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James S. Burwell
December 21, 1919 - July 26, 2017

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James S. Burwell, 97, of Booneville, Arkansas passed from this life July 26, 2017 in Booneville. He was born December 21, 1919 in Flues, Colorado the son of Samuel Caleb and Martha Jane (Ingham) Burwell. James was a member of the Heritage Addition Church of Christ and the Masons in Booneville. He worked as a flight instructor during World War II preparing our pilots for battle and was the Health Inspector for Hayes County in San Marcos, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel C. and Martha J. Burwell; his first wife Susie Burwell and his second wife Morene Lowder; one brother; three sisters; one step brother and one step sister.

Survivors are his current wife of seventeen years, Olene (Bates) Burwell; one stepson, Larry Lowder and wife, Juanita of Booneville; one stepdaughter, Betty Scarbor of Booneville; two step-granddaughters, Lisa Lowder and Sandra Britton; one step-grandson Tommy Scarbor; numerous nieces nephews, other family members and friends.

Funeral Service will be held at the Heritage Addition Church of Christ in Booneville on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. with burial at Oak Hill Memorial Cemetery in Booneville under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service.

Pallbearers will be Bob Ward, Joe Fisher, Tommy Dacus, Rick Scott, Richard Boersma, Shawn Bledsaw, Rick Libby and James Libby

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Heritage Addition Church of Christ 1064 West Main Booneville, Arkansas 72927.

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