Death came to Mrs. Mary Lou Treat Walls, 77 widow
of James Oscar Walls, a well known Point township farmer at today at the home of her son, Oscar J
Walls, at 407 College avenue.
Mrs. Walls, a beloved resident for many years of Point township where her husband farmed had been ill since
February and seriously ill for the last week. Mr. Walls died in 1931.
The body is at the Weisinger Funeral
Home and will remain there through the funeral service at Saturday (25 Oct 1952) in Weisinger
chapel. Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery. Rev. James N. Colbert, pastor
of Mt.Vernon GeneralBaptistChurch will be officiating clergyman.
Surviving in addition to the son, are a daughters, Mrs. Earl
Walls, Mt. Vernon; three step children, Earl Walls, Mt. Vernon, I. O. Walls,
Indianapolis, and Mrs. Clarence Schneider, R.R. 5 Mt. Vernon; 15 grandchildren;
a brother, J. C. Treat, New Haven, Ill., and a sister Mrs. Louis A. Utley,
The deceased was a native of White county, Ill., the daughter of Jefferson Treat and
Mary Burgess Treat.
During her long residence in Point township
she was an active member of Farmers Chapel of the South Mt Vernon Methodist
local newspaper unknown- old scrapbook Dated Oct. 24, 1952