Justine L. Sawvell, 89, Neosho, formerly of Iowa, died May 24, 2013 at Neosho, following an illness.
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.