Obituaries - G

Elmer "Guy" Gaffney, born October 21, 1897 in Carrollton, Greene county, died September 1970, buried in Witt Cemetery.

Dorothy P. Garrahan, 73, DIED MAY 21, 1991, AT JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO ON AUG 24, 1917, A DAU OF THE LATE PHILIP & STELLA (HUNT) YOUNG. ON JAN 15, 1962, SHE MARRIED JOHN GARRAHAN AT POMPANO BEACH, FL. HE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. SURVIVING ARE 5 SIS, EVELYN KRAUSHAAR AND BETTY BURCH, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE, ELKNA MOWREY OF DUTZOW, MO, ADA HARTWICK OF CARROLLTON AND LOLA E THELL OF ATHENS; AND 3 BRO, PHILLIP T YOUNG OF CARROLLTON, ALLEN YOUNG OF JERSEYVILLE AND HAROLD YOUNG OF ROCKBRIDGE. SERVICES AND BURIAL WERE PRIVATE. Memorials may be given to GREENE CO HEALTH DEPT OR JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER. AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME OF CARROLLTON WAS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

Bernice A. Garrison, 68, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED NOV 21, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE HAD BEEN ILL FOR SOME TIME. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV L E HUTCHINSON OFFICIATED. BURIAL WAS IN WHITE HALL. BORN IN CALHOUN CO OCT 20, 1911, SHE WAS A DAU OF HOWARD & PEARL (CALENDAR) BRAYMEN. HER SURVIVORS ARE 2 SONS, ROYAL & RONALD GARRISON OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 BRO, WILLIAM BRAYMEN OF KAMPSVILLE; AND 1 SIS, IABELLE NUDI OF WAUKEGAN; 12 GRANDCHILDREN; 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, ROY GARRISON WHO DIED NOV 15, 1977, PARENTS, 1 SON AND 1 DAU. Memorials may be given to THE HEART FUND.

Minnie Garrison, 85, A FORMER JERSEY CO RESIDENT, DIED JULY 26 AT THE OLD PEOPLES CHRISTIAN HOME IN ST LOUIS WHERE SHE HAD RESIDED THE PAST 6 YRS. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE ALEXANDER FUNERAL HOME IN ST LOUIS AND BURIAL WAS IN BELLFONTAINE CEM. WILLIAM LURTON OF DOW, A BRO OF MRS GARRISON, WENT TO THE FUNERAL HOME BUT WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND SERVICES THE FOLLOWING DAY. AT THE SERVICES WERE MRS LURTON, HER SON, ROBERT OF CARROLLTON, AND HER DAU, MRS ALLEN DUNN OF HOLLISTER, CA.

Roy E. Garrison, 74, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED NOV 15 AT ST MARY HOSP IN RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO. HE HAD BEEN ILL FOR SOME TIME. HE WAS BORN IN GREENE CO JUNY 10, 1903, A SON OF JOHN W & MARY F (HILLIS) GARRISON AND WAS A MACHINIST. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIDOW, BERNICE (BRAYMEN) GARRISON WHOM HE MARRIED JUNE 30, 1927; 2 SONS, ROYAL AND RONALD GARRISON BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; 11 GRANDCHILDREN AND 2 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 1 BRO, RAYMOND GARRISON OF NEBO AND 1 SIS, MRS LETA EVANS, CARROLLTON. 1 SON AND 1 DAU, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD NOV 18, AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV WAYNE HAMMOND OFFICIATED. BURIAL WAS IN WHITE HALL CEM.

Dr. J. F. Gary, DIED AT HIS HOME IN DELHI, JUNE 19. HE WAS A SON OF THE LATE THOMAS & SARAH RIVES GARY, BEING BORN ON THE OLD HOMESTEAD A FEW MILES EAST OF GREENFIELD WHERE HE GREW TO MANHOOD. HE TAUGHT SCHOOL 2 YRS AND ALSO COMMENCED THE STUDY OF MEDICINE. HE STUDIED IN THE OFFICE OF DR J H LANE AT BARR'S STORE FOR 1 YR, WENT TO ST LOUIS TO CONTINUE STUDY. HE GRADUATED FROM AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGE IN 1878 AND BEGAN PRACTICE AT JERSEYVILLE. HE THEN OPENED A PRACTICE IN DELHI. CAME BACK TO GREENFIELD IN THE 1880'S. IN 1896, HE RETURNED TO DELHI AND ON OCT 10, 1882, MARRIED MARY (INGLES) GARY OF ALTON. SURVIVING ARE, 1 DAU, LUCILLE; 2 SONS, BURTON AND REX; 3 BRO, W A AND H H GARY OF GREENFIELD AND E E GARY OF PIASA; 3 SIS, MRS G W HOLLIDAY, GOLDEN CITY, MO, MRS B F JENNINGS, GIRARD, AND MRS GEORGE TUTHILL, SEATTLE, WASH. INTERMENT WAS IN ASBURY CEM, GREENFIELD.

William A. Gary, 54, BORN IN MACOUPIN CO, 5 1/2 MI FROM GREENFIELD, DEC 29, 1852, ON A FARM WHICH HE OWNED AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. HE DIED AT HIS HOME IN GREENFIELD, OCT 27, 1906. HE GREW TO MANHOOD ON THE FARM WHERE HE WAS BORN. HE GAVE UP FARMING AS AN OCCUPATION TO ATTEND SCHOOL AT LINCOLN, IL, AFTER WHICH HE ATTENDED A SCHOOL OF PHARMACY IN ST LOUIS, PREPARING HIMSELF AS A DRUGGIST. HE ENGAGED IN THAT BUSINESS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DELHI, JERSEY CO, WHERE IN THE FALL OF 1881, HE MARRIED MARY F (WATSON) GARY, WHO DIED OCT 21, 1899. 4 CHILDREN WERE BORN TO THAT UNION: FRANK, FUTH, JAMES AND FRY; ALL ARE LIVING. HE REMAINED IN BUSINESS IN DELHI ABOUT 2 YRS, WHEN HE MOVED TO CHESTERFIELD, MACOUPIN CO. HE REMAINED IN BUSINESS THERE FOR 23 YRS, UNTIL MAY 28, 1903, WHEN HE CAME TO GREENFIELD AND OPENED UP HIS BUSINESS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE SQUARE, WHICH HE KEPT UNTIL THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. HE MARRIED THE SECOND TIME ON DEC 26, 1900, WHILE IN CHESTERFIELD, TO MRS LAURA PERKINS, WHO WITH THE R CHILDREN AND HER AGED MOTHER SURVIVE HIM. MR GARY WAS A QUITE AND UNASSUMING, UNPRETENTIOUS MAN. HE NEVER SOUGHT NOTORIETY IN KANY WAY, ALSO PREFERRING TO DEVOTE HIS TIME AND ATTENTION TO HIS FAMILY AND BUSINESS.

