Doris W. Sowell, age 83 entered into eternal rest on March 6, 2020 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN.

Survivors include children, James (Amanda) Sowell, Sheila (Clarence) Barnes and Samuel Sowell; eight grandchildren, William and Tracey White, Tamara, Jamie, Jalan, Jamari, Jeremiah Sowell, and Anthony Barnes; nine great-grandchildren, Yasmin (Jalan) Byers, Chyna, Indya, Egypt Sowell, Liam White, Cameron Sowell, Adiyah and Lucy Barnes; a devoted great-grandson, Nicholas White; two great-great-grandchildren, Ruby and Zarah Byars; two brothers, James Williamson, Michael (Nina) Williamson; four sisters, Mary Linda Hanes, Ada (Carl) Taylor, Betty and Deborah Williamson; four brothers-in-law, Murray (Doris), William Sowell, Zelander Hockett and Andrew Clemmons Sr.; two sisters-in-law, Lila Mae Carter, and Judy Sowell; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Her remains will lie in state Friday, March 13, 2020 from 2-6 p.m. at JC Hellum Funeral Chapel. Family visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon, with funeral service to follow, at Williamson Chapel CME Church, 1576 Needmore Road, Old Hickory, TN. Rev. Woodrow Harris will be the eulogist and Rev. Dr. Lynn Hargrove the officiant. Interment will be at Hermitage Memorial Gardens in Hermitage, TN.

JC Hellum Funeral Home, 615-444-4558.

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