Hermine Hawker Sewell
Hermine Hawker Sewell, 75, of Mexia, passed away Dec. 22, 2013, in Mexia.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 24, at the Greenwood Cemetery in Teague, with the Rev. Marcus Sheffield officiating.
Hermine was born Nov. 11, 1938, in Houston.
She was adopted, through the Edna Gladney Home, by Herman W. and Gladys Bell Hawker when she was 3 years old.
She was a graduate of Teague High School. She retired from Mexia ISD after many years of service as an office assistant. During those years, she impacted the lives of many students.
Hermine’s family was the joy of her life. However, her loving, caring ways were extended to everyone she knew.
She was a longtime member and past president of the Woman’s Friday Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother Marshall Muse.
Hermine is survived by her husband, Larry Sewell, of Mexia; children Carol Diane Chipman, of The Woodlands, David Hawker Sewell and wife Cathye, of Tomball, William Lester Sewell and wife Lisa, of San Marcos, and Cynthia Ellen Catalani and husband Dave, of The Woodlands; grandchildren Diane and Rhys Sewell, Katherine and Eric Chipman, and Cari Catalani; aunt Betty Savage; and several cousins and nieces.
Sons and grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be Edmond Schuster and Buddy Williford.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Providence Hospice, 107 E. Commerce, Mexia, TX 76667 or to the charity of choice.
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