About Adeline Pearl Winchell
Adeline Pearl 'Addie' Harris Winchell
Funeral services for Mrs. Addie Pearl Winchell, 84, were held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Draper United Methodist Church with the Rev. John Jacoway officiating. Burial was in the Draper Cemetary. She is buried next to her husband. Mrs. Doris Fredericksen was organist. June Dowling, Elsa Sharp, Mary Dowling and Karen Dowling sang as a quartet. Active casket bearers were Keith Hayes, Marlin Spears, Chuck Zuccaro, Fred Mathews, Gene Dowling and Henry Freier. Honorary bearers were Earl Hullinger, George Henle, Ed Ferris and Ted Nies Sr. Leonard Lebeda was the usher and Mrs. Gene Dowling was in charge of register and memorials.
Addie was born on Dec. 1, 1892 at Canton, S.D., the daughter of Amos and Sarah Jane 'Jennie' Harris, and she passed away in the Pierre Hospital on Friday, July 8, 1977.
She graduated from Canton High School and attended Augustana Academy in Canton. She taught school in Jones County for several years.
She was united in marriage to Roy Winchell on July 2, 1923 at Pierre and they made their home on a ranch south of Draper until 1959 when they moved into Draper where she has since resided.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1969, and her parents. She is survived by one brother George Harris of Hot Springs, S.D., many nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. Her great-nephew Ralph and great-niece Melodie visited her in August of 1976, where they found her to be quite active and self-sufficient in her cozy home that was full of family memories.