Warren Waite Funeral Monday; Military Rites
Funeral services for Warren Waite, 62, of 206 north 12th street, will
be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic church of which he
was a member.
Father James P. Burke will officiate and burial will be in Oakwood
cemetery. Military rites will be in charge of the American Legion.
The body will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home, where friends
may call after 4:00 p.m. Saturday. The Rosary will be recited at 7:00
p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Waite, a well known resident and employe of the State of Illinois,
died at 10:10 a.m. yesterday at the John Cochrane Veterans
Administration hospital in St. Louis, MO., following a long illness.
Mr. Waite was an employee of the Mt. Vernon car shops for many years.
He was born August 30, 1903 in Mt. Vernon, the son of Henry and Minnie
On October 1, 1923 he was married, in Mt. Vernon, to Leila Perry, who
Mr. Waite, a Navy veteran of World War II, was a member of the Veterans
of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, and the Moose Lodge.
Besides his wife, Mr. Waite is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Patricia
McGehee of Godfrey, Ill., and Mrs. Jacqueline Barber of New York City;
one sister, Mrs. Jack Bennett of Mt. Vernon; and four grandchildren.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: July 28, 1966
Submitted by Brenda Heriford
Relationship: 2nd cousin once removed