Charles H. Geers, A VETERAN OF WW I & WW II, AND AN EMPLOYEE AT BOYD MEM HOSP, DIED AT THE HOSP WHERE HE HAD BEEN HOSPITALIZED FOR 2 WKS. HE WAS BORN FEB 2 , 1898, IN CARROLLTON, A SON OF THE LATE ALBERT GEERS & MRS GEERS. SURVIVING ARE HIS MOTHER, HIS WIDOW, MRS MARGARET GEERS, TO WHOM HE WAS MARRIED APR 16, 1935; 2 DAU, MRS MARY KALLAL, JERSEYVILLE AND MISS MARTHA GEERS, CARROLLTON; 3 BRO, FRANCIS AND LEO, CARROLLTON, AND VINCENT OF EUREKA. VISITATION WAS FROM MEHL FUNERAL HOME. SERVICES WERE FROM ST JOHN CHURCH, AND BURIAL WAS IN THE CHURCH CEM.

William Geers, 67, WAS INTERRED IN ST JOHN CEM, CARROLLTON. HE IS SURVIVED BY 2 DAU, ANNA AND MARY; 4 SONS, BERNARD, HERMAN, JOHN AND HENRY; AND 5 BRO, ALBERT, BERNARD, GEORGE, JOHN AND AUGUST.

Paul Gehlhausen, 68, DIED AT HIS HOME IN THE E PART OF JERSEYVILLE. HE HAD BEEN BEDFAST FOR 3 1/2 MONTHS. THE FUNERAL WAS HELD AT ST JOHN CHURCH REV FR HYMAN OF GREENFIELD OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN CATHOLIC CEM. CASKET BEARERS WERE FRANK GEHLHAUSEN, JOHN SETHALER, AUGUST ZIPPRICH, FRANK SEFRIG, PERRY WOOD JR, AND NORBERT GEHLHAUSEN. FLOWER BEARERS WERE MARY AND MARTHA CARMODY, GLADYS TAYLOR AND MARGARET GEHLHAUSEN. PAUL WAS A SON OF MR & MRS JOHN HENRY GEHLHAUSEN, AND WAS BORN IN FERDINAND, IN, MAY 27, 1872. HE MARRIED EVA (WOOD) GEHLHAUSEN AND WERE MARRIED 37 YRS. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, AND 1 DAU, MRS HAROLD CARMODY, OF JERSEYVILLE. 2 OTHER CHILDREN, 1 NEPHEW, FRANK GEHLHAUSEN, AND ERMA SCOGGINS, GREW UP AND WERE GIVEN A PARENT'S CARE IN HIS HOME. HE LEAVES 1 SIS, MRS ELIZABETH RAWE, OF COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; 4 BRO, LEN GEHLHAUSEN OF ST LOUIS, HERMAN OF MICHAEL, JOE OF MEPPEN, AND TONY OF CARROLLTON. MR GEHLHAUSEN CAME TO ILLINOIS WHEN 18 AND HAD BEEN A FARMER ALL HIS LIFE. HE HAD LIVED ON WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE SEELY MILL FARM NORTHWEST OF CARROLLTON FOR 20 YRS AND MOVED TO JERSEYVILLE WHEN HIS HEALTH COMPILED HIM TO RETIRE.

Bertha E. Geil, 53 YRS, 6 MO, 5 DAYS, DIED JUNE 1, AT HER RESIDENCE OF N LAFAYETTE ST, JERSEYVILLE. SHE HAD BEEN SERIOUSLY ILL SINCE UNDERGOING MAJOR SURGERY SEVERAL WKS AGO. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICES WERE HELD AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV CARL C MOMAN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. SHE WAS A DAU OF THE LATE JOHN M & SARAH (MAINS) GRIZZLE AND SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO ON NOV 26, 1904. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND OF 28 YRS; 2 SONS, GORDON WHO IS RECEIVING BASIC TRAINING AT FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO, AND GREGORY OF JERSEYVILLE; 5 SIS, MRS LOGAN PRUITT, KANE, MRS MURIEL CRANE, JERSEYVILLE, MRS JOHN ISRINGHAUSEN OF BOYLESTON, ALABAMA, MRS CHARLES WOOD OF GRANITE CITY, AND MRS ANNA DANIELS OF ALTON; AND 2 BRO, FREEMAN GRIZZLE OF JERSEYVILLE AND TRUMAN GRIZZLE OF KANE. MRS GEIL WAS A PAST WORTHY MATRON OF THE JERSEYVILLE CHAPT, ORDER OF EASTERN STAR, AND SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE JERSEYVILLE WOMAN'S CLUB, MOTHERS CIRCLE OF THE DEMOLAY CHAPT AND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE.

John George German, 62 YRS, 7 MO, 28 DAYS, A FARMER OF THE DELHI VICINITY, DIED JUNE 10, AT BOYD MEM HOSP, CARROLLTON WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR 9 DAYS. HE WAS A SON OF THE LATE CHARLES & SOPHIA GERMAN AND WAS BORN OCT 12, 1888, AT SIDNEY, NE. HE HAD BEEN A RESIDENT OF JERSEY CO FOR MANY YRS. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, FRONA GERMAN; 3 DAU, MRS RICHARD HUTCHINSON AND MRS VICTOR WHITE OF DOW AND MRS WILLIAM MC GILL OF WOOD RIVER; 4 SONS, JOHN W GERMAN OF REDONDO BEACH, CA, GEORGE GERMAN, FIELDON, ARTHUR GERMAN, WAUKEGAN, AND JAMES GERMAN, GODFREY; 16 GRANDCHILDREN AND 1 G-GRANDDAUGHTER; 4 SIS, MRS MARTHA FACHT OF DALTON, NE, MRS ARTHUR SMITH OF LAMAR, MO, MRS HANNAH FIELDS OF SPRINGFIELD AND MRS JOHN W ADAMS OF URORA; 1 BRO, LOUIS GERMAN OF WAVERLY; 4 STEP SONS, ERVIN MEEKS OF CANTON, ERNEST MEEKS OF CAROUTHERSVILLE, MO, EMIL SCOGGINS OF FIELDON AND MIDDLETON SCOGGINS, ROCKBRIDGE; 5 STEP DAU, MRS TEDDIE GARDNER, HAMBURG, MRS CLARK MILLER, JERSEYVILLE, MRS ALFRED GLOWNER OF CAROUTHERSVILLE, MO, MARS CHARLES SCOTT AND MRS GEORGE TALLEY JR, FIELDON. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville ON JUNE 12. REV F W SCHWARZLOSE, PASTOR OF THE METHODIST CHURCH, OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM.

