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William V. Harmon

Funeral services were held at the  First Baptist Church this afternoon for 
Wm. V. HARMON, with Rev. J. L. MEADS  officiating.  Interment took place at 
the Masonic and Odd Fellows  Cemetery with the Drake Funeral Home in charge. 
 Mr. HARMON died at 3:30  o'clock Saturday afternoon at his home on East 
Webster Avenue, the cause of  death being double pneumonia.  He had reached 
the age of 54y11m3d.   Deceased had been a resident of Benton for the past 
fifteen years, much of  that time he had been engaged in the grocery business, 
being a member of the  firm of HARMON & SETTLE on Grand Street.  He was a 
member of Benton  Lodge No. 65, A.F. & A.M. and during the year 1929 was a 
worshipful master  of that fraternity.  Mrs. HARMON died February 20, 1932.  
Two  sisters survive.  They are Mrs. Seba KIRK, Benton and Mrs. St. Clair  
JONES if  Ina.

Source: Benton  Evening News - Monday, May 6, 1935

Will HARMON, formerly a prominent resident of this city, died late Saturday afternoon at Benton following a brief attack of pneumonia. Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Presbyterian Church. Mr. HARMON was until recently a partner in a leading Benton grocery store, selling his interests a short time ago. His death was not expected by Mt. Vernon friends who received word of his illness about noon Saturday. Mr. HARMON was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Benton and was well known to Mt. Vernon people. He was an uncle of Mrs. Bertha BUMPUS of this city. Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register-News Date: Monday, Mary 6, 1935 Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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