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April 13, 1956

Lawrence Ramsey, 75, who was born and spent his boyhood northeast of Mt. Vernon on the Tile Factory road a short distance from Mt. Vernon, died last night in Christopher, Ill., local relatives have been advised.  He was a retired Christopher banker.


Funeral and burial rites will be in Christopher on Sunday.


As a boy the deceased attended former Central grade school in Mt. Vernon.


Surviving are the wife, Ethel; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Clark, Mrs Nora Russell and Mrs. Grace Clark all of Christopher; two brothers, Oral, Benton, Ill; and Lem, Christopher, and several cousins residing in Posey county.  The deceased's parents were James and Nancy Ramsey.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers