Dessie “Inez” Tidwell


July 24, 1937 - May 16, 2019

Mrs. Dessie “Inez” Tidwell, 81, of Carbon Hill in the Kansas community, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Tidwell was born July 24, 1937 to Wilburn McWhirter and Ada Heathcock. 

She is survived by her son, Mike Tidwell (Juanita); grandchildren, Mikey Tidwell, Christy Tidwell, Jennifer Concord, Sandra Tidwell, Kristal Dodd, Joseph Tidwell, Ada Tidwell, James Tidwell; twelve great grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Benton; two brothers, Hubert and Travis McWhirter and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Inez was preceded in death by her parents, Wilburn and Ada McWhirter; husband, E. J. Tidwell; two sons, John Allen Tidwell and Paul Tidwell, and a grandson, Adam Tidwell.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in the Tidwell Chapel cemetery. Darrell Stovall will be the officiating minister. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home.

Bowen Funeral Home, Winfield; 205-487-4327