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Belle Dycus Fairchild
                   
Mrs. Belle Dycus Fairchild, 74, of 2626 Logan Street, died at 11:25 a.m. 
Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was a retired teacher and an employe 
of the Mammoth Department Store. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. 
Tuesday at the First United Methodist church, of which she was a member, with 
the Rev. Clyde Funkhouser officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens cemetery.  
The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call after 5:00 p.m. 
today. At noon Tuesday the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until 
the funeral hour.  

Mrs. Fairchild was born May 4, 1895, in Jefferson county the daughter of 
Squire and Hattie Jane (Gaddis) Dycus. On September 20, 1917, in Mt. Vernon, she 
was married to A. W. (Jack) Fairchild, who survives. Other survivors include two sons, 
Warren D. Fairchild and Donald L. Fairchild, both of Mt. Vernon; and five grandhildren.  

She was preceded in death by one daughter.  

Mrs. Fairchild was a member of the Business and Professional Club, Homemakers Extension 
and Retail Clerks Association and had taught in the Jefferson county school system since 1911.



Date: July 1969
Source: Mount Vernon Register News 
Submitted by: Rosemary Atkins

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