WEST BERRIEN —
Judge Hansel William "H.W." Lott, 88, of West Berrien died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 in the Southern Care Assisted Living. A mass of christian burial will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Lovein Funeral Home with the Rev. Dillard Ensley and Father Freddie Angel officiating. Entombment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery. A rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. tonight in the funeral home chapel with visitation to follow until 9 p.m.
He was born December 13, 1924 in Cook County to the late William Horton Lott and the late Agnes Allen. He was a former Georgia State Representative, retired Superior Court Judge for the Alapaha Judicial Circuit and had been awarded lifetime Judge Emeritus status. He was a member of St. Mary Margaret Catholic Church, an Army veteran of WWII, Mason and Shriner. He was preceded in death by a sister, Hattie Tomlinson and a brother, James Olin Lott.
He is survived by his wife, Stella Venegas Lott of Cali, Columbia, South America; son, Lynn Lott Bennett of Adel; two sisters, Florence Sumner of West Berrien and Katie V. Jones of Lenox; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Lovein Funeral Home, Nashville is in charge of arrangements.