Half-Staff: Member Tributes

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A page established January 2015 to provide information about our members who have answered the final bugle call. NOTE: Obituaries are maintained on this page only during the year of passing.

Lawson A. Sewell, May 23, 2017

Lawson Arnold Sewell, age 89 of Loganville passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, GA. Lawson was preceded in death by his mother & father, Jessie Inman & Mary Etta Sewell; his wife of 54 years, Rose Marie Sewell; & brother: Grady Inman. He is a graduate of Tech High School, Atlanta and was a WWII Navy veteran. Lawson was elected Vice President, President & Secretary-Treasurer of Local 3204 Communications Workers of America, Atlanta. He retired from Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. after 37 years. Lawson was a member of American Legion Post 233 and Center Hill Baptist Church, Loganville. Surviving are: sister: Mary Evangeline Almand; nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, all in Georgia & California. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to your favorite veteran memorial.
Funeral services will be held at 12 PM on Friday, May 26, 2017 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home: 300 Simonton Rd. SW Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-962-3100. Interment will follow at Crest Lawn Memorial Park, Atlanta. The family will receive friends from 10-12 PM before the service. Please leave online condolences at www.stewartfh.com

James A. Wheeler, May 6, 2017

James A. Wheeler, Sr, age 84 of Loganville, GA, passed away on May 6, 2017.
James grew up in GA Baptist Children’s Home. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict with 2 years in active service and 6 years in reserves where he received the National Defense Service Medal. He was a member of 40 & 8 American Legion Post 233, a member of Corinth Christian Church and was an avid hunter and fisherman. James retired from GM Doraville after 40 years where he was an Electrical Repairman and was a member of UAW Local 10. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Alfred & Bessie Mae Denney Wheeler, and his wife, Vivian C. Wheeler, in 2012. James is survived by his Children: James A. & Lori Wheeler, Jr. of Loganville; Venise & Dorsey Lee of Loganville; Marshall & Cheryl Wheeler of Snellville; Grandchildren: Jeremy Wheeler, Joseph Wheeler, Melissa & Andrew Smith, Michelle Lee, Lindsey Wheeler; Great-Granddaughter: Scarlett Lee Harrison. Flowers are accepted or memorials to Corinth Christian Church 4 Generations Building Fund, 1635 Hwy 81 South, Loganville, GA 30052.