Newspaper Unknown - March 24, 1933

John Amos Powell died at the Springfield hospital on Saturday morning, March 18, 1933, at the age of 77 years. Mr. Powell had been a patient at the hospital for some time, cancer being the cause of his death.

He was born in Fleming county, Kentucky. After his family were almost raised he moved to Menard and for a number of years resided in this city, serving as city marshall for some time.

He is survived by three sons, Joe of Cantrall; Everett of Sherman, and Amos of Athens.

Funeral services were held at the Vancil undertaking parlors in Springfield at 10:30 Tuesday morning. Lewis P. Fisher officiating.

Interment was made in the Hall cemetery, Athens.

Transcribed by:Bertha Emmett


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