Raven Byron Shemwell
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Raven Byron Shemwell, 88, Benton, died on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton.

He was a veteran of the US Navy serving in WW II. Mr. Shemwell worked in the CC Camps. He was retired from Penwalt, and was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church where he served as a trustee.

Born Wednesday, October 22, 1924, he was the son of the late Byron Shemwell and the late Roda (Brewer) Shemwell.

Surviving are wife, Virginia Louise (Reeder) Shemwell; son, Doug Shemwell and sister, Freda Wyatt, all of Benton.

He was predeceased by sisters, Dorothy Doom, Bernice Irene Minter and Anna Louise Shemwell.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Collier Funeral Chapel in Benton, Kentucky. The Rev. Rodney Wallace and Rev. David Brasher officiated.

Interment followedin Hillcrest Cemetery, Benton.

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