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Homer A. Dagg

Homer A. DAGG, 80, of 306 South Second Street, a retired Mt. Vernon 
businessman, died at 8:15 last night at Good Samaritan Hospital.  
Mr. DAGG owned and operated the DAGG Junk Yard in East Mt. Vernon for 
many years before his retirement, had been in failing health for some time.  
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers Chapel and 
burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Military services will be in charge of 
American Legion Post 141.  The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel where 
friends may call after 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.  Mr. DAGG, a veteran of World War I, 
was a longtime member of American Legion Post 141.

He was born August 22, 1892 at Bluford, the son of Sherman and May (GALIGER) DAGG.  
He was first married to Janie STONE, who preceded him in death October 4, 1960.  
On April 6, 1963 he was married to Edna CLINTON who survives.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Paul and Charles DAGG, both of 
Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Mrs. Phyllis BEARD and Mrs. Monda FORTH, both of Mt. Vernon; 
three step-sons, John BEARD of Bluford, Bobby BEARD of Bonnie and Donald BEARD of 
Centralia; three step-daughters, Mrs. Edna WILSON of Aurora, Mrs. Marjorie DAGG of 
Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Lela BAILEY of Bonnie; two brothers, Vern DAGG of Orchardville and 
Gerald DAGG of Mt. Vernon; a sister, Mrs. Opal SUMMERS of Florida; and five grandchildren 
and seven great grandchildren


Source: The Register News
Date: Monday, May 7, 1973
Submitted by; Mary Zinzilieta
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