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.
Such a sweet soul. Mr Towery will definitely be missed. Prayers extended to his family.
I am sorry to hear of Pauls passing. GOD BE WITH ALL
Sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. He was a good friend and classmate. Prayers for his family.
I am so very sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. I remember him well from our work together at the Tennessee Air National Guard. He was a good man and will be missed.
Worked with Paul many years in the Tn Air National Guard and there was no finer person than Paul Towery. He will surely be missed. May God bless and comfort his family!
Scarcely a day goes by that I don’t think of the time I spent with Paul, Lynn and the family during the early 70’s. Lynn and Paul had a very positive role in shaping my future. Karen & Sherry (and families); you are in our thoughts and prayers.
I’m so sorry for the loss of your Dad, Sherry. Prayers for you. the kids and family.
Our deepest condolences to Paul and Lynn’s family and to Linda Faye. Praying for God’s comfort during this difficult time. Paul was a cousin and June’s classmate at Central High.
I am so sorry to hear of Pauls passing. God be with the family.
So sorry to hear about Paul, he was a good friend I think from the 1st grade thru the 12th grade. I did not see him much since high school but would hear from him. I will let as many of our class mates know as I can. Prayers for your family. Joyce Kelso Johnson