Obituary for Harvey E. Powell (1887-1969)
No. 116 - Uncited clippings from the "Neva Murphy Hubbard Collection" of Beth Rengers Talken, 1998.
Harvey E. POWELL Dies Suddenly.
Harvey Eli POWELL, of 440 E. Wood St., Troy, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday evening, May 24, 1969. He was born at Foristell, Mo., on Sept. 3rd, 1887, the son of Eli JACKSON and Louella HUGHES POWELL. He was 81 years, eight months and 21 days of age.
He was united in marriage to Miss Mary MURPHY Oct. 12, 1912, and to this union two children were born, James and Bessie.
Mr. and Mrs. POWELL moved to Troy about 36 years ago, where he owned and operated a machine shop. He had also assisted the boys in the Vocational Agriculture Program, for many years giving freely of his time and unusual ability.
He was a member of the St. Stephen Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary, son, James POWELL, of Elsberry, Mo., daughter, Mrs. Bessie ROSELL, and husband Dr. Louis ROSELL, and two grandsons, James and Robert ROSELL, of Normandy, Mo.
Funeral services were held from the MCCOY Funeral Home to the St. Stephen Methodist Church on Monday, May 26, at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Ted MATKIN officiating. Interment in the Elsberry City Cemetery.
Note regarding clippings from the "Neva Murphy Hubbard Collection": Neva Murphy Hubbard (1886-1971) lived all of her life in Lincoln County, MO. She collected a large file of clippings of Lincoln County residents. The majority of the clippings were without citation. Beth Rengers Talken, beneficiary of the collection, has transcribed them for inclusion in our Lincoln County Heritage Records.
Submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Beth Rengers Talken, 18 September 1998.
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