JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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J. WATT WARD DIES SUDDENLY AT FARM  HOME
WELL KNOWN FARMER, FORMER REAL
ESTATE DEALER WAS 84 YEARS  OLD


J.Watt Ward well known Shiloh township farmer died 
early today at his home west of Mt. Vernon.
He had been in his usual good health and death 
came suddenly after an illness which began around  
midnight. He died  before a doctor could reach the
bedside and Coroner Ben Roeder has scheduled an inquiry 
to be held this afternoon. Mr. Ward, had made a trip into Mt
Vernon only last Monday.

Funeral arrangements have not been made. He was a former 
real estate dealer and was prominent as a livestock breeder 
and Fair judge for many years.

He is survived by wife, Ina Tyler, one son Burrel of Mt Vernon,and 
four  daughters, Mrs. Sam Bynum of Paducah Ky; Mrs. Martha Whittenborn 
of Centralia; Mrs. Ruby Murray of St Louis;and Mrs. Nannie Hayes of 
Mt Vernon. Also surviving are two brothers Joe and Lou of Mt Vernon, 
three grandchildren  and one great grandchild.

Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Nov. 18 1942
Submitted by Janice Staples
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