Elry Nowell
Elry Nowell
Graveside services for Elry Lamar Nowell were held Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.

Burial followed at Memorial Gardens in Hot Springs.

Elry Lamar Nowell, 89, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Tuesday, Dec. 18.

He was born Aug. 22, 1923, in Philadelphia, Miss. to William and Lavada (Agent) Nowell.

He served honorably in the United States Army during World War II, participating in the invasion of Normandy, the Ardennes campaign, and in the liberation of Europe. He owned and operated a successful upholstery business.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and his first wife, Estelle.

Survivors include wife, Lucille Nowell, of Hot Springs, Ark.; son, James Nowell, of Greenville; and step-sons, Clifton Dean, of Hot Springs, Ark. and David Dean, of Little Rock, Ark.; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

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