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Neilie Kirby Hewett
Neilie Kirby Hewett

Neilie Kirby Hewett, 84, of Supply, died Thursday, March 10, 2016, at her home.

Mrs. Hewett was born in Brunswick County on December 9, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Dewey and Josie Robinson Kirby. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilber Charles Hewett; a son, Charles ‘Shummy’ Hewett; and a daughter, Glenda Hewett.

She is survived by five children, Carolyn Roberts, and husband, Bill, of Ocean Isle Beach, Brenda Clemmons, and husband, Elbert, of Supply, Dorothy Hewett and James Hewett, both of the home, and Sandra Lewis, and husband, Danny, of Longwood; and six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday March 13, at Ocean View Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Hewett officiating. Burial will follow in the Silent Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lee Lewis, Eric Lewis, Jackie Dixon, Jeff Caison, Dustin Riddle and Alfred Lewis. Honorary pallbearers will be Allen Dixon, Burton Hewett and Roy Wayne Kirby. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at Ocean View Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church, Stanbury Road, Supply.

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