Mr. Lewallen died Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at his residence.
Born in Jackson County, he was the son of Kathleen Samples Lewallen of Homer and the late Jewell Lewallen.
Mr. Lewallen was a member of Glory Baptist Church and was retired from the Georgia State Patrol.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Lewallen is survived by his wife, Diane Heath Lewallen, daughter, Jessica Lewallen, and son, Justin Lewallen, all of Lula; sister, Linda L. Brooks, DVM, of Cornelia; and nephews, Philip Wellington Brooks and John Stuart Brooks.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today, May 25.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Glory Baptist Church, 248 Broome St., Homer, GA 30547; or Nails Creek Baptist Church Restoration Fund, 2743 Hwy. 51 N., Homer, GA 30547, in memory of William J. Lewallen.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
May 25, 2012