Anna (Whitlock) Kirk
Mrs. A. E. KIRK died at the family home in McClelland Township Friday
morning shortly before 11 o'clock of a paralytic stroke which she suffered
about a month ago. She would have been 63 years old in September. Mrs. KIRK's
maiden name was Anna G. WHITLOCK, the daughter of Randall WHITLOCK. She was
born in Todd County, Kentucky, moving to this county with her parents when she
was seven years old. She was an active member of the Christian Church, having
become a member at Bonnie 23 years ago.
She married A. E. KIRK 29 years ago, the husband surviving her. She leaves four
brothers and three sons. The former are Geo. WHITLOCK of Field Township,
P. A. WHITLOCK of Wayne County, and Lee WHITLOCK of St. Louis. The sons are Edward
KIRK of this city, George KIRK of McLean County, and Charles KIRK of St. Louis.
The funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Hickory Hill Church and the
body of the loved one was laid to rest in the cemetery adjoining. Rev. Elijah COLLINS
officiated at the services.
Source: The Daily Register - Mt. Vernon, IL
Date: Monday, July 24, 1916
Submitted by Mary Zinzilieta