Emilie Gerson, 71, DIED AT HER HOME LAST WK. FUNERAL WAS HELD IN FRIEDEN EVANGELICAL CHURCH, REV W W WILKE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. SHE WAS BORN IN GERMANY AND CAME TO THE USA WHEN 14. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND, JOHN F GERSON; 2 DAU, MRS ELIZABETH MINESINGER AND MRS AUGUST GROPPEL OF JERSEYVILLE; AND 7 SONS, LOUIS AND CHARLES GERSON, GODFREY, ALBERT GERSON OF MONROE, LA, HENRY GERSON, ELDRED, WILLIAM GERSON, GOLDEN EAGLE, FRED GERSON, FIELD ON AND FRANK GERSON OF JERSEYVILLE.

Frank K. Gerson, 59 YRS, 6 MO, 16 DAYS, DIED OCT 24, 195, AT HIS HOME. MR GERSON WAS A SON OF THE LATE CHARLES & ERICA (KAPPEL) GERSON AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO ON APR 8,1896. THE WW I VETERAN IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, BESSIE I GERSON, AND 1 DAU, MISS DORIS GERSON OF DOW; 4 SIS, ALVINA GWINNER OF ALTON, LULA BEDINGER OF PPOTO MAE, CLARA NELSON OF DOW AND ALICE CROXFORD OF GRAFTON, AND 1 BRO, CHARLES ADDISON GERSON OF CARROLLTON. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS AND 2 BRO, ALBERT AND WALTER. FRIENDS CALLED AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. MR GERSONK WAS A MEMBER OF SALEM METHODIST CHURCH AT DOW AND FINAL RITES WERE HELD THERE OCT 27, WITH REV ROBERT F BROWN OF GRAFTON OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN VALHALLA MEM PK, GODFREY.

Fred Edward Gerson, 62, OF FIELDON DIED AT ALTON MEM HOSP. FUNERAL RITES WERE CONDUCTED AT FIELDON EVANGELICAL CHURCH BY REV EDWARD FRESEN. BURIAL WAS IN FIELDON CEM. GERSON WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, A SON OF THE LATE MR & MRS JOHN GERSON. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, ANNIE; 1 SON, RAYMOND, FIELDON; 2 DAU, MRS VERNE WILLIAMSON OF ALTON AND MRS LAWRENCE ERWIN OF FIELDON; 5 BRO, LOUIS AND CHARLES OF GODFREY, HENRY OF ELDRED, ALBERT OF MONROE, LA AND WILLIAM OF GOLDEN EAGLE; 1 SIS, MRS JAMES ANTROBUS, JERSEYVILLE. VISITATION WAS AT HIS HOME IN FIELDON.

Laura V. Gerson, 94, OF GODFREY DIED JULY 9 AT BOYD MEM HOSP, CARROLLTON. FUNERAL WAS FROM Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. STEVE PERRIN, OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. SHE WAS BORN OCT 7, 1885 IN KANSAS, A DAU OF BROWLER & JOHANNA (GREENE) MCCALLA. SURVIVING ARE 2 DAU, LILLIAN STIRITZ OF KANE AND EDNA REIGER OF GODFREY; 1 BRO, NATHANIEL MCCALLA OF APACHE JUNCTION, AZ AND 1 SIS, AMANDA JENKINS OF VENICE, FL; 5 GRANDCHILDREN, 8 G-GRANDCHILDREN AND 1 G-G-GRANDCHILD. HER PARENTS, HUSBAND, 1 SON, 2 BRO AND 1 SIS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. Memorials may be given to BETHEL METHODIST CHURCH OR METHODIST ORPHAN'S HOME.

Louis F. Gerson, 91, RETIRED FARMER OF R 4 JERSEYVILLE, DIED MARCH 16 AT BOYD MEM HOSP, CARROLLTON. FINAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV LEONARD TODD OFFICIATED AT THE RITES WITH INTERMENT IN OAK GROVE CEM. HE WAS BORN SEPT 18, 1881 IN FIELDON AND MARRIED LORA (MCCALLA). MR GERSON WAS A CHARTER MEMBER OF JERSEY CO FARM BUREAU AND PEACE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE; 2 DAU, MRS LEO (EDNA) RIEGER OF GODFREY AND MRS ANTHONY (LILLIAN) STIRITZ OF KANE; 5 GRANDCHILDREN; 7 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 3 BRO, ALBERT OF MONROE, LA, WILLIAM OF HARDIN AND CHARLES T OF GODFREY. HIS PARENTS, 1 SON, 2 SIS, AND 3 BRO PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. Memorials may be given to PEACE UNITED CHURCH.

Ulrica Gerson, 92 YRS, 9 MO, 7 DAYS, A FORMER JERSEY CO RESIDENT, DIED OCT 3, AT ALTON MEM HOSP WHERE SHE HAD BEEN MOVED FOR TREATMENT EARLIER. SHE HAD BEEN BEDFAST FOR 11 MONTHS. MRS GERSON, A DAU OF THE LATE MR & MRS JOSEPH KAPPEL, WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, DEC 26, 1861. SHE MARRIED CHARLES GERSON AND HE DIED IN 1905. FOR THE PAST 11 YRS SHE HAD MADE HER HOME IN ALTON WITH A DAU, MRS ALVENA GWINNER. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 3 MORE DAU, MRS ROY BEDINGER OF POTOMAC, MRS ARTHUR NELSON OF DOW AND MRS HAROLD CROXFORD OF GRAFTON; 2 SONS, FRANK GERSON OF DOW AND C A GERSON OF CARROLLTON; 14 GRANDCHILDREN AND 7 G-GRANDCHILDREN. THE BODY WAS BROUGHT TO THE Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE FUNERAL HOME OCT 6. REV FRED JOHNSON OF ST LOUIS OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN NEWBERN CEM.

