Funeral Is Friday For Attorney Killed In Wreck On Amnicola Highway

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Funeral services will be Friday for an attorney killed in a wreck on Amnicola Highway early Sunday morning.

James Anthony "Jamey" Hewitt, 44, died from injuries received in the single-vehicle accident. He was a rear-seat passenger. Two others were injured.

A longtime resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Hewitt was a graduate of McCallie School, UTC and received his law degree from Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law in Memphis.

He was a member of the Tennessee and Chattanooga Bar Association and the First Baptist Church of Chattanooga.

Survivors are his wife, Sara Hewitt; father, Billy Hewitt, both of Chattanooga;  brother, David Hewitt, Durham, N.C.;  and two uncles, Richard Hewitt and Jack (Jessica) Good, both of Chattanooga.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, with Dr. Thomas Quisenberry officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

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