|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1899|
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 1986|
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.
Wife—Bertha Heretta Tempel Powell
Son--Tom F. Powell
Daughter—Betty Powell Windmeyer
Daughter-- Mary Lou Powell Begemann
Obituary: Kansas City Star, 16 November 1986
Higginsville City Cemetery
Created by: Dave Neighbors
Record added: Sep 23, 2008
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