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