JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Ona Pitchford 
Christopher

(Handwritten 2-2-1973.)  

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.  
  

Source: (photocopy)
Date: 
Submitted by: Janet Fryar Rohlfs
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