Search billions of records on Ancestry.com

JACKSONVILLE EAST CEMETERY OBITUARIES



DECKER, JAMES
Jacksonville Courier, December 15, 1932

James Decker

James Decker, aged 81 years, a lifetime resident of Morgan County, passed away at 12:30 o'clock this morning at his home, 824 East Independence Avenue.

Mr. Decker was born near Jacksonville, a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Decker. When a young man he was united in marriage with Margaret Liles, who preceded him in death.

Surviving are the following children: Martin Decker, Alton; Charles Decker, Jacksonville; Mrs. Dolly Collins, Morgan County; Lyman Decker, Jacksonville; Mrs. Mabel Hayes, Jacksonville; and Bert Decker, also of this city. Two daughters and one son preceded him in death. There are two brothers, John Decker, Manchester, and Mitchell Decker of Prentice.

Mr. Decker was a member of the Christian church.

The remains were removed to the Gillham Funeral Home where services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday Afternoon with interment in Jacksonville cemetery.


Submitted by Edna McPherson
Cemetery Listing


All material contained on these pages are furnished for the free use of those engaged researching their family origins. Any commercial use, without the consent of the host/author of these pages is prohibited. All persons contributing material for posting on these pages does so in recognition of their free, non-commercial distribution, and further, is responsible to assure that no copyright is violated by their submission.