James H. Anderson, 69, Austin, Tex; a retired mail carrier and a
former resident of the Bufkin vicinity, died very
unexpectedly shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday (14 Aug 1954) in the office of a Mt. Vernon physician.
Mr. Anderson, a native of White county, Ill., and his wife, nee OraRenshaw, also a White county native were visiting in
the home of Mrs. Anderson's cousin, Mrs. Arnold Burris, and Mr. Burris, 1402 N. Main Street.
Convulsions produced by uremia poisoning were fatal.
The Andersons arrived in White county, Ill., recently from Texas for a visit and last Thursday came to
the Burris home in Mt.Vernon.
Mr. Anderson had been in poor health for several months and
complained of feeling badly, Friday although he and his wife drove to Evansville that day. Saturday morning Mrs Anderson and the Burrises
prevailed upon Mr. Anderson to consult a physician and he
and his wife drove to a local physician's office. The seizures developed
before the doctor could begin his examination and death occurred a few minutes
Funeral services were held at Tuesday in the Missionary Baptist church
at Carmi, Ill., followed by burial in Big Prairie
Surviving, in addition to the wife, are a son, Wendell G., San
Diego, Calif; a grandson; two brothers, William and
Ebert Anderson, Brownsville, Ill., and four sisters, Mrs. C. E. Bingman and Mrs. C. W. Hughes, Indianapolis, and Mrs. Oscar
Holderby and Mrs. Clyde Holderby,