JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Sarah Ann Howell Littleton was born March 19, 1854, departed this life 
August 26, 1929.  She was married to William Littleton in March 1880.  To 
this union were born seven children, three having died in infancy; four 
are living:  Mrs. Laura Green, John and Maude Littleton of Bluford and 
Mrs. Dora Pate of Jacksonville, Ill.  One brother, Thomas Howell 
resides near Bluford.  Besides these, ten grandchildren and a host of friends 
mourn their loss.
She was left a widow in 1904 and remained so until death.  For a number 
of years she had been an invalid, unable to go out of the house.  She 
was carefully and lovingly cared for by her children.
She was converted at the Hickory Hill Baptist Church at the age of 
sixteen.  At the time of her death she was a member of the United Brethren 
Church of Bluford.  She proved her faith in God by her patient 
suffering and submission to his will.
The services were conducted in the United Brethren Church.  Rev. J.H. 
Osborn pastor of the church and Rev. Bird Green of the Baptist Church 
with interment at the Hickory Hill Cemetery.



Source: Mt. Vernon Register 
Date: August 1929
Submitted by Deb Ziegler
Relationship - Great-great grandmother

 

 

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