Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville for Ladonne “Ed” Edgar Newell.
Mr. Newell, 92, died December 3 at Jerseyville Manor.
He was born March 26, 1925 in East Alton, the son of the late Edgar and Florence (Schulte) Newell. He married the former Letha Law in 1949.
He was a retired supervisor at Shell Oil after 35 years of service. He was a World War II U.S. Air Force pilot veteran. He was a member of Jerseyville American Legion #492 and Bethel Methodist Church in Dow.
Surviving is his wife; three children, including Bradley (Diane) Newell of Jerseyville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and three siblings.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Methodist Cemetery in Bethalto with military graveside rites given by Jerseyville American Legion Post #492.
Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice.