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Miss Martha Palmer WHO IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN THE OLDEST NATIVE BORN RESIDENT OF JERSEY COUNTY, DIED AT HER HOME IN KEMPER MONDAY. 90 YEARS OLD. BORN 1 FEB 1839. DURING HER LONG LIFE MISS PALMER, WHO WAS KNOWN AS "AUNT MARTHA" RESIDED WITHIN A HALF MILE OF THE PLACE WHERE SHE DIED. SHE WAS A WOMAN OF KEEN BUSINESS CAPACITY AND FOR MANY YEARS PROFITABLY MANAGED LARGE REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS IN THE KEMPER VICINITY. DEATH WAS DUE TO OLD AGE. SHE WAS A DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM AND MARY BARTON PALMER, WHO WERE AMONG THE EARLIEST SETTLERS OF "DELAWARE", A SETTLEMENT IN JERSEY COUNTY WHICH AFTERWARDS BECAME KNOWN AS KEMPER. THE PARENTS CAME TO ILLINOIS IN 1830. MISS MARTHA WAS THE LAST OF FIVE CHILDREN BORN TO THEM. NIECES AND NEPHEWS SURVIVE; MRS. LAURA DODGE OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. GEORGIA KITZMILLER OF MEDORA, C.O. DANNEL OF GREENFIELD, MRS. F.B. LEVERETT OF CHICAGO, MRS. MATIE WAGGONER MALLOCK OF LOS ANGELES, CALIF., C.A. STOWE OF HIGHLAND, IL AND WM. E. STOWE OF MEDORA. FUNERAL FROM KEMPER BAPTIST CHURCH. BURIAL IN KEMPER CEMETERY. REV. FARRILL. [30 Jun 1928]

Orin Palmer, PIONEER RESIDENT OF JERSEY CO, DIED AT HIS HOME IN KEMPER 28 MAR 1912. ORIN PALMER, NATIVE OF WEYBRIDGE, ADDISON CO., VT. BORN 11 OCT 1832. PARENTS WERE ELIZA AND THIRZA PALMER. WHEN ORIN WAS FOUR YEARS OLD, HIS PARENTS CAME TO JERSEY CO, MAKING THE TRIP OVERLAND TO CINCINNATI, THENCE BY BOAD ON OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS. THEY LOCATED ON PALMERS PRAIRIE. ORIN RESIDED IN RUYLE TOWNSHIP WHERE HE WAS EDUCATED. ATTENDED SCHOOL AT GREENFIELD, IL., MARRIED TO MARY KEMPER IN 1858. THREE CHILDREN. IN 1884 HE MARRIED HATTIE L. STURDEVANT WHO SURVIVES. HE WAS ENGAGED IN BUSINESS IN KEMPER. [Jerseyville Republican Apr 1912]

Mrs. William Barton Palmer BORN IN WALTHAM, VERMONT, MAY 19, 1797 AND MARRIED TO WILLIAM PALMER OF WEYBRIDGE, VERMONT, IN JANUARY 1823. THEY CAME TO ILLINOIS IN 1831 AND SETTLED IN GREENE CO NEAR WHITEHALL. EXPERIENCED RELIGION IN 1831. MOVED TO THIS PRAIRIE (AFTERWARDS CALLED PALMER'S PRAIRIE) IN 1883 AND WAS FIRST MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE CHURCH (BAPTIST) ORGANIZED IN 1843. IT MOVED TO SUMMERVILLE. SHE JOINED DELAWARE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN 1870. HUSBAND DIED IN SPRING OF 1873. SHE DIED AT HOME OF HER DAUGHTER, MRS. JOHN D. DANNEL. 90 YEARS OLD. ONE CHILD PRECEDED HER. SHE DIED OF OLD AGE; A SHEAF FULLY RIPENED FOR THE MASTER'S USE. THUS HAD PASSED THE LAST ONE OF THE SISTERS OF THIS PRAIRIE. THE EXAMINER 28 MAY 1879: THE VENERABLE MRS. WILLIAM PALMER, WHO HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF THIS AND GREENE COUNTIES FOR NEARLY A HALF A CENTURY CELEBRATED HER 82ND BIRTHDAY ON THE 18TH AT THE RESIDENCE OF HER SON-IN-LAW'S, JOHN C. DANNEL, NEAR KEMPER. MRS. PALMER MADE THE PILGRIMAGE FROM HER NATIVE STATE ALMOST TO GREENE COUNTY, IN A COMMON TWO HORSE WAGON, AND IT REQUIRED SIXTY-TWO DAYS TO COMPLETE THE JOURNEY. [Republican Examiner 16 Dec 1887]

John J. Paris DIED IN BROOKLYN, NY 2 OCT 1890. CAME HERE IN 1855 AT INVITATION OF SAM McGILL-HEAD MILLER AT McGILL AND BLACKBURN MILL. HE BUILT HOUSE ON E. ARCH ST. NOW THE PROPERTY OF CHAS NEUMEYER. IN 1865 ALONG WITH W.B. NEVINS AND HENRY JOHNSON, HE PURCHASED THE McGILL MILL. HE BOUGHT HOUSE ON EAST PEARL, FORMERLY HOMS OF T. McGILL. SOLD OUT INTEREST IN MILL TO GOODRICH AND GREENE. HE WENT TO CARROLLTON AND BOUGHT PIERSON MILL. FROM THERE TO INDEPENDENCE, MO. THEN BACK TO JERSEYVILLE UNTIL 1883. THEN TO BROOKLYN, NY. LEAVES WIDOW, DAUGHTER, THE WIFE OF MR. SMITH, SON WILLIE. REMAINS BROUGHT TO JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL FROM FIRST PRESBY. CHURCH. DR. TYSON. [Jerseyville Democrat Oct 1890]

Amanday Dayton Park, WIFE OF DR. F.W. PARK, DIED AT HOME IN FIELDON. DAUGHTER OF THOMAS AND MARTHA DAYTON OF ELDRED, GREENE CO. EDUCATED IN CARROLLTON. 27 MAY 1896 MARRIED F.W. PARK OF FIELDON. LEAVES HUSBAND, MOTHER MRS. MARTHA CLARK, SISTERS, MRS. ARTHUR ROBLEY AND L. HOAG; BROTHER, JOHN DAYTON OF ELDRED. JOINED BAPTIST CHURCH AT AGE 15. REV. RAIN CONDUCTED FUNERAL AT AMERICAN CHURCH. BURIED IN DAYTON CEM. IN GREENE CO. [Dec 1897]

Thelma R. Parker, 80 YEARS OLD DIED AT BOYD MEMORIAL HOSP. IN CARROLLTON. DAU. OF RICHARD AND WINNIE HARDWICK JOHNISEE. MARRIED JOHN P. PARKER ON 28 FEB 1918 IN CARROLLTON. HE DIED IN 1963. LEAVES SON, WILLIAM OF GREENFIELD, IND.; TWO DAUS: MAUDE McCLURE OF CARROLLTON AND HELEN OSBURN OF JERSEYVILLE. NINE GRANDCHILDREN. 16 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL FROM GUBSER FUNERAL HOME. REV. CLYDE SHAW AND HARRY FRAZER. BURIAL IN CARROLLTON CITY CEMETERY. [Alton Telegraph 08 Aug 1980]

Dr. Frederick Wesley Parks, SON OF DR. WESLEY AND JERUSHA E. PARKS, BORN 22 COT 1866 AT FIELDON AND RESIDED HERE UNTIL DEATH. ON MARCH 15, 1890 GRADUATED FROM BEAUMONT MEDICAL COLLEGE OF ST. LOUIS AND BEGAN PRACTICE ON 17 MAR 1890. MARRIED 27 MAY 1895 TO AMANDA DAYTON. ONE SON, WARD F. PARKS WHO SURVIVES. WIFE DIED 14 DEC 1897. ON 7 OCT 1901 HE MARRIED STELLA COMBS WHO SURVIVES. HE WAS 41 YEARS OF AGE. LEAVES WIDOW, SON, FATHER, DR. WESLEY PARK, STEP MOTHER, MRS. ELLA PARK AND HALF SISTER, MISS ETHEL PARK OF GRAFTON. TWO BROTHERS, GEORGE OF JERSEYVILLE AND ARTHUR OF FIELDON. HIS MOTHER DIED 17 OCT 1905. MEMBER OF MWA AND MPL AT FIELDON. FUNERAL FROM CP CHURCH. REV. F.V. WRIGHT, AND REV. R. RUSSELL, REV. CRAWFORD OF KANE AND REV. BELT OF JERSEYVILLE. BURIAL FIELDON CEMETERY. [Jerseyville Republican 20 May 1909]

Caroline M. Patterson WAS BORN IN LYNCHBURG, VA 14 AUG 1828, AND DIED 31 OCT 1917. 89 YEARS OLD. HER PARENTS CAME TO ILLINOIS ABOUT 1838, AND SETTLED IN GREENE CO, BUT LATER CAME TO JERSEY CO. AND SETTLED NEAR FIELDON. IN APRIL, 1849, THE DECEASED MARRIED JESHOM PATTERSON WHO DIED IN 1887. MRS. PATTERSON WAS MOTHER OF 13 CHILDREN; ALL GREW TO ADULTHOOD, BUT THREE HAVE DIED SINCE REACHING THEIR MAJORITY. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE CHILDREN WHO ARE LIVING: MRS. RULE DAVIS, MADISON, WIS.; MRS. ANNA POWELL, JERSEYVILLE; MRS. MILDRED REUDELMAN, W. FRANKFORD, ILL., MISS TONA PATTERSON OF GLASGO, MONT;; MRS. LORENA CHAPPEE, GREENBURY, KANSAS; MRS. JESSIE CAMPBELL OF ST. LOUIS; MRS. ADDIE COPE, AVA, MR . JOHN PATTERSON OF GRANITE CITY; MR. SHERMAN PATTERSON OF WILLIAMS, ARIZ.; MR. PEARL PATTERSON OF GLASGO, MONT. THE DECEASED DAUGHTERS ARE MRS. JOSEPHINE SANDIDGE, MRS. TINA MASON, MRS. LILLIE PYLE. FUNERAL SERVICES BY REV. F.O. WILSON FROM HOME OF JOHN POWELL. [Jersey Republic Nov 1917]

