Feb 18, 1957
James Andrew (Andy) Darnell, 70, a life-long South Posey county resident and a
skilled boilermaker who was for 38 years an employee of the former Keck-Gonerman co., died at 11:45 Sunday (17 Feb 1957) at the L.& R. Nursing Home in New Harmony.
His residence was at 121 South Barter street in Mt.Vernon.
Prior to his entrance of the nursing home three weeks ago, he was a patient in WelbornMemorialBaptistHospital in Evansville for treatment of a complication of
Mr. Darnell never full recovered from injuries suffered in 1952 when his auto
was struck by a Louisville & Nashville Railroad train at a crossing
northwest of Mt.Vernon. His wife, Effie who also was
injured in the mishap, remains a semi invalid.
The body is at Short-Niehaus Funeral Home where
friends may call after today.
The funeral service will be at Wednesday in Short-Niehaus
chapel with burial following in Bellefontaine cemetery. Rev. Edward M.
Couch, pastor of Bethesda GeneralBaptistChurch at Savah, will
conduct the services.
Survivors include the wife whose marriage to the late deceased took place 50
years ago the coming Oct 19; a son, Andrew Marvin Darnell, Mt. Vernon; two
daughters, Mrs. Ben Kester, R. R. 2, Poseyville, and Mrs. Alfred Ashworth, Chicago; a
granddaughter, Betty Terry, Evansville, and a brother, Oscar Darnell,
Mr. Darnell was a member of GeneralBaptistChurch.
He was a native of Point township, a son of Andrew
James Darnell and Betty Onyett Darnell.