William Jerry England
William Jerry ENGLAND, a Jefferson county residents for nearly 71 years,
died at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Albert Gutherie, in Dodds township
this morning, His age was 77 years, 6 months, and 28 days.
Funeral services will be held at two p.m. Sunday afternoon at the Old
Shiloh church with Rev. Bird Green officiating. Interment will be made
in Old Shiloh Cemetary.
Mr. England was born in Conway, Faulkner twp. Ark on September 12, 1858,
a son of Clabe and Martha Weatherford England, but moved to Jefferson county
with his parents at the age of eight years. He had lived here since that time,
becoming one of the best known Dodds township farmers.
His wife, the former Sarah Ellen Allen, died April 25, 1934. Mr. England
was a member of the Baptist church and lived the faith he confessed.
Surviving are a son, William B. England of Mt. Vernon, two daughters
Mrs. Gutherie and Mrs. Jennie Wright of St. Louis.
April 10, 1936
Submitted by Abby Newell