JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Abram Winfrey "Wink" LEUTY, 
born Sept. 26, 1857 & died 1943 
Well Known Dix Stockman Dies 

Wink Leuty, 86, well-known livestock dealer, died at his home 
in Dix at 1 a.m. today after an illness of two weeks. Mr. Leuty 
had been a prominent trader in the county for more than 60 years 
and was one of the first men in this section to ship to the East 
St. Louis livestock market. 
Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 7, at 1 o'clock p.m. 
at Osborne's Funeral Home in Dix, conducted by the Rev. Marsh Harpole 
of Mt. Vernon, and assisted by the Rev. A. L. Smith of Dix. Burial 
will be in Zion Grove (County Line) Cemetery. The body will be in 
state at the funeral home. 
Mr. Leuty was born Sept. 26, 1857, the son of Azariah and Elizabeth 
(McConnell) Leuty. He was married to Belle Williams December 11, 1884, 
who died March 5, 1940. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mona 
Myers of St. Louis and Mrs. Hattie Rollinson of Mt. Vernon; two 
foster children, D. W. Myers, who is in the U.S. Army in Los Angeles, 
and Miss Awilda Myers at home, and who were reared in his home as son 
and daughter; one brother, Alfred of Dix, and four sisters, Mrs. Becky 
Ellis of Centralia, Mrs. Mary Murphy of Sandoval, Mrs. Martha Smith of 
Rockford, and Mrs. Lizzie Blankenship of Kell. Thomas Alfred Leuty, 
born Dec. 16, 1863 & died October 1, 1950
 

 
Submitted by Heather Isbell

 
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