Cressa V. Pendick, 88, DIED AT 6:45 PM FRIDAY AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL IN JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE WILLIAM HENRY AND MATTIE (LOPER) DAMS AND WAS BORN IN CHESTERFIELD. SHE MARRIED LOUIS C. PENDICK ON 18 DEC 1913 IN ST. LOUIS AND HE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH IN 1957. SHE IS SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS, VIRGINIA STRUBLE OF CHESTERFIELD AND LOIS LEA FORD OF GREENFIELD; SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN; AND 13 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN. VISITATION WILL BE AFTER 4 PM ON SUNDAY AT SHIELDS MEMORIAL HOME IN GREENFIELD WITH FUNERAL SERVICES THERE AT 1 PM MONDAY. BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK WOOD CEMETERY, AND MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE GREENFIELD UNTIED METHODIST CHURCH. [19 Feb 1983]

Mrs. Bonnie Laura Perdun, 66, OF KANE COLLAPSED AND DIED ON THE SIDEWALK OF HER NEIGHBOR, MRS. EVERETT FERGUSON, WHO FOUND HER AROUND 7:00 O'CLOCK SUNDAY MORNING. SHE HAD APPARENTLY BECOME ILL AND WAS SEEKING HELP. FUNERAL RITES WERE HELD TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE VISITATION HOURS WERE HELD AFTER 4:00 PM MONDAY. REV. FRANCIS LEE OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICES WITH INTERMENT IN KANE CEMETERY. SHE WAS BORN 5 MAR 1905 IN JERSEY COUNTY THE DAUGHTER OF CHARLES AND ROSE DAY REYNOLDS. HER HUSBAND, CLARENCE J. PERDUN, PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. HER SURVIVORS ARE FOUR SONS, MAURICE, STUART, AND CHARLES PERDUN OF BRIGHTON AND ROBERT PERDUN OF LANCASTER, PENN.; ONE DAUGHTER MRS. CHARLOTTE ELLIOTT OF FONTANA, CALIF.; THIRTEEN GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, CHARLES REYNOLDS OF JERSEYVILLE; AND FIVE SISTERS, MRS. CHARLES BRUEGGEMANN AND MRS. SARAH ROEWE, JERSEYVILLE, MRS. WALTER BRUEGGEMANN, ST. LOUIS, MRS. LYLE EDWARDS, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, AND MRS. MATTHEW LETICH OF STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK. [08 Apr 1971]

Stuart N. Perdun, 59, DIED AT 1:50 PM SUNDAY, 22 JAN 1989 AT ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. PERDUN WAS A U.S. NAVY VETERAN OF THE KOREAN WAR. HE WAS A SELF-EMPLOYED CARPENTER AND RETIRED IN 1978 AS A RAILROAD AGENT FROM GM&O RAILROAD. BORN IN CARROLLTON, HIS PARENTS WERE THE LATE CLARENCE JACOB AND BONNIE (REYNOLDS) PERDUN. HE MARRIED THE FORMER BETTY BRADY 14 JUN 1952 IN KANE. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE; A SON, STUART L. PERDUN OF JERSEYVILLE; A GRANDCHILD; A SISTER, CHARLOTTE DIXON OF FONTANA, CALIF., TWO BROTHERS CHARLES PERDUN OF SPRINGFIELD AND CLARENCE MAURICE PERDUN OF NORTH CAROLINA. A BROTHER, ROBERT PERDUN, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. VISITATION IS 6-9 PM TUES. AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WITH SERVICES TO BE CONDUCTED 10 AM WEDNESDAY BY CHARLES PINE. BURIAL WILL BE IN KANE CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO A CHARITY OF ONE'S CHOICE.

Agatha Pieper, 94, DIED AT 10 PM THURSDAY, 13 DEC. AT HOME. BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE HENRY AND EMMA (SCHMIDT) GOEDDE. SHE MARRIED CHARLES PIEPER ON 7 FEB 1916 IN FIELDON, AND HE DIED ON 19 APRIL 1964. SURVIVING ARE A DAUGHTER, MAURITA PIEPER OF JERSEYVILLE; AND TWO SONS, CARL PIEPER OF JERSEYVILLE AND NORBERT PIEPER OF TUCSON, ARIZ. NO VISITATION IS SCHEDULED. A FUNERAL MASS IS AT 10 AM MONDAY AT HOLY GHOST CATHOLIC CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. WILLIAM HEMBROW AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL IS IN ST. MARY'S CEMETERY IN FIELDON. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO HOLY GHOST/ST. FRANCIS SCHOOL IN JERSEYVILLE OR TO MASSES. JACOBY-SCHROEDER FUNERAL HOME OF JERSEYVILLE IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

Mrs. Anna Pike, WIFE OF THOMAS PIKE OF ROODHOUSE, FORMER RESIDENT OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED AT TWELVE-THIRTY 'CLOCK PM SUNDAY, 10 APRIL, AT A HOSPITAL IN JACKSONVILLE FOLLOWING A WEEK'S ILLNESS. SHE HAD BEEN IN FAILING HEALTH FOR SOME TIME. MRS. PIKE WAS BORN IN JERSEYVILLE, 14 JUL 1882, A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. PATRICK FITZPATRICK. SHE WAS SEVENTY-TWO YEARS OLD AT THE TIME OF HER DEATH. HER MARRIAGE TO THOMAS PIKE TOOK PLACE ON 11 MAY1907. IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND, MRS. PIKE IS SURVIVED BY ONE SON, PAUL PIKE OF EDWARDSVILLE; TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. HELEN VOYLES OF GRANITE CITY, AND MRS. RUTH WESTERDAHL OF CHICAGO; ONE SISTER, MRS. ROSA SPERLING OF EDWARDS, MISSOURI, AND NINE GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS A SISTER-IN-LAW OF MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM PIKE OF JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE WOLFE MEMORIAL HOME IN ROODHOUSE AT TWO O'CLOCK TUESDAY AFTERNOON. REV. D.F. LYDON OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN THE FERNWOOD CEMETERY. [Apr 1955]

Mrs. Jeanette C. Pirtle, 58, OF 505 N. STATE ST., JERSEYVILLE, WIFE OF WILLIAM WARREN PIRTLE, DIED AT 7:50 AM ON 13 OCT AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL. SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 2 PM FRIDAY 15 OCT AT THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WITH THE REV. M. EDWARDS BREED OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. SHE WAS BORN 24 JUN 1918 IN CARROLLTON, A DAUGHTER OF R. LEO AND ADAH SCHAFER SMITH. MRS. PIRTLE WAS A MEMBER OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE AND THE P.E.O SISTERHOOD. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND OF 38 YEARS, WILLIAM WARREN PIRTLE; ONE DAUGHTER, LINDA LEE PIRTLE OF SPRINGFIELD; HER MOTHER, MRS. R. LEO SMITH; AND ONE SISTER, MRS. MATTHEW(ROBERTA) DWYER OF JERSEYVILLE. HER FATHER, R. LEO SMITH PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. VISITATION WILL BE HELD TODAY 14 OCT. THE FAMILY HAS NAMED THE CANCER SOCIETY AS A MEMORIAL. [14 Oct 1976]

SERVICES FOR William C. Pitt, 80, OF 206 SHERMAN ST., JERSEYVILLE WERE CONDUCTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FROM GUBSER FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. EVERETT CHAMBERS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN VALHALLA MEMORIAL PARK, GODFREY. HE DIED AT 11 AM ON 11 JULY AT THE WHITE HALL HOSPITAL. HE WAS BORN IN MT. OLIVE, 27 NOV 1896, A SON OF EDWARD AND LUCY BLACK PITT. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIDOW, MRS. ANNA BATES PITT; ONE SON, EDWARD PITT OF GREENFIELD AND TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. MARVELL MARTIN OF WINCHESTER AND MRS. ORVILLE (WILMA) SHENKEL OF EAST ALTON; SIX GRANDCHILDREN; SIX GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. [14 Jul 1977]

J. W. Pittinger DIED AT HOME OF SON-IN-LAW, GEORGE MEARS, OF GREENFIELD. 75 YEARS OLD. HE WAS A BROTHER OF MARY E. SHAFER OF JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL FROM MEARS HOME AND BURIAL IN GREENFIELD CEMETERY. BORN NEAR WILLIAMSPORT, PA. 4 AUG 1849. MARRIED CLARA A. SHAFER ON 2 FEB 1876. FIVE CHILDREN: TWO DIED IN INFANCY. LEAVES WIDOW AND THREE CHILDREN: MRS. A.C. JOURNEY OF HETTICK. MRS. G.R. MEARS OF GREENFIELD AND E.W. PITTINGER OF GRAFTON. 14 GRANDCHILDREN. TWO SISTERS; MRS. MARY SHAFER AND MRS. MARGARET GARD OF DELMONT, S.D. [08 Mar 1924]

Clarence Pivoda, ONE OF OLDEST RESIDENTS OF GRAFTON, DIED AT GREEN LAWN NURSING HOME 13 JAN. FUNERAL FROM JACOBY FUNERAL HOME. REV. LOUIS V. HUBER, FORMER PASTOR OF PEACE EVANGELICAL CHURCH IN FIELDON SERVING. SCENIC HILL CEMETERY. BORN IN GRAFTON 13 SEP 1876, SON OF STEPHEN AND APPOLINIA ROWER PIVODA. 81 YEARS OLD. LEAVES WIFE, ETTA PIVODA, TWO DAUGHTERS, WANDA WEIGEL OF GREENFIELD AND MRS. OCTIVE MORICE OF EAST ST. LOUIS, FOUR GRANDCHILDREN; TWO SISTERS, MRS. JULIA MICHAEL AND ANNA PIVODA OF GRAFTON AND ONE BROTHER, JOHN PIVODA OF JONESBORO, ILL. [1957]