Hazel Marguerite Gettings, 74, DIED DEC 2 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE HAD BEEN ILL FOR MANY YRS. FUNERAL WAS HELD AT FIELDON UCC WITH REV ROBERT BROEDER OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN FIELDON CEM. BORN IN JERSEY CO, SEPT 14, 1905, SHE WAS THE DAU OF ARTHUR & FLORENCE (CLAFLIN) CRULL. THE LATE LOUIS ISRINGHAUSEN WAS HER STEPFATHER. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND, WILLIAM; 4 SONS, ROBERT LEE AND JACOB DENTON OF JERSEYVILLE, WILLIAM OF FIELDON AND KERMIT DALE OF ELDRED; 1 DAU, MARY MARGUERITE SINCLAIR OF JERSEYVILLE; 5 BRO, MARVIN, CLYDE AND PEARL ISRINGHAUSEN ALL OF JERSEYVILLE, FLOYD ISRINGHAUSEN OF FIELDON AND GLENN OF HUNTSVILLE, MO; 2 SIS, RUBY SKINNER OF JERSEYVILLE AND RHODA DUNSMORE OF DAWSON CREEK, CANADA; 14 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 G-GRANDCHILDREN. Memorials may be given to FIELDON UCC. VISITATION WAS FROM Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

Isaac Newton Gettings, 89 YRS, 10 MO, 4 DAYS, A RETIRED FARMER OF THE OTTERVILLE VICINITY, DIED FEB 16, AT GREENLAWN NURSING HOME, JERSEYVILLE WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR 2 WKS. HE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, APR 12, 1865, A SON OF THE LATE O DIED & REBECCA ANN (ALLEN) GETTINGS. MR GETTINGS IS SURVIVED BY 1 DAU, MRS IONE SHACKELFORD, JERSEYVILLE; 2 SONS, WILLIAM A GETTINGS, ELDRED AND JAMES N GETTINGS, GRAFTON; 16 GRANDCHILDREN; 12 G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 SIS, MRS JANE DEMPSEY, ST LOUIS. 1 SON AND 1 DAU, DIED IN INFANCY. VISITATION WAS HELD AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICES WERE HELD AT OTTERVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH FEB 19. REV HARRY FRAZER AND REV AVERY COURTNEY, OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN VALHALLA MEM PK, GODFREY.

Linnie Annette Gettings, 47 YRS, 4 MO, 11 DAYS, WIFE OF JAMES NEWTON GETTINGS OF RURAL GRAFTON, DIED OCT 30 AT BARNES HOSP, ST LOUIS. SHE HAD BEN IN FAILING HEALTH FOR SOMETIME AND HAD BEEN SERIOUSLY ILL FOR 2 WKS. SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN CARROLLTON 4 DAYS BEFORE TRANSFERRING TO BARNES. FINAL RITES WERE HELD AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN FIELDON, NOV 2, WITH REV CLAUD EVANS OF BETHALTON OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE GEM. VISITATION WAS AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. MRS GETTINGS WAS A DAU OF MRS MARY (MURRAY) WEEKS OF JERSEYVILLE AND THE LATE MARSHALL T WEEKS. SHE WAS BORN AT EDDYVILLE, KY JUNE 19, 1912. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND, 4 SONS, PVT JAMES ROBERT GETTINGS, OZIAS DAVID GETTINGS AND HUGH EDWARD GETTINGS OF GRAFTON AND ISAAC LEROY GETTINGS OF DOW, 2 DAU, MISS LYDA KATHLEEN GETTINGS AND MISS CAROL SUE GETTINGS OF GRAFTON, HER MOTHER MRS MAE WEEKS; 1 SIS, MRS EARL DEUEL, OF JERSEYVILLE AND 2 BRO, ROBERT L WEEKS OF JERSEYVILLE AND JESSE WEEKS OF PHOENIX, AZ; AND 1 GRANDSON.

William Albert Gettings, 85, WAS FOUND DIED AT HIS RESIDENCE ON JAN 9. HIS DEATH WAS UNEXPECTED. SERVICES WERE HELD AT FIELDON UCC BY REV ROBERT BROEDER. THE RETIRED GREENE & JERSEY CO FARMER WAS BORN OCT 29, 1896 IN JERSEY CO, A SON OF ISAAC & ELLA (GOWIN) GETTINGS. HE WAS A MASON FOR 64 YRS AND A MEMBER OF THE SHRINERS. HIS WIFE, HAZEL (CRULL) GETTINGS, DIED IN 1979. SURVIVING ARE 4 SON, JACOB DENTON AND ROBERT LEE OF JERSEYVILLE, WILLIAM OF FIELDON AND KERMIT DALE OF ELDRED; 1 DAU, MARY MARGAUERITE SINCLAIR OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 BRO, NEWTON GETTINGS AND IONE SHACKELFORD OF JERSEYVILLE; 15 GRANDCHILDREN AND 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN. MASONIC SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY FIELDON LODGE #592 AT THE FUNERAL HOME. BURIAL WAS IN FIELDON CEM. Memorials may be given to FIELDON UCC.

Nora Gibbins, 90, A LONG-TIME RESIDENT AND RECENT RESIDENT OF GREEN MEADOWS NURSING HOME IN WHITE HALL DIED SAT AT WHITE HALL HOSP. SHE WAS THE DAU OF THE LATE GEORGE W & MARGARET (HAYES) STUBBLEFIELD. SURVIVING ARE 1 SON, HAROLD L OF ALTON; 2 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 2 SIS, ANNABELLE S MCKEAN AND REBECCA STUBBLEFIELD, BOTH OF ROODHOUSE. VISITATION AND SERVICES WERE HELD AT MACKEY DAWS FUNERAL HOME IN ROODHOUSE. REV GERALD PHILLIPS OFFICIATED. BURIAL WAS IN UNION CEM E OF ROODHOUSE.

