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Louis Elkins

Louis ELKINS, age 43, died this morning at 3:30 o'clock at 
his home 1015 Shawnee Street.  He had been ill for eleven 
weeks suffering with a complication of diseases.

Mr. ELKINS was a native of this county, and has lived in 
Mt. Vernon for the last four years, having been in the employ 
of the Mt. Vernon Car Company. He had many friends in this 
city and throughout the county.

Mr. ELKINS is survived by a wife and one son, William ELKINS, 
age 8; a sister, Mrs. Ellen PICKETT, of this city, and brother 
Dan ELKINS, living in Kentucky.

Mr. ELKINS has been a member of the Free Baptist Church of 
Salem for eleven years. A short funeral service will be held 
at the residence tomorrow morning at ten o'clock, following 
which the body will be taken to Hickory Hill Church, where 
services will be held at one o'clock. The interment will be 
at Hickory Hill Cemetery.

Source: Mt. Vernon IL Register News
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 1915
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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