Saturday, June 29, 2019

John Lewis Worrell

John Lewis Worrell, age 89, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at his residence in McCool, Mississippi.

John was born August 24, 1929, to Dee and Willie Virginia Weeks Worrell in French Camp, Mississippi. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. He retired as a truck driver for Camel 66 Trucking Company.

John is survived by his wife Betty Worrell of McCool; two sons Lewis Worrell and wife Maggy of Valley, Alabama; and Carlton Worrell and wife Kim of Mobile, Alabama; and his son-in-law Earnest Tanksley also of McCool. John is also survived by 14 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Dr. Rita Worrell Tanksley; his parents; and three great-grandchildren: Ryan Jackson, Peyton Gary, and Paige Gary.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at