Mrs. Ethel Sturm Jeffries, 67, R. R. ,Mt.Vernon, widow of Herman S Jeffries and a highly
respected life-long resident of the Mt.Vernon vicinity, died at today in an Evansville hospital.
She had been ill for the last five years and seriously ill for the
last five weeks. The husband, a well-known farmer of the Upton vicinity, died four years ago.
Funeral plans were incomplete at today.
The body is at the Weisinger Funeral
Home and will remain there until it is taken to WelbornMethodistChurch, of which the deceased was a member, for
the funeral service. Burial will be in Black cemetery. Rev. Paul
Howard, minister of the North Mt. Vernon Methodist Parish, probably will be the
The deceased was a daughter of Benjamin F. Sturm and Josephine Alldredge Sturm.
two daughters, Mrs. Fred Leasure and Mrs. Victor Stauber, Chicago, both of whom arrived in Mt. Vernon last
week, called by their mother's critical illness; seven grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Ben Curtis who is enroute
here from Tucson, Ariz; and a brother, Raymond Sturm,