John M. Nowell III died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at age 62

Friday, June 7, 2013 | 6:18 p.m. CDT; updated 6:13 p.m. CDT, Saturday, June 22, 2013

This story has been updated to include the time and place of the memorial service shared by Mr. Nowell's family. An earlier version of this Missourian obituary listed the memorial service as being held at a later date. 

COLUMBIA — John M. Nowell III died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at his home in Columbia. He was 62.

Mr. Nowell was born April 11, 1951, in Columbia to John Nowell Jr. and Ruth Johnson Nowell.

Mr. Nowell is survived by his three sisters, Faye Nowell, Mary Nowell Namerow and Katherine Tindall; and his brother, Jon Lammers.

Private burial services were held June 11 at Columbia Cemetery, 30 E. Broadway. There will be a memorial service from 2 to 4 p.m. June 29 at the Boone Country Historical Society, 3801 Ponderosa St. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Columbia No-Kill, P.O. Box 492, Columbia, MO 65205; Columbia Cemetery, 30 E. Broadway, Columbia MO 65203 and Boone County Historical Society, 3801 Ponderosa St., Columbia MO 65201. 

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