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R.D. Sewell

HOSFORD - R.D. Sewell, 76, of Hosford, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 in Blountstown. Born in Kinard, Oct. 9, 1940, he was the son of the late Lark and Annie Osborne Sewell. He was a saw mill operator and was a member of Mt. Zion United Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was an avid fisherman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Elliott Sewell; five brothers, A.L., Albert, Hilton, Clarence and Curtis Sewell; and two sisters, Myrtle Pitts and Ruby White.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Dowdy and his wife, Connie and Michael David Sewell, all of Hosford and Gregory Lee Sewell of Louisiana; two daughters, Marie Sewell of Hosford and Linda Landrum and her husband, Grant of Blountstown; one sister, Mable Burke of Hosford; and nine grandchildren.

Services were held Sunday, Nov. 20 at Mt. Zion United Pentecostal Holiness Church with Reverend Buddy Elkins officiating. Interment followed in Sanders Cemetery in Hosford.

Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Submit condolences online at

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