William Lamkin, 85, a retired farmer and
a wel--known resident of Point and West Black
townships for many years, died at today at the Alison Nursing Home in Poseyville.
He was a native of Franklincounty, Ill., but had resided in Posey county move of
his life. For many years he lived on the Black township side of the
Black-Point line at Hovey. He was a member of
Point township lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and took an active role
in Democratic politics.
The body is at the Weisinger Funeral
Home in mt.Vernon and will remain there through the
funeral service at 2.p..Saturday in
the Weisinger chapel. Burial will be in
Old Beech cemetery in East Lynntownship.
Surviving are the wife, Nadine; a son, Clyde , Westville, Ill; a
brother, John Lamkin, Dale, Ill., and three sisters,
Mrs. Nola Summers, Benton, Ill., Mrs. Nancy Spain, Topeka, Kas
and Mrs. Molly Duckworth; Tovey, Ill. A
grandson, Clyde Edward Lamkin was a World War II Gold