Billy A. Colwell, 79, of McMinnville died Monday afternoon at Raintree Manor Nursing Home in McMinnville.
He was the son of the late Ray and Della Redmon Colwell. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Madison Street Baptist Church in McMinnville. Survivors include his wife of 56 years Nancy Colwell of McMinnville; daughter Gail Jones of McMinnville; grandchildren, Andrea Jones of Nashville and Daniel Jones of McMinnville; two sisters: Violet Cripps and Dorothy (Bill) White, all of Smithville.
Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with burial at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m., and Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of the service at 1 p.m. Mr. Colwell’s request was to have no flowers, but donations can be made to St. Jude Hospital.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 14, 2014