Born on Oct. 20, 1938
ELIZABETH TERRY STOFER HEWITT
VICTORIA - Elizabeth Terry Stofer Hewitt, 79, of Victoria, passed away on January 4, 2018 in Victoria, Texas.
Visitation will be held at the Hewitt residence at 601 West Commercial in Victoria on Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The funeral service will be held at the Hewitt residence at 601 West Commercial in Victoria on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. with Reverend Jim Kee-Rees of Trinity Episcopal Church officiating. Private burial service will follow at Evergreen Cemetery; as the celebration of the life of Terry S. Hewitt will be held at 5 p.m. at the Hewitt residence. Rosewood Funeral Chapel is handling the funeral arrangements.
Terry was born in Victoria to John & Mary Stofer on October 20, 1938. She went to St. Stephens Episcopal School in Austin and graduated in 1957. After attending the University of Colorado she married Robert J. Hewitt in 1958. Her interests were varied with celebrated success as one of Victoria's preeminent gardeners. She also enjoyed breeding paint horses and was a special proponent of dog welfare, working diligently as a volunteer and Board Member of the Dorothy H. O'Connor Pet Adoption Center for many years. A loving mother and grandmother she will be especially missed by her three children and three grandchildren.
Terry was preceded in death by her parents, John & Mary Stofer; and her brother, Preston Stofer.
Terry is survived by her brother, James N. Stofer and wife, Judy Stofer of Victoria; sons, Robert J. Hewitt, Jr., Dennis O'Connor Hewitt, and daughter, Mary Austin Hewitt [Robin Spencer]. Terry is also survived by three granddaughters, Ellen Hewitt Sanders [Zach], Cortland Kristel Hewitt, and Hanna O'Connor Hewitt.
Pallbearers are Bob McCan, Bland Proctor, Robert J. Hewitt, Jr., Dennis Hewitt, Leland Deckert and Leff Price.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dorothy H. O'Connor Pet Adoption Center.
The family especially wishes to thank Rhonda Mayfield and the many Nurses and Caregivers who made her final months comfortable with their tender care: Kelly, Pam, Mary, Coty, Staci, Melanie, Margaret, Rhonda B., Blanca, Tommie and Dr. Larry O. Reidel.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com