FOUR LONG YEARS
ARE ENDED TODAY
Mrs. Wm. M. Beauford Died
at 6 a.m. Today-Married
Life of Mr. and Mrs.
Beauford continued More Than 56 Years.
Mrs. Frances Caroline Beauford, wife of Wm.M. Beauford died at 6
o'clock this morning at the family home, 115 Casey Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Beauford were married in Dahlgren December 10, 1871, and
their 56th wedding anniversary occuried December 10, 1927.
Death ends a period of four years of invalidism for Mrs. Beauford.
About 17 years ago she was stricken with paralysis but, apparently had
recovered long ago, but about four years ago she was obliged to take to
her bed because unable to walk, and since that time she has been
Notwithstanding her long years of suffering she was patient, never
complained and set an example of resignation and fortitude truly inspiring.
In early youth she became identified with the Cumberland Presbyterian
Church in her home town in the south and remained true to to its
tenets. Mrs. Beauford was a faithful Christian and very devout.
Mrs. Beauford was born in Davidson County, Tenn., but came to Illinois
early in life, and with the exception of four years she and Mr.
Beauford spent in Georgia, they had lived in Mt. Vernon ever since 1865.
Mrs. Beauford is survived by her aged husband, who is in this 79th
year. And four childern: George Beauford, West Frankfort: Ralph Beauford,
Mt. Vernon: Noah Beauford, Villa Grove, Ill: Mrs. Wm. Rainey, Benton.
One child died many years ago.
Mrs. Beauford had been unconcious the last few days, but prior to
that time her mind was very acute.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday at 2 o'clock at the family home,
conducted by the Rev. F.L. Karn, and burial will be at Oakwood.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: April 13, 1928
Submitted by Angela Wright
Relationship: GGGG Grandmother