Obituary for Kimberly J. Tidwell
Kimberly Tidwell, 55, Springfield, Missouri, departed this life January 26, 2018 at Webco Manor in Marshfield, Missouri.
She was born May 18, 1962 in Springfield, Missouri to Paul and Joena (Rolufs) Choate. She was a beautiful lady who loved and cherished her family. She was an amazing “Granny” Mom and friend. Anyone who was privileged to spend time with her was full of smiles and laughter. She loved country music, especially music by Trace Adkins.
Kimberly had received a business certification from Bryan College.
She loved the St. Louis Cardinals, Denver Broncos and the Georgia Bulldogs.
She vacationed in the Smoky Mountains, and there, it was especially noted to be her most favorite of all.
She was preceded in death by her father Paul Choate and her husband Johnny Tidwell.
Survivors include her mother Joena Choate of Springfield, Missouri, one son Eric (Renee) Dawson of Strafford, Missouri, one sister Delanae (Bjorn) Lindstrom of Branson West, Missouri and her beloved grandchildren Blaine and Kaydence Dawson and Andrea Gross and Ricky Cones, one niece and one nephew also survive.
Her favorite inspirational message to all of us will be “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. “This too shall pass."
She always had a smile on her face and will be truly missed by all of her family and friends, as she loved and cared for everyone she had ever met.
Services will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Greenlawn Funeral Home East, 3540 E. Seminole, Springfield, Missouri.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society- Relay For Life-Fight Colorectal Cancer.