JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Hugh Miller KINISON, 91, Benton, died at 6am today at his home. 
He was a retired farmer and was a Jefferson County resident for 85 Years. 
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 pm at Poulson Funeral Home in 
Benton with the Rev. Bill SWYEAR officiating. Burial will be in Opdyke Cemetery. 
Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 pm Tuesday. 
Mr. KINISON was born in Jefferson County on January 15, 1883 to the Rev. 
Josiah COOK and Elinor Barzilia Miller KINISON. He was married to Leota 
May VEATCH, who preceded him in death. He is survived by a son Walter, Benton; 
two daughters, Mrs. Helen VAUPEL, Carmi, and Mrs. Blanche WALLACE, North 
Bend, Ohio; a brother Harmon KINISON, West Frankfort; 11 grandchildren and 
18 great-grandchildren 

Mt. Vernon Register News September 9, 1974 
SUBMITTED BY: William H Kinison

 
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