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O'BRIEN Champaign Democrat, Thu., April 2, 1891
Two little daughters of John O'Brien now of Hedgewisch, Ill., died within the past week and were brought to Urbana for interment, Mr. O'Brien recently lived in this city.

O'GARA-- SPRINGFIELD DAILY NEWS, Saturday, January 26, 1957
Miss Mary E. O'GARA, 84, a life-long resident of Urbana, died at 7 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Hospital here following an extended illness.
A member of St. Mary's Church of Urbana. Miss O'Gara was born May 5, 1872, and was a daughter of Thomas and Mary DAVEY O'GARA. She is survived by a sister, Miss Catherine O'GARA; a brother, Joseph T. O'GARA; a nephew, Joseph J. O'GARA, and a grand-nephew, Joseph J. O'GARA, Jr., all of Urbana.
Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. Monday in St. Mary's Church and burial will be in Oak Dale Cemetery.
Friends may call at the O'Gara residence, 440 N. Main st., from noon Sunday until time for services. Miss O'GARA's body was taken to the Ryan funeral home.

Overs, Emily Naomi Shaffer – Urbana Daily Citizen, Monday, 4 January 2010

Emily Naomi Overs, age 97 died at 7:54 a.m. Sunday, Jan 3, 2010 at Golden Living Center, Lima.

She was born March 22, 1912 in Terre Haute, Ohio to Walter & Lillian (Leonard) Shaffer. On August 19, 1935 in Boyd County, KY she married Norman Overs and he preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 1963.

Survivors include 5 sons, Roger (Jodi), Belle Center, Robert (Rose), Roundhead, Paul (Karla) Russells Point, Dale “Bill” (Linda), Waynesfield, Joe (Glenda), Belle Center, 2 daughters, Katherine (Ned) Davis, Wapakoneta, Dorothy (Hoebert) Harrison, Columbus, a step daughter, Jean Culp, Springfield, 25 grandchildren and numerous great & Great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded by a daughter Doris Kill, a step daughter, Thelma Wilkins, 2 sisters Merle Nill, Helen McCain, a granddaughter Beverly K. Overs and grandson Steven Wilkins.

Mrs. Overs was a 1930 graduate of Terre Haute School, a homemaker and a member of Roundhead United Methodist Church.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at Armentrout Funeral Home, Waynesfield with Rev. Philip Brenneman officiating. Burial will follow at Roundhead Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

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After a long illness, John OWENS died at his home here this morning at 4 o'clock.
In 1881 he was united in marriage with Jane GARVER of Christiansburg. They were parents of three sons, ??cott, Charles and Carlton of St. Paris.
Mr. OWENS followed the occupation of farmer for many years and was well known in this locality.  He has been suffering from heart trouble for the past three years and has been confined to his home a greater part of this time.  He was the son of Aures and Jane OWENS and was born in Westville, July 8, 1853.
Funeral services will be held from the home Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock fast time in charge of Rev. John YANTIS of Christiansburg.  Burial will be made by L. K. Jones Funeral director, in Evergreen Cemetery.

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