William Errol Sewell Sr.

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William Errol Sewell, Sr., 79 of Mansfield, died January 31, 2018.  Mr. Sewell was born in Valdosta on July 3, 1938 to Bill and Verna Lee Godwin Sewell.  He attended Valdosta State and later obtained a Master’s degree from George Washington University. He was married to Jackie Humphries in 1959.   He spent 40 years working with Boys & Girls Clubs of America.  He retired as Senior Vice President.  He then spent seven years working with his grandson at ATP Flight School.  Mr. Sewell was active as a volunteer at First Baptist Church of Flagler Beach.  In 2015, Mr. and Mrs. Sewell moved to Morgan County.

Since moving he moved his church membership to Centennial Baptist Church.  Mr. Sewell loved music and played the piano by ear.

Mr. Sewell is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jackie Sewell and their children, Kerri Dennis, Bill Sewell and Kelly and Derrol Sewell.  Mr. Sewell’s grandchildren are Justin Dennis and Eva, Courtney Dennis, Kierstan Dennis, Tristin Sewell, Skylar Sewell and Jeremy Sewell.  Great Grandchildren are Alexandra Dennis and Joshua Errol Dennis.  Mr. Sewell leaves siblings:  Sarah Hendrix, Billy Ann Suddeth, Laverne Prosser, Ashley Sewell, Jannace Vaughn and Harry Sewell.  He was preceded in death by siblings: Willene Morris, Gilbert Sewell, Betty Sue Pilon and Jennifer Cabiness.

The family received friends at A.E. Carter Funeral Home on Monday, February 5,  from 5-7 p.m. The funeral service was held at Centennial Baptist Church on Tuesday, February 6, at 11 a.m.  Interment followed at the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to your local Boys & Girls Club or the First Baptist Church of Flagler Beach (

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