Joseph Arthur Vowell
November 29, 1935-March 8, 2009
Joseph A. Vowell, Jr., 73, of Rogers, died Sunday, March 8, 2009 at his home in Rogers. He was born
November 29, 1935 in Oakdale, Tennessee to Joseph A. Vowell, Sr., and Elizabeth Venable Vowell.
He was an avid outdoorsman, and also enjoyed traveling. Joseph moved to Northwest Arkansas in 1993 from
Panama where he lived and worked 36 years for the Panama Canal Commission.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
Joseph is survived by his wife of 38 years, Gretta Vowell; two daughters, Amy Elizabeth Vowell of Tualatin,
Oregon, Alison Marie Vowell of Rogers; one brother Charles Vowell of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; one sister
Kathleen Sharpensteen of Rogers; and one grandson Liam Patrick Vowell of Rogers.
Memorial Services will be 2:00PM Saturday, March 14, 2009 at Bland Chapel United Methodist Church at
Rocky Branch with the Rev. Jim Young officiating.
Memorials may be made in honor of Joseph A. Vowell to the American Cancer Society, 3291 South Thompson,
Suite D 104
Springdale, Arkansas 72764