OBITUARY - MRS. CHARLES W. POWELSON
1854 - 1925
Julia Ann BUELL was born July 10, 1854, in Johnstown, Ohio. She was the daughter of Harriet Minerva THRALL and Abraham
Woodruff BUELL. She lost her mother when nine years of age. When twelve years of age she removed with her father and two
younger brothers to Marion county, Ohio. She united with the M. E. church at the age of fourteen.
January 2, 1869, she was united in marriage with Charles Wesley POWELSON. In 1880 they removed to Ringgold county, Iowa,
where he was connected with the American Bible society until 1887, when he was licensed to preach in the Iowa conference,
in which he remained until his death in 1906.
Mrs. POWELSON removed with her four younger daughters to Des Moines in 1911, where she united with Grace M. E. church,
of which she was a member at the time of her death.
She was the mother of fourteen children, ten of whom, eight daughters and two sons, with twenty-one grandchildren and
six great grandchildren survive her.
Her death took place July 14, 1925, at Sioux City, Iowa, while on a visit at the home of her daughter.
Funeral services were held July 17 in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. C. WARHURST, conducted
by Dr. Thomas OSBORN, assisted by Dr. T. J. MYERS. Burial was made in Forest Home cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, beside her
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2010
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