|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1875|
|Death: ||Dec. 18, 1961|
Obituary taken from The Edna Sun, Edna, Kansas, dated: Sunday, Dec. 21, 1961 -
CHARLES DOWELL DIES AT PARSONS
Charles Reuben Dowell, 86, Route 3, Parsons, who had been a blacksmith at Bartlett more than 40 years, died Monday, December 18 1961 in the Labette County Medical Center. He entered the hospital Sunday morning December 17th.
His birthplace was Holmes, Iowa. Dowell came to Kansas, as a youth with his parents. He was married to Nellie Lerch. After her death, he was married in 1933 to Mrs. Stella endure at Vinita, Okla. She survives. Dowell was a member of the Bartlett Methodist Church.
Other survivors include two stepsons, Albert Lerch, who lives in Nevada, and W. N. Bendure, Route 3, Parsons: three step-daughters, Mrs. Orval Martin, rural Edna, Mrs. Roy Roach, Valdosta, Ga. and Mrs. Harry mcWhirt, Selma, Ala; a sister, Mrs. Nancy Stroud, Independence, 16 step grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Goodwin Funeral Home.
Additional information about Charles Reuben Dowell -
Charles was born at Homer, Iowa. He was the youngest of the 11 children.
His first wife was Nellie Goldie Lerch. Her first husband was W. F. Lerch. He married second Estella Marie (Long) Bendure. Both wives are buried in Lake Creek Cemeetery.
Reuben Hickman Dowell (1826 - 1897)
Emily Jane Harris Dowell (1834 - 1926)
Nellie J Dowell (____ - 1932)
Estella Marie Long Dowell (1881 - 1967)*
Celista Ann Dowell Trevethen (1851 - 1904)*
Sarah Angeline Dowell Cooper (1852 - 1907)*
Henry Elisha Dowell (1856 - 1930)*
Charles Reuben Dowell (1875 - 1961)
Lake Creek Union Cemetery
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Feb 16, 2012
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