Mrs. Ona Pitchford, 79, of Christopher, died at 1:15 a.m., Thursday
at Miner's Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday
at the Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher. Burial will be in Maple Hill
cemetery at Sesser. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5:00 p.m. today.
Mrs. Pitchford was born Nov. 29, 1873, in Jefferson County, the daughter of
Samuel and Almira (Roberts) Black. She was married to John Pitchford, who
preceded her in death. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Christopher.
Surviving are a brother, Ernest Black, Mt. Vernon, a niece, Evalena Gilbert of
Mt. Vernon, and other nieces and nephews.
Submitted by: Janet Fryar Rohlfs