JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Enos Wilson Burial: Oakwood 

Enos Wilson Dies At Age 69; Rites Saturday 

Enos Wilson, 69, of 1017 Jones Street, collapsed and died suddenly 
late yesterday morning while working on the demolition of a building 
at Tenth and Perkins. 

He was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was pronounced 
dead upon arrival. Coroner John Richardson said that death was 
apparentlly due to a heart attack. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Pilgrim 
Rest Baptist church. The Rev. D.W. Jackson will officiate and burial 
will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body will be taken from the Parker 
Funeral Home to the Pilgram Rest church, where friends may call 
between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Friday. 

Mr. Wilson was born December 17, 1897 in Huntington, Tenn., 
the son of Samuel B. and Ida (Utley) Wilson. 

A resident of Mt. Vernon for the past 51 years, he was a 
retired employee of the Mt. Vernon Waste Materials Co. 

Surviving are two sisters, Octavia Richardson and Myrtle Barker, 
both of Mt. Vernon, and one son, four daughters, two grandchildren 
and four great grandchildren. 

Published Thursday February 9, 1967 The Register-News 



 
 
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