JEFFERSON COUNTY DEATHS
DEATH NOTICES

Jefferson County Obits as posted from
Mt. Vernon Register News 
Compiled by: Carmen Oslager

 

AUGUST OBITUARIES FROM MT. VERNON REGISTER NEWS

Friday, Aug. 15, 1997 from Register News

WAVA G. DUNBAR - Mt. Vernon, died Aug. 10, 1997 in Rona, Montana. b. Feb.20, 1935, b.p. 
Genoa, daugther of Wesley Alan and Pearl Venita (McHutchin) McMillan. Married - Sept. 17, 1957, 
Wendall Dunbar. Burial-Kirk Cem.,  Ina.

KENNETH GULLEY - Benton, died Aug. 6, 1997 in Benton. b. June 9, 1915, b.p. Franklin Co., Il. 
Son of William Calvin and Emma (Stevison)Gulley. Married - Mary Bates, Sept. 21, 1933. 
Burial-Masonic & OddFellows Cem. in Benton.

PHILIP PITCHFORD - Manchester Pike, Christiana, Tenn., died Aug 14, 1997 at Tenn.Veteran's Home. 
Native of Scheller. Son of Mr. and Mrs Walter Pitchford. Married - Wilma Steele Pitchford, who died 1967. 
Burial-Old Baptist Cemetery, Scheller.

Sat., Aug. 16, obits:

MRTYLE MAY LOSS -Mt. Vernon, Il., died, Aug. 15, 1997 at Doctor's Nursing Home in Salem, Il. 
b, May 31, 1920, in Jefferson Co., daughter of Oscar and Nannie (Crowder)Ward. m. May 18, 1939, 
Leonard E. Loss. Burial - Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.

VIRGINIA FINN - Dix, Il., died, Aug. 15, 1997, in Mt. Vernon, Il. b. Sept. 20, 1925 in Mt. Vernon, Il., 
daughter of William B. and Allie (Foster)White. m. Dec. 9, 1944, in Morganfield, Ky. to Harold J. Finn. 
Burial - Oakwood Cem., Mt. Vernon, Il.

Mt. Vernon Register News Obits - Aug. 18, 1997

JAMES WILLIAM JONES - Hemet, California, former resident of Mt. Vernon, died, Aug. 16, 1997, 
at Manor Nursing Home, Hemet, California. b. July 19. 1900, Muses Mills, Ky., son of Benjamin George 
and Abbie Belle (Lee) Jones. First married, Florence A. Riley, Sept.,13, 1922 - Topeka, Ks., then, 
Thelma Little, March 8, 1986 - Long Beach, Ca. - Burial - Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens (mausoluem)

KENNETH FARMER - Midland, Tx., died Aug. 16, 1997. b. Oct.20, 1940, in Mt. Vernon, Il., son of 
Sam Farmer. Married, Bettye Wadkins in February, 1963. Burial - Rosehill Cemetery, Odessa, Tx.

FREIDA N. HARMON - Ewing, died Aug. 17, 1997,in Mt. Vernon. b. Nov. 22, 1911, in Franklin Co., 
daughter of Milo and Elsie (Eisenhart) Conner. Married, Feb. 7, 1930 in Peoria, Il. to Coy Harmon. Burial - 
Kirk Cemetery, Ina, Il. 60 year member of Rescue Free Will Baptist Church in Whittington, Il.

RONALD KEITH TATE - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 16, 1997 in Springfield, Il. Funeral arrangements pending.

MARY OSBORN - Ina, Il., died Aug. 17, 1997 at Jeffersonian Care Center. Funeral Arrangements pending.

CHAD A. CLARK - Wayne City, Il., died Aug. 17, 1997. Funeral arrangements pending.

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1997
ARCHIE E. LANE -Bluford, Il., died, Aug. 18, 1997 in Evansville, Ind. b. June
18, 1917 in Jefferson Co.,Il, son of Willnie and Myrtie (Staley)Lane.
Married, Eunice I. Braddock, Nov.17, 1945 in Effingham, Il. Burial- Mt.
Vernon Memorial Gardens.

