John A Lewallen, age 94, of the Hollingsworth Community in Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on October 10, 2019.
Mr. Lewallen was born March 18, 1925, to the late Claude and Bertie Lewallen of Baldwin, Georgia. He loved to farm, fish, and restore old 8N Ford Tractors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years Myrtle P. Lewallen; son Terry Lewallen; grandson Scot Damroze; brother Delford Lewallen and an infant brother; sisters: Estelle Lewallen, Bythamae Lerminez, Alice Denton, Hazel Smith, and an infant sister.
John A is survived by his daughters: Joan Puckett of Baldwin, Doris Lewallen of Norcross, Sandra and Randy Matheny of Maysville ; son Bradford Lewallen of Baldwin; Grandkids: Tammie Damroze of Martin, Jennifer Turner and Bill of Commerce, Karl Damroze and Delia of Lavonia, Erika Harris of Gumlog, and Desire’ Layfield and Jason of Maysville; 22 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren; and brother Roddy Watkins of Lawrenceville.
He worked traveling the east coast making a living, then settling with his family in Clarkesville for several years, then took on a farm in Banks County. This home became his treasured home place where he spent his time on the farm and enjoying the view from his front porch.
The Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the Line Baptist Church with Elder Charles Chapman, and Reverend Kenneth McEntire officiating. Interment will follow at the Line Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Shannon Rhodes officiating.
The family will receive visitors from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel.
Arrangements are in the care of the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel, 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia 30511