JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
George Friar Dies at Spring Garden

George Friar, highly respected citizen of this community died at 12:30 p.m. 
Monday at the home of his son, George Friar, Jr. at Spring Garden.  He was 
88 years of age.  

Mr. Friar for many years operated a blacksmith shop in Spring Garden, followed 
farming and for some time operated a sawmill and threshing machine.  He was married 
to Harriet Ellen Atchison who preceded him in death about nine years ago.  He is 
survived by three sons and one daughter, Jack Friar and George Friar, Jr. of Spring 
Garden, and Harvey Friar of Mt. Vernon; and Mrs. Mary Ellen Kniffen of Mt. Vernon.  

Two sons preceded him in death.  

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday at Hams Grove Church.
  

Source: Unknown
Date: July 27, 1953
Submitted by: Janet Fryar Rohlfs
Relationship: Great Grandfather

 

 

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