CHAD CLARK - Wayne City, Il., died, Aug. 17, 1997 in Wayne City, Il. b. July
31, 1978, in Fairfield, Il., son of Bill and Vicki (Barker)Clark. 1996
graduate of Wayne City High School, Wayne City, Il. Burial- Thomason Cemetery.

RONALD KEITH TATE - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug 16, 1997 in Springfield, Il.
b. April 7, 1931 in Mt. Vernon, son of Oral and Elsie (Cates)Tate. Married
Judy Y. Lowery Oct. 29, 1955. Divorced in 1977. Burial - East Hickory Hill
Cemetery.

MARY OPAL OSBORN - Ina, Il., died Aug. 18, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b. Feb.
16, 1903 in Ina, Il., daughter of Lycurgus C. and Nevada E. (Darnell) Lynch.
Married Jesse L. Osborn, Oct. 10, 1920 in Elk Prairie Twp.,Il. Burial - Mt.
Vernon Memorial Gardens.

MABEL L. GODDARD - Dix, Il., died Aug.18,1997, in Mt. Vernon, Il. b. Jan.21,
1921 in Dix, Il., daughter of Albert and Stella (Copple) Simmons. Married
Henry Goddard, Dec. 24, 1935 in Dix, Il. Burial - Gilead Cemetery, Dix, Il.
 

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1997

PATRICIA ELAINE MARTIN - Mt.Vernon, Il., died in Mt.Verno, Il., Aug. 20,
1997.b. March 2, 1930 in Stoddard Co., Mo. Married William (Bill) Martin on
Nov. 21, 1953. Burial - Old Union Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Il.

HAROLD D. MILLER - Dalgren, Il., died in St. Louis, MO., Aug. 20, 1997.
Funeral arrangements are pending.

SARAH H.ALLEN - Green Valley, Arizona, formerly of McLeansboro, died in Palo
Alto, Ca., Aug.19, 1997. Funeral arrangements are pending.

BETTY SUE (MICHAEL) LAUGHHUNN - Stevensville, Mich., fomerly of Kell, died
at her home, Aug. 18,1997. b.March 26,1957 in Centralia, daughter of Glen
and Lena Michael. Burial - Zion Grove Cemetery, Kell, Il.

HAROLD EUGENE STARNES - Woodlawn, Il., died in Mt. Vernon, Il, Aug.19, 1997.
b. Dec. 3, 1925 in Mt. Vernon, Il., son of Ira H. Mabel (Gregory) Starnes.
Married Juanita Fullerton on Jan. 12, 1959 in Mt. Vernon, Il. Burial - Mt.
Vernon Memorial Gardens.

SARAH FLETA HIGH - Dix, Il., died in Centralia,Il., Aug. 20, 1997. b. Aug.
28, 1906 in Jefferson Co., Il, daughter of George and Clara
(Chastain)Mattox. Married Fred Ward High in Mt. Vernon, Il., on Nov. 7,
1939. Burial in Boyd Cemetery, Boyd, Il.

Aug. 21, 1997

SARAH H. ALLEN - Green Valley, Ariz., late of San Jose, Ca., and formerly of
McLeansboro, Il., died Aug.19, 1997 in Palo Alto, Ca. b. May 27, 1917 in
Mexico City, Mexico D.F., a daugher of Ezekiel Alfonso and Sara Leona
Madrigal Gomar. Married Layman Daily Allen, June 3, 1939. Burial - Union
Cemetery.

HAROLD D. MILLER - Dahlgren, Il., died Aug.20, 1997 in St. Louis, Mo. b.
Jan.10, 1933 in Jefferson Co., son of Frank and Opal ( Crider) Miller.
Married Charlene Sursa, Sept. 28, 1947. Burial - Dahlgren I.O.O.F.
Cemetery, Dahlgren, Il.

