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John L. Yowell
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John L. Yowell

John L. Yowell, 82, of Sullivan, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at Meramec Nursing Center in Sullivan, Missouri.

John was born on January 31, 1935 in Rosedale, IN to his loving parents; Leroy and Lois [Miller] Yowell. John grew up attending school in Terre Haute, Indiana; graduating from Garfield High School in 1953. As a young man, John worked for Coca-Cola. As he grew older, John began what would be a forty-three-year long career as an over the road truck driver. On October 24, 1987, John and Joyce Lowery-Bartolotta were united in marriage in Stanton, MO. In 1992, John retired from the Roadway Trucking Company. John and Joyce lived in Cloverdale, IN until 1998 and then moved back to Sullivan, MO. John and Joyce attended church together at Temple Baptist in Sullivan, MO and John was baptized in 2000.

John had many hobbies and many things that he enjoyed doing together with his wife. They enjoyed their trips to Branson, gardening and canning. He loved mowing, cattle, sports (NASCAR), John Grisham novels and the Cardinals; however, he was still loyal to his Indiana teams.

John will be missed deeply by his extensive family members and friends.

John is survived by his wife, Joyce [Lowery-Bartolotta] Yowell of Sullivan; three daughters, Cheryl Cash and husband Earl of Terre Haute, IN; Karen Fisher and husband James of Terre Haute, IN and Jill Webster of Terre Haute, IN; two step-sons, Tom Bartolotta and wife Lori of Sullivan and Jeff Bartolotta of Sullivan; one step-daughter, Tammy Krueger and husband Kelly of Sullivan; stepmother, Grace Yowell of Terre Haute, IN; one brother, Paul Yowell and wife Marie of Indianapolis, IN; one sister, Jackie Harris of Clinton, IN; twenty-seven grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

John is preceded in death by his son, John Yowell Jr.; his parents, Leroy Yowell and Lois [Miller] Yowell; one grandson, Logan Rennick and Two great-grandchildren, Ty and Jade Kassis; four sisters; Jean Brady, Betty Thompson, Eileen Burton and Darlene Medcalf.

Mr. Yowell’s funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, June 9,2017 at Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri with interment in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Sullivan, Missouri.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday, June 9, 2017 at Temple Baptist Church in Sullivan, Missouri.

Memorial to the MRT Fund at Temple Baptist Church are appreciated.

Condolences may be sent to the Yowell family online at www.eatonfuneralhome.com.

All arrangements are under the care of Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan and Bourbon, Missouri.


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Visitation

Friday

9

Jun

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Temple Baptist Church

444 Beeman St.
Sullivan, Missouri 63080

Service

Friday

9

Jun

12:00 PM
Temple Baptist Church

444 Beeman St.
Sullivan, Missouri 63080

Cemetery Details

Location

I.O.O.F. Cemetery

N. Church St.
Sullivan, Missouri 63080


Memorial Contribution

MRT Fund Temple Baptist Church

444 Beeman St.
Sullivan, Missouri 63080
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