Gene Carrol Sewell
By Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham
Sep 8, 2017
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Bonham, Texas -- Graveside services for Gene Carrol Sewell, 75, of Ravenna, Texas will be at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Mulberry Cemetery. Mr. Derrell Hall will officiate. Mr. Sewell passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at TMC Bonham Hospital.

Gene Carrol Sewell was born in Collinsville, TX on March 18, 1942 to Alvin Elmore and Edna Mae (Newsom) Sewell. He married Theresa Jane (Treese) Sewell on July 12, 1963 in Grayson County; she preceded him in death on November 30, 2007. Gene worked for Katy Railroad in paint and body fixing boxcars until he retired. After retirement he was a ranch hand with Sandy Creek Ranch.

Left to cherish his memories are son, Scott Sewell, and wife Sandra of Ravenna, TX; daughter, Gina Cantrell and husband Cody of Lamasco, TX; grandchildren, Kyle Caplinger and wife Lisa, Kole Caplinger, Shawn Calverley, Zach Sanders, Chris Calverley and wife Meghan; 8 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Donna Sewell of Ravenna, TX; along with 6 nieces and nephews; and special friend, Clifton Ray Boyer as well as numerous extended family members.

He is also preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Kaleb Sewell; granddaughter, Nikki Cantrell; brother, Kenneth Sewell, and sister, Louise Diffin.

Visitation for family and friends will be Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Cooper-Sorrells Funeral Home Bonham, Texas from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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