JOESEPH E. MARTIN - Mt.Vernon, Il., died Aug. 22, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
Oct. 19, 1922 in Marion, Il., son of Thomas E. Martin and Iva P. (Flanagan)
Martin. Married Thelma L. White, June 2, 1946 in Mt. Vernon, Il. Served as
Mayor of Mt. Vernon, Il., from 1965 - 1969. Burial - Mt. Vernon Memorial
Gardens.

MYRTLE VANDERBILT CARLSON - Mt.Vernon, Il., formerly of Minneapolis, Minn.,
died Aug. 23, 1997. b. June 19, 1910 in Lynxville, Wis., daughter of Claude
Vanderbilt and Emma (McPherson)Vanderbilt. Married Walter E. Carlson, June
19, 1929 in Winona, Minn.
Burial - Lakewood Cemetery, Minn.

OLLIE FLORINE (DOWACTER) SMITH OSBORNE - Iuka, Il., died in Salem, Il. She
was 84 yrs. old. Burial- Palestine Cemetery, near Iuka, Il.

ORAL A. GLASCO - Mt.Vernon, Il., died Aug. 21, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
June 8, 1918 , son of Arthur Miles and Faye (Richardson) Glasco. Married
Ruth L. Sieffermen Sept. 9, 1939 in Henderson, Ky. Burial - Mt.Vernon, Il.

NOVA L. GREGORY - Cisne, Il., formerly of Bluford, Il., died Aug. 21, 1997
in Fairfield, Il. b. Aug. 22, 1902 in Keenes, Il., daughter of Stephen A.
Douglas Bozarth and Susan (Gettings)Bozarth. Married Robert Gregory, Nov.
26, 1918, in Bluford, Il.

HENRY CRIDER - Dale, Il., died Aug. 22, 1997 in Eldorado, Il. b. June 24,
1920 in Cave in Rock, Il.,son of Thomas L. and Maude (James) Crider. Burial
- Smith Cemetery near Dale, Il.

MATTHEW WAYNE HULBERT - Bluford, Il., died Aug. 24, 1997 in Bluford, Il. b.
Nov. 18, 1981, son of Linda Kay Hulbert. Sophomore at Webber H.S. in
Bluford, Il. Burial - East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Bluford, Il.

REX T. HESLER - MT.VERNON, IL., died Aug. 24, 1997 in St. Louis, Mo. b. Mrch
6, 1907 in West Frankfort, son of Joseph and Mary (Hays) Hesler. Married
Audrie Cameron, June 29, 1930 in Mt. Vernon, Il. Burial - Bethel Memorial
Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Il.

LOUISE BEAN - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 22, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Ill. b.
Dec. 17, 1910 in Jefferson Co., Il., daughter of James and Pearl (Hopkins)
Church. Married Auburn John Bean. Burial - Wolf Prairie Cemetery, Mt.
Vernon, Il.

MARION LEWIS SMITH - Manteno, Il. and formerly of McLeansboro, Il., died
Aug. 23, 1997 in Kankakee, Il. b. Sept. 20, 1919 in Hamilton Co., son of
Malchus Everett and Clara ( Irvin) Smith. Married Effie Treout March 10,
1938. Burial - Hickory Hill Cemetery near Broughton, Il.

MELVIN T. HEARD - DIX, IL. and formerly of Wayne City, Il., died Aug. 23,
1997 in Dix, Il. b. Feb. 15, 1930 in Potosi, Mo., son of Henry William and
Ella Francis (Cain)Head. Married Lois Eckhoff Dec. 18, 1948 in Cadet, Mo.
Burial - Salem-Mateer Cemetery, rural Keenes, Il.

CHARLES LEE 'RED' LENARD SR. - Broughton, Il., died Aug. 24, 1997 in
Macedonia, Il. b. May 15, 1921 in Hamilton Co., son of Lee and Jewill
(Allen) Lenard. Married Hazel Teague. Burial - Smith Cemetery near Dale, Il.

LUKE GERARD MILLER, INFANT SON MARK AND LISA(KARCHER) MILLER - Macedonia,
Il., died Aug. 23, 1997, Evansville, Ind., stillborn Aug. 23, 1997. Burial
- St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Piopolis, Il.

DELORIES LUCILLE HART - Collinsville, Il. and formerly of McLeansboro, Il.,
died Aug. 23, 1997 in Collinsville, Il. b. Nov. 21, 1931 in Taylorville, Il,
daughter of Finis and Dorothy (Smith) Severs. Burial - Crouch Cemetery near
Belle Prairie, Il.

CARL E. ERWIN - McLeansboro, Il., died Aug. 26, 1997 in Evansville, Ind.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
 

 Aug. 22, 1997

LOIS RUTH HARPER - Keenes, Il., died, Aug. 21, 1997 at home. b. Aug.7,
1935, in Wayne City, Il., daughter of Arthur and Wilma (Kennedy) McKinney.
Married Raymond Harper, July 4, 1956. Burial - Thomason Cemetery

BETTY SUE (MICHAEL) LAUGHHUNN - Stevensville, Mich., and formerly of Kell,
Il., died at her home Aug.18,1997. b. March 26, 1957, in Centralia, daughter
of Glen and Lena Micheal. Burial - zion Grove Cemetery, Kell,Il.

ORAL GLASCO - Mt. Vernon, Il., died, Aug. 21, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il.
Funeral plans pending.

AUG 25, 1997

JOESEPH E. MARTIN - Mt.Vernon, Il., died Aug. 22, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
Oct. 19, 1922 in Marion, Il., son of Thomas E. Martin and Iva P. (Flanagan)
Martin. Married Thelma L. White, June 2, 1946 in Mt. Vernon, Il. Served as
Mayor of Mt. Vernon, Il., from 1965 - 1969. Burial - Mt. Vernon Memorial
Gardens.

MYRTLE VANDERBILT CARLSON - Mt.Vernon, Il., formerly of Minneapolis, Minn.,
died Aug. 23, 1997. b. June 19, 1910 in Lynxville, Wis., daughter of Claude
Vanderbilt and Emma (McPherson)Vanderbilt. Married Walter E. Carlson, June
19, 1929 in Winona, Minn.
Burial - Lakewood Cemetery, Minn.

OLLIE FLORINE (DOWACTER) SMITH OSBORNE - Iuka, Il., died in Salem, Il. She
was 84 yrs. old. Burial- Palestine Cemetery, near Iuka, Il.

ORAL A. GLASCO - Mt.Vernon, Il., died Aug. 21, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
June 8, 1918 , son of Arthur Miles and Faye (Richardson) Glasco. Married
Ruth L. Sieffermen Sept. 9, 1939 in Henderson, Ky. Burial - Mt.Vernon, Il.

NOVA L. GREGORY - Cisne, Il., formerly of Bluford, Il., died Aug. 21, 1997
in Fairfield, Il. b. Aug. 22, 1902 in Keenes, Il., daughter of Stephen A.
Douglas Bozarth and Susan (Gettings)Bozarth. Married Robert Gregory, Nov.
26, 1918, in Bluford, Il.

HENRY CRIDER - Dale, Il., died Aug. 22, 1997 in Eldorado, Il. b. June 24,
1920 in Cave in Rock, Il.,son of Thomas L. and Maude (James) Crider. Burial
- Smith Cemetery near Dale, Il.

MATTHEW WAYNE HULBERT - Bluford, Il., died Aug. 24, 1997 in Bluford, Il. b.
Nov. 18, 1981, son of Linda Kay Hulbert. Sophomore at Webber H.S. in
Bluford, Il. Burial - East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Bluford, Il.

REX T. HESLER - MT.VERNON, IL., died Aug. 24, 1997 in St. Louis, Mo. b. Mrch
6, 1907 in West Frankfort, son of Joseph and Mary (Hays) Hesler. Married
Audrie Cameron, June 29, 1930 in Mt. Vernon, Il. Burial - Bethel Memorial
Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Il.

