Joe. B Hewitt was born August 13, 1931 in Grants, New Mexico. He went to be with his heavenly Father, January 13, 2021 as a result of Covid 19 in Paris Regional Medical Center.
We will celebrate Joe’s life Friday January 22, 2021 at Clayton Ave. Baptist Church in Hugo, Oklahoma at 2:00 pm where Joe and Jeanette were active members. The service will be led by Dr. Steve Deaton and will also be live streamed by Prater Lampton Mills Funeral Home for those unable to attend.
He leaves behind his wife Jeanette Bond Lambert Hewitt, retired teacher and resident of Hugo, Oklahoma since 1970. Her daughter Deborah Wall and husband Ronald Wall of Paris, Texas and their children Olivia Zikalala and husband Menzi Zikalala and son Khetha Zikalala; Jordan and Giovana Jent of Arlington, Texas; Jillian Ryan and daughter Jocelyn Ryan of Paris, Texas; Brayden and Carter Wall of Paris, Texas.
Joe also leaves behind his precious brother Gordon Hewitt and his wife Velma Hewitt of Brandon, Florida. His children Linda Hewitt Edwards; His son Gary Hewitt and wife Julie Hewitt; Debbi Hewitt Davies and husband Drew Davies. His grandchildren Deborah Ruth Viers and husband Paul Viers; Greg Edwards, Clint Edwards, Joanna Hewitt wife of his late grandson Josh Hewitt, Andrea Davies Benavides and her husband Richard Benavides III. His great grandchildren Kaitlyn and Emily Hewitt, Paul “Bubba” Viers Jr., Katie Curtis and Courtney Houghtling.
Throughout his life Joe wore many hats: roughneck in oilfields, newspaper reporter and editor, court mediator, author, artist, counselor and a servant of our Lord. He started two churches – Trinity Baptist in Richardson, Texas and Princeton Park Baptist in Rowlett, Texas.
Joe B. Hewitt is proceeded in death by his wife of over fifty years and the mother of his children, Marilu Covert Hewitt, grandson Joshua Lee Hewitt, and sisters – Naomi, Wanda and Rose Ellen.
Family will receive friends Thursday, January 21, 2021 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home
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