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Sheldon Powell
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1899
Higginsville
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1986
Higginsville
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA

Sheldon Powell, 87, of Higginsville, Lafayette County, Missouri, died Friday, 14 November 1986, at a hospital in Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri. He was born in Higginsville on 3 October 1899, a son of Edward B. Powell and Elizabeth S. "Lissie" Emmerson Powell. He was a farmer and a lifelong Higginsville resident.

Mr. Powell married Helen Laverne Foulds on 5 March 1925 in Lafayette County, Missouri. Helen died 13 December 1952. He later married Bertha Heretta Tempel on 16 November 1959, a marriage that lasted until his death.

Mr. Powell was a member of the Central Christian Church of Higginsville, serving on its board for many years. He was a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Board for 25 years and had been on the school board for 15 years. He was a member of the Archer Lodge of Higginsville.

Funeral services were at 11 am Monday, 17 November 1986 at Wiegers Chapel, Higginsville, with burial in the Higginsville City Cemetery.

Survivors:
Wife—Bertha Heretta Tempel Powell
Son--Tom F. Powell
Daughter—Betty Powell Windmeyer
Daughter-- Mary Lou Powell Begemann
Thirteen grandchildren
Twenty-one great-grandchildren

Obituary: Kansas City Star, 16 November 1986
 
 
Burial:
Higginsville City Cemetery
Higginsville
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Dave Neighbors
Record added: Sep 23, 2008
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