Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2010 1:05 pm
Jim Vowell, 72, of McConnell Community near Martin, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, Jackson.
Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hornbeak Funeral Home Chapel, Fulton, Ky., with Rev. David Bayer officiating. Burial was in East Side Cemetery, Martin.
Vowell was born Aug. 15, 1938 in Obion County, son of the late Roy C. and Lyvenia Williams Vowell. He worked at the former Fields Ashby Lumber Company in Fulton and the Shoemaker Lumber Company in McKenzie. He was a member of the Fulton Cumberland Presbyterian Church in South Fulton.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mrs. Betty Johnson Vowell of McConnell Community; two sons, Tim Vowell of Union City and Tab Vowell of Jackson; one daughter, Paige Pagter of Huntington Beach, Calif.; two brothers, Jasper Vowell of Fulton and Tab Vowell of Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Maggie Cummings of Lexington, Ky. and Janie Huddleston Parker of Brentwood; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society, 302 Carr St., Fulton, KY 42041 or Fulton Cumberland Presbyterian Church, P O Box 5343, South Fulton, TN 38257.
Condolences may be left online at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.