James Timothy Sowell

April 25, 1949 ~ May 28, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old


Mr. James Timothy Sowell of San Augustine County, Texas, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2023, at his residence at the age of 74 years, 1 month, 3 days.

He was born April 25, 1949, in San Augustine to parents Lester and Inez (Parker) Sowell. He was a 1967 graduate of Broaddus High School and married Suzanne Storey later that summer, on June 15, 1967. A Vietnam veteran, Tim served his country in the U.S. Army from June 30, 1969 to April 13, 1971. He had worked as a carpenter and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

His survivors include his wife, Suzanne Sowell of San Augustine; sons, Scott Sowell and wife Pearl of Lumberton, Jason Sowell and wife Marsha of San Augustine, and Steven Sowell and wife Crystal of San Augustine;  grandchildren, Regina Bennett of Lumberton, John Thomas Horne III and wife Amanda of Pineland, Deaven Miranda and fiancé Bill Sloan of Cooper, Timmy Sowell and wife Regina of Vidor, Brian Miranda and wife Aspen of Waxahachie, Katlan Sowell and fiancé Bryan Stanley of Center, Mackenzie Shaw of Waxahachie, and Levi Sowell and Janna Rae Sowell, both of San Augustine; great-grandchildren, Christinia Embry, Elizabeth Franco and husband Aaron, Emily Embry, Carson Mattox, Brantley Clayburn, Mason Miranda, Gunner Miranda, Maci Lutz, Brantley Bennett, and Reid Stanley; a great-great-grandchild, Morrigan Embry; sister, Yvonne Sowell Warren and husband Freddie of Jasper; sister-in-law Carol Harry and husband Steve of Odessa; special caregivers, Hannah Faulkenbery and Tiffiany Butler McCauley; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Inez Sowell; brothers, DeWyatt Sowell and Baby Sowell; and parents-in-law, Wade and Gladys Storey.

Visitation will held Tuesday, May 30, 2023, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, located at 316 W. Columbia Street in San Augustine.

Funeral services are set for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 4216 County Road 220 off FM 354, with Pastor Randy Mills officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery with military honors.

Pallbearers will be grandchildren and Bobby D. Storey, Chris Sowell, and Rayford Sowell.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Wyman Roberts Funeral Home in San Augustine.



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May 30, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home
316 West Columbia
San Augustine, TX 75972

Funeral Service
May 31, 2023

11:00 AM
Shiloh Baptist Church
4216 County Road 220 (Off FM 354|Denning Community)
San Augustine, TX 75972


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