THE FUNERAL OF Mrs. Arvella "Scotty" Plato, 50, OF JERSEYVILLE WAS HELD AT 1:30 PM THURS. AT THE HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. A.A. LEDEBUHR OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. SHE DIED AT 5:30 AM ON 20 SEP AT HER HOME ON 601 CROSS AVE., JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS BORN 12 JAN 1927 IN GREENE COUNTY AND WAS A DAUGHTER OF MRS. MABEL SHAW FLATT OF ELDRED AND THE LATE MILTON FLATT. HER SURVIVORS ARE HER HUSBAND, EDWARD PLATO WHOM SHE MARRIED 29 JUL 1950 IN POCAHONTAS, ARK., A SON, SCOTT PLATO, AT HOME; TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. DAVID (SALLY) STUMPE OF DOW AND MRS. RICHARD (ALICE LEE) McADAMS OF HARDIN; TWO BROTHERS, WILLIAM K. FLATT OF CARROLLTON AND HAROLD J. FLATT OF ELDRED; FOUR SISTERS, MRS. GLENN (FRANCES) HEDRICK OF KIRKWOOD, MO., MRS. HOWARD (DORIS) DEVINE OF ELDRED, MRS. LOIS GRIFFIN OF CARROLLTON AND MRS. PAUL (SHIRLEY) LASLEY OF JACKSONVILLE. THE HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH PARISH HALL WAS NAMED AS A MEMORIAL. [22 Sep 1977]

SERVICES FOR Roscoe E. Plummer, 73, OF KANE WERE HELD2 PM 30 MAY AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. ROBERT PATTERSON OF THE GRAFTON METHODIST CHURCH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN ROSEDALE CEMETERY. HE DIED UNEXPECTEDLY AT HIS HOME MAY 27. A RETIRED FARMER, HE WAS BORN 4 SEP 1904 IN BATCHTOWN, A SON OF WILLIAM AND OPHELIA DELANEY PLUMMER. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, FLORENCE SUDDES PLUMMER WHOM HE MARRIED 22 FEB 1941; ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. DERALD(RUTH) WATERS OF JERSEYVILLE, THREE GRANDSONS; ONE GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER. THE HEART FUND WAS DESIGNATED AS A MEMORIAL. [30 May 1978]

Ernest Gerard Pohlman, OFFICE MANAGER OF GORMAN BROS READY MIX THE PAST FOURTEEN YEARS, DIED SUDDENLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 26 DEC AT 5:45 O'CLOCK AT HIS HOME ON ROUTE 16 WEST OF JERSEYVILLE. MR. POHLMAN HAD EXPERIENCED MINOR PAINS IN RIGHT ARM AND CHEST DURING THE AFTERNOON BUT HAD ATTACHED NO SIGNIFICANCE TO THE CONDITION. FOLLOWING THE EVENING MEAL MR. POLHMAN HAD PLAYED WITH HIS CHILDREN AND THEN RETIRED TO THE TV ROOM WHERE HE APPARENTLY SUFFERED A FATAL HEART ATTACK. HE WAS FOUND BY HIS WIFE, MRS. MARCELLA POHLMAN, WHEN SHE WENT TO TAKE HIM A CUP OF COFFEE. MR. POHLMAN WAS BROUGHT TO THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD WED. MORNING, 29 DEC AT 9:30 O'CLOCK AT ST. MARY'S CHURCH, WEST WOODS, WITH REV. FATHER PETER KLUMBYS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN ST. MARY'S CEMETERY. VISITATION HOURS ARE AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME. MR. POHLMAN WAS A SON OF MRS. CATHERINE IMMING POHLMAN OF CARROLLTON AND THE LATE JOHN B. POHLMAN AND WAS BORN AT MEPPENON 10 AUG 1917. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS 48 YEARS, 4 MONTHS, AND 16 DAYS. HE WAS A VETERAN OF WORLD WAR II AND WAS A MEMBER OF WORTHEY POST, AMERICAN LEGION, VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS, ELKS AND FOURTH DEGREE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS. MR. POLHMAN WAS A PAST EXALTED RULER OF THE JERSEYVILLE ELKS LODGE AND CURRENTLY WAS SERVING AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTHWEST DIST. ELKS ASSOC. HE WAS ACTIVE IN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY, SERVING AS COMMITTEEMAN IN ENGLISH TOWNSHIP. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, MRS. MARCELLA TONSOR POHLMAN, ONE SON, JOHN POLHMAN AND 3DAUGHTERS, MARGARET, TERRIE AND KATHRYN POLHMAN, WHO RESIDE AT HOME; HIS MOTHER, MRS. CATHERINE POLHMAN OF CARROLLTON; SIX BROTHERS, LEE H., PHILLIP, AND EDWARD OF CARROLLTON, ALFRED OF BERWYN, JAMES OF GRANITE CITY AND JOHN B. POLHMAN, JR OF JERSEYVILLE; AND ONE SISTER, MRS. CYRIL (MARGARET) GOETTEN OF JERSEYVILLE. HIS FATHER, THREE BROTHERS, ERNEST, ROBERT AND VICTOR, THE LATTER HIS TWIN BROTHER, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. [30 Dec 1965]

Helen M. Pohlman, 66, WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT 3:29 AM WEDNESDAY AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL IN JERSEYVILLE. BORN IN MEPPEN, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE HENRY AND MARGARET (PLUSTER) KERKHOFF, SHE MARRIED LAWRENCE POHLMAN WHO DIED IN 1981. SURVIVING ARE TWO DAUGHTERS, ANNA NEIDLINGER OF INDIANA AND ROSE ANN SCHOBERND OF ALTON; A SON, LAWRENCE JR. OF GODFREY; NINE GRANDCHILDREN; ONE GREAT- GRANDCHILD; AND ONE SISTER, MARGARET POHLMAN OF GREENFIELD. VISITATION WILL BE AFTER 4:30 PM FRI AT HANKS FUNERAL HOME IN HARDIN. A ROSARY WILL BE RECITED AT 7 PM. A FUNERAL MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED AT 10 AM SAT. AT ST. BARBARA'S CATHOLIC CHURCH IN BATCHTOWN WITH THE REV. JOSEPH SIMBURGER AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL WILL BE IN ST. BARBARA'S CEMETERY. [10 Jan 1985]

Mary A. Pohlman, 92, OF CARROLLTON, DIED 29 APRIL 1988 AT NORTH AMERICAN HEALTH CARE CENTER IN WHITE HALL. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEYVILLE TO THE LATE HERMAN AND HELEN (ABELN) POHLMAN. SURVIVORS INCLUDE SISTER, MARGARET PRANGER OF CARROLLTON; BROTHERS GEORGE AND JOSEPH POHLMAN, BOTH OF CARROLLTON, AND FRANCES POHLMAN OF PEORIA. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY THREE BROTHERS, JOHN, AUGUST, AND BERNARD POHLMAN. VISITATION AND THE ROSARY WERE AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON. THE REV. JOSEPH O'REILLY CELEBRATED THE FUNERAL MASS AT ST. JOHN'S CATHOLIC CHURCH. BURIAL WAS IN ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY IN CARROLLTON.

Mason Pointer BORN IN LANCASTER, GARRARD CO., KY 14 MAR 1838. DIED AT HIS HOME IN JERSEYVILLE 28 MAR 1917. AT THE OUTBREAK OF THE CIVIL WAR HE ENLISTED IN THE UNION ARMY AT CAMP DICK ROBINSON, KY, 4 AUG 1862 IN CO H OF 7TH KY CAV. HE WAS CAPTURED AT RICHMOND, KY 1 SEP 1862. HE REJOINED HIS REGIMENT AT FRANKLIN, TENN., THE SAME MONTH AND WAS CONTINUALLY AT THE FRONT FOR THREE YEARS. AFTER THE CAPTURE OF LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN AND MISSIONARY RIDGE, HIS REGIMENT WAS ORDERED TO REINFORCE BURNSIDE AT KNOXVILLE, TENN. AFTERWARDS RETURNING TO THE ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND, HIS REGIMENT WAS WITH SHERMAN AT THE CAPTURE OF ATLANTA, GA. HERE THE SHERMAN ARMY DIVIDED WITH SHERMAN'S MARCH TO THE SEA, THE DECEASED'S PART OF THE ARMY FOLLOWING HOOD BACK TO NASHVILLE AND DEFEATED HOOD IN A THREE DAY BATTLE. HE WAS ALSO PRESENT AT THE CAPTURE OF SELMA, MONTGOMERY, ALA., AND WEST POINT, AND COLUMBUS, GA. HIS COMMAND WAS ALSO PRESENT AT THE CAPTURE OF JEFF DAVIS. AFTER THE SURRENDER OF HOWELL COBB AT MACON, GA., PEACE WAS DECLARED. HE WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED 10 JUL 1865. HE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO MISS SARAH HALL IN 1881. HE CAME TO GREENFIELD WHERE HE MADE HIS HOME UNTIL 15 YEARS AGO, WHEN HE MOVED TO JERSEYVILLE WHERE HE HAS SINCE LIVED. HE LEAVES THREE CHILDREN: MRS. E.H. HECK OF GREENFIELD AND CLYDE C. AND FRED OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE SISTER, MRS. S.B. COLE OF GREENFIELD AND 5 GRANDCHILDREN. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN GREENFIELD. AUSPICES OF G.A.R. BURIAL IN OAKWOOD CEMETERY. OBIT #2: MASON POINTER, 79 YEARS OLD, DIED 29 MARCH AT HOME OF SON, BLYDE POINTER IN NORTH PART OF TOWN ON THE GROSJEAN PLACE. TAKEN TO GREENFIELD FOR BURIAL. [Jersey Republic Apr 1917]

Donald Poleet, 58, FORMERLY OF EAST ALTON, DIED AT 5:30 PM SUNDAY, 6 DEC 1987 AT GREENWOOD MANOR IN JERSEYVILLE. POLEET WAS A SUPERVISOR WITH A.O. SMITH CO. AND A CONSULTANT FOR ROSE LAWN MEMORY GARDENS IN BETHALTO. HE WAS BORN IN CARROLLTON AND SERVED IN THE U.S. MARINES DURING THE KOREAN CONFLICT. SURVIVING ARE HIS FATHER, ROBERT POLEET OF JERSEYVILLE; A DAUGHTER, DEBRA JOHNSON OF WOOD RIVER; THREE SONS, MICHAEL POLEET OF KANE; PAUL POLEET OF BELLFLOWER, CALIF. AND SEAMAN ROBERT POLEET STATIONED WITH THE U.S. NAVY IN ORLANDO, FLA;, FOUR GRANDCHILDREN; TWO BROTHERS, GEORGE POLEET OF JERSEYVILLE AND ROBERT POLEET OF OOSBURG, WIS., AND TWO SISTERS, HELEN GILLELAND OF JERSEYVILLE AND CARMA RICE OF HILLSBORO. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS MOTHER, WYLNA (ALLEN) POLEET; AND A BROTHER, BILL POLEET. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 PM TUESDAY WITH SERVICES AT 11 AM WEDNESDAY AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. BURIAL WILL BE AT OAK GROVE CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE WITH GRAVESIDE MILITARY RITES BY THE AMERICAN LEGION. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.

