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Obituary for Coach Bruce Lewallen

Coach Bruce  Lewallen
Coach Bruce Lewallen, age 75 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

Born in Habersham County, Georgia on October 10, 1942, he was the son of the late Adger Bruce and Martha Monteen Newsome Lewallen. Coach Lewallen began his education career in Habersham County. He was a teacher at North Habersham for several years before becoming an assistant principal and later retired as the principal for Woodville Elementary. Earlier in his career, he taught for both Banks County High School and North Habersham.

Coach Lewallen was instrumental through his coaching carrer. He coached football for Banks County, Habersham Central, and North Habersham Middle School, where he also coached basketball. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed antiques having collected both primitive pottery and antique cars.

He was a member of Clarkesville Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon and he currently was serving on the Clarkesville City Council.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Brown Lewallen; son, Walter Lee Lewallen; brother-in-law, Donald Brown.

Surviving are his granddaughter, Caroline Glenda Lewallen of Savannah; sister, Linda Caudell of Baldwin; sister-in-law, Jewell Brown of Clarkesville; nieces, Tora Caudell-Pierce and Kimberly Staples; nephew, Chan Caudell; great-nieces, Gracie Caudell and MacKenzie Staples; great-nephews, Scott Pitts, Smith Caudell and Chasen Zara; great-great nieces, Addie & Morgan; great-great nephew, Hogan.

Funeral services are scheduled for 4:00 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 from the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Rev. Grady Walden, Rev. Bobby Gastley and Mr. Stanley Brookshire officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that all donations be made in memory of Coach Bruce Lewallen, Clarkesville Baptist Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 667, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com

MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
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