The Shemwell Family

Donald Turley ShemwellAge: 87 years19242012

Donald Turley Shemwell
Given names
Donald Turley
Birth November 21, 1924 22 24
Military service
*Army Air Force*

Death of a paternal grandmotherPenelope Thompson “Nellie” Bingham
November 3, 1925 (Age 11 months)
Birth of a sisterRuth Adele Shemwell
September 13, 1926 (Age 21 months)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 4 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 13, 1930 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterPhyllis Ann Shemwell
January 31, 1935 (Age 10 years)
Census May 16, 1940 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 17 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a maternal grandfatherHarry Pearson Turley
September 11, 1948 (Age 23 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Standard Shemwell
March 29, 1953 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 25 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Death of a sisterTheodocia Lee Shemwell
July 26, 1961 (Age 36 years)
Cause: Acute Uremia
Burial of a sisterTheodocia Lee Shemwell
July 27, 1961 (Age 36 years)
Cemetery: Old Lamine Cemetery
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 21 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death of a motherRoxie Lee “Bobbie” Turley
August 16, 1988 (Age 63 years)
Death of a fatherHerbert Alexander Shemwell
September 14, 1995 (Age 70 years)
Cause: Died of smoke inilation House fire
Death of a sisterPhyllis Ann Shemwell
July 20, 2000 (Age 75 years)
Burial of a sisterPhyllis Ann Shemwell
July 23, 2000 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery: Peninsula Cemetery
Death January 18, 2012 (Age 87 years)
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Cemetery: Old Lamine Cemetery
Last change September 17, 201915:32:48

by: Donna Osiek
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Marriage: July 12, 1920Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
9 months
elder brother
Herbert Turley Shemwell
Birth: April 12, 1921 18 20Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: April 12, 1921Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
11 months
elder sister
Theodocia Lee Shemwell
Birth: February 27, 1922 19 21South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: July 26, 1961St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
3 years
Donald Turley Shemwell
Birth: November 21, 1924 22 24Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 2012Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States
22 months
younger sister
Ruth Adele Shemwell
Birth: September 13, 1926 24 25Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: August 1, 2017Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
8 years
younger sister
Phyllis Ann Shemwell
Birth: January 31, 1935 32 34Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: July 20, 2000Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States
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Donald Turley Shemwell
Birth: November 21, 1924 22 24Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 2012Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States

Donald Turley Shemwell has 6 first cousins recorded

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Alexander Shemwell - Household

Cooney Street Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri

Shemwell, Herbert AheadMW27M18MOMOMOCarpenterHouse
Shemwell, Roxie LwifeFW29M19MOMOMO
Shemwell, Theodocia LdaughterFW8SCAMOMO
Shemwell, Donald TsonMW5SMOMOMO
Shemwell, Ruth AdaughterFW3-7mSMOMOMO

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Herbert Alexander Shemwell - Household

Trigg Ave Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri

Shemwell, Herbert AheadMW37MMORCooperMOCarpenterHouse Construction
Shemwell, Roxie LwifeFW39MMORCooperMO
Shemwell, Theodocia LdaughterFW18SCARCooperMO
Shemwell, Donald TsonMW15SMORCooperMO
Shemwell, Ruth AdaughterFW13SMORCooperMO
Shemwell, PhyllisdaughterFW5SMORCooperMO

Donald T. Shemwell Thursday, January 19, 2012 Marshall Democrat-News Donald T. Shemwell, 87, of Independence, formerly of Saline County, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at Lamine Cemetery in Cooper County. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at Born Nov. 21,1924, in Arrow Rock, he was the son of the late Herbert A. Shemwell and Roxie Lee Turley Shemwell. On June 6, 1950, he married Bertha Lee Shaw who survives of the home. He was a graduate of Blackwater High School and a U.S. Army/Air Force veteran. He had lived in Independence since 1955, was a carpenter his entire life and was a member of the Carpenters Union. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Donna Osiek of Independence; one son, Herb Shemwell of Overland Park, Kan.; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one sister, Ruth Newman of Preston; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Theodocia Lee Shemwell and Phyllis Stone; and one brother in infancy, Herbert Shemwell.