OBITUARY

Evelyn A. Sewell

January 28, 1932August 5, 2018
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Evelyn Ann Hyde Sewell, age 86 of Fultondale went to be with the Lord on August 5, 2018. Ms. Sewell was born in Maylene, Alabama on January 28, 1932. She spent most of her life in North Birmingham where she was an active member of North Birmingham Baptist Church. She then joined First Baptist of Fultondale for 45 years where she served the Lord by teaching Sunday School, VBS, Girls in Action and sang in the choir. Ms. Sewell enjoyed gardening, camping and crafts. Ms. Sewell is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Joseph "Gene" Sewell, her parents, John Thomas Hyde and Annie Gladys Miles Hyde; brothers, John Christopher Hyde, Donald Ray Hyde; sister, Mary Elizabeth Jennings. She is survived by her children; Anita Davis (Terry), Larry Sewell (Kay); sister, Elsie Booth (Larry); grandchildren, Chanda Jennings (Brian), Brandon Sewell (Amye), Stacie Lightsey (Britton), Kati Cox (Anthony), Kendra Parten (Jeremy) and 8 great grandchildren and one on the way. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 pm on Tuesday, August 7 at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel; and the funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 8 at Ridout’s Gardendale Chapel with a burial to follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Trussville. Rev. Ronnie Legg will officiate the service.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, August 8, 2018
REMEMBERING

Evelyn A. Sewell

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Art Hyde

August 10, 2018

My aunt Evelyn was a beautifully wonderful person in every way. Perhaps the mark of a amazing human is their ability to make you feel special as if you are the only one they know. Aunt Evelyn was like that, she had hundreds of friends and family members but when she talked to you she made you feel special; like the only person around. Even with her spankings( just a few that were well deserved) I knew she loved me. Her impact on the world around her will live on positively in the lives of all who knew and loved her. I look forward to the moments when she and other family members meet me in the perfect world God has created for those who love Him and his Son Christ Jesus. Nephew: Art Hyde

Regina Davis-Wilcox

August 7, 2018

I am so sorry to hear about Evelyn’s passing. I thought the world of her...she was such a good friend to my daddy, I’m sure he drove her crazy sometimes...lol Evelyn and Gene were camping buddies with mother and daddy, they had lots of good times together. I hope they are all sitting around a campfire. I’m so sorry I can’t be there but am sending you all love and prayers ❤️

Tom Laughlin

August 6, 2018

We love Aunt Evelyn, and are comforted by the fact that she loved our Lord, and she is with him, and at peace. Evelyn and Gene blessed us in so many ways over so many years. We still have Irises that came from Evelyn's garden. We always loved visiting with Aunt Evelyn and Uncle Gene. Wonderful people. Godly people who always made us feel special!! She will be missed. Sorry that we can't travel mid-week to be with you! Our love to all the family!

David Meeks

August 6, 2018

My name is David Meeks and I am sending my heart felt sympathy to the sewel family .my prayers will be with you as you mourn her passing.mr.andmiss.sewel were wonderful people and great friends and I will truly miss them.they were a wonderful Christian couple and it was a pleasure to know and go to church with them at 1st Baptist fultondale.may God bless you.

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