JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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Jo B. Yearwood

Jo B YEARWOOD, age 71, died at 4:30 p.m. yesterday, at the home 
of his daughter, Mrs. Oral G. (Shorty) PACE on the Centralia road after a 
two months illness. 
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, at Myers Chapel. 
Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery. 
Mr. YEARWOOD was born August 27, 1874, at Mt. Vernon, the son of 
Jospeh and Mary (Klein) YEARWOOD. He was married April 12, 1895, 
to Charlotte Grey MUCKELROY, who died April 9, 1939. Mr. YEARWOOD 
is survived by one son, Macer, of Evansville, Ind.; one daughter Mrs.Kyra PACE 
and three grandchildren. He also leaves two brothers, Charles, of East St. Louis and 
Frank of Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Mrs. Katherine WILSON of East St. Louis and 
Mrs. Margaret MCGILL of Mt. Vernon. One daughter, Evangeline, died 
December 24, 1922, and a daughter, Martha died in infancy. A brother, Harry, died 
this year. Mr. YEARWOOD for many years was an employe of the Jefferson Milling 
Co. and worked for the L & N railroad and J.P. Devine Co. before his retirement, six years ago. 

November 10, 1945 Mt. Vernon Register News 
submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera 
Feb 24, 1998  

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