John Jefferson Wright Tidwell, 92, member of Westside Assembly, died July 4, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Tidwell was retired from Jones Manufacturing. He leaves his wife, Ann Henson Tidwell; daughters Bertha (Nick Kanable) of Dyersburg, Linda (Joe) Goff and Mary Sue (Billy) Goff, both of Tunica, MS, and Martha J. Jones of Covington; a son Johnny Ray Tidwell of Chicago; twenty grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Tidwell was preceded in death by his daughters Peggy L. Priest and Joyce Ann Sanders; two brothers; and two sisters.
Visitation will begin 12PM Friday, July 6, with funeral services at 2PM, all at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Covington Memorial Gardens.