L.V. Sewell, 87, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Bolivar General Hospital. He was born May 4, 1928 to the late Roy and Margie Dew Sewell. He was a retired delivery man for Homer Pressler Furniture Company and Dyersburg Fabrics. He was a lifetime member and Deacon of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon, Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Hillcrest Baptist Church conducted by Reverend Michael Crandall. Interment will follow in Concord Cemetery in Gates. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Landon Sewell, Jacob Brannon, Jackson Sewell, Scotty Rose, Ronny Scott Clift, Dexter Meredith and Barry Sewell. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronny Clift, Joe Gibson, David Greer, Claudie Gaskins, Brian Meredith, Jonathan Meredith and Billy Winstead.
The Sewell family will receive friends Friday, December 18th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday morning beginning at 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Dorothy Ann Clift (Ronny) of Middleton, Jeannie Meredith (Dexter) of Knoxville; 4 sons, Roy Sewell (Dottie) of Grenada, MS, Lonnie Victor Sewell (Madonna) of Dyersburg, Tommy Sewell (Debbie), of White House, Donald Ray Sewell of Jackson; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
In additional to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Mary Ann Sewell; his son, Billy Sewell; 1 sister, Frances Melton and 1 brother, Jessie Walter Sewell. The family requests memorials be directed to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 825 Hillcrest Avenue, Dyersburg, TN 38024.
Arrangements entrusted to Curry Funeral Home, 1984 St. John Avenue, Dyersburg, TN 38024. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.curryfuneral.com.