Cheryl Jimmie “Jim” Towell

Published 7:07 pm Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Cheryl Jimmie “Jim” Towell, 77, of Norwood, Missouri, passed away Oct. 5, 2018, in his home. Jim was born June 16, 1941, in Ravenden Springs, Arkansas. He grew up in Smithville and graduated high school in Lynn, where he met his wife, Dianne.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Dianne Towell, whom he married in 1960; his parents, Opal Mayfair Towell and Chester James Towell; brothers, Ivan Glen Towell and Dennis Theryl Towell and wife, Anita Marvine Towell; and his sister, Meredith Towell.

He is survived by his son, Jimmy Darryl Towell and wife, Debbie, of Ava, Missouri; his daughter, Deadra Hilbun and her husband, James “Jimbo”, of Vicksburg; his brother, Mella “Mel” Everett Towell and wife, Marsha, of Ozark, Arkansas; and sister-in-law, Wanda Jean Ross. He is also survived by four grandchildren, James Thomas “Jamie” Hilbun, III and wife, Marianna, Lara Denise “Neesi” Stokes and husband, Justin, Shelbie Towell Everett and husband, Trey, Morgan Leigh Loftin and husband, Weston, and four great-grandchildren, Cale and Maylee Stokes, and Mary Frances and Lucy Hilbun.

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Cremation was under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home, Mountain Grove, Missouri. There will be a private memorial service held by the family at a later date.

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