John Frank Belcher, 74, of this city, died at Wednesday night at the Gibson General
hospital following an illness of several weeks.
Funeral services will be held at Sunday afternoon at the Church of God with Rev. John L. Magness
officiating. Burial will be in the White church (Columbia) cemetery.
Mr. Belcher was born in Crawford county
near TaswellJanuary 8, 1871. He had resided in Gibson county 56 years. He was a member of the Church of God.
Surviving are the widow, Belle Belcher; six children, Mrs. Pearl Byerley, Mrs. Ruth McKeighan,
Mrs. DovieCros and Golen Belcher of Lawrenceville; Virgil Belcher of
Bridgeport and Howard Belcher of Seeleyville; 36
grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
The body will remain at the Colvin & Son mortuary where
friends may call from Friday afternoon until the hour of the funeral.