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Virgil L Colwell
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1914
Princeville
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 2002
Henry
Marshall County
Illinois, USA

CHILLICOTHE - Virgil L. Colwell, 87, of 724 W. Wilmot St. died at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at Heartland Health Care Center in Henry.

Born Dec. 9, 1914, in Princeville to Ernest and Etta Strong Colwell, he married Jessie Allington on Nov. 3, 1950, in Chillicothe. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Gayle Colwell of Princeton; one sister, Irma Renini of Magnolia; seven grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was a union carpenter before retiring.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Chillicothe.

He also was a member of George Washington Masonic Lodge 222 and the Mohammed Temple, Shrine, in Peoria.

He was a former member of Pearce Community Center.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home, where visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Keith Ferguson will officiate. Burial will be in Chillicothe City Cemetery.

Peoria Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Thursday, December 5, 2002 
 
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 Parents:
  Ernest LeRoy Colwell (1871 - 1944)
  Etta Strong Colwell (1882 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Jessie Allington Colwell (1924 - 2003)
 
 Siblings:
  Harold D Colwell (1906 - 1963)*
  Pauline M. Colwell Beck (1909 - 1968)*
  Bethel D. Colwell (1912 - 2002)*
  Virgil L Colwell (1914 - 2002)
  Irma E. Colwell Renini (1924 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chillicothe City Cemetery
Chillicothe
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Tracy Kyle
Record added: Sep 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42561382
Virgil L Colwell
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Virgil L Colwell
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Virgil L Colwell
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