JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Myrtle Bell Poston

Myrtle Bell Poston, 77, 728 Fairfield Road, died at 11:50 a.m. Saturday
in Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First Church
of God, with the Rev. Carl Simmons officiating. Burial will be in East
Hickory Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hughey Funeral Home after 6 p.m. 
today, and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to 
the First Church of God, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

Mrs. Poston was born Aug. 31, 1904, in Tamoroa, the daughter of John
and Minerva Bell (Lewis) Willmore. In 1924, in Benton, she married Fred Poston, 
who died July 4, 1963.

Suvivors include three sons, Gale Poston, Larry Poston, and Ross Poston, all 
of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Martha Christina Burton, Catlin, Marcella Poston 
and Esther Poston, both of Alexandria, VA., one brother, Okley Wilmore, Mt. Vernon; 
24 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by , her parents, two sons, three daughters,
and two brothers.

Mrs. Poston was a member of the First Church of God. 
  

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 6-20-1982
Submitted by Steven Kent Ward 
Relationship: Grandson

 

 

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