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Alvin I Lewellen, Jr.

May 29, 1932 — September 5, 2022

Alvin I. Lewellen, Jr.
Alvin I. Lewellen, Jr., age 90, a resident of Carrollton, Missouri, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022, at Life Care Center of Carrollton, Carrollton, Missouri.
Alvin was born the son of Alvin I. Lewellen, Sr., and Marie (Sims) Lewellen on May 29, 1932, in Waynesville, Indiana. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army from 1953 until 1954 during the Korean Conflict. He was united in marriage to Donna Spears on July 28, 1955, in Trenton, Missouri. She preceded him in death in 1997. Alvin worked for ConAgra Foods in Milan, Missouri, for many years until his retirement. In his spare time, Alvin worked doing refrigeration, HVAC, and heating. He was a devoted husband and father, and loved his family. He was a very hard worker, and could always be found tinkering around and could fix anything. He loved working on cars, watching wrestling and his dogs, especially Bow and Petey.
Survivors include four daughters, Catherine Dryden and husband John of Chillicothe, Missouri, Marjorie “Sue” Carr of Chillicothe, Missouri, Latonya Shoemaker and husband Robert of Brookfield, Missouri, and Deborah Smith of Chillicothe, Missouri; eleven grandchildren, David Baker (Holly) of Trenton, Missouri, Mary Baker (Aaron Rutledge) of Chillicothe, Missouri, Angela Pickard (David) of Chillicothe, Missouri, Jake MacWilliams of Braymer, Missouri, Stephen Shatto of Braymer, Missouri, Mary MacWilliams (Esther Wolf) of Prince Albert, Canada, Shyann Reger of Chillicothe, Missouri, Donna Curley (Chris) of Chillicothe, Missouri, Brenna Reeter of Chillicothe, Missouri, Alvin Ashton and wife, Michelle of Bevier, Missouri, and Tim Smith of Brookfield, Missouri; nineteen great grandchildren, Dakota, Rebekah, Skylar, Michael, Peyton, Jordan, Emma, Alex, Jophiel, Cali, Felicia, Tristan, Dukota, Jackie Marie, Carson, Kyrian, Caden, Korbin, and Haven; six great-great grandchildren, Hadley, Coraline, Lakyn, Aliyah, Oaklyn, Ellie, and one on the way; and one brother, Ted Lewellen. He was preceded in death by his parents; two grandsons, Robbie Shoemaker, Jr., and Christopher Adams; and one brother, Sam Lewellen.
Funeral services will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Monday, September 12, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. A scheduled visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Monday, September 12, 2022, one hour prior to the service at 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. Burial will be held at the Spickard Masonic Cemetery, Spickard, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to Alvin I. Lewellen Memorial Fund and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.
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Sunday, September 11, 2022

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Monday, September 12, 2022

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Lindley Funeral Home - Chillicothe

910 Washington Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601

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Monday, September 12, 2022

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910 Washington Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601

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