56 year old Lillard Colwell of Smithville died Sunday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was disabled. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Lash Rice will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Toy and Lydia Williams Colwell; and brothers, Dal, James, Floyd, and John B. Colwell. Survivors include his wife, Sue Colwell of Smithville. Children, Johnny and wife Joelle Colwell of Florida, Greg and wife Candy Hays of Murfreesboro, Tiffany and husband Jeremy Boren of Smithville, and Chesney Colwell of Chattanooga. Ten grandchildren. Brothers, Willard and wife Sally Colwell, Daniel Colwell, Eugene Colwell, and Johnny Ringo and wife Sharon Colwell all of Smithville. A sister, Martha and husband Edward Moore of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. The family asks that donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses, in lieu of flowers. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Aug 20 2012