JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Earnie Buchanan, 48, of Near Sims Dies Wednesday

Earnie Buchanan, 48, died Wednesday in the emergency room of Fairfield 
Memorial Hospital, after suffering a heart attack. Mr. Buchanan was a 
farmer in Berry township, north of Sims.

Funeral services are to be held Friday afternoon at two o'clock at 
Salem church, southwest of Keenes. Burial will be in Salem cemetery.
The body will lie in state at Richardson Chapel in Wayne City, where 
friends may call at any time.

Mr. Buchanan was born on September 28, 1910, in Wayne county, the son 
of Aaron and Minnie (Rainwater) Buchanan. On February 9, 1928, he 
married Josie Howlett, who survives.

Also surviving are five sons, Aaron of Centralia, Everett and Glenn of 
Toluca and Verle and Berlyn, both at home; four daughters, Betty Lane 
of Opdyke, Laura Withrow of Bluford, Alice Thomason of Irvington, and Jo 
Ann Trotter of Peoria; and one half-sister, Cordia Hall of Albuquerque, 
N.M.
Twelve grandchildren also survive.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 11 Sept 1958
Submitted by Tonya (Lane) Jolly
Relationship - great-grandfather


 

 

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