Contributed by Bob Johnson
DANA BELLE McDONALD
TAMPICO - Mrs. Murle (Dana belle) McDONALD, 62, of Tampico, died early Tuesday, May 22, at the Community General Hospital, Sterling.
She was born Jan. 22, 1917 in Athertonville, Ky., the daughter of Charles and Delma Clark POWELL. She married Lester E. JOHNSON on Jan. 26, 1935. He died on Sept. 11, 1963.
She married Murle McDONALD on Oct. 18, 1973, and had resided in the Tampico area for some time.
She was a member of the Yorktown Chuirch of Christ.
Surviving are the husband; two daughters, Mrs. Howard (Patricia) BATTEN and Mrs. V. Wayne (Janice) COOPER, of Tampico, two sons, Robert E. of rock Falls, and Sammy K. JOHNSON, of Tampico; two stepsons, Kenneth McDONALD, of Lyndon, and Verle McDONALD, of Hennepin; 15 grandchildren; three brothers, Horace POWELL, of Louisville, Ky., J. Howard POWELL and Edward POWELL, both of Prophetstown; a sister, Mrs. Harry (Jenny) MARTIN, of Yorktown, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, a brother and a grandson.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, in the Tampico Church of Christ, with Rev. Clarke DeVORE and Rev. Darrell BUTTERWOTH, of Yorktown, officiating.
Interment will be in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation is 2 to 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. at Allen - Schmitt - Garland Funeral Home, Tampico.
A memorial has been established.
Mrs. Dana Belle McDonald
Submitted by Bob Johnson
In Memory of : Mrs. Dana Belle McDonald
Born: January 22, 1917
Date of death: May 22, 1979
Services From: Tampico Church of Christ, Thursday, May 24, 1979 - 1:30 p.m.
Clergymen Officiating: Reverend Darrell Butterworth, Reverend Clarke Devore
Resting Place: Tampico Memorial Cemetery
Veral Vandermoon Pianist: Betsy Hoover
Soloist: Linda Gudgell
Funeral Conducted by: Allen-Schmitt-Garland Funeral Chapel