Of Scheller Died
At Age 79
Mason Newell, 79, Scheller, died 6 a.m. Oct. 1, 1990, at his home.
Mr. Newell was a farmer until retirement.
He was born Dec. 5, 1910, in Jefferson County, a son of Walter Raleigh and
Idella (Mason) Newell. Aug. 25, 1934, in Dix, he married Kathryn Jeffries,
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fry and Frick Funeral Home in Waltonville
with the Rev. Tom Brewer officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Prairie Cemetery.
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Newell is survived by one son Philip Newell of
Rochester; three brothers, Herbert Newell of Waltonville and Albert and
Walter Raleigh Newell, Jr., both of Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Moore of
Denver and Mrs. Tommy (Rose Mary) Atkins of Mt. Vernon; eight grandchildren; and
Mr. Newell was a member of the Waltonville United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Lee and Allen Newell, and one
brother, Marion Newell.
Memorials may be made to Waltonville United Methodist Church or Know Prairie Cemetery
and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Oct. 1, 1990
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans