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T.J. Funkhouser dies at age 82, Rites Saturday 

Thomas J. Funkhouser of 1121 so 12th street died at 4:45 p.m. at the
Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 82 years, six months and 14 days of age.

He was born Oct 2, 1875, in Champaign county and lived in this city for
the past 44 years. Survivors include his wife Clara Funkhouser, two
sons, Edward L. Funkhouser and Stanley Funkhouser of Mt Vernon and one
sister Mrs. Maude Troutt of Reevesville Ill.

He was a member of the Second Baptist Church where Funeral services
will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, with Rev. Tellis Young officiating.
Burial will be at Essery Cemetery, near Walpole, Ill.
Friends may call at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix after 2 p.m.
tomorrow. The body will be taken to the Church at 10 a.m. Saturday to lie in
state until the funeral

Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Apr.16,1957
Submitted by Nancy E. Davis *
Relationship: Grand daughter



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