JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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John Newbury 
Of Waltonville 
Dies At age 78 


John Franklin Newbury, 78, of Waltonville, died at 2:35 p.m. Monday at 
Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was a retired farmer. Funeral services 
will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Fry Funeral Home in Waltonville 
with the Rev. Carl Williams officiating. Burial will be in Knob Prairie 
cemetary. The body will lie in state at the Fry Funeral Home where friends 
may call after 2:00 p.m. today.

Mr. Newbury was born Nov. 27, 1882, in Jefferson county, the son of Logan and 
Ann (Shurtz) Newbury. On Feb. 21, 1905, he was married to Nellie Carver, who 
preceded him in death April 24, 1927. On July 3, 1928, he was married to 
Minnie Johnson, who survives. He is also survived by three daughters, Mrs. Hattie Boyd 
of  Englewood, Calif., Mrs. Alreva Fagan of Effingham, and Mrs. Lola Mae Brooks of 
Sauk Village, Ill.; one brother, Joe Newbury of Sesser; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Quinn 
and Mrs. Anna Fred, both of Waltonville; and seven grandchildren. Mr. Newbury was a 
member of the Modern Woodmen of America and the Odd Fellows Lodge of Waltonville.


Date: 
Source:  The Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
  



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