LOUISE BEAN - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 22, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Ill. b.
Dec. 17, 1910 in Jefferson Co., Il., daughter of James and Pearl (Hopkins)
Church. Married Auburn John Bean. Burial - Wolf Prairie Cemetery, Mt.
Vernon, Il.

MARION LEWIS SMITH - Manteno, Il. and formerly of McLeansboro, Il., died
Aug. 23, 1997 in Kankakee, Il. b. Sept. 20, 1919 in Hamilton Co., son of
Malchus Everett and Clara ( Irvin) Smith. Married Effie Treout March 10,
1938. Burial - Hickory Hill Cemetery near Broughton, Il.

MELVIN T. HEARD - DIX, IL. and formerly of Wayne City, Il., died Aug. 23,
1997 in Dix, Il. b. Feb. 15, 1930 in Potosi, Mo., son of Henry William and
Ella Francis (Cain)Head. Married Lois Eckhoff Dec. 18, 1948 in Cadet, Mo.
Burial - Salem-Mateer Cemetery, rural Keenes, Il.

CHARLES LEE 'RED' LENARD SR. - Broughton, Il., died Aug. 24, 1997 in
Macedonia, Il. b. May 15, 1921 in Hamilton Co., son of Lee and Jewill
(Allen) Lenard. Married Hazel Teague. Burial - Smith Cemetery near Dale, Il.

LUKE GERARD MILLER, INFANT SON MARK AND LISA(KARCHER) MILLER - Macedonia,
Il., died Aug. 23, 1997, Evansville, Ind., stillborn Aug. 23, 1997. Burial
- St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Piopolis, Il.

DELORIES LUCILLE HART - Collinsville, Il. and formerly of McLeansboro, Il.,
died Aug. 23, 1997 in Collinsville, Il. b. Nov. 21, 1931 in Taylorville, Il,
daughter of Finis and Dorothy (Smith) Severs. Burial - Crouch Cemetery near
Belle Prairie, Il.

CARL E. ERWIN - McLeansboro, Il., died Aug. 26, 1997 in Evansville, Ind.
Funeral arrangements are pending.

Wednesday, Aug.27, 1997

CARL E. ERWIN - Mcleansboro, Il., died Aug. 26, 1997, in Evansville, Ind.,
b. Dec. 12, 1940 in Woodstock., son of James and Fern L. (Klinker) Erwin.
Married Virginia Hutcheson Nov. 28, 1962. Burial - Digby Cemetery near
Dale, Il.

Thurs., Aug.28. 1997

LESLIE AYERS - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 27, 1997 in Salem, Il. b. Aug. 16,
1907 in Wayne Co., Il., son of John C. and Ellen (Duncan) Ayers. Married
Marie H. Lowns, Nov.12, 1927 in Streator, Il. Burial - Bethel Memorial Cemetery.

EDWARD M. OSBORNE - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 27, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il.
b. Nov. 19, 1934 in Blytheville, Ark., son of Edward and Sylvia Marie
(Montgomery) Osborne. Burial- Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens

MYRTLE MILLER McGILL - McLeansboro, Il., died Aug. 26, 1997 in Vienna, Il.
b. June 22, 1908 in Walpole, daughter of Mr. Florence and Mrs. Rena Jane
(Johnson)Russell. Married Allen Miller Jan. 14, 1928. Later married Oscar
McGill March 9, 1985.Burial - Smith Cemetery near Dale, Il.

CLARA CATHERINE BUESKING - Stewardson, died Aug. 26, 1997 in Shelbyville,
Il. b. Aug. 19, 1906 in Strasburg, daughter fo Henry and Anna (Dannenberg)
Lading. Married Lloyd Buesking March 31, 1929 in Strasburg. Burial - St.
Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery in Strasburg.

AUBRA C. CHAPMAN - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 28, 1997 in Mt. Vernon,Il. b.
Jan. 25, 1915 in Mt. Vernon, Il., son of John H. and Mary Jane (
Harshbarger) Chapman.

