Lenox Time Table
Lenox Taylor County, Iowa
Thursday, October 5, 1944
OBITUARY ~ JAMES OLIVER SHAWLER
James Oliver Shawler, son of Chillian and Harriett Shawler, was born June 3,
1879, on a farm near Clearfield, Taylor County, Iowa and passed away Sunday,
Sept. 24, 1944, at the age of 65 years.
He received his education and grew to manhood in the vicinity of his birth. On
Sept. 18, 1901 he was united in marriage to Sallie Chaney of Lenox and moved
to a farm in Ringgold County, where he resided for 5 years. After living in
Council Bluffs for 21 years they returned to Lenox where they lived until his
He attended the Christian church and was always concerned with the spiritual
welfare of his family. He maintained his interest in the affairs of the
To Mr. and Mrs. Shawler were born 6 children, Mildred, dying at age 5. He
leaves to mourn his death besides his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Call of
Omaha, Neb., 4 sons, Orville of Lenox, Bryan of Salt Lake City, Utah, James of
Lenox, Robert of the U. S. Navy, 9 grandchildren, two brothers, Milton W.
Shawler and Lowell Shawler of Clearfield, and one sister, Mrs. Minnie Wood of
Benton, Iowa, nieces, nephews and other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral rites were conducted by Rev. E. F. Hagee at the local Church of
Christ, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Burial in Lenox cemetery.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, May of 2011
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