Dewey H. Sizemore

Born in Augusta, GA on February 24, 1925

Departed on May 29, 2019 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Dewey H. Sizemore, age 94 of Gallatin, TN, passed away May 29, 2019 at the home of his daughter, Mary Phillips, where he had been residing for the last 3 years. Mr. Sizemore was born on February 24, 1925 in Augusta, Georgia to the late Rufus Edmond Sizemore and the late Florence Ruth Jones Sizemore Knapp. Mr. Sizemore served in the U.S. Army during World War II at Pearl Harbor and received the WWII Victory Medal of Honor. Dewey was a self-taught and very accomplished artist; his artwork can be seen many places including the images and logos for Sunbeam and Holsom Bread. He also owned several print shops in Tennessee and Georgia. Mr. Sizemore was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother; he will be deeply missed by his family. In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his step-father, Wilbur David Knapp; wives, Mary Womack and Lou Thelma Atkinson; 2 grandchildren, 5 brothers and 4 sisters. He is survived by his children;  Sharon (Norman) Boyett  of Jacksonville, FL; Sheldon Sizemore of Middleburg, FL; Deborah Parrott of Middleburg, FL; Larry (Janet) Sizemore of Pleasant Grove, UT; Audrey (Eugene) Frier of Middleburg, FL; Mary (Danny) Phillips of Gallatin, TN; Detrick Sizemore of Montana; Peyton (Alicia) Sizemore of Athens, TN and 34 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild, A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held 2:00 P.M., Monday, June 3, 2019 at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 7931 McCrory Lane, Nashville, TN 37221. Visitation with the family will be at Crestview Funeral Home on Monday, June 3, 2019 from 11 A.M.-12 P.M. Arrangements Entrusted To: Crestview Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, 1623 Highway 109 North, Gallatin, TN; Phone: (615)452-1943, Obituary Line: (615)452-7589

3 Comments to Mr. Dewey H. Sizemore

  1. Cheryl
    August 3, 2019 11:14 am

    Sorry to hear about the loss of uncle doing. My regards to Cheryl knapp

  2. Douglas Stoute
    December 13, 2019 9:44 pm

    My most sincere condolences to the family on the passing of my friend Dewey. He was kind enough to allow me to watch him work.we talked for hours on end and exchanged stories of makin a living with art..shared meals inside the Mex. restaurant he was painting at ,on the window.he had his rv at the time.. I’ve painted all my life also.started at 5 .. watching my dad,who is also an mother and brother were also.artist Noel Stoute is my dad.
    I was thinking about him and googled his name.
    Praying for him and his family.He was a good man.And an honor to have met him.

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