James Hewing Sr.
James Charles Hewing Sr., 59, of Tillar, died Monday, December 4, 2006, at McGehee-Desha County Hospital at McGehee.
Born September 1, 1947 in Tillar, he was a son of James Hewing of Tillar and the late Ida Harris.
Other survivors include five sons, Wayne Hewing of Stockbridge, Ga., Michael Hewing of Kansas City, Mo., James Hewing Jr. of Pine Bluff, Damon Hewing of Killeen, Texas, and Lawrence Hewing of Hot Springs; a daughter, Mashell Smith of McGehee; three brothers, Theodore Hewing, Leroy Hewing and Terry Hewing, all of Reed; six sisters, Marie Smith and Bertha Miller, both of Reed, Shirley Bingham of McGehee, Ida Mae Williams of Stockton, Calif., Mary H. Jordan of Sacramento, Calif., and Helen Lovett of Oakland, Calif.; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held December 9 at Bailey Chapel Baptist Church at Tillar with the Rev. Eddie Handley officiating. Burial was at Loggy Bayou Cemetery in Tillar with arrangements by Davis Strickland Funeral Home of Dermott.