Funeral services for James E. Aswell, 91, of Downsville, La., will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Downsville United Methodist Church in Downsville, La. Officiating the service will be the Rev. Stephanie Green. Visitation will be held at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, La. from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Interment will be held in Downsville Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.
James was born on October 24, 1928 in Calhoun, La., and passed away on Feb. 19, 2020 in Monroe, LA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Lucille Aswell, brothers, Harold Aswell, Donald Lee Aswell, Robert Taylor Aswell and a sister Minnie Fay Aswell Craft.
Left to cherish his memories is his wife of 69 years, Mertie Mabeline Barnes Aswell, son, Jerry D. Aswell, (Peggy), daughter, Susan C. Holman, and son Danny R. Aswell, Sr (Judy), 5 grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren and 11 Great-Great-Grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Chris Thomas, Keith Cockerham, Danny Aswell, Jr., Josh Aswell, Willie Ramsey and Johnny McFarland.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.
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