JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
CLARA BELLE KELLER

Clara Belle KELLER daughter of Joseph Newton and Mary Cordelia KELLER 
was born September 8, 1870 in Perry County near Du Quion and died  
November 7, 1931 at the home of her sister, Mrs. W. S. DUNBAR 
of Dallas Texas. At the age of 61 years, 2 months and four days.  

On April 4, 1894, she was united in marriage to George W. SPURLOCK.  
To this union were born five children, one which preceded her in death, 
namely William Grant.  

Those surviving are Bernie L. of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Albert KNOWEL of 
Tyler, Texas, Raymond K. of Irvington, New Jersey, Charles L., 
whose address is unknown. 

In early years, she made a profession of faith in Christ and years 
later during a revival, conducted by Rev. J. W. ALLEN, she and her 
husband joined  the Hams Grove Baptist Church.  

Besides the survivors listed above, she leaves to mourn, a sister, 
Mrs. W. S. DUNBAR of Dallas, Texas, two grandchildren, whom she dearly 
loved and a number of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services was conducted Tuesday afternoon at Hams Grove Church 
with Revs, Maulding and Burton conducting the service.



Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: November 7, 1931
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