Neosho Times
15 June 1922


Andrew M. Merrell of Tipton Ford, an old and respected citizen of that locality for over 50 years, died Wednesday morning, June 14th, after an illness of over six weeks with heart trouble. Mr. Merrell was born in northeast Missouri and moved to Newton county in 1867 and resided in Marion township ever since. He leaves a wife, one son, George Merrell of Joplin, and five daughters: Linnie Gaw of Baxter Springs, Kan.; Ida Elliott of Joplin; Ada Kenney of Neosho; Katie McConnell of Joplin, and Jewell Cooper of Tipton Ford. Burial will be in Spring Valley cemetery but the time has not been fixed.

submitted by Sharon Hamilton

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