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O.B. Ewing

November 30, 1920 — September 22, 2009

"Stop my friend, as you go by, as you are now, so once was I. As I an now, you soon shall be, so prepare yourself to follow me." Deacon O. B. Ewing was born on Novermber 30, 1920 in Farmerville, Louisiana to A.D. and Lemon Tee Ewing. On Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at Medical Center of South Arkansas, O.B. was called home to be with the Lord. At an early age he accepted Christ as his personal savior. He was a faithful member of Jerusalem Quinn Baptist Church where he served faithfully until his health began to deteriorate. In 1945, during World War II he dutifully served his country. Shortly thereafter, he gained employment with the United States Postal Service, where he retired after many years of dedicated service. In 1948, he married Gaudie Lee Fuller and to this union they were blessed with ten children. Deacon Ewing will be united in death with his parents, his wife, Gaudie Ewing, three brothers, two sisters, one grandson and two great-granddaughters. O.B.'s precious memories will be cherished by his children; six sons, Otis B. Ewing of Southfield, Michigan, Curtis Unice(Connie) of Hampton, Arknasas, Obie L. Ewing and Timothy Ewing both of Pontiac, Michigan, Rev. Carl Ewing(Wendy) of Louisville, Kentucky, Emanuel Ewing(Patricia) of Antioch, Tennessee; four daughters, Flossie Hall, Faye Wade and Marily Stephens all of El Dorado, Arkansas and Beverly Ford(Edward Ray) of Crossett, Arkansas; two brothers, Rev. Neal J. Ewing and Cleo Ewing both of El Dorado, Arkansas; four sisters, Ada Burch, Etta Mae Clark, Lena R. Mullen and Dorothy Benton all of El Dorado, Arkansas; thirty-nine grandchildren, forty-nine great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. A host of nephews, nieces other relatives and friends who will miss him tremendously. A Homegoing Celebration for Deacon Ewing will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Douglas Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Ewing officiating. Interment will follow in the Jerusalem Quinn Cemetery, El Dorado, Arkanas under the direction of the Sims Mortuary Staff. Visitation at the funeral home will be Monday, September 28, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, September 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of O.B. Ewing, please visit our flower store.

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