KELL STOVALL, EDITH - Lawrence County, Arkansas | EDITH KELL STOVALL - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Edith KELL STOVALL

Hope Cemetery
Lawrence County,
Arkansas

Austin 30 Apr 1912 - 25 May 2009 (obituary)
Edith 15 Feb 1916 - 28 Feb 2007 thetd.com 07 Mar 2007

Married: 22 Dec 1942

Austin's parents were Andrew Jackson Stovall and Nancy Adelaide Williams; Edith's parents were Johnson Hatcher Kell and Martha Jane McLaughlin Kell.


Edith Kell Stovall, 91, of Imboden, died Feb. 28, 2007, at her home.

She was a lifelong resident of Imboden and, with her husband, Austin Stovall, published the Imboden Journal, later the Ozark Journal, for 43 years.

She was a 1936 graduate of Sloan-Hendrix Schools and attended Arkansas State University. She was a member of Imboden United Methodist Church, where she had served as treasurer, Sunday school teacher and on various boards and committees.

She was a member of United Methodist Women, the Altrurian Club, Delta Kappa Gamma, Lawrence County Historical Society and Sloan-Hendrix Alumni Association.

Survivors include her husband, Austin Stovall; a son, Andy Stovall and his wife Ann, Seattle; two daughters, Martha Jane Johnson, Imboden, and Janelle Stovall, Memphis; four grandchildren, Kell Andrew Stovall, Coy Stovall, Matthew Johnson, and Emily Johnson Hernandez; eight great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by two brothers, Wilson Kell and his wife Betty Sue, Marianna, and Johnson Kell and his wife Dorothy, Denver; two sisters-in-law, Jerry Kell, Memphis, and Retha Kell, Imboden; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral was Saturday at 2 p.m. at Imboden United Methodist Church with Revs. Matthew Johnson and Ron Kitchens officiating. Burial was in Hope Cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas.

Memorials may be made to Imboden United Methodist Church or the Stovall Community Service Scholarship, c/o Sloan-Hendrix School.

Obituary courtesy of The Times Dispatch March 07, 2007 and McNabb Funeral Home.

Contributed on 5/9/09 by denise.bratcher63
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Record #: 191078

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Submitted: 5/9/09 • Approved: 12/2/15 • Last Updated: 12/5/15 • R191078-G191077-S3

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