Mrs. Jacob G. Pope, AFTER A LINGERING ILLNESS OF TYPHOID, DIED AT HER HOME NEAR KANE, SUNDAY, 2 FEB 1896, AGED 42 YEARS 9 MONTHS, 14 DAYS. THE FUNERAL TOOK PLACE AT THE M.E. CHURCH, TUESDAY. OTHER MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY ARE ALSO SICK WITH TYPHOID. [1896]

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR Mrs. Charlotte Elizabeth Post, 87, OF R.R. 4, JERSEYVILLE WERE CONDUCTED MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 13, AT JACOBY FUNERAL HOME. THE REV. EVERETT CHAMBERS OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 3:53 AM ON 10 MAY AT GARNET'S CHATEAU. SHE WAS BORN 6 NOV 1886 IN GREENE COUNTY, THE DAUGHTER OF DAVID AND ELIZABETH RAE CRONE. MRS. POST, A RETIRED SCHOOL TEACHER, WAS A MEMBER OF THE KANE BAPTIST CHURCH, EASTERN STAR OF JERSEYVILLE, RUBY REBEKAH LODGE AND AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY. HER HUSBAND WAS THE LATE MARCUS M. POST. SHE IS SURVIVED BY A SON AND DAUGHTER, CHARLES A. POST OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. C.R. (MARGARET) STEVENS OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM; THREE GRANDCHILDREN; THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. EASTERN STAR SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED SUNDAY EVENING, 12 MAY AT JACOBY FUNERAL HOME WHERE VISITATION WAS HELD. [16 May 1974]

Elmer Ellsworth Post, SON OF CALEB A. AND MARY NORRIS POST BORN 30 JUL 1861, 3 MILES NORTHWEST OF JERSEYVILLE. MARRIED FANNIE B. BIRKENMAYER 14 SEP 1881. MOVED TO GAGE CO., NEB. RETURNED TO JERSEY COUNTY AND IN 1887 RENTED DALZELL FARM 2 MILES SOUTH OF TOWN. IN MAY 1890 HE PURCHASED W.W. EDWARDS FARM SOUTHEAST OF TOWN. HE WAS ACCIDENTALLY KILLED ON 15 AUG BY FALLING FROM THE ROOF OF THE LARGE NEW DIARY BARN ON THE HELLER FARM NEAR KANE, ILL. FUNERAL FROM BAPTIST CHURCH. REV. W.W. HICKS. LEAVES HIS WIDOW, A SON, LESLIE C. OF ST. LOUIS; DAUGHTER, EDITH MAY, WIFE OF LESTER CORY OF PIASA, ILL. THREE GRANDCHILDREN. SEVEN BROTHERS AND SISTERS; WALTER AND MARCUS M. OF JERSEYVILLE, CHARLES OF CALIF., MRS. IDA BUMSTEAD OF LINCOLN, NEB., MRS. ADELIA DEY OF MORRISONVILLE, IL, MRS. GRACE COLLING OF BENTON HARBON, MICH., MRS. MABEL LOCKE AND MRS. OLIVE LAURENT OF ST. LOUIS. [Jerseyville Republican 31 Aug 1911]

THIS COMMUNITY WAS SHOCKED TUESDAY NOON WHEN IT RECEIVED THE INTELLIGENCE FROM KANE THAT Elmer E. Post HAD BEEN ACCIDENTALLY KILLED BY FALLING FROM THE ROOF OF A BARN. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED ON THE PARKERDALE STOCK FARM NEAR KANE. WALTER MALOTT, OF THIS CITY, HAS THE CONTRACT FOR THE ERECTION OF A NEW DAIRY BARN TO REPLACE THE ONE DESTROYED BY FIRE SEVERAL MONTHS AGO. WALTER AND ELMER POST WERE WORKING FOR MALOTT. AS USUAL TUESDAY MORNING THEY DROVE TO THE PARKER FARM AND WENT TO WORK SHINGLING. DURING THE FORENOON ELMER TOLD HIS BROTHER THAT HE HAD A DIZZY FEELING. WALTER INSISTED THAT ELMER GO DOWN FROM THE ROOF AND DO OTHER WORK, BUT HE FAILED TO DO SO. A LITTLE LATER WALTER, WHO WAS AT WORK ABOUT 100 FEET AWAY, HEARD A TUMBLING NOISE AND ON LOOKING AROUND SAW ELMER ROLLING FROM THE ROOF BACKWARDS. NO CRY OR WORDS WERE UTTERED WHILE FALLING. ELMER FELL WITH HEAD DOWNWARD, STRIKING A PILE OF LUMBER. AN ARM WAS BROKEN AND A GASH CUT IN THE HEAD. WHEN WALTER REACHED HIS SIDE, ELMER WAS DEAD. ELMER HAS BEEN MORE OR LESS TROUBLED WITH SPELLS OF DIZZINESS, AND IT IS BELIEVED THAT ONE OF THESE SPELLS OR A STROKE OF APOPLEXY CAME ON HIM. THE BODY WAS BROUGHT TO JERSEYVILLE AND TAKEN TO HIS HOME IN THE WEST PART OF TOWN. MR. POST WAS ONE OF OUR VERY BEST CITIZENS. HE OWNED A FARM EAST OF TOWN, BUT SEVERAL YEARS AGO MOVED TO TOWN. TWO YEARS AGO LAST SPRING HE WAS ELECTED ALDERMAN FROM THE FIRST WARD, THE TERM EXPIRING LAST MAY. HE WAS PAINSTAKING CONSCIENTIOUS OFFICIAL. HE WAS A CONSISTENT CHRISTIAN, A MEMBER OF THE BAPTIST CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL, AND SERVED ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE CHURCH. HE IS SURVIVED BY A WIFE, ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. LESTER J. CORY, OF PIASA, AND ONE SON, LESLIE POST, A TEACHER IN BARNES BUSINESS COLLEGE, ST. LOUIS. THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD FROM THE BAPTIST CHURCH FRIDAY AT 2 PM , REV. W.W. HICKS OFFICIATING.

Urban Francis "Bud" Postlewait, 55, OF 1112 E. SPRUCE ST., JERSEYVILLE, WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT 11:55 AM ON 1 MAR AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL. HE WAS BORN 30 JUNE 1919 IN GREENE COUNTY, A SON OF URBAN D. AND MARY ANN SCHNELTON POSTLEWAIT. POSTLEWAIT, A FORMER MECHANIC, WAS A WORLD WAR II VETERAN. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION AND A PAST COMMANDER AT KANE. HIS SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIDOW, MRS. JUNE WILLIAMSON POSTLEWAIT; THREE SONS, URBAN P. POSTLEWAIT OF R.R. 4, DENNIS M. OF CHAMPAIGN AND KIM OF KANE; STEPSONS, RONALD AND RANDY WILLIAMSON OF ALTON AND MICHAEL WILLIAMSON OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO STEPDAUGHTERS, MRS. GAIL WILKINSON OF ALTON AND DEBRA WILLIAMSON OF SPRINGFIELD; A BROTHER AND SISTER, GEORGE R. POSTLEWAIT OF GODFREY AND MRS. A.J. HANSEN OF CARROLLTON. FINAL RITES WERE CONDUCTED TUESDAY MORNING 4 MARCH AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. ROBERT L. HEINTZ OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS AT ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY IN CARROLLTON. THE FAMILY DESIGNATED THE HEART FUND AS A MEMORIAL. [06 Mar 1975]

Mrs. Eva Mae Powel, WIFE OF SPENCER A POWEL, DIED UNEXPECTEDLY SUNDAY EVENING, 2 JUL AT 7:40 O'CLOCK IN FORT MYERS, FLORIDA, WHERE THE COUPLE HAD MOVED ABOUT A MONTH AGO TO MAKE THEIR HOME. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME AFTER 3:30 PM TODAY (THURS). FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FRIDAY AFTERNOON, 7 JUL AT 2 O'CLOCK WITH THE PASTOR, REV. M. EDWARDS BREED, OFFICIATING AND INTERMENT WILL BE IN THE KANE CEMETERY. MRS. POWEL WAS A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE ALBERT AND BARBARA BOUSHKA SEAGO AND WAS BORN AT KANE ON 3 APRIL 1891. HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SEVENTY YEARS, TWO MONTHS AND TWENTY-NINE DAYS. MR. AND MRS. POWEL RESIDED ON A FARM NEAR JERSEYVILLE FOR MANY YRS BEFORE RETIRING AND MOVING TO FLORIDA. MRS. POWEL WAS A CHARTER MEMBER OF JERSEY COUNTY HOME BUREAU AND WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND THE JERSEYVILLE WESTERN STAR CHAPTER. SURVIVING HER IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND ARE TWO SONS, ELDON POWEL OF EFFINGHAM, AND PAUL POWEL OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. BYRON (HELEN) CARY, JERSEYVILLE; FIVE GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, FRANK SEAGO OF JERSEYVILLE AND ONE SISTER, MRS. FRANKLIN NAFFZIGER OF EARP, CALIF. [06 Jul 1961]

