James Harlon Crowell, 84, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, in Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro.
Mr. Crowell was a native of Bedford County. He was retired from Royal Crown Cola Bottling Company and the Marshall County Highway Department, and was a farmer. He was a member of Edgemont Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Maude Patterson Crowell, and a grandson, Jeff Morgan.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Gladys Marie Harris Crowell, and daughters, Betty Morgan, Geraldine Demonbreum, and Annie Meek, all of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby McGee officiating, followed by burial in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.