Dortha Hewett, known to her family and friends as “Lee”, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2006 at the age of 75 years.
The daughter of the late Theodore W. Tackett and Edith Hulsey Tackett, Dortha was born on January 11, 1931 in Sasakwa, OK and was reared and educated in the Konawa and Shawnee area.
She was united in marriage to Sonny Ray Hewett on February 22, 1950 in Pampa, TX. To this union, four children, Dennis, David, Pamela and Dale were born. The couple moved to Cushing in 1971 and had lived here since that time.
Lee was a longtime member of the Calvary Baptist Church; she enjoyed reading and studying the Bible, singing gospel music and gardening.
Survivors include her husband of over 56 years, Sonny of the home; three sons, Dennis Hewett and his wife Kathy of San Diego, CA, David Hewett of Evans, CO and Dale Hewett of Cushing; one daughter, Pamela Burke of Cushing; one brother, Harold W Tackett of Springfield, MO; two sisters, Mae Langston and Jean Kirk and her husband Richard, of Cushing; her grandchildren, Jack and Kimberly Leonard, Ryan Wright, Steve and Goldie Kakacek, Dion and Crystal Blue and Dallas Hewett; six great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. in the Memorial Chapel of the Davis Funeral Home with Reverend Marvin Skinner officiating.
Burial will follow in the Harrell Cemetery.
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