JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Rosella Etheridge Howell Is Dead; Rites Wednesday


Rosella Etheridge Howell of Route 4, died at Hickory Grove Manor Nursing Home 
yesterday at 3:05 p.m. She was 88 years old.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Pulley Funeral Home 
with the Rev. Mervin E. Chadbourne officiating.

The body will lie in state at Pulley Funeral Home tomorrow where friends may 
call after 2 p.m.

Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Howell was born in Jefferson county August 29, 1880 the daughter of Smith 
and Rose (Staley) Scott. She would have been 82 years old August 29.

She was married to Hosie Etheridge in 1896, who died in 1938. She was later married 
to Harvey King, and after his death she married Joseph Howell, who is also deceased.

Mrs. Howell was a member of the Epworth United Methodist church.

Surviving are two sons, Floyd Etheridge of Mt. Vernon, and Everett Etheridge of 
Galesburg: ten grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Dewey and Glenn Etheridge, two sisters and one brother.

 

Source: Mt Vernon Register News
Date: Aug 18, 1969
Submitted by: Lucille Nichols
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