Larry Randall McDowell

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Larry Randall McDowell, 68, of Kennett, died Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at the NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. The son of the late Edgar McDowell and Eva Lee (Rogers) McDowell, he was born June 18, 1947 in Carryville, Ark.

Larry married Donna Johnson on July 17, 1970. He was a member of the Slicer Street Church of Christ in Kennett

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Norman McDowell, and three sisters, Omagene Hubbard, Joyce Tweedy and Doris McDowell.

He is survived by his wife, Donna McDowell of Kennett; two daughters, Misty Rhine and husband Steven of Kennett and Jade Caldwell of Jonesboro; two brothers, Ray McDowell of Corning and James McDowell of Pocahontas; two sisters, Willa Dean Speer of Dyer, Tenn. and Jo VanNada of Corning along with several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Slicer Street Church of Christ in Kennett, with Mr. Spencer Furby and Mr. Johnny Hester officiating. Burial will follow in the Piggott Cemetery, Piggott, Ark.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Jeffery Johnson, Bart White, Gavin McDowell, Derek McDowell, Joey McDowell, Jamie McDowell, Gregg Fowler and Scott Branum.

McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett is charged with the arrangements.

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