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May 25, 1939, The Western Star Newspaper

Mrs. William Omsby Dies At Home on
East Third Street

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Omsby, 75 wife of William Omsby, died at
2:30 o"clock Wednesday (24 May 1939) morning at her home, 739 East Third street. She had been an invalid for the past three years. Funeral services will be held this afternoon at the residence, followed by rites at the General Baptist church in Maunie, Ill., of which the deceased was a member. The Rev. Frank Turner will be in charge of the rites and burial will be in the Dogtown Cemetery.

The near surviving relatives are the husband: two sons, Walter A. Johnson of
Evansville and William H. Johnson of St. Louis: a daughter, Mrs. Stella Franks of Maunie, seven grandchildren: two great-grandchildren, and a brother, J. C. Story of Mt. Vernon.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers