Rutha Hewitt

Published 8:58 am Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Rutha Magee Hewitt passed away on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at the age of 84 at Riverside Medical Center in Franklinton.

She leaves to cherish her memories three sons, Richard Hewitt of New Orleans and Larry Hewitt and Cevan Hewitt, both of Franklinton; three daughters, Debra Ann Magee of New Orleans and Annie Jean Fraise and Rhonda Hewitt, both of Franklinton; two sisters, Francis Robinson and Norma Brumfield, both of Franklinton; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives, family and friends.

She was preceded in death by one son, Gerry Fraise; three brothers, John Wesley Magee Jr., David D.C. Magee and John Earl Magee; three sisters, Willie Mae Johnson, Vinie Barnes and Lavonne Crain; and one grandchild.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, from 9 until 10:30 a.m., followed by the funeral service beginning at 11 a.m. at Mageeā€™s Temple Church of God In Christ, with Supt. Cecealine Tate officiating. Interment will be held at Winan Cemetery. Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the online guestbook at