lucille Walker Sewell, 98, of Hayesville, passed away Dec. 30 at her residence.

A native of Atlanta, Ga., she had lived in Hayesville since December of 1975. Lucille was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church and loved the Lord. Lucille had a servant’s heart and enjoyed being there for her family and friends. She enjoyed sewing, making clothes for herself and family and giving to others.

She was the daughter of the late Rev. Robert Dixon and Agnes Kelley Walker and the wife of the late Earl Woodrow Sewell, who died June 24, 2005.

Lucille was preceeded in death by two sisters, Mary Baker and Faye Adair; two brothers, Robert and David Walker; and a grandson, Jerry Shoults.

She is survived by three sons, Earl Randolph “Randy” Sewell and Dorothy, of Murphy, N.C.; Ronald Mark “Ronnie” Sewell and Camille, of Damascus, Va.; Richard Bruce “Ricky” Sewell and Sonia, of Hoschton, Ga.; two sisters, Margie Miller, of Gainesville, Ga., and Martha Atkinson, of Atlanta, Ga.; 11 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and one great-great- grandchild. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Services were held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with the Revs. Phil Goble, Jr. and James Payne officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Michael Sewell, Brock Blankenship, Ryan Sewell, Kyle Spurgeon, Ryan Daniel and Alex Blankenship.

The family received friends from 1:30-3:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.

The service can be viewed online at: and search for: mountpleasantbaptistchurchhayesville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in memory of Lucille Walker Sewell to Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 50 Marvin Cabe Lane, Hayesville, N.C. 28904.

Ivie Funeral Home Hayesville: was in charge of all arrangements.