Born 11-25-1950 -- Died 6-15-2007
Jewell Owen Waits, 56, of Cherokee Village, died June 15, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
He was born on Nov. 25, 1950, in Texarkana, Texas, the son of Jewell I. Waits and Ferol Lea (Brower)?Waits.
He was united in marriage to Debra Sue Wilson on Dec. 11, 1969, in Texarkana.
He worked many years in the metal industry.
He moved to Cherokee Village 18 months ago from Texarkana, Texas.
He was a member of the Master Gardeners Club.
He is survived by: his wife, Debra Sue Waits; twin sons, Nathan Bradley Waits and Zachary Tyler Waits; his daughter, Amanda Paige Waits; special friend, Joe Ann Stearns; sister-in-law, Rosie Reed; his nephews, Brady Reed and wife, Angela; his niece, Susan Dalrymple and husband,?Jack; three aunts, Nell Waits Hunter, Carol Waits and Ruth Waits; aunts and uncles, John and Alice Brower and Mary Marie and Walker Bowman; cousins, Peggy and Marvin Henderson, Mike Bowman, Jeannie Basham and husband, Chester, Jim Waits, ?John Brower, Cindy Brower, Wendy Brower and Robert Wayne Brower; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Wayne Reed.
The funeral services were held on June 19 at the Tri-County Funeral Home in Highland, Ark., with pastor Gerald Vickers officiating.
Arrangements were made under the direction of the Tri-County Funeral?Home of Highland, Ark.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cherokee Village Master Gardener's Club.