Justine L. Sawvell, 89, Neosho, formerly of Iowa, died May 24, 2013 at Neosho, following an illness. Justine was born Sept. 19, 1923 in Marquette, Iowa, was a homemaker and a member of the Living Faith United Methodist Parish and was a member of the UMW.
She married Vernon 'Honey' L. Sawvell on Nov. 5, 1942 and he preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Cal Sawvell, her parents, Archie A. and Violet (Kohl) Knapp and a sister, Vivian.
Justine is survived by a son, Doug Sawvell, daughter-in-law, Marsha Wicks-Sawvell, Neosho; four grandchildren, Annika Kilgus, Pearland, Texas; Nichole Wicks, Nathan Wicks and Neal Wicks, Neosho; great-granddaughter, Erin Kilgus and a brother, Don Knapp, Dubuque, Iowa.
Graveside services will be held on Wed., May 29, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, McGregor, Iowa.
Friends may call at the Clark Funeral Home, Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Spring Hill Assisted Living or American Cancer Society c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, Mo. 64850.
Service arrangements are under the directions of Clark Funeral Home Neosho.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.