William Gibson, 64, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED DEC 29, AT JOHN COCHRAN HOSP, ST LOUIS WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT. THE WW I VETERAN HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR ABOUT 6 YRS AND WENT TO THE HOSP FOR FREQUENT CHECK-UPS. HE WAS BEING TAKEN TO THE HOSP BY JOE STAMPER FOR EXAMINATION AND ENROUTE SUFFERED A STROKE. THE DECEDENT, WAS A SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & EUNICE (BUSHNELL) GIBSON AND WAS BORN IN BLUFFDALE TWSP, GREENE CO. AS A YOUNG MAN HE AND HIS FATHER HAD OPERATED A SAW MILL. HE HAD BEEN A RESIDENT FOR 30 YRS AND FOR A NUMBER OF YRS OPERATED A GROCERY STORE AND FISH MKT. SURVIVING ARE 3 SIS, MRS CLEM MARCH, JERSEYVILLE, MRS ADA ANSELL OF WOOD RIVER AND MRS JEANETTE HARENSTEIN, OVERLAND, MO; AND 1 BRO, CARL GIBSON OF RICHLAND, WA. MILITARY RITES WERE CONDUCTED DEC 31, AT THE FUNERAL CHAPEL AT 5611 S GRAND AVE, ST LOUIS AND BURIAL WAS IN JEFFERSON BARRACKS NATIONAL CEM, MO.

Louis William Giers, 75, OF THE JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER, DIED JULY 15 AT WHITE HALL HOSP. HE WAS A SON OF LOUIS W & CATHERINE (HERBERT) GIERS. HE WAS A FARMER. SURVIVING ARE 1 STEPSON, H L GUNTERMAN OF JERSEYVILLE AND 1 NIECE. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV R E GEORGE OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM.

William Gill, 65, DIED AT HOME IN NEWBERN SEPT 6, 1897. HE WAS BORN JUNE 21, 1832 AT SILSDEN, ENGLAND, AND CAME TO THIS COUNTRY EARLY IN HIS LIFE. HE DIED OF CHOLERA. FUNERAL FROM CUMBERLAND PRESBY CHURCH IN NEWBERN SEPT 8. REVS WEBBER AND R M SMITH OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN NEWBERN CEM. HE CAME TO THE US IN 1858 LANDING AT NEW ORLEANS, AND THENCE TO JERSEYVILLE. HE WORKED FOR JOHN WHITE OF KANE AT HIS TRADE OF MAKING WHEELS AT 20 CENTS EACH. HE LEAVES 5 BRO, HENRY AND ROBERT OF NEWBERN, SMITH OF LITCHFIELD, JOSEPH AND THOMAS WHO REMAIN IN ENGLAND. HIS WIFE, CAROLINE (MCDOW) GILL HAS BEEN DIED ABOUT 10 YRS. 1 SON, HARRY, ELSAH; AND 2 DAU, LOU LIVING AT HOME WITH HER FATHER AND ETTA OF JACKSONVILLE, SURVIVE THEM.

William Thomas Gilleland, 25, WAS BORN IN GREENE CO, IL JULY 7, 1893. ON OCT 4, 1916, HE MARRIED ALLIE CLARK OF NUTWOOD, IL. THEY WERE PARENTS OF 1 CHILD, DOROTHY ENID GILLELAND. HE WAS POST MASTER OF FIELDON FOR A SHORT TIME AND LATER RURAL MAIL CARRIERE. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE; DAU; FATHER, NIEL GILLELAND-MOTHER MARTHA GILLELAND; 1 BRO, CHARLES; 2 SIS, MRS DOLLIE WELLHANSEN AND MRS DELLA EDWARDS; AND HIS GRANDMOTHER, MRS MARY MILLER.

Paul Kent Gilliland, 16, SON OF KENNETH & SALLY (KAIN) GILLILAND OF R1 GRAFTON, DIED AUG 13, AT HIS HOME FROM A GUNSHOT WOUND. HE WAS BORN JUNE 7, 1962. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. BURIAL WAS IN SCENIC HILL CEM, GRAFTON. BESIDES HIS PARENTS, HE IS SURVIVED BY 3 HALF BRO, TERRANCE OF RENSSELEAR, IN, KENNETH OF GRAFTON AND JAMES KEITH RENO OF CARROLLTON; AND 1 HALF SIS, MELODY LEE RENO OF GRAFTON.

Bainbridge Gillingham, DIED RATHER SUDDENLY LAST WK. THE OLDER RESIDENT OF GREENE CO WAS VERY HIGHLY ESTEEMED AND REVERED PERSONAGE. HIS WIFE, JULIET A "TILDEN" WIDOW OF ALFORD TILDEN IS A DAU OF JOHN RUSSELL WHO WAS EDITOR OF THE BACKWOODSMAN, PUBLISHED IN GRAFTON; THE FIRST NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN THIS CO.

Lewis Gilworth, 68, DIED DEC 17. BORN IN MAY 1826, IN GREENE CO ABOUT 2 MI NW OF KANE. MOVED FROM THERE TO RUYLE TWSP, IN 1836. HE MARRIED MARGARET (DIXON) GILWORTH IN 1867. HE BOUGHT A FARM SW OF JERSEYVILLE IN FEB 1871. HE LIVED THERE FOR 13 YRS AND THEN MOVED TO THE CITY. HE WAS A MEMBER OF BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH. WHEREVER YOU FOUND BRO GILWORTH YOU ALWAYS FOUND HIM STANDING UP FOR WHAT WAS RIGHT. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE; 5 BRO AND 1 SIS. REV J J PORTER OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICES HELD IN THE HOME. PALL BEARERS: JOHN FINK, G F SCRIBNER, JOHN WOOD, JAMES LIVINGSTON, T F BRADSHAW, V J RUFF.

Flora Ann Gisy, 83, A FORMER JERSEYVILLE RESIDENT, WAS BROUGHT HERE FOR INTERMENT IN OAK GROVE CEM. HER DEATH OCCURRED IN PLEASANT REST NURSING HOME, BELLEVILLE, WHERE SHE HAD LIVED FOR 5 DAYS. SHE HAD RESIDED MOST OF HER LIFE IN JERSEYVILLE, ALTON, AND IN BELLEVILLE FOR THE PAST 3 YRS. FUNERAL RITES WERE HELD AT GENT CHAPEL, ALTON. MRS GISY WAS THE DAU OF THE LATE MR & MRS PAUL GLOHR AND WAS BORN IN JERSEYVILLE ON JAN 31, 1883. SHE WAS THE WIDOW OF JOHN GISY. SURVIVING ARE 1 SON, GLENN OF BELLEVILLE, 1 BRO, WALTER GLOHR OF KANE, 2 SIS, MRS GRACE KREMER OF GODFREY AND MRS IRENE SCHULZ OF FORT DODGE, IA. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY AN INFANT SON, 1 DAU AND 5 SISTERS.

