JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Ellen Elzora Richardson

Ellen Elzora RICHARDSON, widow of James RICHARDSON, died at 6:00
p.m. Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Roland LOWERY, 1807 Stanley
Avenue.  Her age was 87y10m4d.  Mrs. RICHARDSON leaves 90 direct
descendants, 5 children, 36 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Belle Rive
Baptist church with the Rev. Fred PROPST officiating, and burial will be in
Flint Cemetery.  The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where friends may
call.

Mrs. RICHARDSON was born March 1, 1860 in Polk County, the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. William WILKERSON.  She was married to James RICHARDSON
who died November 3, 1921.  Mrs. RICHARDSON was a member of Opdyke
Baptist Church.  

Surviving are three sons, Roy and William of Laurens, Iowa; and
Logan of Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Mrs. Roland LOWERY of Mt. Vernon and
Mrs. Ray McREYNOLDS of Belle Rive; 36 grandchildren and 49
great-grandchildren.


Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Tuesday, January 6, 1948
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