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Jeff Rightnowar
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 78

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Arthur A. “Jeff” Rightnowar, 78, Route 1, died at 11:20 p.m. 
June 28, 1987, at his residence.

Mr. Rightnowar worked for Florsheim Shoe Co. for 43 years.  
He was a supervisor at the time of his retirement.

Mr. Rightnowar was born June 13, 1909, in Jefferson County, a 
son of Ira and Millie (Lambert) Rightnowar.  On Sept. 6, 1930, in 
Mt. Vernon, he married Nadine Peterson, who survives.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home and 
J. Howard Kraps and Bill Newell will officiate.  Burial will follow 
in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Rightnowar is survived by two sisters, 
Velma Wilkerson and Neva Adams, both of Bonnie; two brothers, 
Edsel Rightnowar and wife Mary Lou of Springfield and Willard Rightnowar 
of Belle Rive; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Rightnowar was a member of Elk Prairie Christian Church.

He was also a member of Sesser Masonic Lodge No. 918 AF&AM.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, James Rightnowar 
and one sister, Zola White.






Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: June 28, 1987
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans


 

 

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