Glenn N. Fewell

Published 2:34 pm Friday, November 12, 2010

Funeral services for Glenn N. Fewell, 88, of Whigham, Ga., were held on Friday, Nov. 12, at Pine Forest Baptist Church with Pastor Bruce McCracken and the Rev. Scott Lord officiating.

Interment followed at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Born on Jan. 11, 1922, in Decatur County, Ga., the son of George Washington Fewell and Ella Elizabeth Holt Fewell, Mr. Fewell died on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Memorial Hospital.

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He was a graduate of Climax High School, Class of 1938, was a farmer, and had worked for Engelhard Corp. for more than 20 years. Mr. Fewell was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church, was a former member of Magnolia Baptist Church, and served as a trustee for the Climax and Bell Dixon schools. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Mr. Fewell enjoyed spending time with his family, growing pecans and serving in church. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Roy Fewell and Oley Fewell; and his sister, Nadine F. Williams.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Wynelle McNair Fewell of Whigham, Ga.; his son, Daniel Fewell and his wife, Marlis, of Climax, Ga.; his daughters, Judy F. Whitfield and her husband, Roger, of Lynchburg, Va., Faye F. Gowen and her husband, Jim, of St. Simons, Ga., and Marcia Fewell of Bainbridge, Ga.; his grandchildren, Mark Whitfield (serving in Iraq) and his wife, Deanna, Heather Whitfield, Michael Gowen and his wife, Stacy, Leslie McQuigg and her husband, John, Zack Gowen and his wife, Liz, Stacie Lucas and her husband, Lane, Shannon Angle and her husband, Pat, and Selena Odom; 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Climax Volunteer Fire Department, 142 West Lee Street, Climax, GA 39834.

Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of services.