Tresa Churchwell, 75, of Kennett passed away Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.
Daughter of the late Felix Williams and Mollie Burman Williams, she was born July 27, 1934 in Tupelo, Ark. Tresa was employed at Emerson Electric for 18 years, Independence Township collector for many years, currently city treasurer and a VNA Senior companion.
Tresa married Preston Churchwell on Jan. 8, 1955. Preston preceded Tresa in death on Aug. 15, 2009. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Homer Williams and a sister, Geraldine Barcliff.
Survivors include one son, John Churchwell, of Kennett; one daughter, Tammy Churchwell, of Kennett; one brother, Johnny Williams, of Arizona; three sisters, Ruby Boulch, Jane Wallace and Faye Sides, all of St. Louis, Mo., and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Wednesday, Oct. 28, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett, with graveside services being held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 29. at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with David Clayton officiating.
McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of arrangements.