JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Lucy FAIRCHILD dies at age 75: - August 1947 

Mrs. Lucy Ermina Fairchild, widow of Daniel S.Fairchild, 
died at 1:1t a.m., today at the home of her granddaughter, 
Mrs. Gerald Reed, 1620 S. 12th St. Her age was 75 years
and 28 days. 
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 at Myers Chapel 
and burial will be in Knob Prairie cemetery in Blissville township. 
The body will remain at Myers Chapel where friends may call at any 
time after 10 a.m., Sunday. 
Mrs. Fairchild was born July 18,1872 in Jefferson county, the 
daughter of George and Sarah (Gilbert) Newell. On August 9, 1891,
she was married to Daniel S. Fairchild who preceded her in death 
on August 25, 1931. She was a member of the West Long Prairie 
Christian church. 
Surviving are her step-mother; Mrs. George Newell of Waltonville, 
three sons, George of Waltonville, Joe of Bonnie and Oran of Mt. Vernon; 
two daughters, Mrs. Orlie Rutherford and Mrs. Cleo Dycus; four brothers,
John, Oscar, and Earl Newell of Waltonville and Norman Newell of 
Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Taylor and Mrs. Myrtle Freeman 
of Waltonville, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. 
Burial in Knob Prairie Cemetery.

(Her husband was the son of Eli and Sarah Place Fairchild)

 
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