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Claude D. "Daddy" Hoots

Claude D. "Daddy" HOOTS of RFD #1, Mt. Vernon, died at 10:40p.m. 
Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital where he had been a patient for 
the past five days.  He was 85y5m4d old.  Mr. HOOTS was a former 
diesel locomotive operator for the Mt. Vernon Car Company.  

Funeral services will be held at 2:00p.m. Thursday at Myers Chapel 
with the Rev. Carl Whittington officiating. Burial will be in Bethel 
Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. HOOTS was born June 7, 1898 (sic), in Scott County, Illinois, 
the son of Alex and Eva (HENRY) HOOTS.  On November 26, 1898 (sic), 
he was married to Victoria ALLEN, who preceded him in death on 
November 16, 1958.  

He is survived by two sons, Lowell HOOTS of Decatur, Ill; and 
Lynus HOOTS of Beech Grove, Ind.; three daughters, Mrs. Eva DOBBIN 
of Warren, Mich.; Mrs. Stell JOHNSON of Port Huron, Mich.; and Mrs. 
Beulah BOLERJACK of Mt. Vernon; 10 grandchildren; 20 g-grandchildren 
and 5 g-g-grandchildren


Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 1963
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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