Peterson Funeral Chapel

            J.R. Sewell Edwards, 74, of Webb City, MO. passed away Monday, November 2, 2020 in his home.

            He was born to James and Asalee Edwards Sewell on March 11, 1946 in Isabella, MO.  He was a retired CNA and a U.S. Army Veteran.

            Survivors include five sons, Adam, Joshua and Anthony Edwards all of Joplin, MO., J.R. Edwards Jr. of Forsyth, MO. and Roger Patten of Springfield, MO.;  five daughters, Evette Myers of Galena, KS., Yolanda Usher of Charles City, IA., Tiffany McCall of Raytown, MO., Carol Edwards of Camden, TN. and Joy Castillo of Corpus Christi, TX.;  five brothers, Hestel Sewell of Kingman, KS., William Sewell of Safford, AZ., Joe Sewell and Paul Sewell both of Nixa, MO. and Gene Sewell of Plato, MO.;  three sisters, Allene Davis of Cassville, MO., Goldie McGarrah of Taylor, AZ. and Judy Sewell of Springfield, MO.; and 18 grandchildren.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jim and Charles Sewell; and one sister, Margarette Maddocks.

            Graveside services will be held Friday, November 13 at 12:00 p.m. at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield with full military honors under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.