James D. Tidwell

Published 6:16 pm Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Mr. James D. Tidwell, 71, a resident of Highland Home, died Sunday, May 10, 2015. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 11 a.m. from Turner Funeral Home Chapel with minister Jimmy Mathews officiating.

Interment followed in Sardis Cemetery with Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing. Mr. Tidwell was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Whatley; his parents, Cecil and Edna Tidwell; and two brothers, William Tidwell and Cecil F. Tidwell.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Joan Parham Tidwell; his daughter, Sharon (David) Watts; two grandchildren, Alex and Abby Watts; and two sisters, Martha Martinez and Edna Smith.

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Serving as pallbearers were Donald White, Bubba Taylor, Ray Kiser, Wayne Wilson, Alvin Sexton and Cline Tidwell.