The Newnan Times-Herald


​ Curtis Lee Baswell, Sr.

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Feb. 16, 2019 - 10:26 AM

Curtis Lee Baswell, Sr., 79, of Newnan, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019.

He was born on September 10, 1939 to the late Howard Baswell and Lelar Carroll Baswell in Sylacauga, Alabama. He worked for Fulton County Public Works as a supervisor from 1965 until his retirement in 1997.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sisters, Annie Lee Mcelwaney and Laura Jo Gregory.

Survivors include his wife, Wyolene Holbrook Baswell; son, Curtis Baswell Jr. (Lisa); daughters, Dottie Spradlin (Carl), Bonnie Hayward (Chris), Bessie Hamlin; brothers, Howard Baswell, Jr. (Faye), Sorrell Baswell (Lynn); grandchildren, Jill, Amanda, Brittany, C.J., Amber, Crystal, Holly, Tiffany, TJ, Brian; 20 great-grandchildren; extended family and friends.

Family will have visitation on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at the Higgins Hillcrest Chapel. Funeral service will be held the following day on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Ricky McDonald and Pastor T.J. Boyd officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Hill Cemetery.

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Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, 770-253-4723