March 30, 1930 - August 3, 2019
Funeral services for Mr. Hewel Lee “Huey” Thomas, 89, of Carthage, Texas will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Allen Tilley officiating. Burial will follow in the Restland Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at the funeral home. Mr. Hewel Lee Thomas was born March 30, 1930 in Ruston, LA. He passed this life August 3, 2019 in Carthage, Texas. Huey was one of seven children born to the marriage of Riley Hewel and Minnie Lee Clawson Thomas. He was raised and schooled in Ruston where he graduated high school. Hewel Lee married Pauline Hattaway in Dubach, LA and they celebrated 57 years of marriage before she preceded him in death in 2011. Mr. Thomas worked in maintenance for the City of Carthage retiring after 20 years of service. He and Pauline were devoted members of the First Baptist Church of Carthage. Hewel also worked maintenance for his church for many years. He is also preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Calvin Thomas, and Tommy Thomas; sisters, Murita Palmer and Nellie Rushing. Mr. Thomas is survived by his devoted daughter, Penny Beason and husband Bobby of DeBerry, sister, Eudora Davis of Ruston, LA; brother, Charles Thomas and wife Margie of Ruston, LA; brother-in-law, Billy Hattaway of Ruston, LA; grandchildren, Misty Arenas and husband Max of DeBerry, Bobby Beason and wife Hayley of Willis, Cal Beason and wife Tabatha of DeBerry, and Rena Tobin of DeBerry; great grandchildren, Dustin, Madison, Julianne, Ryder, Brylee, Adien, Payton, Hallie, Peyton, Lexi, Levi, Gauge, Corbin, Andrew and Kylie; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. The family requests memorials to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Funeral services for Mr. Hewel Lee “Huey” Thomas, 89, of Carthage, Texas will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Allen Tilley officiating. Burial will follow in the Restland Memorial... View Obituary & Service Information
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