Services for Kenneth Wayne Modawell, 87 will be 11 AM Thursday in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors. Burial will follow in the City of Lubbock Cemetery under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. A visitation will be held 6:00 pm, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Broadway Funeral Directors.
Kenneth passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at BSA Hospice of the South West. He was born September 3, 1929 in Santa Anna, Texas to Edward and Lillian Modawell. He served in the U.S. Air Force and later met Marie Voyles at Frito Lay where he worked for 38 years in Amarillo and Lubbock. He & Marie married on July 10, 1954 in Amarillo.
He was preceded in death by Dewey “D.Mac” Brafford, Marie Modawell and two sons; Roger Dale in 1959 and Timothy Glenn in 1990.
Survivors include his loving wife Jean Modawell of Claude, a son David of Lubbock; two daughters; Doris Brown and Janis Flinn both of New Braunfels; two sisters, Nelda Halford, and Delores Perkins of Amarillo; one brother, Bobby of Rineyville, Kentucky; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Pallbearers: Glyn Perkins, Micah Perkins, James Voyles, Terry Voyles, Bobby Modawell and Gary Flinn.
The family suggest memorials to the American Cancer Society.