79 year old Fermon Brown Culwell of Smithville died Saturday at his residence. He was a self employed nurseryman and he attended the Old Fashion Free Will Baptist Church. Culwell was also a U.S. Navy and Army Veteran and served during the Korean War time. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Bonham Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elijah and Lera Summers Culwell; his wife, Ravanell Culwell; a brother, Boyd Culwell; and a sister Evie Colwell. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Deborah Culwell of Smithville. A grandson, Tommy and his wife Erin Culwell of McMinnville. A granddaughter, Christ and her husband Wayne Newby of McMinnville. A great grandson, Austin Newby of McMinnville. A brother, Floyd Culwell of Smithville. Three sisters, Frances Hullett, Ocie Marie Arnold, and Wanda Cantrell all of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made to Lazarus House Hospice in lieu of flowers.
Fermon Brown Culwell
Dec 9 2006