JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
Mrs. Eliza MANNEN died Sunday at Waltonville Home
Nov. 6, 1932 Was Widow of Sidney S. Mannen, in his
lifetime, one of the prominent men of County.
To be buried Tuesday Afternoon. Mrs. Eliza S. Mannen, widow of
Sidney S. Mannen, died Sunday at her home in Waltonville, at
9:30 o’clock. Mr. Mannen in his day was one of the most prominent
men in the south part of the county. He preceded her in death about
five years ago. Mrs. Mannen was born January 19,1858, near Red bud,
in Monroe County, Illinois and she was a daughter of Peter and Hester
Stewart. Most of her life was spent in Jefferson County. Mrs. Mannen
is survived by five children, as follows: Mrs. T. H. Trappe, New Athens,
IL; Mrs.Charles Hirons, Dixon, N. D., Orval Mannen, and Mrs. Knox Gee,
Waltonville; and Mrs. Clyde R. Hammons, Carbondale.
Thirteen grandchildren and one great grandchild survive. A sister lives
in Tuscon, Ariz.
Mrs. Mannen had been in impaired health sometime, but was stricken
with the illness which ended in her death Saturday, October 29.
Mrs. Mannen was for many years a member of the Universalist Church of
Waltonville, and in the years of her health and strength was very active
in the church. She was a woman of many virtues, possed of a bright mind,
and was held in the highest respect and esteem for all who knew her.
In her long and useful life, she proved faithful in every duty, bravely
met the responsibilities of life, and left nothing undone in the various
relations of wife, mother and member of society. Her life was an
inspiration to all who knew her, and she left her impress for good
in the age in which she lived.
Funeral services will be held at the family home in
Waltonville at 1:30 o’clock Tuesday afternoon.
(daughter of Hester Upton Carmichael Stewart)
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