June 12, 1929 – October 5, 2013
Thomas L. Mewhirter passed away October 5, 2013 at Edgewater in West Des Moines, IA. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 1 at Edgewater at 11 am and Family Attended interment will be at Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel, Iowa.
Thomas was born June 12, 1929 in Griswold, Iowa to Lee and Effie Mewhirter.
Tom is survived by wife Betty after 63 years of marriage; Children: Daughter, Debra Straw (Steve) of Johnston, IA, Son, Greg Mewhirter (Jennie) of Tampa, FL, ; Grandchildren: Adam Straw (Angela) of Hillsboro, OR, Sarah Paul (Brad) of Des Moines, Erica Stohler (Allen) of Arlington, VA, Kelsey Copolla (Dan) of Tampa, FL ; Great Grandchildren: Abigail Straw, Andrew Straw, and Chloe Paul.
Brothers: Joe B. Mewhirter (Barbara) of Atlantic, Iowa, Jack A. Mewhirter of Madeira Beach, FL, Jim R. Mewhirter (Martha) of Vancouver, WA.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Edgewater’s Good Samaritan Fund (9225 Cascade Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266).Online condolences are welcome at www.IlesCares.comInformation provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel 6337 Hickman Road Des Moines, IA 50322 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com