Funeral service for Mr. John Edward Harwell, age 86, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 1 PM on Friday, June 28, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Dr. David R. McCauley and Ley Jean officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will begin at 11 AM until time of service at 1 PM on Friday at Higgins Funeral Home.
John was born on May 30, 1933 in Giles County, TN to the late Malcolm and Mamie Harwell of Frankewing, TN. He attended Frankewing Elementary School, Beech Hill High School, and Middle Tennessee State University. He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany. He was a member of the Church of Christ and attended services at Plainview Church of Christ in Hazel Green, AL. Mr. Harwell passed away on June 26, 2019 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Doris Flynt Harwell; daughters Dottie Lamb of Fayetteville, TN, Donna Duncan of Mt. Juliet, TN, Ginger and Jason Howell of Nashville, TN, and Emily and Todd Brady of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Michael and Corine Weston, Toby Weston, Nick Weston, Courtney Graziosi, Shellye Duncan. Melissa and Ley Jean, Matt Truesdale, Jonathan and Rebekah Lamb, Reagan Brady, and Elias Brady; and nine great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carriage House Players, PO Box 916, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Praying for your entire family on the passing of your husband. We are saddened by your loss. Keeping you in our hearts and prayers.
We know many of your family and love them all.
Doris, I remember John from our younger days. He was such a nice guy.
Doris my deepest sympathy is extended to you and your family.
Doris and family, We are so sorry for your great loss. You certainly will be remembered in thoughts and prayers. Brother John was a dear and sweet man. May God give you peace and comfort at this time. Our love, Wanda and Bob Williams
We will miss Mr. John. We was a good man and we enjoyed his visits and the stories he told us when he would stop by on his walks. Our prayers are with the family.
Emily and entire family,
So very sorry to learn of your father’s passing. Prayers for you and your family. Praying God will give you strength in this difficult time.
Love and blessings,
We are so sorry to hear about Mr John. We will miss seeing him walk up and down the street. He was a sweet sweet man. He fought the good fight. Prayers for Ms Doris, Emily and all his family
I am so very sorry to learn of your sweet husband and father’s passing. You are in my prayers for peace and comfort during this time.
A neighbor we grew up with, nick name was Paper Boy
I am so sorry for your loss. Sending my prayers to the entire family.