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Billie Mac Hewitt

Billie Mac Hewitt, 83, of Clinton passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024. She was born Sep. 26, 1940, in Richlands, Virginia, to Woodrow and Allene Onstott.  Billie was a graduate of Norris High School and was a cheerleader at Hiwassee College, where she received her associate’s degree toward her education degree. Throughout her life, she was an avid decorative painter, and enjoyed time entertaining her grandchildren. She was a very active member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a worthy matron several times of Oak Ridge Chapter 390.  She was appointed state grand officer in 2001 and received a 25-year pin. She is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Jimmie “Jim” Hewitt of Clinton; daughters, Stephanie Owen and husband Sean of Knoxville and Kim Paduch and husband Frank of Birmingham, AL; grandchildren, Morgan and Colby Holbrook and Tom Paduch and wife Lauren and McKenzie Rice and husband Chase; great-grandchildren, Emery and Ryder Holbrook and one expected great-grandson, Hunter Thomas; brother, Tom Onstott and wife Mary Dudley; several nieces and nephews. The family is honoring Billie’s wishes and her celebration of life and graveside service at Woodhaven Memorial Garden will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 390, 121 Duncan Drive, Oliver Springs, TN 37840, or Kern Memorial United Methodist Church, 451 East Tennessee Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830.  Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. holleygamble.com