Cardell “Broadway” Withers Sr., 65, of Jackson, MO passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO.

He was born December 15, 1950, in Monticello, AR, son of Samuel and Callie Franklin Withers.  He and Lois Wade were married August 1, 1993. She survives.

Cardell worked at General Motors in Kansas City, MO and Blue Ridge Mazda in Kansas City, MO.  He owned and operated Withers Lawn Service in Jackson, MO. He was a member of Mt. Pelium AME Church in Longview, AR.  He enjoyed listening to music, cooking, and watching Westerns and Boxing.

Loving survivors include his wife, Lois of Jackson, MO;  7 children, Kim Withers of Kansas City, MO, Cardell Withers Jr. of Branson, MO, Donnie Withers of Kansas City, MO, Terrell Withers of Kansas City, MO, Marnell Wade of Mesquite, TX, Malicia Dillon of St. Louis, MO, and Hollis Dillon Jr. of Tucson, AZ; 4 brothers, Johnny Withers of Crossett, AR, Cleophus (Laura) Withers of Cape Girardeau, MO, Martin Withers of Branson, MO and Marcus Withers of Little Rock, AR; 3 sisters, Bobbie Bankston of Crossett, AR, Pamela (Samuel) Jamison and Kandice Withers of Monticello, AR; an aunt, Clantieen Miller of Ft. Hill, AR; 20 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Don S., D.S., and Freddie Withers.

Visitation will be 11 am to 1 pm, Thursday, August 25, 2016 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, MO. The funeral service will be 1 pm Thursday with Rev. Howard McGee officiating.  Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the American Lung Association.

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  1. WilmaCotner Cheatham

    Lois, sorry to hear of your loss of your husband. I have you and the family in my thoughts and prayers. God be with all of you.
    Willie Cotner Cheatham

  2. Shaura Ivy

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family during your time of mourning. May God’s peace comfort you as only he can. God bless you!

  3. Sandra Fann

    So Sorry for your loss, Lois.

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