JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Laura Estes, 90
Dies Early Today
Rites Wednesday 

Mrs. Laura Elizabeth Estes of  1015 South 12th Street died at 7:45 a.m. 
today in Jefferson Memorial Hospital at the age of 90 years, seven months 
and three days.
 
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at Myers Chapel with 
Rev. Carl Whittington and the Rev. F. L. Trotter officiating. Burial will 
be in the Bethel Memorial Cemetery.
 
The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel where friends may call after 
4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
 
Mrs. Estes was born Feb. 8, 1877, in Spring Garden township, the daughter of 
Robert Marion and Louisa (Page) Bumpus.
 
In Spring Garden on Dec. 1, 1895, she was married to John C. Estes, who 
preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1944. She was also preceded in death by 
two sons; Ralph and Harel Estes.
 
Survivors include a son, Roy L. Estes; a daughter, Mrs. Marvin Powers; a 
sister, Mrs. Ollie Miller, all of Mt. Vernon; seven grandchildren; and 13 
great grandchildren.
 
Mrs. Estes was a member of Second Baptist Church, the Order of Eastern Star 
and the Royal Neighbors of American Lodge.




Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: 9-11-1969
Submitted by Cindy Ford 
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