Shea Lynn Sewell, 17, of El Dorado, went to be with the Lord Monday, June 11, 2012. She was born November 3, 1994, to Bill and Judy Lynn Sullivan Sewell in El Dorado.

She was a loving daughter, granddaughter, sister and friend to many.  Everyone who knew her, knew she was as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside. She was in a word – Precious. Shea had the unique ability to be a farm girl and a true girly-girl all at the same time. She enjoyed playing softball for the Lady Bucks, showing pigs for Smackover FFA, helping with cattle and taking care of her pets. She also enjoyed spending time at the lake with her Uncle Reece and Aunt Cathy as well as hanging out with her many friends. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.

Shea is preceded in death by her grandfathers, Wendell Sewell and Claude Reece Sullivan Sr.; grandmother, Faye Jean Gardner; step-grandfather, Rex Gardner; and uncle, Terry Sullivan.

Survivors include her parents, Bill and Judy Lynn Sewell; grandmother, Judy E. Sewell; two brothers, Trey Sewell and Chase Moore; uncle, Wayne Sewell (Angelia) all of El Dorado; aunt, Sharron Slater (John) of Strong; uncle, Reece Sullivan Jr. (Cathy) of El Dorado; and a host of cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Young’s.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Young’s Chapel with Rev. Rob Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Fredonia Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors.

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, P.O. Drawer 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203-9984; or the Fredonia Cemetery Fund, 3514 W. Hillsboro, El Dorado, AR 71730.

An online guest registry will be available at

Published: 06/13/2012