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
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