Ralph Waldo Sowell

Published 9:02 am Monday, February 3, 2014

Ralph Waldo Sowell, Jr., 73, a resident of Collierville, Tenn., passed away on Jan. 27. Funeral services were held Feb. 1 at Johnson Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Stephenson officiating. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home directing arrangements. Mr. Sowell was survived by his wife, Gail Sowell, Collierville, Tenn.; daughter, Karie (Alan) Sowell Harris, Oakland, Tenn.; son, Christopher Sowell, Memphis, Tenn.; granddaughter, Brooke Harris, Oakland, Tenn.; grandson, Brodie Harris, Oakland, Tenn.; and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins in Georgiana, Ala., and Mobile, Ala. Mr. Sowell attended Georgiana Elementary School and Tallassee High School, and was a graduate of the University of Alabama. He was also in the Air National Guard, and was employed with International Paper Company for 30 years. Online condolences may be made at www.johnsongeorgiana.com.

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