JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Grover Jackson Oliver
 
Grover Jackson OLIVER, a retired employee of the Mt. Vernon Car Co., died at 3:45 a.m. 
today at his home, 1200 South 24th Street. He was 77 years, 1 month, and 19 days of age.  
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Pulley Funeral Home, where 
friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Mr. OLIVER was born February 24, 1876 in Jeffrson County, the son of James and Sarah Ann OLIVER.  
On March 19, 1900 he was married in Mt. Vernon to Minnie OSBORN who survives. Mr. OLIVER had 
been in failing health for the past five years.

Besides his wife, he is survived by six sons, Fred, Grover, William and Earl of Mt. Vernon; and 
Charles and John of Los Angeles, Calif.; four daughters, Ruby ELLIOTT and Violet WILLMORE of 
Mt. Vernon; Anna TANNER of Greenup, Ill., and Hazel DeFILLIPPE of Los Angeles, Calif.; 19 
grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Lena WEST of Mt. Vernon.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Monday, April 13, 1953
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
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