Charles Edward Powell, A FORMER RESIDENT OF JERSEY COUNTY, DIED SAT. 14 FEB AT 1:15 AM AT HIS HOME IN ROXANA. HE HAD BEEN IN FAILING HEALTH FOR FOUR MONTHS. MR. POWELL WAS BORN IN EFFINGHAM BUT SPENT HIS EARLY LIFE IN JERSEY COUNTY. HE HAD RESIDED IN EAST ALTON AND FOR THE PAST YEAR HAD MADE HIS HOME IN ROXANA. SURVIVING HIM ARE HIS WIFE, MRS. CORA POWELL; TWO SONS, JOHN OF TULSA, OK AND WILLIAM OF ROXANA; AND FOUR DAUGHTERS, MRS. VERNA PORTWOOD OF ELDRED, MRS. MILDRED BORADWAY OF EAST ALTON, MRS. SYLVIA GOODPASTURE OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. AND MRS. RUTH SMITH OF EAST ALTON. HE ALSO LEAVES THREE BROTHERS, JOHN AND ISAAC POWELL OF FIELDON AND EDWARD POWELL OF MEDORA, ONE SISTER, MRS. IDA CAMPBELL OF SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, AND SIXTEEN GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD MONDAY AFTERNOON, 16 FEB AT TWO O'CLOCK AT THE FIRST METHODIST CHURCH IN EAST ALTON. REV. B.L. WALKINGTON, PASTOR OF THE CHURCH, CONDUCTED THE SERVICES AND BURIAL WAS IN VALHALLA PARK. [20 Feb 1948]

William Louis Powell, 57, DIED AT 4:40 AM TODAY, 1 FEB 1990 AT ST. JOHN'S HOSPITAL IN SPRINGFIELD. HE WAS AN INSPECTOR IN THE CUPPING DEPARTMENT AT OLIN CORP. IN EAST ALTON FOR 37 YEARS. BORN IN KAMPSVILLE, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE ERNEST AND BURDETTE (PUTERBAUGH) POWELL. HE MARRIED THE FORMER MARY ANN BANGHART ON 2 AUG 1952, IN HARDIN, AND SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE THREE DAUGHTERS, CATHY DAVIDSON, JERI KARRICK AND PEGGY POWELL, ALL OF JERSEYVILLE; FOUR SONS, KENNETH, ALAN AND RICHARD POWELL, ALL OF JERSEYVILLE AND MARK POWELL OF GREENFIELD; 10 GRANDCHILDREN; AND TWO BROTHERS, GARY POWELL OF ST. CHARLES, MO AND EUGENE PUTERBAUGH OF OMAHA, NEB. A SISTER, SUE HILL PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. VISITATION IS FROM 4 TO 9 PM FRIDAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. WILLIAM HEMBROW AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL IS IN ST. NORBERT'S CEMETERY IN HARDIN. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO HOLY GHOST SCHOOL IN JERSEYVILLE OR MASSES.

Emma Louise Powers, 65, OF GRAFTON DIED 31 JUL 1988 AT HER RESIDENCE. SHE WAS BORN 20 MAY 1923 IN FIELDON TO THE LATE LOUIS VAHLE AND BLANCHE WILLIAMS. SHE MARRIED ARTHUR "DUTCH" POWERS ON 8 NOV 1952 IN POCAHONTAS, ARK. SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER HUSBAND, ARTHUR OF GRAFTON; SONS, RICHARD ATCHINSON OF FIELDON, ARTHUR L. POWERS OF ATLANTA, GA., AND JEFFREY POWERS OF JERSEYVILLE; DAUGHTERS, REGINA CAMBRON OF BRIGHTON, ANTOINETTE DARR OF CARROLLTON; AND 11 GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE 3 AUG 1988 AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WITH PASTOR WILLIAM SCHMIDT OF CARROLLTON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN FIELDON CEMETERY. THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION AND VAHLE TERRACE HAVE BEEN CHOSEN AS THE MEMORIALS.

FUNERAL RITES FOR Mrs. Goldie Marie Powers, 72, OF R.R. 1, FIELDON WILL BE HELD 21 NOV AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WITH INTERMENT IN GRIMES CEMETERY. HER DEATH OCCURRED UNEXPECTEDLY AT HER HOME AT 9:45 AM ON 19 NOV. REV. LEONARD TODD WILL OFFICIATE. SHE WAS BORN 16 JAN 1901 IN GREENE COUNTY, THE DAUGHTER OF JAMES AND HESTER MEFFORD DEVENING. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND, LEWIS C. POWERS; ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. DONALD (PAULINE) MARTIN OF JERSEYVILLE; FOUR SONS, A.L. POWERS, KENNETH POWERS, JOHN POWERS AND CHARLES POWERS, ALL OF FIELDON; 16 GRANDCHILDREN; 13 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, NED DEVENING OF FIELDON; TWO SISTERS, MRS. HARRY LYLES AND MRS. GEORGE HENNEBERG OF JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE SON, JAMES L. POWERS, AND THREE BROTHERS, EARL, ROY AND PERCY DEVENING. [22 Nov 1973]

Preston Peary Pregler, 68, FORMERLY OF BIXBY, OKLA., DIED AT 8:09 AM THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1992, AT ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. PREGLER RETIRED IN 1984 AS A HOT MILL COILER AT OLIN CORP. OF EAST ALTON. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AND MOOSE LODGE, BOTH IN JERSEYVILLE, AND WAS PAST PRESIDENT OF THE TULSA COUNTY (OKLA.) FARM BUREAU. BORN AT BIXBY 13 JUNE 1923, HE WAS A SON OF THE LATE WALTER AND LEOLA (HARRIS) PREGLER. SURVIVING ARE TWO SONS, PHILLIP PREGLER OF JERSEYVILLE AND PEARY PREGLER OF DOW; TWO DAUGHTERS, PAULA THOMAS AND PATTIE McDANEL, BORTH OF JERSEYVILLE; SIX GRANDCHILDREN; A GREAT-GRAND DAUGHTER; TWO BROTHERS, CURTISS PREGLER OF KANE AND LLOYD PREGLER OF BIXBY; AND A SISTER, EVELYN COOPER OF COLLINSVILLE, OKLA. VISITATION IS FROM 6 TO 9 PM TODAY AT JACOBY-SCHROEDER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES ARE A 11 AM MONDAY AT TULSA WHISENHUNT FUNERAL HOME IN TULSA, OKLA. BURIAL IS IN MEMORIAL CEMETERY IN TULSA.

FINAL RITES FOR Hubert Henry Presley, 50, OF GRAFTON WERE HELD YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AFTERNOON AT 1:30 O'CLOCK AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE VISITATION HOURS WERE HELD AFTER 7 PM MONDAY. HIS DEATH OCCURRED SUNDAY AT BARNES HOSPITAL IN ST. LOUIS. HE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR SOME TIME. REV. JAMES BAKER OF GRAFTON OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICES AND BURIAL WAS IN MEADOW BRANCH CEMETERY, GRAFTON. BORN 15 JAN 1920 IN GREENE COUNTY, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM HENRY AND LULA FLORY PRESLEY. HE WAS A LABORER AT THE ALTON BRICK COMPANY. SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, MRS. HELEN SMITH PRESLEY; SIX DAUGHTERS, MRS. DONALD BRUNSTEIN OF ST. CHARLES, MO., MRS. LARRY RUSK, CLARA LOUIS, DARLENE, MARLENE AND LORI ANN PRESLEY OF GRAFTON; TWO SONS, HUBERT VIRGIL PRESLEY OF JOLIET AND ARTHUR ROBERT PRESLEY, U.S. ARMY; FIVE GRANDCHILDREN; AND THREE SISTERS, MRS. CLARA TALBERT AND MRS. HOWARD LESTER OF GRAFTON AND MRS. ROBERT BLASA OF FIELDON. HIS PARENTS, TWO SISTERS AND TWO BROTHERS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. [25 Jun 1970]

SERVICES FOR Julian Powell Price, 59, OF 602 GARFIELD ST., GREENFIELD, WERE CONDUCTED TUES. AT SHIELDS MEMORIAL HOME IN GREENFIELD WITH BURIAL IN THE OAK WOOD CEMETERY THERE. HE DIED AT 6:40 AM 30 JAN AT ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL WEST IN CHESTERFIELD, MO. THE WORLD WAR II VETERAN WAS A SON OF FLORENCE POWELL PRICE OF JERSEYVILLE AND THE LATE LEO K. PRICE. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY A SISTER, EDNA ADKISSON OF CHESTERFIELD, MO. AND A BROTHER, ROBERT, OF NEW YORK CITY.

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST IN THIS CITY MONDAY MORNING MAY 6 AT NINE-THIRTY O'CLOCK FOR Mrs. Agnes Catherine Prill, WIFE OF JOHN L. PRILL OF OLD KANE, WHOSE DEATH OCCURRED AT NINE-SEVENTEEN O'CLOCK FRIDAY MORNING 3 MAY AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR EIGHT DAYS. FATHER PAUL P. HEINEN WAS CELEBRANT OF THE REQUIEM MASS AND BURIAL WAS IN THE KANE CEMETERY. MRS. PRILL, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE NICHOLAS AND FANNY PIERRE SCHMITTAG, WAS BORN IN JERSEYVILLE 14 JAN 1897 AND HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATHS WAS SIXTY YEARS, THREE MONTHS AND NINETEEN DAYS. IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND, THE DECEDENT IS SURVIVED BY THREE SONS, LAVERNE L. PRILL OF GRANITE CITY, RUSSELL H. AND EARL E. PRILL OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. MARGARET L. FOILES AND MRS. DOROTHY J. SAUERWEIN OF JERSEYVILLE; FOUR GRANDCHILDREN; AND TWO BROTHERS, JOSEPH SCHMITTAG AND ANTHONY SCHMITTAG OF JERSEYVILLE. ONE SON, EUGENE PRILL PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. FRIENDS CALLED AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME UNTIL THE TIME OF SERVICE. [09 May 1957]

Charles Prill, A LONG TIME RESIDENT OF THIS COUNTY, DIED AT HIS HOME WEST OF JERSEYVILLE. 84 YEARS OLD., NATIVE OF GERMANY. HE CAME TO THIS COUNTY WHEN ABOUT THE AGE OF TWENTY YEARS, SETTLING NEAR FIELDON. LEAVES WIDOW, MRS. CAROLINE KOHL PRILL, TWO SONS, CHARLES OF JERSEYVILLE, AND JOHN OF KANE, SIX DAUGHTERS, MRS. JOSEPH BEIERMANN AND MRS. FRANK BEIERMANN OF JERSEY COUNTY, MRS. FRANK SCHEFFEL OF ALTON, MRS. WM. ENDRES OF LENZBERG, ILL., MISS IDA PRILL OF ST. LOUIS AND MISS NELLIE PRILL OF ALTON. FUNERAL FROM HOME. REV. W.W. WILKE. BURIAL IN LAX CEMETERY. [Jersey County News 17 Mar 1927]

