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Harry Yearwood

Funeral services for Harry YEARWOOD, who died yesterday at 715 Harrison in the same 
house where he was born, will be held at the Pulley Funeral Home at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. 
Dr. Geo. P. Rutledge will officiate with the assistance of the  Rev. Logan Cox and burial will 
follow at Oakwood Cemetery. 

Mr. Yearwood is survived by his wife, two sisters, Mrs. Kathryn Wilson of St. Louis and 
Mrs. Margaret McGill of Mt. Vernon, and three brothers, Frank and Joe of  Mt. Vernon and 
Charles of East St. Louis. He was born July 12, 1877, the son of Joseph and Mary (Kline) 
Yearwood and on August 25, 1926 was married to Nellie Huffstutler. 

In failing health for the past five years, Mr. Yearwood had been confined to his home 
for two years. For 12 years he drove the team at the fire station and for 20 years he 
did dray work in the city. Prior to his confinement he was employed as caretaker at the 
Mt. Vernon Library. 

March 6, 1945 Mt. Vernon Register News 
submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera 
(Harry was my 1C4R) 
Aug 16, 1998 

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