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James Edward Sowell
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1941
Death: Jul. 17, 2013

Graveside service for Mr. James Edward Sowell, 71, of Nacogdoches, Texas will be held on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Alazan Cemetery at 2:00 PM. Mr. Sowell passed away on July 17, 2013 in Nacogdoches. He was born on October 29, 1941, in Nacogdoches to John David Sowell and Luna Mae Wilburn Sowell.

James grew up in Woden, Texas, where he attended Woden High School. He enjoyed the outdoors very much. He was an outdoorsman at heart. Fishing, hunting, riding horses and going on trail rides were his favorite past time; but, when it came to his family his world stopped. He loved spending time with his sons, daughters and grandchildren. He loved to tell stories and jokes with his family. He always talked about how proud he was of his kids and grandkids. James was loved by many and will be missed by many.

James is survived by his sons, Michael Sowell of Etoile, Ricky Sowell and wife, Kim of Rogers; daughters Theresa Fountain and husband, Jesse of Central Heights, Tanya Windham and husband, John of Central Heights; brother, Junior (Jr.) Sowell of Woden; sister, Bonnie Jacobs of Woden; eleven grandchildren along with numerous loving friends, nieces and nephews and other extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, John David Sowell and Luna Mae Wilburn Sowell, James was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie; four sisters, Edna Johnson, Lydia Mae Wallace, Betty Joe Lumas and Jesse W. Golf and his brother Gene Sowell.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Laird Funeral Home from 5-7 PM.
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  John David Sowell (1902 - 1972)
  Luna Mae Wilburn Sowell (1908 - 2002)
  Bobby Jean Deshazo Sowell (1945 - 2000)
  Edna Beatrice Sowell Johnson (1925 - 1994)*
  James Edward Sowell (1941 - 2013)
*Calculated relationship
Alazan Cemetery
Nacogdoches County
Texas, USA
Created by: Gina Brown
Record added: Jul 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114021914
James Edward Sowell
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