Maurice L. Sewell, age 77, peacefully took flight to spend eternity with Jesus at his home very early Saturday morning, August 21, 2021.
Maurice was born July 25, 1944, in Hugoton, KS to John Franklin Sewell and Billie (Hood) Sewell. The fifth of eight children, Maurice attended the Moscow Public Schools and completed his career as a field operator with Williams Gas Company. On March 18, 1967, Maurice married Patricia Joyce Hall. Patty passed away on February 5, 2003. On June 12, 2004, Maurice married Carol Ann (Frazier) Rosel.
Maurice most recently attended First Wesleyan Church in Wichita, serving as an usher and greeter. He had a strong passion for KU and WSU basketball (if they were winning), enjoyed singing, his numerous handy-man projects, going for a nice drive around town, giving dollar bills to kids and blessing others with food and items from his clothing collection.
Maurice was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Patty; three brothers, Franklin, Jarrel and Verlin; and one sister, Sharon. Survivors include his wife, Carol Ann Sewell, of the home; his two sons, Dr. Mark Sewell and his wife Dr. Regina Sewell of Springdale, AR, Timothy Sewell and his wife Hillary of DeSoto, KS; his grandchildren, Braegan Sewell, Blayne Sewell, Halle Sewell, Riley Holdeman and Ryder Young; his brothers, Melvin and Gary; and his sister, Donna. Other survivors include Carol Ann’s children and their spouses, her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren.
Visitation with family, Tuesday, August 24, 2021, from 6-8 pm Broadway Mortuary, 1147 S. Broadway. Funeral Service, Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at 10:00 AM, First Wesleyan Church, 1700 S. Market Street. Graveside Committal Service to follow at 1:30 pm, Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, KS. Services led by Pastor Ken Willard and Pastor Andrew Smidt. Memorials to: First Wesleyan Church. Share condolences at www.cozine.com. Services by Cozine Memorial Group-Broadway Mortuary.