JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Earl Newell, 78 
Dies; Funeral 
At Waltonville


Earl Newell, 78, died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at his home, 309 south 
11th street, following an apparent heart attack. A retired farmer, 
he was a former resident of Waltonville. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Fry 
Funeral Home in Waltonville with the Rev. Tracy Dees officiating. 
Burial will be in Knob Prairie cemetery. The body will lie in state 
at the Fry Funeral Home where friends may call after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. 

Mr. Newell was born March 25, 1898, in Jefferson county, the son of 
George and Sarah (Gilbert) Newell. He was married to Roxie Mae Neal, who 
preceded him in death in March 1946. He is survived by a son, Neal Newell, 
of Seal Beach, Calif,; a half-brother, Oscar Newell; a half-sister, 
Mrs. Roy Freeman, both of Waltonville; and two grandchildren; Mrs. Ernie Simms 
of Mt. Vernon, and Sgt. Larry Newell, now serving with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. 
Mr. Newell was a veteran of World War One. 


Date: 
Source:  The Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
  



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