Ewell C. Shows

Published 11:49 am Friday, November 21, 2014

Funeral services for Mr. Ewell Cooper Shows were held Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at New Hebron Baptist Church. He was 79 years old. He passed away on November 9 at his residence in New Hebron. Interment followed at New Hebron Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. KielyYoung officiated. Pallbearers were Blake Lewis, Keith Shows, Tyler shows, Traylor Jackson, Joe Vasko and Gerald Hegan.

Ewell was born February 9, 1935, to J.M. Shows and Elizabeth Cooper Shows. He was honorably discharged from the army and received status of expert with carbines. He was a self-employed brick mason and a member of New Hebron Baptist Church.

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He is survived by his wife, Johnnie Shows of New Hebron; two daughters, Jan Shows Lewis of Terry and Beth Hopper Rodan of Tallahassee, FL; two sons, Mike Shows of Raymond and Donald L. Hopper, Jr. of Anniston, AL; two brothers, Jimmy Shows of Forest City, NC, and Larry Shows of New Hebron; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

His parents preceded him in death.


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