Mrs. Reba Walls, 58, wife of James Earl Walls, of 611 1⁄2
street, died suddenly at yesterday afternoon in an ambulance
while en route to an Evansville hospital. She had been ill for some time with a heart
ailment and her condition became suddenly worse yesterday.
The deceased was born in White county, Ill., but had resided in Mt.Vernon for the past 48 years. She was a
member of the General Baptist church.
Near surviving relatives in addition to the husband, a custodian
at Mt. Vernon High School, are three daughters, Mrs. Lloyd E Peerman, Mrs. Raymond Whitehead and Mrs. Orville Cox, all
of Mt. Vernon; a son, James Elwood, Mt. Vernon; a half-brother, Oscar Walls,
Mt. Vernon; a half-sister, Mrs. Clarence Schneider, R. R. 5, Mt. Vernon, and
Funeral services will be conducted at Saturday afternoon at the Weisinger Funeral Home chapel. Rev. James Colbert,
General Baptist minister, will officiate. Burial will be in Bellefontaine
Friends may call
at the Weisinger chapel after this afternoon.