Ruth Un­der­wood Hewell

The Covington News - - LOCAL NEWS -

Mrs. Ruth Un­der­wood Hewell, 90, a life­long res­i­dent of New­ton County, for­merly of Por­terdale, died at River­side Health­care Nov. 16. The daugh­ter of the late William Thomas Un­der­wood and Mary Frances Hill Un­der­wood, she was born in Rock­dale County in 1917.

She was re­tired in 1987 from Her­cules where she worked in qual­ity con­trol. Mrs. Hewell was a mem­ber of Por­terdale Bap­tist Church.

She was pre­ceded in death by par­ents and hus­band Mr. James Hewell.

Sur­viv­ing are daugh­ter and son- in- law Jean and Richard Henderson of Cov­ing­ton; son and daugh­ter- in- law W. D. and Peggy Har­ri­son of Cov­ing­ton;; sis­ter Lu­cile Hughes of Aiken, S. C.; grand­chil­dren Rick and Sy­ble Henderson, John and Missy Henderson, Bon­nie Ba­gley; 11 great­grand­chil­dren; eight great­great- grand­chil­dren; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Funeral ser­vices will be to­day, Nov. 18, at 3 p. m. in the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with the Rev. Dickie John­son of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low at Lawn­wood Me­mo­rial Park.

Flow­ers will be ac­cepted or do­na­tions may be made to the Re­lay for Life Team, Por­terdale Bap­tist Church.

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