Charles H. Tidwell, 78, of Hazel, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at the Arbor Place of Puryear in Puryear, Tenn.
Born in Penny, on Oct. 20, 1932, to the late Herman L. Tidwell and Eunice Crouse Tidwell, he was a retired farmer and truck driver and also a member of the Green Plain Church of Christ and an Army Veteran of the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, H.L. Tidwell and Edwin Thompson; three sisters, Treva Tidwell Wadkins, Edna Lee Thompson Curtiss and Earlene Tidwell Cherry; three sisters-in-law, Bertha Tidwell, Neva Schroader Thompson and Calista Evans Thompson; and three brothers-in-law, Allen Wadkins, Harry Curtiss and Wm. Howard Stone.
He is survived by his wife, Ella Van Poyner Tidwell of Hazel, whom he married on Oct. 16, 1952 in Hazel; one daughter, Joni G. Tidwell of Jupiter, Fla.; one son, J. Shane Tidwell of Murray; two brothers-in-law, Gerald Dan Poyner and wife, Lutricia of Hazel, and Ward Cherry of Paris; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with John Dale and Bro. Tim Cole officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are handled by the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Sunday, October 24th, 2010 5:00pm - 8:00pm, JH Churchill Funeral Home
Monday, October 25th, 2010 11:00am, J H Churchill Funeral Home
Murray Memorial Gardens