D.A. Stell


                          Well Known Merchant Dead

D.A. (Dave) Stell, 64, Spanish-American war veteran and for many years one
of the leading merchants of Murfreesboro and of this place (Delight), died
in the veterans hospital in Hot Springs Sunday night (May 29, 1938) as a
result of a heart ailment. He owned and operated the D.A. Stell Cash Store
at Murfreesboro for more than 20 years and also operated a store at this
place for a number of years. He retired from business last March because
of ill health.

He was a life-long resident of Pike county, having been born and reared at
Stelltown, near here. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Paul of New
York City and David Stell of Murfreesboro; three daughters, Mrs. Floyd
Hendrix, Mrs. C.R. Huddleston and Mrs. Denvil Wingfield all of
Murfreesboro, and three brothers, R.W. of Delight, Tom of Redland,
California and Charlie of Lubbock, Tex.

Funeral services were held at Murfreesboro Tuesday morning and burial was
in the Murfreesboro cemetery.

Pike County Tribune, Delight, Arkansas, June 3, 1938: Volume 17, Number 16,
page 1, column 3.

Update 03.28.01              David Kelley 1997                 DTH-0085.HTM