Walter P. Glohr, 85, OF KANE, DIED MAY 8, AT GREENWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME. HE HAD RESIDED THERE SINCE APR 28. THE RETIRED FARMER WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO JAN 22, 1894, A SON OF THE LATE PAUL & MATILDA (FRYER) GLOHR. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE JERSEY CO FARM BUREAU AND KANE BAPTIST CHURCH. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, CLARICE (CAMPION) GLOHR WHOM HE MARRIED MARCH23, 1932; 1 SIS, GRACE KREMER, GODFREY, 1 NEPHEW AND 5 NIECES. HIS PARENTS AND 7 SIS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. VISITATION WAS FROM Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICES WERE AT FUNERAL HOME WITH REV GAROLD COOPER. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. Memorials may be given to AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

Dr. John L. Glynn, 67, OF JERSEYVILLE, FORMERLY OF ALTON DIED MAY 9, AT GREENWOOD MANOR WHERE HE HAD RESIDED SINCE LAST AUG. DR GLYNN WAS A PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ADM AT SIU-CARBONDALE, RETIRING IN 1978 HE WAS BORN IN ST LOUIS JAN 10, 1912.SURVIVING ARE 2 SONS, TOM GLYNN OF JERSEYVILLE AND JOHN GLYNN OF HAMBURG; 2 DAU, MARY ANN BOIES OF SYCAMORE, IL AND KATHLEEN KUSMANOFF OF CHAMPAIGN; 8 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 SIS, ESTHER HARRISON AND RUTH VANDYCLE OF ST LOUIS. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS WIFE, CATHERINE (SCHNELTEN) WHO DIED JAN 15, 1965,1 SIS AND 2 BRO. VISITATION WAS FROM STATEN FUNERAL HOME IN ALTON WHERE THE ROSARY WAS RECITED. FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED AT ST MARY CHURCH, ALTON WITH MSGR JAMES SUDDES CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN ST JOHN CEM, CARROLLTON. Memorials may be given to ST MARY CHURCH AND AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

Cecil Francis Godar, 57, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED OCT 6, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. BORN AUG 3, 1927, HE WAS A SON OF THERESA (BECKER) GODAR OF HARDIN AND THE LATE PAUL GODAR. HE WAS A MECHANIC FOR RIVERWAY SHIPYARD AND A MEMBER OF STATE ST BAPTIST CHURCH SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE CHURCH WITH REV RON WOODRUM OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, BETTY J (COONROD) GODAR WHOM HE MARRIED NOV 21, 1959 IN FIELDON; HIS MOTHER; 2 SON, TONY AND JIM OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 DAU, LINDA DONNELLAN, ARNOLD, MO, MARY JANE GODAR, CHICAGO, LAVORA, BARBARA AND TABATHA GODAR, ALL OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 BRO, ALFRED, JERSEYVILLE AND MANUEL, FL; 6 SIS, ROSALEE BEIERMAN, WHITE HALL, MELBA TEPEN, HARDIN, ELAINE TURNER AND ALICE BAALMAN, BOTH OF ALTON, GERALDINE KRAUSE, JERSEYVILLE AND DONNA DROEGE, ST CHARLES, MO; AND 2 GRANDCHILDREN. Memorials may be given to STATE ST BAPTIST CHURCH. Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville CONDUCTED ARRANGEMENTS.

Katherine Goetten, 85, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED JULY 10, AT GREENWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME. SHE WAS THE WIDOW OF THE LATE EDWARD C GOETTEN. SHE WAS BORN IN CALHOUN CO, OCT 17, 1888, THE DAU OF THEODORE & ELIZFABETH (CAREY) SCHOBEREND. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 1 SON, EDMUND A GOETTEN, JERSEYVILLE; 3 DAU, MRS JEROME (MARIE) ZIPPRICH, JERSEYVILLE; MRS HAROLD (MARCELLA) GEIERMAN, COTTAGE HILLS AND MRS EUGENE (GERTRUDE) BEIERMAN, OF COLUMBIA; 15 GRANDCHILDREN AND 2 G-GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, 4 SIS, AND 1 BRO. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF HOLY GHOST ALTAR SOC. SERVICES WERE HELD AT HOLY GHOST CHURCH JULY 13, WITH MASS CELEBRATED BY FR ROBERT L HEINTZ. INTERMENT WAS IN ST MARY CEM. Memorials may be given to HOLY GHOST BUILDING FUND.

Roy Paul Goforth, 35, OF SHIPMAN WAS DOA AT ALTON MEM HOSP SUN AFT FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT AT LACLEDE STEEL CO. HE WAS FATALLY INJURED AFTER FALLING 60 FEET OFF THE ROOF OF A BUILDING AT THE PLANT. A MAINTENANCE RIGGER, HE HAD BEEN EMPLOYED AT LACLEDE FOR 13 YRS. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIDOW, MARIE (MILLS) GOFORTH; 1 DAU, MARY AND 2 SONS, MICHAEL AND MATTHEW, AT HOME; HIS PARENTS MR & MRS WOODROW GOFORTH OF HOPDALE; 5 BRO, DANNY OF O'FALLON, MO, WOODROW OF JERSEYVILLE, LEONARD OF HOPEDALE, LARY OF PEORIA, DOUGLAS OF TREMONT; 2 SIS, MRS JOANNE MATHIS OF HILLVIEW AND MRS JANET DONLEY OF MACOMB. FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED OCT 21, AT ST DENIS CATHOLIC CHURCH WITH REV JOHN SHEHAN CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN ST DENIS CEM.

