Conwell Dunlap for many years a resident of this city died at St. Johns hospital, Springfield, Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. He had been ill for the past three weeks and death was caused by chronic nephritis.
Deceased was the son of George and Susan Dunlap and was born in this city in 1845. He early learned the profession of pharmacist and was considered one of the best prescription clerks the city ever had. He followed that business for many years most of time in the employ of the late William L. Allcott and later in the employ of his son, Lee P. Allcott.
About ten years ago he went to Springfield where he followed his business for several years. Mr. Dunlap was a man of integrity and was held in high esteem by many friends in this city. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary Dunlap of this city and three nieces, Miss Mamie DeLeuw of this city, Mrs. Helen Slaker of Aurora, and Mrs. H. Stanley of Hartford, Conn.
The remains were brought to Jacksonville and taken to the undertaking parlors of John G. Reynolds. Funeral services will be held from the parlors this morning at 10:30 o'clock with burial in Diamond Grove cemetery.