JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Leota May KINISON, 90, of 305 South Brown ST., Benton, died at 6:15 pm 
Tuesday at her home. She was a member of the Methodist Church.  Mrs. Kinison 
was born March 3, 1883, in White County to Finn and Ada Adams VEATCH. 
She is survived by her husband, Hugh M. KINISON; a son, Walter, Benton; two 
daughters, Helen VAUPEL, Carmi; and Blanche WALLACE, North Bend, Ohio; 
two brothers, John VEATCH, Fairfield; and Howard VEATCH, Mt. Vernon; two 
sisters, Mabel Mason, Marion; and Alice CRAVENS, Herrin; 11 grandchildren and 
17 great-grandchildren. 
Funeral Services will be Sunday at 2 pm at the Belle Rive Methodist Church with the 
Reverend Bill SWYEAR officiating. Interment will be in the Opdyke Cemetery. 
Friends may call after 6 pm Saturday at the Poulson Funeral Home, Benton. 

Mt. Vernon Register News November 15, 1973 
SUBMITTED BY: William H Kinison

 
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