Minerva Palatine Pickett
Mrs. Minerva Palatine PICKETT died at 8:30 o'clock last night at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Claude HAMBLEN in Chestnut, IL. Her age
was 72y4m28d. She was born September 24, 1865 in Jefferson County and
had resided with her daughter for the past 4 years.
The body was brought to Mt. Vernon and funeral services will be held
at 1:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon at Hams Grove Church and burial will
follow in the adjoining cemetery. Services will be conducted by Rev.
Cyrus MAULDING. The body will remain at the home of John ALLEN,
413 S. 18th Street, until noon tomorrow.
Mrs. PICKETT was united in marriage with B. J. PICKETT, who preceded
her in death April 5, 1930. She was the daughter of Hugh L. and
Ruthie Jane WILLIS. A devoted woman, she was a member of the Webbs Prairie Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Luvera LEONARD of Waltonville, Florence COTHRAN
of Herrin and Leona HAMBLEN of Chestnut, IL; three brothers, George WILLIS
of Bonnie, Hughel of Macedonia, and Elijah of Ewing; 16 grandchildren and
PICKETT, MINERVA P. N/S UNK 0000031 1938-02-22 LOGAN COUNTY, IL
Date: Unknown 1937
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta