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Emmett Perry Hewlett

July 5, 1961 — April 20, 2022

Emmett Perry Hewlett was born July 5, 1961, the fifth child of  Stephen C. Hewlett Sr. & Sylvesta Gilliam Hewlett in Nashville, Tennessee. He departed this life suddenly on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. 

Emmett professed a hope in Christ at an early age and was a Christian by faith. He was a member of Greater Bethel AME. 

Emmett spent his earlier school years at St. Vincent D. Paul, he attended Pearl High School, both in Nashville. He graduated in 1979 from Juanita High in Kirkland, Washington. He attended Middle Tennessee State University and graduated from Miller-Monte Technical College. He obtained multiple certifications over the years in various trades. He worked many years at Tradesmen International and was a proud union member of IBEW Local 429.

He loved to play chess and taught many to play the game. He enjoyed hunting with his brothers. He was an avid TSU football supporter. He is affectionately referred to as “Fun Uncle Emmett” to his nieces and nephews. He loved his family. 

He is preceded in death by his parents Stephen C. Hewlett Sr. & Sylvesta Gilliam Hewlett. 

He leaves to cherish his memories his twins Daniel & Danielle. Four grandchildren Zion, Adonis, Alisabeth & Destiny. Siblings: Emogene Harris, Cynthia (Houston) Kinnard, Stephen Jr. (Mary) Hewlett, Jesse (Fannie) Hewlett, & Irene Hewlett, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and devoted friends. Visitation Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 12-1:00 with Memorial Service to follow at Greater Bethel AME Church 1300 South St. 

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