Harve C. Benthall
Dies at Hospital;
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
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.
Source: The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Cindy Ford