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Johnny Lee Sowell

November 19, 1945 — March 24, 2021

Johnny Lee Sowell

Funeral services for Johnny Lee Sowell, 75, of Turley, OK, were held Monday, March 29, 2021 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Mr. Frank Brummett officiated, and burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery in Sperry, OK. Casket bearers were Mickey Sowell, Cody Sowell, Michael Arthurs, Tamara Arthurs, Johnathon Yeaman and Charles Yeaman.

Johnny was born November 19, 1945 in Tulsa, OK, to David Green Sowell and Dolly Jean (Vahldick) Pentz. He passed away March 24, 2021 in Tulsa, OK.

Johnny retired after driving over the road as a truck driver in the oil and gas industry. He enjoyed raising pigeons, and chickens and chicken fighting. Johnny also enjoyed spending time with his wife and family and traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Sowell of Turley; daughter, Debbie and husband, Chris of Turley; son, Mickey Sowell and wife, Kelly of Mounds; grandchildren, Myrissa Yeaman, Charles Yeaman, Johnathon Yeaman, Cody Sowell, Michael Arthurs, Tamara Arthurs and Justina Sowell; Ariana Turney, Trevor Turney, Rebecca Turney, Megan Arthurs, Kaitlyn Arthurs, Michael Arthurs, and Layne Arthurs; sister, Ona Hunt; brother, David Sowell and Jacky Sowell; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents, David Sowell and Dolly Pentz.

Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.

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