HARRY MARTIN DUNHAM - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 28, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il.
b. Sept. 15, 1915 in Livingston Co., Il., son of Robert J. and Eva Alertia
(Martin) Dunham. Married Betty Joyce Coots, June 2, 1946. Burial - Oakwood
Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, Il.

NADINE ALLISON - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 28, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. B.
Sept. 18, 1925 in Mt. Vernon, Il., daughter of Samuel and Ora (Marlow)
Bumpus. Married Drayton P. Allison Nov. 21, 1945. Burial - Mt. Vernon
Memorial Gardens.

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LOMA G. GETCH - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 28, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
May 21, 1933 in Lurel Bloomery, Tenn., a daughter of Wiley and Annis
(Arnold) greer. Married Bernard C. Fetch Feb. 7, 1953 in Mt. Rainer, Md.
Burial in Rushville Cemetery, Rushville.

MARIE RICH - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 28, 1997 in Carbondale, Il. b.
March 28, 1921 in Grofton, Ky., daughter of Timothy W. and Bertha Walker.
Married Willard Rich May 31, 1941 in Jackson, Mo. Burial - Crisel Cemetery
in Dahlgren, Il.

ETHEL DAY-HYSELL - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Aug. 30, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
Dec. 13, 1916 in Buchtel, Ohio, daughter of Arthur and Beatrice (Lewis) Day.
Married Osborn Lester Hysell May 15, 1937. Burial - Bethel Memorial Cemetery

HELEN (HOOD) LOCKWOOD - Wooster, Ohio and formerly of McLeansboro, Il., died
Aug. 29, 1997 in Smithville -Western CAre Center. b. May 19, 1907 in
McLeansboro, Il., daughter of Thomas and Carrie (Jones) Hood. Married
Lester Lockwood. Burial - Oddfellows Cemetery in McLeansboro, Il.

AARON M. O'NEAL - McLeansboro, Il., died Aug. 28, 1997 in McLeansboro, Il.
b. Jan. 25, 1910 in Hamilton Co., Il., son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Garison)
O'Neal. Married Pauline McMahon in Hamilton Co. Feb. 4, 1935. Burial -
OddFellows Cemetery in McLeansboro.

HAREL L. BURTON - Walnut Hill, Il., died Aug. 28, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
June 3, 1935 in Boyd, Il., son of Everett and Opal (Meadows) Burton.
Married Vivian Mandrell in Boyd, Il. May 3, 1956. Burial - Boyd Cemetery.

JAMES A. BREDAR - Owensboro, Ky., died Aug. 28, 1997 in Owensboro, Ky. b. in
Chicago. Mother Marie Bredar. Burial - Elmwood Cemetery.
 

ROSS W. LISENBY SR. - Mt. Vernon, Il. died Aug. 30, 1997 in St. Louis, MO.
b. Nov. 18, 1915 in Mt. Vernon, Il., son of James Hand and Esta (Lisenby)
Hand. Married Gladys Williamson, then Betty Hamlin and then Ruby C. Cameron
Dodson on March 5, 1972 in Mt. Vernon, Il. Burial - East Salem Cemetery.

GARY ALAN HOPPER JR. - Irvington, Il. died Aug. 30, 1997 in St. Louis, Mo.
b. June 6, 1972 at Clark Air Base, Philippines, a son of Gary A. and
Magdalena Yandoc Hopper Sr. Married Lydia Leigh Crawford March 8, 1997 in
Mt. Vernon, Il. Burial- Elmwood Cemetery, Centralia, Il.

PEARL LAPPIN - Sesser, Il., died Aug. 30, 1997 in Benton, Il. b. Oct. 12,
1902 in Scheller, a daughter of Henry and Marha Prior West. Married June
28, 1920 R.L. Lappin in Jefferson Co., Il. Burial - Maple Hill Cemetery,
Sesser, Il.