John Louis Prill, A MECHANIC AT SUNDERLAND MOTOR COMPANY IN JERSEYVILLE FOR FORTY-FOUR YEARS, DIED AT SIX FIFTY-TWO O'CLOCK WEDNESDAY MORNING, 16 FEB AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE HE HAD BEEN ADMITTED A SHORT TIME EARLIER. HIS HEALTH HAD BEEN IMPAIRED FOR SEVERAL YEARS. VISITATION HOURS WILL BE HELD AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME AFTER TWO O'CLOCK THIS (THURS) AFTERNOON. FUNERAL SERVICES ARE SCHEDULED FOR TWO O'CLOCK FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT THE STATE STREET BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV. L.E. HUTCHINSON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN THE KANE CEMETERY. MR. PRILL, A SON OF THE LATE CHARLES AND CAROLINE KOHL PRILL, WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY 5 OCT 1895. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, MRS. MILDRED PERDUN PRILL; THREE SONS, LAVERNE PRILL OF GRANITE CITY AND EARL AND RUSSELL PRILL OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. RUSSELL (MARGARET) FOILES AND MRS. CHARLES (DOROTHY) SAUERWEIN OF JERSEYVILLE; SIX STEP CHILDREN, GERALD, WAYNE, DAVID, AND DONALD PERDUN OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. JERRY SANDBERG OF MINEOLA, MO AND MRS. PETE MAIN OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE BROTHER, CHARLES PRILL OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO SISTERS, MISS NELLIE PRILL OF ALTON AND MISS IDA PRILL OF ST. LOUIS; FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND SIXTEEN STEP CHILDREN. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS FIRST WIFE, ONE SON, AND FIVE SISTERS. MR. PRILL WAS A MEMBER OF THE KANE MASONIC LODGE. [17 Feb 1972]

D. P. Pritchett DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE NW OF FIDELITY, 7 SEP 1891. 75 YEARS OLD. BORN IN JEFFERSON CO., KY 7 MAY 1816. TO ILLINOIS 1830 COMING TO ST. CLAIR CO. TO OLD KANE IN 1832 RESIDING WITH BROTHER, WILLIAM. RETURNED TO ST. CLAIR COUNTY, MARRIED LYDIA PEASE BY REV. FATHER LOOMIS, UPPER ALTON. TO FIDELITY AREA IN 1838. LIVED HERE 53 YEARS. [Jerseyville Republican Oct 1891]

Mrs. Lydia W. Pritchett DIED AT HER HOME OF E. PEARL ST., JERSEYVILLE. 94 YEARS OLD. FUNERAL FROM HOME. REV. W.W. HICKS. BURIAL OAKLAND CEMETERY NEAR FIDELITY. LIVED IN JERSEY CO. 74 YEARS. SIX CHILDREN SURVIVE: DAVID PERRY PRICHETT, AND MRS. ROBERT WHITEHEAD OF JERSEYVILLE, DR. G.L. PRITCHETT OF FAIRBURY, NEB.; ROBERT A. PRITCHETT OF DENBY, S. DAK.; MRS. SARAH WENDELL OF WHITE HALL; MRS. CHARLES W. PARENT OF TULSA, OK. LYDIA WENDELL PEASE WAS BORN IN LYONS, WAYNE CO, NEW YORK, 30 SEP 1817. WITH PARENTS CAME TO UPPER ALTON, IL IN DEC 1834. MARRIED DAVID PERRY PRITCHETT 5 NOV 1835. IN 1837 MOVED TO JERSEY CO. HAD 12 CHILDREN. HUSBAND DIED 7 SEP 1891. SHE WAS LAST SURVIVOR OF HER BROTHERS AND SISTERS, BEING THE NEXT TO THE OLDEST OF EIGHT CHILDREN. INTENSELY PATRIOTIC. HER FORBEARERS FOR FOUR GENERATIONS BACK WERE BORN IN AMERICA. THE HOMESTEAD HAS BEEN IN THE FAMILY ONE HUNDRED AND THREE YEARS. [Jerseyville Republican Jan 1912]

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME MONDAY AFTERNOON, 16 JAN AT TWO O'CLOCK FOR Mrs. Ida M. Proffer, WHOSE DEATH OCCURRED SAT., 14 JAN AT 1:50 AM AT HER HOME ON MARIAN STREET. REV. MASON L. SMITH PASTOR OF THE KANE BAPTIST CHURCH, OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. MRS. PROFFER WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE RUSSELL AND MARY ANN EDWARDS MULLIKAN AND WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY ON 15 APRIL 1882. HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SIXTY SEVEN YEARS, EIGHT MONTHS AND TWENTY NINE DAYS. THE DECEDENT WAS THE WIDOW OF ALBERT PROFFER. SHE HAD BEEN A RESIDENT OF JERSEYVILLE THE PAST THIRTY YEARS. SHE IS SURVIVED BY TWO SISTERS, MRS. EMMA C. DEVENING OF KANE AND MRS. HENRY DEVENING OF FIELDON. [Jan 1950]

THE FUNERAL OF Mrs. Aglenda Prough, 58, OF KANE WAS HELD MONDAY AFTERNOON, 21 MAR AT 1 PM AT THE KANE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH THE REV. GAROLD COOPER OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 3 AM ON 19 MAR AT BARNES HOSPITAL IN ST. LOUIS. SHE WAS BORN 15 JUL 1918 IN JERSEY COUNTY, A DAUGHTER OF CHARLES AND EMMA WILLIAMS TUCKER. MRS. PROUGH WAS A MEMBER OF THE KANE BAPTIST CHURCH AND JERSEY COUNTY HOME EXTENSION. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND, RICHARD L. PROUGH OF KANE; ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. CHARLES (REBECCA) ALEXANDER OF GRAFTON; TWO SONS, DENNIS K. PROUGH AND GARY L. PROUGH OF KANE; SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN; TWO BROTHERS, ARNOLD TUCKER OF LINN GROVE, AND NORMAN TUCKER OF FIELDON; AND ONE SISTER, MRS. AUREALIA PAGH OF HAWTHORNE WOODS. [21 Mar 1977]

Andrew Prough, FORMER CITIZEN OF JERSEY COUNTY, DIED AT HOME OF SON, GEORGE A. PROUGH, NEAR WELLSTON, OKLA. 1JAN. 77 YEARS OLD. BORN AT LOGAN, HAWKINS CO., OHIO ON 2 JUN 1844, SON OF JOHN AND CATHERINE PROUGH. WAS ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. TWO SURVIVE--SIMON PROUGH OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. MARY YODER OF ELKHART, IND. WAS VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR, HAVING ENLISTED AT AGE OF 18. MARRIED JAN 1869 TO HANNAH WATTS OF GREENE CO. SIX CHILDREN: JAMES OF WICHITA, KANS., LILY FLORENCE WHO DIED AT AGE OF 2, GEORGE A. OF WELLSTON, AND ROBERT A. OF CUSHING, OKLA, FRED AND HARRY OF JERSEY COUNTY, NINE GRANDCHILDREN, TWELVE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. WIFE DIED 6 MAR 1921. FUNERAL AT BAPTIST CHURCH IN WELLSTON. BURIAL IN WELLSTON CEMETERY. [Jerseyville Republican 12 Jan 1922]

A FATAL AUTO ACCIDENT THAT OCCURRED BETWEEN SPRINGFIELD AND PETERSBURG AROUND MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT IN WHICH A YOUNG FATHER LOST HIS LIFE ENDED PLANS FOR AN EASTERN VISIT IN THE HOME OF KANE RELATIVES. FOUND DEAD IN THE WRECKAGE OF HIS CAR IN RICHLAND CREEK OFF ILLINOIS ROUTE 97, A HALF MILE SOUTH OF SALISBURY, WAS Frank Jr. Prough OF PETERSBURG, FORMERLY OF THIS LOCALITY. PROUGH HAD PLANNED TO COME TO KANE ON SATURDAY TO JOIN HIS WIFE AND SONS, JEFFREY AND BRADLEY, FOR AN EASTER HOLIDAY IN THE HOME OF HER PARENTS, MR. AND MRS. ROY TERPENING, WHERE THEY HAD BEEN VISITING SINCE THURSDAY. MR. PROUGH, AN AGENT FOR STATE FARM INSURANCE, HAD BEEN IN SPRINGFIELD TRANSACTING BUSINESS FRIDAY AND WAS ENROUTE TO HIS HOME WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. THE DISCOVERY OF THE CRASH WAS MADE BY MAX TOLAN OF PLEASANT PLAINS, A MOTORIST, WHO INVESTIGATED AFTER SEEING THE GUARD RAILING ON THE BRIDGE DAMAGED. THE PROUGH CAR HAD GONE THROUGH THE RAILING, DOWN AN EMBANKMENT, AND INTO FOUR FEET OF WATER ACCORDING TO THE REPORT OF SANGAMON COUNTY CORONER, W.C. TELFORD. MEMBERS OF THE SPRINGFIELD RESCUE SQUAD SUMMONED TO THE SCENE CUT A HOLE IN THE TOP OF THE CAR TO REMOVE PROUGH FROM IT. VISITATION HOURS WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES WERE HELD AT ONE O'CLOCK MONDAY AFTERNOON AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AT PETERSBURG WITH REV. OLLIE PHILLIPS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEMETERY. MR. PROUGH WAS BORN IN ALTON OCTOBER 24, 1928, A SON OF FRANK L. PROUGH AND THE LATE FAYE SPENCER PROUGH. HE WAS GRADUATED FROM THE JERSEY TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL, AND WAS A VETERAN OF THE KOREAN WAR. FOR THE PAST FOUR AND ONE-HALF YEARS THE FAMILY HAD RESIDED IN PETERSBURG. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIDOW, THE FORMER EMMA TERPENING; TWO SONS, JEFFREY, 11 AND BRADLEY 6; HIS FATHER AND STEP MOTHER, MR. AND MRS. FRANK L. PROUGH OF GODFREY; FIVE BROTHERS, SPENCER OF GALESBURG; JAMES OF STOUGHTON, WISC., JACK OF BATON ROUGE, LA., GORDON OF EAST ALTON; AND THOMAS OF GODFREY; TWO SISTERS, MRS. JAMES B. RUSK, JR. OF BRIDGETON, MO., AND MRS. MARVIN COOKE OF KIRKWOOD, MO, AND HIS GRANDMOTHER, MRS. HARRY PROUGH OF KANE WHO REARED HIM. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE A.F. AND A.M. IN KANE AND THE BAPTIST CHURCH IN PETERSBURG. [PICTURE APPEARS] [14 Apr 1966]

