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Florence Evans Hewett, 83, loved singing with Oak Grove Baptist Church Choir

Florence Evans Hewett

SHALLOTTE — Florence Evans Hewett, 83, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Born Feb. 17, 1936, in Brunswick County she was a daughter of the late Wesley Carter Evans and Bertha Hewett Evans.

Since she was a young girl, Florence loved to sing in the church choir at Oak Grove Baptist Church. She sang and played the piano until her voice would not let her. She traveled a lot when she was employed by Sinbad Crafts and Plants, and the tales she told of her travels were described as fun, except for the loading and unloading.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Washington Evans, Herman Evans and W.C. Evans; and sisters, Lillian Louise Evans and Geneva E. Hewett.

Surviving are her daughter, Susan H. Rutter (Doug); grandchildren, Dr. William Wesley Hickman (Ashley) and Olivia Caroline Rutter; great-grandson, William Wesley “Will” Hickman Jr.; special sisters-in-law, Christine Hewett Hewett and Gracie Hewett Evans; special friend, Betty Clemmons; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenny Locklear and Jimmy Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church. Active casket bearers will be Mark Gore, Timmy Hewett, Jeff Evans, Jamey Hewett, Scott Sellers and Sam Hewett. Honorary casket bearers will be Gregory Evans, Winky Evans, Gene Garland Evans and Richard Hewett.

Share online condolences with the family at Brunswick Funeral Services.

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