JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
OBITUARIES

Mary Yandell Colton

Mrs. Mary Staley Colton, 86, of 419 north Tenth street, died at 10:55 am Tuesday in 
Good Samaritan Hospital.
            
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Friday at Myers Chapel, with the Rev. Clyde Funkhkouser 
officiating.  Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call between the hours of 7:00 and 
9:00 pm Thursday.
            
Mrs. Colton was born July 17, 1882, in Jefferson county, the daughter of James and Elizabeth 
(King) Yandell.
            
She was married to Edward Colton, who died in 1952.
            
Survivors include one grandson, Chester Staley of New Canann, Conn., and two great-grandchildren.
            
Mrs. Colton was a member of the Eastern Star and White Shrine Lodge, and a member of the  
First Methodist Church.

Source: 
Date: 1-7-1969
Submitted by; Ken Richardson



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