Myra Arminta Sursa
Mrs. Myra Arminta SURSA, widow of John Wesley SURSA, died at her
home near Belle Rive at 4:55 a.m. today from pneumonia which followed
an attack of influenza. Her age was 74y9m25d. She is survived by the
following children: Mrs. Eddie McPHERSON of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. J. A. JARED
and Mrs. Albert SHUMATE of Urbana, Mrs. Goaley HOPKINS and Charles E. SURSA
of Belle Rive and Miss Inez SURSA of Mt. Vernon.
Funeral services will be held at the Belle Rive M. E. Church at one o'clock
Monday afternoon. Mrs. SURSA was a member of the United Brethren Church at
Union Grove and of the Eastern Star at Belle Rive. She was one of the most
highly respected women of the section in which she lived, and had many friends.
Possessed of many womanly virtues, kind, considerate of the welfare and happiness
of others, she was loved by all who knew her. Mrs. SURSA had many friends in
Mt. Vernon and tributes to her worth and useful life have been heard on all sides.
Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: Saturday, January 18, 1936
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta