Mrs. Eunice Edson De Vol 92, a representative of two of Mt.Vernon's most prominent early
families and the widow of Clarke De Vol died at Tuesday in the Protestant Home for the Aged in Jeffersonville, Ind.
The body will reach the Weisinger
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon early Friday from the Coots Funeral Home in
Jeffersonville where funeral rites will be held at 4:15 p.m. thursday. A brief service at
1 p.m. Friday in the Weisinger chapel will precede
burial in Bellefontaine cemetery.
A son, Merwin, and
daughter, Mary, are deceased. Nearest surviving relatives are four grand
children, Mrs. J. D. Farris, Thomas C. De Vol and
Mrs. J. K. Meyer, Louisville, Ky and Mrs. U. B. Goeser, Fort Sheridan, Ill and five great
Mrs. De Vol was born
in Mt.Vernon, a daughter of Joseph Edson and Mary Nettleton Edson.
Following the death of the father her mother married Judge Milton Pearse, prominent Mt. Vernon barrister.
The late deceased's maternal grandfather,
William Nettleton, was Mt. Vernon's first mayor, elected in 1866 following the
city's incorporation late the preceding year.
She was married in Mt Vernon to Clark De Vol, a native of New Albany, who was at the time of
the marriage an office employee of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co.,
in Mt.Vernon. Later, Mr. De Vol was in the drug store business here. A few years
after their marriage Mr. and Mrs. De Vol moved to Louisille where Mr. De Vol
reentered the employ of the L&N.
her husband's death, Mrs. De Vol returned to Mt.Vernon and resided here a
number of years. She was affiliated with First Presbyterian Church in Mt.Vernon.