JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
William Lee Book

Funeral services for William Lee BOOK, who died of a heart attack at his 
home at 1025 South 17th Street Saturday night, were held at 2 o'clock 
yesterday afternoon at the Bonnie M. E. Church.  Services were conducted 
by Rev. PILAN of Sesser and Rev. Clarence HESTER of Mt. Vernon. Interment 
was made in Kirk Cemetery.

Mr. BOOK, a well known Mt. Vernon citizen, was 74 years of age. He was born 
September 23, 1864. On December 15, 1897, he was united in marriage with 
Harriet CLINTON.  Mr. BOOK resided in Mt. Vernon for the past 16 years.

Surviving are his wife, the following, Mrs. J. F. PRESSLEY of Mt. Vernon; 
H. D. BOOK of Gary, Ind.; Mrs. Weaver WILLIAMS of Bonnie; J. H. BOOK of 
Bonnie; Mrs. Herman BYER and Hallie BOOK of Mt. Vernon; four brothers, 
Jeff BOOK of Malden, Mo.; Oscar BOOK of Ina; Jerry BOOK of Missouri and 
Homer BOOK of Bonnie; two sisters, Mrs. Maranda BURNS of Texico and Mrs. 
James McBRYAN; and 17 grand-children.



Source: Mt. Vernon IL Register-News 
Date: May 24, 1938
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta 
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