79 year old Billy A. Colwell of McMinnville passed away Monday afternoon at Raintree Manor Nursing Home in McMinnville. He was the son of the late Ray and Della Redmon Colwell. He was a US Army Veteran and a member of Madison Street Baptist Church in McMinnville. Colwell was also retired from the Carrier Corporation. Survivors include wife of 56 years: Nancy Colwell of McMinnville; Daughter: Gail Jones of McMinnville; Grandchildren: Andrea Jones of Nashville and Daniel Jones of McMinnville; 2 Sisters: Violet Cripps and Dorothy (Bill) White all of Smithville. Funeral Services will be held 1:PM Thursday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with burial in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday 3:PM until 7:PM and Thursday 10:AM until time of the service at 1:PM. Mr. Billy Colwell's request was to have no flowers, but donations can be made to St. Jude Hospital.