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Funeral services for Lonnie Carol Sevier, age 73 years, 10 months and 1 day, a Hephzibah, Georgia resident, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at the Atoka Funeral Home Chapel, in Atoka, with the Reverend Kenneth Kraft officiating.
Interment was in Moore Cemetery, at Clarita.
Services were under the direction of Atoka Funeral Home, in Atoka.
Sevier passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at his home, in Hephzibah, Georgia.
He was born on March 1, 1947, to Joseph Edward and Berthas May (Hicks) Sevier.
Sevier attended schools in Centrahoma and Olney.
Upon graduation from high school, he joined the Army and along with several of his classmates, traveled to Vietnam for their senior trip.
During his 20 year military career in the United State Army, he served multiple overseas tours in Vietnam, Germany and Korea. His stateside stints included the 1st and 2nd Armored Divisions at Fort Hood, Texas, and as a senior instructor and Drill Sgt. at the United States Army Signal School, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Upon his retirement, he was hired as a member of the Paramilitary Protective Force at the Department of Energy, Savannah River Site, until his retirement, in 2009.
He was married to Myong Sevier.
Sevier was a faithful member of his church, where he served on the Board of Directors. He also served as a senior member of the road crew for Eryn Eubanks and the Family Fold gospel/bluegrass band and enjoyed driving his 85 year old friend, Jim Jewel, to their many gigs.
His hobbies included bass and crappie fishing, spending time with friends and family, and doting on his grandchildren. Sevier loved God, his family, and his church family. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife, Myong Sevier of the home, in Hephzibah, Georgia; daughter, Kimberly Kraft and husband, Kris, of Evans, Georgia; grandchildren, Dylan, Lauren and Daniel, all of Evans, Georgia; brother, Randell Sevier and wife, Mary, of Duncan; sister, Ann Kehnemund of Okeene; eight nephews; six nieces; many cousins and distant relatives in Oklahoma.
Pallbearers were Wayne Sevier, Kris Kraft, Dylan Kraft, Larry Sevier, Javin Ricketts and Beau Ketchum.
Honorary pallbearers were Danny Kehemund and Daniel Kraft.
In lieu of flowers, a love offering to the Bible Deliverance Temple Church food ministry, 1867 Fenwick St., Augusta, Georgia 30904 will be greatly appreciated.