JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Mrs. James BRUCE, died of consumption at her home in Rome township 
at 8:20 this morning after an illness covering a period of four years. Deceased 
was the daughter of  Dr. and Mrs. Joseph FROST and was born in Shiloh 
township in 1841, consequently was 58 years of age at the time of her death. 
She was twice married, the first time to Wilson Webb, by whom she had four 
children, and the second time to Mr. BRUCE of which union a large family was 
born, and of which four survive, all of whom are married except Curtis, the youngest son. 
The surviving children are Mrs. Duma PACE, Edward BRUCE, Mrs. Tellie TATE and 
Curtis BRUCE. Deceased was a member of the Baptist church and was a Christian 
woman, possessing all the traits and virtues which that term implies. 

The funeral services will take place at Pleasant Grove church at 1 o'clock 
tomorrow afternoon, Rev. J. W. BROWDER officiating. 
Friends of the family invited to the obsequies. 

November 27, 1899 Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera


 
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