Alvin Dalby, 84, of Route 6, Mt. Vernon, died at 5:30 pm
yesterday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Friday at the Hopewell Methodist
Church, with Rev. Roy Beal officiating. Burial will be in the
church cemetery. Friends may call at the Osborn Funeral Home
at Dix after 6:00 pm Thursday.
Mr. Dalby was born in Elk Prairie township on July 26, 1886,
the son of Stinson and Caroline (Manees) Dalby.
He was married on Nov. 25, 1909 to Mazie Leonard, in Denver, Colo.
He attended the Crossroads School, and was a member of the
Hopewell Methodist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Leonard, Moweaqua, Ill., and Donald,
Route 5; three daughters, Mrs. Thelma Beal, Route 5, and Mrs.
Rosemarie Green and Mrs. Madge Hawkins, both of Texico; 12
grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson