JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Joseph Otis Prowell

Joseph Otis PROWELL, 73, of Ewing, a retired farmer and a lifetime 
resident of Franklin County, died at 5:30 p..m. Friday at Doctor's 
Hospital in Carbondale.

Surviving are his wife, the former Minnie TYLER, and three sons by 
a previous marriage, Percy of St. Joseph, IL; Shelly of Tuscola; and 
Trellie of Ewing; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren, and one 
brother, Robert A. PROWELL of Benton.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Williams Chapel Church 
where he was a member.  Rev. Sam McCOY officiated.  Burial was at the Ridge Cemetery 
under the direction of the Ina Funeral Home.


Source: The Ina Observer
Date: Thursday, February 7, 1957
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
 

 

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