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William Hughs Hirons
                                                                                                
William Hughs Hirons, of Waltonville, died at 10:15 last night at Good Samaritan Hospital.
A well known retired farmer, Mr. Hirons was 74 years, six months and four days of age.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the First Methodist church in Waltonville. 
The Rev. E. L. Gulley will officiate and burial will be in Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Hirons was born April 12, 1882 near Waltonville, the son of Sidney Thomas and Susan (Dodds) Hirons.
He was married September 19, 1904 to Edith Shurtz, who survives.
Other survivors are one son, Sidney Hirons of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson county superintendent of schools; 
one grandson; a brother, John of Waltonville; and two sisters, Mrs. Euterpe Mannen and Mrs. Ruth Davis, 
both of Waltonville.

The body will lie in state at the Fry Funeral Home at Waltonville, where friends may call at any time 
after 6:00 p.m. today.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Oct. 1956
Submitted by; Rosemary Newell Atkins


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