June 24, 1949 ~ December 22, 2018
JoAnne L. Hewatt, 69, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018, at CarePartners Solace Center.
Born in New Jersey, Mrs. Hewatt was a daughter of the late Walter C. and Anne Fischer Lyttle. She had lived in Asheville since 1989. She was an avid craftsperson, especially in fiber arts, including quilting, crochet, and knitting. She melded her avocation with her profession by working with the Southern Highlands Craft Shops, both in the Tunnel Road Store, and retiring as manager of the Biltmore Village Store. She was past president of the Asheville Quilt Guild.
Her family include her husband, Jackson (Jack) E. Hewatt; son, Christopher J. Hewatt (Marybeth); daughters, Kelly Hewatt Frady (Jeremy) and Allison Elena Hewatt Houk (Matt); grandchildren, Cody Hewatt, Connor Richards, Jackson Hewatt, Grace Buckner Natalie Buckner and Mallory Houk; and brother, Walter A. Lyttle (Judy Bowers).
A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian, 72 Long Shoals Road, Arden.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Interment will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Snellville Historical Cemetery, Snellville, GA. The family will also receive friends at Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Snellville, GA, Saturday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
During this time of sorrow, may you find comfort in God’s promise that he is near to those broken at heart and crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18. May happy memories of JoAnne Hewatt be with you always.
We are so very sorry for your loss of JoAnne and wish words had the power to take your pain away. Jack, we have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time.
Jack & family. So very sorry for your loss. JoAnne was such a great person and loved her family deeply. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.
Dear Jack & Family,
JoAnne was always such a special person. We were lucky to work with her as members of the Guild and always appreciated her genuine sense of caring and professionalism. She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Dear family. So sorry to hear about your loved one. May fond memories carry you through this difficult time. May the resurrection hope at Act 24:15 bring you comfort.
We were so sad to hear about JoAnne. Please know we are thinking about you and your family. Lots of love to you all.
Michael and Becky Coleman
So sorry for your loss. Our condolences to all.
Charles and Becky Hewatt.