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