Gertrude Self Sewell, age 83, of Athens, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at her residence.
Gertrude was a native of Vonore and longtime resident of the Short Creek Community near Athens. She was the daughter of the late Lawson and Sarah McMahan Self. She was preceded by her husband of 45 years Herman Dale “Fuzz” Sewell, grandson Josh Sewell and brother Charles Self.
Gertrude was a member of Short Creek Baptist Church and was retired from American Uniform after 38 years.
Gertrude is survived by
Son Rick Sewell of Athens;
Grandson Joey Sewell and wife Robin of Athens:
Great Grandchildren Blake Sewell, Ayden Bradfield, Kierstin Wilkey and Lora Wilkey;
Brothers Tommy Self and wife Willie of Madisonville, and Carl Self and wife Pam of Vonore;
Caregiver Sally Robinson.
Graveside services will be at 2 PM on Friday, February 5 at Short Creek Cemetery with Pastor Tommy Self and Pastor Jimmy Lewis officiating.
There will be no formal visitation service.
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