JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
  



Gweneth Kersh  Mt. Vernon

Mrs. Gweneth Kersh, 67, of 507 S. 20th St., died at 8:57 a.m. Thursday 
at Good Samaritan Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. 
Saturday at Myers Chapel, with the Rev. George Waggoner officiating. 
Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery. Friends may call after 6:00 p.m. today 
at the funeral chapel. Mrs. Kersh was born Dec. 1, 1906, in Jefferson 
county, the daughter of Alvin and Jennie (Beckham) Wells. She married 
the Rev. Oran W. Kersh in Christopher on Feb. 28, 1925. He survives. She 
was a member of Bakerville Free Will Baptist Church. Besides her 
husband, survivors include a son, Carlos J. Kersh, Calumet City; three 
brothers, Waldo Wells, Flora, Edward Wells, Valier, Norris Wells, 
East Chicago, Ind.;a sister, Mrs. Wanda Miketti, Flora; and three 
grandchildren.

*Note from Submitter
Gweneth daughter of James Alvin and Cora Jeannette (Beckham) Wells
James son of Newton and Vienna Phoebe (Loman) Wells  
Vienna daughter of James Cassius and Sarah Jeannette (McLean) Loman


Date:    
Source: Hand written date July 27, 1974
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
Relationship: Second cousin once removed


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