JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
William H. Slamans

William H. SLAMANS, 71, of Ewing, died at 7:40 p.m. Monday at the 
home of his daughter, Mrs. Fern TAYLOR, 423 S. 15th Street, Mt. Vernon.  
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the New Hope Church.  
The Rev. Dwight DAME and the Rev. Carl WILLIAMS will officiate and burial 
will be in New Hope Cemetery.  The body will remain at the Ina Funeral Home 
where friends may call after 5:00 p.m. today.
 
Mr. SLAMANS was a farmer.  He was born July 21, 1883 in Ewing, the son of 
Michael and Martha (McKINNEY) SLAMANS.  On December 23, 1906, he was married 
to Anna GIFFORD, who preceded him in death.  He was a member of the New Hope 
Free Will Baptist Church.
 
Surviving are four sons:  Sam of Ina, Nelson of Hominy, Okla., Paul of Ada, Okla., 
and John of Mt. Vernon:  two daughter, Fern TAYLOR and Fay McLAUGHLIN of Mt. Vernon:  
and 13 grandchildren.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: February 15, 1955
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
 

 

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