John Felton Towery, 85, of Bridge City, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, at his home. Cremation will be held under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory.

Born in Monroe, LA, on Sept. 8, 1927, John was the son of Occie Towery and Lois Childress Towery. He was an administrator for M.W. Kellogg for 30 years, and 25 of those years were spent overseas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and survived by his wife of 56 years, Droza Towery of Bridge City; daughter, Linda Dale and husband, Terry Osborne of Alexandria, LA; son, Jimmy Wayne Towery and wife, Debra of Canada; daughter, Carol Gail Errington and husband, Michael Wheeler of Port Arthur; son, Arville Wayne Butaud and wife, Connie Ann Bonnett Butaud of Montgomery, TX; brothers; sisters; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society; P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718; 1-800-227-2345.