James "Jim" Dowell

October 18, 1934July 29, 2022
James “Jim” Dowell, age 87, died July 29, 2022 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Jim was the son of Minnie Katherine Davis Dowell and Charlie L. Dowell of Knoxville, TN. He was a lifelong member of Second United Methodist Church. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in the field of Agriculture. He worked as a farmer his entire life. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, John Robert Dowell and his sister, Elizabeth Bailey. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Dowell, and his children, Jeff Dowell and his wife Allyson, Julia Drain and her husband Dean, and Jennifer McFarland and her husband Michael. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Sarah, Jared, Justin, Kristen, Colton, Cannon and multiple nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Berry Highland Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Charla Sherbakoff officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests any memorial donations be made to: Second United Methodist Church, 1524 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Dowell family.

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Thursday, August 04, 2022

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