JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
  


Harve Benthall
Dies at Hospital;
Funeral Sunday


Harve C. Benthall, a resident of Waltonville, died at the Mt. Vernon Hospital 
at one o'clock this afternoon. He had been a patient there for the past three 
weeks. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Waltonville M.E. church. 
Burial will be made in the Dryden cemetery. The body will remain at the home until
the funeral hour. 

Mr. Benthall was born in Jefferson county on Jan. 15, 1865, and his age was 70 years
and 11 months. He was a son of the late William H. and Sarah Wilson Benthall. He spent 
many years engaged in farming and was industrious and successful throughout his active  
life. He had been retired since 1918. He was united in marriage with Eva Smith in ? and 
she survives as well as one daughter, two brothers, and four sisters. The daughter
is Mrs. Alice L. Black of Waltonville. The brothers are Dave Benthall of Du Quoin. The 
James Benthall of Scheller and sisters are Mrs. Julia Hill of Peoria, Mrs. Cora Sulcer, 
Rachel Robinson and Martha Davis, all of Waltonville.

  
Date: 
Source: The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Cindy Ford 
  



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