Graveside funeral service for TSgt. (Ret.) Paul Edward Towery, age 84, of Hermitage, TN, will be conducted at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Prospect Cemetery. Dr. Ronnie Gay will officiate. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until 1 PM on Tuesday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Paul was born on January 7, 1935 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Bunyan Bryant “B.B.” and Clara Odell Beddingfield Towery. Upon graduating from Central High School, Mr. Towery served his country in the U.S. Navy and later in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1995. Paul enjoyed fishing, spending time with his grandchildren, and reading his Bible. He attended the Lincoya Hills Baptist Church in Hermitage. Paul passed away on March 8, 2019 in Hermitage, surrounded by his loving family.
Survivors include his daughters, Karen Chapman of Hermitage, and Sherry Accaria of Fayetteville; grandchildren, James Paul (Jessica) Chapman, Edward “Lee” Parks, Jonathan Ross (Breanna) Parks, and Ashley Lynn Williams all of Fayetteville; and a sister, Faye Johnson of Fayetteville. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Lynn Steelman Towery in 2014, and a sister, Marlyn Ramsey.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of TSgt. (Ret.) Paul Edward Towery.