John Wesley Willmore
John W. Willmore
Dies At age 56
John Wesley Willmore of 1420 south 12th street died at 1:00 p.m. Monday
at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 56 years, seven days old.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers Chapel
with the Rev. Ace Summers officiating. The body will lie in state at
Meyers Chapel where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Mr. Willmore was born June 6, 1907, in Tamaora, Ill., the son of John
and Belle (Lewis) Willmore. In 1932, at St. Charles, Mo., he was married
to Violet Bethal, who survives.
He is also survived by two sons, George Willmore of Colby, Kan., and
Charles Wesley Willmore, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Billie Lou Lutrell
and Mrs. Mayabell Hodges, both of Chicago; a step-daughter, Mrs.
Geraldine Cooln of Denver, Colo.; two brothers, Marion Willmore of West
Frankfort, and Oakley Willmore of Mt. Vernon; a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Poston
of this city; and 11 grandchildren.
Mr. Willmore was a member of the Bethal Tabernackle church.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by Steven Kent Ward
Relationship: Great Nephew