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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
Welborn Memorial Baptist Hospital in Evansville for treatment of a complication of diseases.

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
6 p.m. today.

The funeral service will be at
2 p.m. Wednesday in Short-Niehaus chapel with burial following in Bellefontaine cemetery.  Rev. Edward M. Couch, pastor of Bethesda General Baptist Church 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, Evansville.

Mr. Darnell was a member of
General Baptist Church.

He was a native of Point township, a son of Andrew James Darnell and Betty Onyett Darnell.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers