JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Mrs. Almeda M. YEARWOOD, of the Salem Road, died this morning at Jefferson 
County Hospital.  Her age was 78 years and 20 days.  Mrs. Yearwood was a 
lifetime resident of Jefferson County.  She was bornFebruary 6, 1873 in Jeffer- 
son county the daughter of James A. and Flora(Short) Lisenby. 
She was married to John R. Yearwood who survives. 

Mrs. Yearwood was a member of the Park Avenue Baptist church. 
Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, Max A. and Robert H. Year- 
wood of Decatur; two daughters, Mrs. Flora B. Conder of Decatur and Mrs. 
Grace Loss of Walla Walla, Wash.; one brother, Arthur Lisenby of Mt. Vernon; 
two sisters, Mrs. R. W. King and Mrs. Calvin Humphrey of Mt. Vernon; eight 
grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Myers Chapel, with the 
Rev. Cyrus MAULDING officiating and burial will be in East Salem cemetery. 

February 26, 1951  Mt. Vernon Register News 
submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera 
(Her husband was my 2C3R and also 2C4R) 
Oct 15, 1997 



Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Mon. Feb. 26, 1951
Submitted by; John R. Ball
 
 
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