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 Margaret <I>Tyler</I> Powell

Margaret Tyler Powell

Birth
Death 17 Aug 1965 (aged 87)
Burial Illinois City, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 27763339 · View Source
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ILLINOIS CITY -- Mrs. Margaret T. Powell, 87, of Illinois City, died at 11 last night in Hershey Convalescent Hospital, Muscatine, where she had been a patient the past year.
Funeral services will be held at 2 Friday afternoon in the Illinois City Methodist Church. The Rev. Norman E. Trolia, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Illinois City Cemetery.
Friends may call at the George Wittich Funeral Home, Muscatine, until Friday morning when the body will be taken to the church.
Mrs. Powell was born in Illinois City January 17, 1878, a daughter of William C. and Mary Ann Bruner Tyler. She graduated from Illinois City Schools, attended college in Rock Island and the Hedding College, Abingdon.
She later taught in rural schools in lower Rock Island County until her marriage to Sherman M. Powell Feb. 28, 1901. He died in 1947.
She was a member of the Illinois City Methodist Church past president of the Martha Circle, a member of the Illinois City Garden Club and was a charter member of the Buffalo Prairie Unit of the Homemakers Extension Service.
Surviving are four sons, Vaughn; Allan and Sherman, all of Illinois City, and Roscoe, Taylor Ridge; four daughters, Mrs. J. Lewis Fowler, Rock Island, Mrs. Arthur Feldman, Illinois City, Mrs. Walter Fuhr, Taylor Ridge, and Miss Odette Powell, Long Beach, Calif.; 22 grandchildren and 61 great-grandchildren; a sister, Miss Ethyl Tyler, Illinois City, and a brother, Guy S., Joy.
Obit
Rock Island Argus
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MRS. MARGARET POWELL
ILLINOIS CITY -- Funeral services for Margaret T. Powell, 87, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Illinois City Methodist church.
Rev. Norman E. Trolia officiated. Mrs. Larry Meier was the organist, and Mrs. Russell Morehead the vocalist.
Flower attendants were Mrs. Kathryn Reed, Mrs. Leonard Morehead, and Mrs. Elmer Danner.
Pallbearers were Frank DeKeyrel, Paul Krueger, Albert Keller, Clarence Shave, Earl Price and Merle Wylie.
The George M. Wittich funeral home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Powell, longtime Illinois City resident, died Aug. 17 at the Hershey convalescent home.



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  • Created by: Ernie Fuhr
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27763339
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Tyler Powell (17 Jan 1878–17 Aug 1965), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27763339, citing Illinois City Cemetery, Illinois City, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ernie Fuhr (contributor 46490489) .