Frank Lewis Prough, 82, OF GODFREY DIED AT 2:43 AM MONDAY, 20 OCT 1986 AT HIS RESIDENCE AFTER A LENGTHY ILLNESS. PROUGH WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY AND HAD BEEN A COMMERCIAL PAINTER. HE MARRIED THE FORMER GERTRUDE RICHEY ON 9 SEP 1929 IN EAST ALTON. SHE SURVIVES. OTHER SURVIVORS INCLUDE FIVE SONS, H. SPENCER PROUGH OF VENICE, FLA., JAMES K. AND TOM J. PROUGH, BOTH OF STOUGHTON, WIS., JACK E. PROUGH OF JACKSON, TENN. AND GORDON B. PROUGH OF ST. LOUIS; TWO DAUGHTERS, WANDA RUSK OF LaDUE MO; AND MARILYN SUE COOK OF EUREKA, MO; 20 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 12 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 11:30 AM THURS UNTIL TIME OF SERVICES AT 1:30 PM AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. THE REVS. MARY ANNA VIDAKOVICH AND STEVE PERRIN WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL WILL BE IN KANE CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE SENT TO BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OR KANE BAPTIST CHURCH. [21 Oct 1986]

George A. Prough, 78, A FORMER RESIDENT OF JERSEY COUNTY, DIED 18 AUG AT HIS HOME IN WELLSTON, OKLA. MR. PROUGH WAS A SON OF THE LATE ANDREW AND HANNAH WATTS PROUGH AND WAS BORN IN KANE. HE RESIDED IN THE PANHANDLE VICINITY WHERE HE ENGAGED IN FARMING UNTIL 1901 WHEN HE MOVED TO WELLSTON. HE CONTINUED HIS FARMING OPERATIONS NEAR WELLSTON UNTIL A FEW YEARS AGO WHEN HE RETIRED AND MOVED FROM THE FARM TO WELLSTON. MR. PROUGH WAS MARRIED TO THE FORMER MISS GRACE COPE OF JERSEYVILLE WHO SURVIVES HIM. HE ALSO LEAVES TWO DAUGHTERS, AND A SON, ALL OF WELLSTON, AND A BROTHER, HARRY PROUGH OF THE PANHANDLE VICINITY. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH IN WELLSTON AND BURIAL WAS IN THE WELLSTON CEMETERY. HARRY PROUGH OF KANE AND WARD COPE AND SONS, IVAN AND TROY, OF NUTWOOD WENT TO WELLSTON TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL RITES. MR. COPE IS A BROTHER TO MRS. GEORGE PROUGH. [Sep 1952]

Mrs. Hannah Prough DIED AT HOME IN WELLSTON, OKLA., 73 YEARS OLD. FORMERLY LIVED IN JERSEY COUNTY WHERE SHE SPENT HER GIRLHOOD DAYS AND MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF MARRIED LIFE. IN 1901 MOVED TO OKLA WITH HUSBAND. MAIDEN NAME WAS WATTS. MARRIED 1868 TO ANDREW PROUGH. SIX CHILDREN: ONE CHILD, LILLIAN, DIED A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO. LIVING CHILDREN ARE: JAMES OF WICHITA, KANS., GEORGE OF WELLSTON, AND ROBERT OF CUSHING, OKLA.; FRED AND HARRY OF JERSEY COUNTY. 9 GRANDCHILDREN, 10 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. THREE SISTERS, MRS. J.H. LaLONDE OF DENNISON, TEX., MRS. JENNIR KING OF LONE JACK, MO., AND MRS. J.W. HAWK OF KANE AND ONE BROTHER, W.W. WATTS OF JERSEY. FUNERAL AT WELLSTON. [Jerseyville Republican Mar 1921]

Harry Cleveland Prough, SEVENTY-FOUR YEAR OLD RETIRED FARMER OF KANE, DIED AT HIS HOME SUNDAY MORNING, 7 FEB AT ELEVEN FORTY-FIVE O'CLOCK. HE HAD RECENTLY RETURNED HOME FOLLOWING HOSPITALIZATION AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL. MR. PROUGH WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, 1 MAR 1885, AND HIS DEATH OCCURRED THREE WKS BEFORE HIS SEVENTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY. HE HAD RETIRED FROM FARMING AND HAD LIVED IN KANE THE PAST THREE YEARS. SURVIVING THE DECEDENT ARE HIS WIFE, MRS. THERESA PROUGH; THREE SONS, FRANK L. PROUGH OF GODFREY, FRANK J. PROUGH, JR OF KANE, AND HOWARD SPENCER PROUGH OF JERSEYVILLE; THIRTEEN GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; AND ONE BROTHER, R.A. PROUGH OF BRISTOW, OK. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, THREE BROTHERS, JAMES, GEORGE AND FRED PROUGH, AND A SISTER WHO DIED IN INFANCY. MR. PROUGH WAS A PAST MASTER OF KING SOLOMON LODGE, NO 197, A.F. AND A.M. OF KANE, AND HE WAS A FIFTY YEAR MEMBER OF THE KANE MODERN WOODMAN OF AMERICA CAMP. HE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE KANE BAPTIST CHURCH. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MR. PROUGH WERE HELD AT TWO O'CLOCK WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, 10 FEB AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME. REV. H.L. POTTER OF KANE OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN THE KANE CEMETERY. [11 Feb 1960]

Mrs. Margaret Prough, WIDOW OF THE LATE SIMON PROUGH DIED AT HER HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, SUNDAY, 20 JAN AT 3:45 AM, AT THE AGE OF 87 YEARS 6 MONTHS AND 16 DAYS. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL CHAPEL, TUES, 22 JAN AT 2:00 PM; ELDER T.J. ROADY OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN THE OAK GROVE CEMETERY. THE DECEASED IS SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. JOHN H. RITCHEY AND MRS. WILLIAM WAYHAM, AND ONE SON, LOUIS A. PROUGH, ALL OF KANE. SHE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY ONE SISTER, MRS. HENRIETTA SCHRECK OF HOLLYWOOD, CALIF; TEN GRANDCHILDREN AND TWELVE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. LAST MONDAY, MRS. PROUGH FELL AND FRACTURED A HIP. DEATH ENSUED FROM PNEUMONIA. CORONER WM. E. HOPPER CONDUCTED AN INQUISITION INTO THE CAUSE OF HER DEATH SUNDAY. [Jersey County Democrat 24 Jan 1935]

Chester W. Pruiett, 75, WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT 7:45 AM WEDNESDAY, 29 OCT 1986, AT THE SCENE OF AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT NORTH OF MEDORA, DUE TO AN APPARENT HEART ATTACK. PRUIETT SERVED IN THE U.S. ARMY AND WAS A CRANE OPERATOR WITH LACLEDE STEEL FOR 20 YEARS BEFORE RETIRING IN 1975. HE WAS BORN IN BLUFFDALE, IL, THE SON OF THE LATE CECIL AND MAE (GARRISON) PRUIETT. IN 1943, IN ST. LOUIS, HE MARRIED THE FORMER VIVIAN VIOLETT, AND SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE TWO DAUGHTERS, LOREITA HUNN OF MEDORA AND RAMONA FISHER OF WASHINGTON, IL; TWO SONS, LARRY PRUIETT OF GREENFIELD AND WAYNE L. PRUIETT OF FRANKFORT, IL; 20 GRANDCHILDREN; FOUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR SISTERS, FERNA SNYDER OF WHITE HALL, ESTELLENA PRUIETT AND DORTHHEA LEA WILSON, BOTH OF FOREST LAKE, MINN., AND JUNE CHURCH OF FT. MEYERS, FLA. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 5 TO 9 PM FRIDAY AT WARNER-TARGHETTA FUNERAL HOME IN MEDORA. SERVICES WILL BE AT THE FUNERAL HOME AT 2 PM SAT., WITH REV. EARL CLAGG OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN KEMPER CEMETERY, NORTH OF MEDORA. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION OR AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY. [30 Nov 1986]

Mrs. Mary Pruit DIED AT HER HOME IN FIDELITY, TUESDAY, 17 JULY OF OLD AGE. SHE WAS BORN IN KY IN 1800 AND CAME TO WHERE ST. LOUIS IS NOW LOCATED IN 1808, AND THEN MOVED NEAR APPLE CREEK IN GREENE COUNTY IN 1812. SHE LIVED THERE UNTIL 1818, WHERE SHE WAS MARRIED AND MOVED IN THAT YEAR WEST OF JERSEYVILLE WHERE JETT POST'S FARM IS, AND THEN SHE WENT ON A FARM IN HAWKINS' PRAIRIE NEAR FIDELITY TO LIVE, WHERE SHE RESIDED UNTIL AFTER HER HUSBAND'S DEATH. DECEASED WAS A CHRISTIAN LADY SINCE SHE WAS SIXTEEN YEARS OLD, UNITING WITH THE BAPTIST CHURCH IN 1816. SHE WAS LOVED BY ALL WHO KNEW HER. MRS. PRUIT WAS THE MOTHER OF SIX CHILDREN, THREE OF WHOM ARE LIVING; GRANDMOTHER OF THIRTY; GREAT GRANDMOTHER OF SIXTY, AND GREAT GREAT GRANDMOTHER OF ONE, WHO IS THE BABY SON OF JAMES PERRINGS OF THIS CITY. HER FUNERAL WAS LARGELY ATTENDED FROM THE BAPTIST CHURCH AT FIDELITY, THURSDAY, 19TH INST., REV. BUSH OFFICIATING. [1888]

FUNERAL RITES FOR Chester Logan Pruitt, 86, OF KANE WERE HELD WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT 2 O'CLOCK AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE VISITATION HOURS WERE HELD. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT 10:45 O'CLOCK MONDAY MORNING AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL. REV. EARL D. CLAGG OFFICIATED AT THE RITES AND INTERMENT WAS IN KANE CEMETERY. A RETIRED FARMER, HE WAS BORN 21 DEC 1884 IN JERSEY COUNTY, THE SON OF MARTIN AND ANNIE LEONARD PRUITT. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, MRS. ELSIE GRIZZLE PRUITT, AND ONE DAUGHTER, MISS BONNIE SUE PRUITT OF JERSEYVILLE. MR. PRUITT HAD SUFFERED A FRACTURE OF HIS LEFT KNEE WHEN HE FELL OVER SOME TREE ROOTS THE MIDDLE OF NOVEMBER. [07 Jan 1971]

Elsie A. Pruitt, 92, DIED AT 4:55 PM SUNDAY, 13 DEC 1987 AT GREENWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, SHE WAS A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE JOHN M. AND SARAH (MAINS) GRIZZLE. SHE MARRIED HARRY DANIELS ON 3 JULY 1915, AND HE DIED IN AUGUST, 1919. SHE LATER MARRIED LOGAN PRUITT ON 24 OCT 1921 IN JERSEY COUNTY. HE DIED 4 JAN 1971. SURVIVING ARE A DAUGHTER, BONNIE PALMER OF KANE; TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY A DAUGHTER, MADGE BRADLEY; SEVEN SISTERS; AND TWO BROTHERS. VISITATION IS FROM 4 TO 9 PM TUESDAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WHERE SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 1:30 PM WEDNESDAY BY THE REV. EARL CLAGG. BURIAL WILL BE IN KANE CEMETERY, AND MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE.