MILDRED (HALL) DOWD - Anderson, In. and formerly of McLeansboro, died Aug.
30, 1997 in Anderson, In. b. Feb. 21, 1900 in McLeansboro, Il. Married John
M. Dowd. Burial - Oddfellows Cemetery.

FREIDA ROBERTSON PURDUE - Salem, Il. formerly of Kell, died Aug. 30, 1997 in
Salem, Il. b. Dec. 12, 1911 near Boyd, Il., a daughter of Harry and Florence
McMeen Robertson. Married Claude B. Purdue Sept. 28, 1935. Burial - Purdue
Cemetery.

HELEN (HOOD) LOCKWOOD - Wooster, Oh. and formerly of McLeansboro, Il., died
Aug. 29, 1997 at Smithville, Western Care Center. b. May 19, 1907, in
McLeansboro, Il., a daughter of Thomas and Carrie (Jones) Hood. Married
Lester Lockwood. Burial - Oddfellows Cemetery in McLeansboro, Il.

SARAH LEORA EUBANKS - Sesser, Il., died Aug. 31, 1997 in Sesser, Il. b. Jan.
2, 1935, in Franklin Co., Il., a daughter of William Everett and Bertha Mae
(Jones) Veach. Married Stanley Eubanks July 20, 1951 in Mississippi.
Burial- Mitchell Cemetery.

DONALD DAVID DULEY - Mt. Vernon, Il., and formerly of Bettendorf, Ia. died
Sept. 1, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. Funeral Arrangements are pending.

FLORENCE ALICE NEHRKORN - Scheller, Il., died Sept. 3, 1997 in Scheller, Il.
b. June 15, 1925, in Scheller, a daughter of Frank and Mary Leffner
Gajewski. Married Jim Nehrkorn May 6, 1947 in Scheller, Il. Burial - St.
Barbara's Cemetery, Scheller, Il.

ADAM E. BURETTA - Ashley, Il., died Sept. 3, 1997 in Ashley, Il. b. Dec. 25,
1910 in rural Ashley, a son of John and Anna (Krieger) Buretta. Married
Helen Skortz Sept. 4, 1937 in Pine Lawn, Mo. Burial St. Michael Catholic
Cemetery in Radom, Il.

ALYSSA DEANNE PATTON - Rushville, Il., died Sept. 2, 1997 in Rushville, Il.
b. Sept. 2, 1997, daughter of Gregory and Lesa (Giammattei) Patton. Burial
- Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.

SYLVIA ROBINSON - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Sept. 4, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
Sept 19, 1904 in Jefferson Co., a daughter of Frank and Grace Maude (Newell)
Place. Married Charles Russell Robinson June 12, 1926 in Chicago, IL.
Burial - Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville, Il.

BERNICE HOWE - Macedonia, Il, died Sept. 3, 1997 in Macedonia, Il. b. March
20, 1908 in Clinton, Ind. a daughter of Robert Clarence and Orlena Grace
(Hall) Conner. Married Wayne H. Howe, Jan. 29, 1929. Burial - Bodie
Cemetery in Woodland

IDA ETHEL WEATHERFORD - Woodlawn, Il., died Sept. 6, 1997 in Woodlawn, Il.
b. Dec.16, 1908 in Walnut Hill, Il, a daughter of Samuel Garren and Linda
(Bateman) Garren. Married Carl M. Weatherford Dec. 24, 1926 in Salem, Il.
Burial - Old Shiloh Cemetery, Jefferson Co., Il.

LT. COL. GEORGE ROBERT "BOB" MORRISON - Mt.Vernon, Il. died Sept. 6, 1997 in
Mt. Vernon, Il. b. April 14, 1919, a son of John E. and Addie (Orndorff)
Morrison. Married Julia (Culp) (Tate) Morrison. Burial - Oakwood Cemetery,
Mt. Vernon, Il. 


FRANK M. HUNTER - Mt.Vernon, Il., formerly of St. Ann, Mo., died Sept. 6,
1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b. Sept. 22, 1916 in Springfield, Mo., son Thomas
and Emma (Hoss) Hunter. Married Elizabeth J. Claxton Aug. 2, 1937 in West
Plains, Mo. Burial - Lurel Hill Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.

