JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Charles E. WHITLOCK

Charles E. WHITLOCK died at his home near Dix at 5:15 p.m. yesterday at 
the age of 73 years.  He was the son of the late Foster and Sarah (CLINK) WHITLOCK and 
was married to Eva E. TATE on January 2, 1896, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Russell of Spearfish, S.D., and Leslie of Kansas City; 
two daughters, Ruth, at thome and Mrs. Lawrence McDANIEL of Kell and a foster son, 
Eddie LONG of Kansas City.  One son, Sgt. Lowell WHITLOCK was killed in action 
February 19, 1945 on Luzon.

Four brothers surviving are the Rev. W. H. WHITLOCK of Hillsboro; Wayne WHITLOCK of 
Spearfish, S.D.; the Rev. O. F. WHITLOCK of Alton; and Arthur WHITLOCK of Texico; and 
two sisters, Mrs. Ed TATE of Mt. Vernon; and Mrs. A. G. TEAGUE of Midland, S.D.

Mr. WHITLOCK was a member of the Dix Methodist Church from which place funeral services 
will be held Monday at 11 a.m.  Burial will follow at Zion Grove Cemetery.  Friends may 
call at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix until 10 a.m. tomorrow morning.  The body will 
lie in state at the family home.


Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News 
Date: Friday, March 23, 1945
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
 

 

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