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Charlotte Rae White Hewett
Charlotte Rae White Hewett

CIVIETOWN — Charlotte Rae Hewett, 79, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

She was born in Sanford, Va., on March 4, 1937, to the late Weldon and Lillian Goodwrench White. She loved her children and grandchildren, attended Friendship Baptist Church and enjoyed sewing in her free time.

Charlotte was preceded in death by her loving husband, Mack Hewett; daughter, Amelia Ann Hewett; brother, Oscar White; and sister, Jean Hewett.

Surviving are sons, Lee M. Hewett Jr. (Mitzie) of Supply and Weldon Paul Hewett Sr. (Geannie) of Civietown; daughter, Tina M. Hewett Padgent (Wendell) of Ash; brothers, Andrew White, Tommy White, Allen White, Bruce White and Clifford White; sisters, Mary Dreckman, Lois Messick, Lillian Mae Walters and Norma Rhodes; and nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Friendship Baptist Church, Ash. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Active casket bearers will be Michael Hewett, James Allen Hewett, Houston Hewett, Weldon Paul Hewett Jr., Christopher Smith and Michael Smith.

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