Alice Bell Goheen, 86 YRS, 3 MO, 29 DAYS, OF NEWBERN, DIED AT JERSEY COMM HOSP WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR A MONTH. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD ON NEW YRS DAY AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV ROLAND HASTIE, PASTOR OF THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. SHE WAS BORN IN GREENE CO, AUG 30, 1882, A DAU OF THE LATE JAMES & FANNY (ADMIRE) ASHFORD. SURVIVING ARE 4 SONS, HARRY, CHARLES AND LESTER GOHEEN, DOW, AND ERNEST OF GODFREY; 2 DAU, MRS LELA JOHNSON AND MRS BESSIE DANIELS OF DOW; 22 GRANDCHILDREN, AND 3- [remainder unavailable]

Nancy Jane Gonder, 71 YRS, 2 MO, 18 DAYS, WAS BORN IN KY DEC 20, 1843 AND DIED AT HER HOME IN JERSEYVILLE MARCH 8, 1915. SHE WAS FIRST MARRIED TO JOHN W BARRETT TO WHICH UNION WERE BORN 3 SONS AND 3 DAU; 1 SON AND 1 DAU PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. HER SECOND MARRIAGE WAS TO JACOB GONDER TO WHOM SHE PRESENTED 1 SON AND 1 DAU, THE LATTER ALSO BEING CLAIMED BY DEATH. SHE WAS LAID TO REST MARCH 12, REV E T CARROLL CONDUCTING THE SERVICES AT JACOBY UNDERTAKING PARLOR. INTERMENT WAS IN HUTCHINS CEM IN GREENE CO. THOSE LEFT TO MOURN ARE HER HUSBAND, JACOB GONDER; 2 DAU, MRS DELIA YOCUM, POPLAR BLUFF, MO AND MRS ROSA LUDOWSKI OF ST LOUIS, MO; 3 SONS, WM BARRETT, JAMES F BARRETT AND JOHN R GONDER OF JERSEYVILLE; 3 BRO, 2 SIS AND A HOST OF MORE DISTANT RELATIVE AND FRIENDS.

Sarah Ellen Burch Golden, 80, A FORMER RESIDENT OF KANE, DIED FEB 23, IN RIVERSIDE, CA, WHERE SHE HAD RESIDED FOR SEVERAL YRS. THE BODY WAS BROUGHT TO Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD MARCH 1, AT THE METHODIST CHURCH IN KANE. REV C L PETERSON OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN KANE CEM. MRS GOLDEN WAS THE DAU OF THE LATE WILLIAM & SUSAN (VAN METER) WITT. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 DAU, MRS H B REYNOLDS AND MRS E T PATTERSON OF RIVERSIDE, CA; AND 1 SIS, MRS LUCIE TOMPKINS, KANE.

Harry Eugene Gorin, 68, OF BRIGHTON, DIED SEPT 10 AT ALTON MEM HOSP.  SERVICES WERE HELD AT WARNER-TARGHETTA FUNERAL HOME, BRIGHTON.  BURIAL WAS IN BRIGHTON CEM.  REV KEITH GECKELER OFFICIATED.  BORN IN JERSEY CO, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE FRANK E & LILLY B (LEE) GORIN.  HE WAS EMPLOYED AT SHELL OIL CO FOR 25 YRS, RETIRING IN 1967, AND WAS ON THE PIASA TWSP BOARD OF TRUSTEES.  SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, VIVIAN (HAMPTON) GORIN WHOM HE MARRIED OCT 18, 11936 IN CARROLLTON; 4 SONS, DON OF INDIAN ROCK BEACH, FL, JIM, BRIGHTON, ED OF PIASA AND GARY, WOOD RIVER, AND 9 GRANDCHILDREN.  BRIGHTON ODD FELLOWS CONDUCTED A SERVICE AT THE FUNERAL HOME.  Memorials may be given to FIRST PRESBY CHURCH OF BRIGHTON.

Hubert Nicholas Goshorn, 43, DIED AT JERSEY COMM HOSP WHERE HE, HIS WIFE, AND HIS MOTHER WERE TAKEN FOLLOWING A GAS HEATER EXPLOSION IN HIS HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. HUBERT NICHOLAS GOSHORN WAS BORN OCT 6, 1915, IN GREENE CO. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIDOW, REOHN GOSHORN; 1 SON, GERALD OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 DAU, JERSI ANN GOSHORN, SPRINGFIELD AND HIS MOTHER; 2 SIS, MRS DEWEY HEIDERSCHEID AND MRS PAUL DEVENING OF FIELDON; 2 BRO, WILLAIM OF MUSCATINE, IA AND JAMES OF JERSEYVILLE. HE WAS PRESIDENT OF JERSEYVILLE AERIE OF THE EAGLES LODGE, AND THE LODGE HAS POSTPONED ITS THANKSGIVING PARTY SCHEDULED FOR SUN. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE JERSEYVILLE MASONIC LODGE AND OF THE WESTERNER CLUB OF OLIN MATHESON CHEMICAL CORP AT E ALTON WHERE HE WAS EMPLOYED. THE BODY IS AT JACOBY FUNERAL HOME WHERE MASONIC RITES WERE CONDUCTED SAT EVE. SERVICES WERE SUN AND BURIAL WAS IN FIELDON CEM.

Jennie L. Goshorn, 84, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED MARCH 8, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE WAS THE WIDOW OF LOUIS GOSHORN WHO DIED MARCH 15, 1970. SHE WAS BORN OCT 23, 1890, IN GREENE CO, THE DAU OF THE LATE JAMES & ALICE LEWIS. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 DAU, MRS HELLEN KELLA, JOLIET, AND MISS VIRGINIA B HUITT OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 SIS, MRS SALEMMA VARBLE OF LAPUENTE, CA, 3 GRANDCHILDREN AND 4 G-GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD MARCH 11 AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV R E GEORGE OF UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OFFICIATED. INTERMENT FOLLOWED IN FIELDON CEM.

