SUPPLY — Willie Carnell Hewett Sr., 77, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at Waccamaw Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.
Born Sept. 24, 1943, in Brunswick County, Mr. Hewett was a son of the late Willie Howard and Pearlie Bernard Hewett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Hewett; brother, Alvin Hewett; and three infant siblings.
Willie was a longtime member of St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church, Shallotte. He was a 32 Degree Master Mason and member of the Winnabee Masonic Lodge No. 786, Supply.
Surviving are his loving wife of 46 years, Geneva Perry Hewett of the home; two sons, Dwight Robinson, and his wife, Tannika, of Shallotte and Noris Gause, and his wife, Yolanda, of Leland; daughter, Carnella Alston of Hampton, Virginia; brother, John Hewett of Little River, South Carolina; two sisters, Della Gore and Marion Johnson, both of Supply; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 7, at St. Brendan Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Riley Hewett Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eddie Hewett, John Hewett, Charlie Hewett, Billy Gore, Andrew Gause and Jordan Gause.
The family requests, with gratitude, that donations be made in his name to St. Brendan Catholic Church, P.O. Box 2984, Shallotte, NC 28459; or Winnabee Masonic Lodge, P.O. Box 636, Supply, NC 28462.
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