Wednesday, November 28, 2018

David Jowers

David Jowers, 71, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point, Mississippi. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be Friday, November 30 at 11:30 a.m. at Selmore Baptist Church in Ozark, Missouri, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will immediately follow the service in Selmore Cemetery. 

David was born November 10, 1947, to William and Ludie Mae Slawson Jowers. He was a 1965 graduate of Nanih Waiya; he then attended East Central Junior College and graduated as a licensed electrician. He worked as an electrician in both residential and commercial fields. David was a quiet, gentle Christian man who served as a deacon at both Faithview Baptist Church in Raymond, Mississippi, and Selmore Baptist Church in Ozark, Missouri. He presently attended Wess Chapel Baptist Church in Louisville. In 1987, David married Brenda Kay Jones instantly becoming a father to two sons, James and B. J. Jones. They moved to Ozark, Missouri, in 1991 and resided there until retiring and returning to Louisville in 2012.

David is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Brenda Jowers of Louisville; his sons James Jones and wife Jovelyn of Byram, Mississippi; and B. J. Jones of Bruner, Missouri. He is also survived by two sisters Joyce Sykes of Louisville; and Martha Jacobson of Ocala, Florida; as well as two sisters-in-law Gladys Jowers of Louisville; and Leila Jowers of Glen Allen, Virginia. One of his greatest joys was his four grandchildren: James (Skylar) Jones III; Robert Jones; Joseph Jones; and Hunter Jones. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: John, Curtis, Warren, and Charles Alton Jowers; and his sister Jewell Ricks.

Memorial contributions in honor of David may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.

Local services are under the direction of Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Barnes Funeral Home of Ozark, Missouri, will be in charge of services at 
Selmore Baptist Church. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at