Sept. 8, 1997

LT. COL. GEORGE ROBERT "BOB" MORRISON - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Sept. 6, 1997
in Mt. Vernon, Il. b. April 14, 1919 in Mattoon, Il., son of John E. and
Addie (Orndorff) Morrison. Married Julia (Culp)(Tate) Morrison in Mt.
Vernon, Il., May 22, 1976. Burial - Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Il.

Sept. 9, 1997

ARVIL SLEDGE - Wayne City, Il., died Sept. 7, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
Dec. 2, 1909 in Jefferson Co., Il. , a son of Earl and Pearl (Helm) Sledge.
Married Geneva Richardson on March 30, 1934. Burial - Thomason Cemetery.

Sept. 10, 1997

EUGENE HINDERER - Kell, Il., Sept. 9, 1997 in Salem, Il. b. Sept. 3, 1911,
in Haines Twp., near Kell, Il., a son of Franklin and Dora Dalton Hinderer.
Married Lorryne (Peg) March Jan. 14, 1933. Burial - Romine Prairie Cem. near
Kell, Il.

Sept. 11, 1997

GENEVIEVE W. TATE - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Sept. Sept.10, 1997 in Mt. Vernon,
Il. b. April 5, 1921 in Jefferson Co., Il., daughter of Edward and Mary
(Emmoons) Martin. Mariied Ray Jackson and later married Dale S. Tate on
Nov. 24, 1964 in Indianapolis, In. Burial _ Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens

DOUGLAS JOHNSON - Dix, Il., died Sept. 9, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b. May 6,
1916 in Batesville, Miss., a son of Walter and Susie (Brown) Johnson.
Married Freddie Ruth Barber Dec. 26, 1935. Burial - West Camp Cemetery in
Batesville, Miss.

RACHEL L. HALE - Whitttington, Il., died Sept. 13, 1997 in Benton. b. March
26, 1913 in Whittington, Il. daughter of George C. and Dosha Mae (Blanton)
Beaty. Married Walter Hale Oct. 6, 1937 in Mt. Vernon, IL. Burial -
Williams Chapel Cem. Ewing, Il.

Sept. 29, 1997

RAYMON (SAM) SONGER - Richton Park, Il., died Sept. 28, 1997. b. May 24,
1908 in Danville, Il., son of Samuel Albert and Minnie (Maps) Songer.
Married Freda M. Beaty Dec. 1, 1945 in Whittington, Il. Burial - Shiloh Cem.
in Whittington, Il.

VIVIAN I. PIGG - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Sept. 27, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il. b.
Dec. 15, 1909 in Harrisburg,Il., daughter of Charles and Nellie (Dorris)
Roeder. Married Kenneth W. Pigg in Mt. Vernon, Il., July 5, 1938. Burial -
Oakwood Cem., Mt. Vernon, Il.

Sept.30, 1997

HAROLD R. CONNAWAY - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Sept. 28. 1997 in Mt. Vernon, Il.
b. Dec. 12, 1963 in Roosevelt Rds., Puerto Rico, son Harry Ray and Patricia
(Austin)Connaway. Married Paula Flerlage Nov.26, 1990 at Panther Fork
Baptist Church. Burial - Jordan Chapel Cem. Texico, Il

SIDNEY HAROLD SAMMONS - Cheyenne, Wyo., died Sept. 28, 1997 in Sesser, Il.
b. jan. 24, 1915 in Jefferson Co., Il., son of Walter and Vessie (Massy)
Sammons. Burial - Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.

NELLIE W. STONEMETZ - Mt. Vernon, Il., died Sep. 29, 1997 in Mt. Vernon, IL.
b. Sept. 15, 1898 in Jefferson Co., Shiloh Twp., a daughter of Lou and
Lettie (Coleman) Ward. Married Keith N. Stonemetz. Burial in Mt. Vernon
Memorial Gardens
 
 
 
 

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