JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Cora Runnels

Mrs. Cora RUNNELS of RFD 1, Dix, died at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday at Jefferson 
Memorial Hospital.  She was 75y2m11d of age.  Mrs. RUNNELS was born 
November 22, 1880, at Ina, the daughter of John and Cordelia PICKETT.  

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Dicey MILLER; 7 sons, Enos and 
Carl of Mt. Vernon; Harl, Lonnie, and Onnie of St. Louis; Carson of 
Ferguson, MO; and Lawrence of Mattoon; one brother, Andy PICKETT of Tuscola; 
2 half brothers, Irvin PICKETT of Ina and Osie PICKETT of West Frankfort; 
one half sister, Mrs. Mary JONES of Alton; 25 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Pentecostal Church at Boyd where services will be.  
Burial will be in Kirk Cemetery at Ina.  The body will lie in state at the 
Osborn Funeral Home in Dix after 2 pm Thursday.

Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: Wednesday - 04 Jan 1956
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
 

 

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