Jessie W. Pruitt, 60, DIED AT 5:35 AM TODAY AT CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHEAST IN ST. LOUIS. SHE WAS BORN IN PETERSBURG, A DAUGHTER OF ALICE (ROGERS) TOZER OF CARROLLTON AND THE LATE JAMES TOZER. ON 11 APRIL 1944 IN PHOENIX CITY, ALABAMA, SHE MARRIED LEO "COTTON" PRUITT WHO SURVIVES. IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND AND MOTHER, SURVIVING ARE TWO SONS, ROBERT AND JOSEPH, BOTH OF GODFREY; FOUR GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, CHARLES TOZER OF CARROLLTON; AND TWO SISTERS, ALICE PEGRAM AND LORAINE SCHOFIELD, BOTH OF CARROLLTON. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 PM WEDNESDAY AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WHERE SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 1:30 PM. THURSDAY WITH THE REV. WAYNE PENDLETON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN FIELDON CEMETERY.

Jessie W. Pruitt, 60, OF FIELDON DIED 17 SEP AT CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHEAST IN ST. LOUIS. SHE WAS BORN 13 FEB 1925 IN PETERSBURG TO ALICE ROGERS TOZER AND THE LATE JAMES TOZER. SHE MARRIED LEO PRUITT ON 11 APRIL 1944 IN PHOENIX CITY, ALA. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE BUSINESS BOOSTER CLUB OF FIELDON AND JERSEYVILLE EAGLES' AUXILIARY. SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER HUSBAND, LEO OF FIELDON; SONS ROBERT AND JOSEPH, BOTH OF GODFREY; MOTHER ALICE TOZER OF CARROLLTON; BROTHER CHARLES TOZER OF CARROLLTON; SISTERS ALICE PEGRAM AND LORAINE SCHOEFIELD, BOTH OF CARROLLTON; AND FOUR GRANDCHILDREN. VISITATION WAS 18 SEP AND THE FUNERAL WAS 19 SEP AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. WAYNE PENDLETON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE FIELDON CEMETERY.

Mrs. Lucy Pruitt, WIFE OF WM. PRUITT OF FIDELITY DIED FROM OLD AGE AT HOME OF DAUGHTER, MRS. FRANK WEISS OF ALTON. PRUITTS WERE THE OLDEST RESIDENTS OF FIDELITY NEIGHBORHOOD. BOTH 92 YEARS OLD AND HAD NEVER BEEN SEPARATED DURING 71 YEARS OF WEDDED LIFE. SHE WAS BORN IN VIRGINIA AND WHEN SIX YEARS OLD CAME WITH PARENTS TO GREENE COUNTY. THEN TO JERSEY COUNTY. LIVED IN FIDELITY 45 YEARS. SHE HAD NEVER BEEN SERIOUSLY ILL UNTIL SEVEN DAYS BEFORE HER DEATH. CELEBRATED GOLDEN WEDDING 22 YEARS AGO. PARENTS OF NINE CHILDREN, THREE OF WHOM SURVIVE; MRS. FRANK WALTERS OF ALTON, MRS. THOMAS MORAN OF FIDELITY AND MRS. FRANK WEISS OF ALTON. MRS. GORHAM OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. HECK BELL OF FIDELITY AND MRS. SAMUEL RIGGS OF MORRISONVILLE ARE SISTERS. MRS. HATTIE WOODRUFF, MRS. WM. STREBBLE, ERNEST LOGAN, WALTER AND HARRY PRUITT, JERSEYVILLE, FRANK PRUITT OF FIDELITY, ROY PRUITT OF MEDORA AND MRS. B.R. DADVIS OF ABINGDON, IL ARE NEPHEWS AND NIECES. FUNERAL FROM HOME OF MRS. HATTIE WOODRUFF BY REV. JOSEPH JENKINS. BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. [Jerseyville Republican 17 Jul 1919]

Opal A. Pruitt, 85, DIED AT 4:55 PM TUES 14 APRIL AT BARRY CARE CENTER IN CARLINVILLE. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE ISAAC AND HELEN (STEWART) HUFF. IN OCT 1923, SHE MARRIED VIRGIL PRUITT. HE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH IN FEB 1960. SURVIVING ARE A DAUGHTER, HELEN EADS OF MEDORA; A SON, VIRGIL PRUITT OF CARLINVILLE; SIX GRANDCHILDREN; EIGHT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; AND HAROLD FRANK OF BRIGHTON, WHO WAS RAISED IN THE HOME. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 5 TO 9 PM FRIDAY AT WARNER-TARGHETTA FUNERAL HOME IN MEDORA. AT THE BETHLEHEM TABERNACLE IN GREENFIELD, VISITATION WILL CONTINUE FROM NOON SAT. UNTIL TIME OF SERVICES AT 2 PM. THE REV. LOYD YOUNKIN WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL WILL BE AT JALLAPPA CEMETERY IN GREENE COUNTY. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO A CHARITY OF THE DONOR'S CHOICE. [15 Apr 1987]

SERVICES FOR Otis M. Pruitt, 52, OF 519 W. SPRUCE ST., JERSEYVILLE WERE HELD THIS MORNING, 22 DEC AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME WITH FATHER WILLIAM HEMBROW OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HE DIED UNEXPECTEDLY AT 8:21 PM 19 DEC AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE HE HAD BEEN ADMITTED THAT MORNING. PRUITT WAS RETIRED FROM THE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT AT UNION ELECTRIC IN ALTON. HE WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY 9 JAN 1925 A SON OF ERNEST AND MABEL GREEN PRUITT. SURVIVING HIM ARE HIS WIDOW, THE FORMER MARY VANCIL, WHOM HE MARRIED 24 APRIL 1942; TWO SONS, JERRY L. PRUITT OF JERSEYVILLE AND DAVID E. PRUITT OF CARROLLTON; THREE DAUGHTERS, MRS. FRED (SANDRA) FREAND JR., AND PATTY L. PRUITT, JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. PAULA S. BRIDGES, CARROLLTON. ONE SISTER, MRS GERTRUDE STEWARD OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO BROTHERS, PAUL PRUITT OF PHOENIX, ARIZ. AND ELLSWORTH PRUITT OF ALTON; 10 GRANDCHILDREN. A PRAYER SERVICE WAS HELD WEDNESDAY EVENING AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME. [22 Dec 1977]

Walter S. Pruitt, A FORMER RESIDENT OF JERSEY COUNTY, DIED AT HIS HOME IN ABINGDON, IL, WEDNESDAY, 9 JAN AT EIGHT O'CLOCK PM. THE DECEASED WAS THE SON OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. MARTIN PRUITT AND WAS BORN IN JERSEYVILLE. AT THE TIME OF DEATH HE WAS AGED SIXTY-TWO YEARS. MR. PRUITT IS SURVIVED BY ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. HAZEL COARSEN; ONE SISTER, MRS. MINNIE DAVIS OF ABINGDON; AND FIVE BROTHERS, FRANK PRUITT OF CHICAGO, HARRY PRUITT OF JERSEYVILLE; ROY PRUITT OF MEDORA; ERNEST PRUITT OF PLAINVIEW; AND C. LOGAN PRUITT OF JERSEY COUNTY. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE JACOBY BROS FUNERAL CHAPEL IN THIS CITY SATURDAY, 12 DEC AT TWO O'CLOCK WITH ELDER T.J. ROADY OF KANE OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN THE OAK GROVE CEMETERY. [Jersey County Democrat 17 Jan 1935]

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH AT TWO O'CLOCK SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR James Blaine Purcell OF R.R. 2, JERSEYVILLE. REV. A.A. LEDEBUHR OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. VISITATION WAS HELD AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME. THE DEATH OF MR. PURCELL OCCURRED AT TWO-FIFTY O'CLOCK THURSDAY AFTERNOON AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR TEN DAYS. MR. PURCELL, A NATIVE OF LETCHER COUNTY, KENTUCKY, WAS A SON OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. JAMES E. PURCELL. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SIXTY-ONE YEARS, TWO MONTHS, AND NINE DAYS. HE WAS A CONSTRUCTION WORKER. SURVIVING HIM ARE HIS WIFE, MRS. MYRTLE PURCELL; FIVE SONS, JAMES E. OF DOW, JOSEPH A., JOHN E. AND JERRY LEE OF JERSEYVILLE; AND JEWELL B. OF CARROLLTON; TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. CHARLES (DORIS) HACKLEWOOD OF KINGSPORT, TENN., AND MRS. CHARLES L. (JUDITH) WHITE OF JERSEYVILLE; TEN GRANDCHILDREN; TWO GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; AND TWO SISTERS, MRS. FLORA GOINS OF KINGSPORT AND AGNES HILTON OF CLINCHPORT, TENN. [16 Aug 1973]

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