James Harwell Sr.

Wednesday, February 13, 2002

PATTON, Mo. -- James Harold Harwell Sr., 85, of Patton died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Oct. 7, 1916, at Hendrickson, Mo., son of Sylvester G. and Rhoda E. Osborn Harwell. He and Letha M. Enders were married Nov. 16, 1938. She died July 1, 1991.

Harwell retired as a machinist with Missouri Pacific Railroad. He was a member of Liberty Congregational Methodist Church near Marquand, Mo.

Survivors include a son, James Harwell Jr. of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; a daughter, Carol Tarrance of Patton; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Patton from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Liberty Congregational Church. The Revs. Kirby Grindstaff and James Schremp will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.