Funeral To Be held Saturday Short's Chapel
James Willard Hurley, 49, prominent Mt. Vernon citizen and former city
councilman, died at 11:15 o'clock Tuesday night at the Deaconess Hospital in
Evansville. He had been removed from his home at 620 Locust street to the hospital Sunday afternoon and
since that time his condition had been critical.
The body has been removed to the Short Funeral Home in this city where it will
remain until the hour of the services. Friends may call at the funeral home
Last rites are to be held at the Short chapel at Saturday morning with Dr. Frank R Greer,
minister of FirstMethodistChurch as the officiating clergyman. The body
will then be removed to Marion, Ky; for interment in Maple View cemetery.
K.-G. Co. Salesman
The deceased had been a salesman for Keck-Gonnerman
Company Implement department for several years. He served as city councilman
from Jan 1, 1935 to Jan 1, 1939. He was a member of FirstMethodistChurch and served on the official board of the
church. He also was a member of Mt.Vernon lodge, No 277, Benevolent and Protective
Order of Elks, Mt Vernon Conservation Club, Lakeview Club and Mr. Vernon Gun
Born in Marion, Ky., the son of G.H. and Bessie Akin Hurley,
the deceased had resided in Mt.Vernon since 1913.
Near surviving relatives are the wife Mary Lloyd Hurley; a son, George F
Hurley; the father G.H. Hurley, Mt.Vernon; three brothers, George Hurley, Lynnwood, Calif. and Rich and John Hurley, Alhambra, Calif and three nieces.