John Gotter, Sr., 86, DIED MARCH 3, AT ST JOSEPH HOSP, ALTON. HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT SINCE FEB 19. THE FUNERAL WAS FROM ST JOHN UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, BRIGHTON WITH DE EMIL BASSLER OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN BRIGHTON CEM. Memorials may be given to THE CHURCH AND HEART FUND. WARNER-TARGHETTA FUNERAL HOME WAS THE SCENE OF THE VISITATION. HE WAS BORN MAY 8, 1888 IN PIASA TWS, JERSEY CO, A SON OF THE LATE GODFREY & SARAH (CHRISTMAN) GOTTER AND WAS A FARMER UNTIL RETIREMENT. HE WAS MARRIED MARCH 27, 1912 TO THE FORMER OLGA WEISER WHO PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. HE HAD BEEN A LIFE LONG MEMBER OF ST JOHN'S CHURCH AND WAS AT ONE TIME ACTIVE IN JERSEY CO FARM BUREAU. SURVIVING ARE 3 DAU, MRS BARNEY (ERMA) CHESUS OF ST LOUIS, MRS FRANK (ALICE) EBBERT, BRIGHTON AND MRS GEORGE (VANETA) ENREKIN, GREENFIELD; 1 SON, JOHN GOTTER JR, BRIGHTON 5 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 8 G-GRANDCHILDREN.

Lt. William Goshorn, BORN JUANITA CO, PA. HE MOVED TO OHIO AND ENLISTED IN ARMY WITH HIS BRO, NICHOLAS GOSHORN IN CO F 931 REG OHIO INF VOL. DISCHARGED JUNE 19, 1865. NICHOLAS WAS KILLED IN SERVICE. WILLIAM CAME TO JERSEY CO AND WED ANTONETTE (WHEATON) GOSHORN. THEY WERE PARENTS OF 7 CHILDREN. SURVIVING HIM ARE 2 SONS, NICHOLAS OF ELDRED AND LOUIS OF RICHWOOD TWS; 2 DAU, SOPHIA OF SD AND MARY OF RICHWOOD TWS.

Mrs. Blanche Gossrau, A NATIVE OF GRAFTON, DIED DEC 31, AT HER HOME IN ST LOUIS. THE DECEASED WAS BORN IN GRAFTON MAY 31, 1885, A DAU OF THE LATE GEORGE & SARAH NELSON. SURVIVING ARE HER BRO, GEORGE L NELSON, WOOD RIVER; 2 SIS, MRS C B CAMP OF ROODHOUSE AND MRS DAISY DICKMAN OF ST LOUIS.

Carl Leroy Gounds, 36, DIED NOV 18 AT ALTON MEM HOSP. FUNERAL RITES WERE HELD AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV DORCIE HILL OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN BELLTOWN CEM. HE WAS BORN OCT 23, 1936 IN GRAFTON A SON OF CARL S & LUCILLE (KELLEY) GOUNDS. HE WAS A FARM LABORER. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE MATILDA (TENEY) GOUNDS; 3 DAU, ROSIE MARIE TAYLOR, DEBRA ANN WHITE AND JANET RUTH WHITE ALL AT HOME; FOSTER FATHER, TRUMAN POCKLINGTON OF SHIPMAN, WHO REARED HIM; 1 STEPSON, STEVEN LOUIS TAYLOR OF O'FALLON; HIS MOTHER, MRS LUCILLE LYNCH OF DUNDEE, FL; 5 SIS, MRS LEWIS BLANDENSHIP OF DUNDEE, MRS LUEVENA NELSON OF ALTON, MRS VIRGINIA CRAWFORD OF ST LOUIS, MRS RUTH MARGARET CUNNINGHAM OF FIDELITY, AND MRS MARY WILMA HOLDER OF DENVERM, CO; AND 2 HALF BRO, HAROLD W KELLEY OF WHITE HALL AND RONALD RUE OF DUNDEE, FL.

Leslie N. Gowin, 84, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED MARCH 8, AT BARNES HOSP, ST LOUIS. A RETIRED GRAIN AND LIVESTOCK FARMER, HE WAS BORN JULY 1, 1892 IN JERSEY CO, A SON OF GEORGE P AND LIBBY (SHAFER) GOWIN. GOWIN WAS A MEMBER OF OTTERVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIDOW, FREDA (BAUM) GOWIN TO WHOM HE WAS MARRIED OCT 4, 1916; 2 DAU, MRS DELLON (MILDRED) FRITZ OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS GARY (JOYCE) HART OF ALTON; 6 SONS, WILBUR, ROBERT AND RONALD GOWIN ALL OF JERSEYVILLE, RAYMOND GOWIN OF FRANKLIN, IN, NORMAN GOWIN, WILLIAMSVILLE, NY AND REV DONALD GOWIN OF WYACONDA, MO; 1 SIS , MRS STELLA KIRCHNER OF FIELDON AND 2 BRO, GEORGE, GRANITE CITY AND MONOR OF KANE; 24 GRANDCHILDREN AND 10 G-GRANDCHILDREN. SERVICES WERE MARCH 11 FROM Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to JERSEY COMM HOSP.

Minor S. Gowin, 79, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED JAN 10, 1983 AT CHRISTIAN NE HOSP, ST LOUIS. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV LARRY GIBSON OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN GUNTERMAN CEM. HE WAS BORN MARCH 6, 1903 IN OTTERVILLE, A SON OF GEORGE P & LIBBY (SCHAFER) GOWIN AND RETIRED IN 1967 FROM OLIN
CORP AFTER 26 YRS SERVICE AS MACHINE ADJUSTER. SURVIVING ARE 5 SONS, BILL, KANE, GARLAND AND JOSEPH OF BETHALTO, JOHN, JONESBORO, AR AND JAMES OF CARROLLTON; 3 DAU, JUANITA LOWRANCE, BETHALTO, DIANA MCCAULEY AND DORIS GOWIN OF JERSEYVILLE; BRO, GEORGE GOWIN, GRANITE CITY, AND SIS, STELLA KIRCHNER, FIELDON; 21 GRANDCHILDREN AND 6 G-GRANDCHILDREN. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS WIFE, LORETTA ANN (EVERING) GOWIN WHO DIED OCT 11, 1982; PARENTS, 1 SON, 2 BRO, AND 1 SIS. Memorials may be given to HEART FUND.

Thoman Gowling, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE AND A BRO OF GEORGE GOWLING OF JERSEYVILLE AND JOSEPH GOWLING OF CARROLLTON, DIED IN ST LOUIS HOSP. REMAINS WERE TAKEN TO GRANITE CITY FOR SERVICES, THEN BROUGHT TO JERSEYVILLE FOR BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEM. REV W S NEELY. HE HAD LIVED IN CO FOR A NUMBER OF YRS BUT HAD RECENTLY BEEN IN GRANITE CITY AND ST LOUIS.

Harold Leroy Grafford, 76, OF HAVANA, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED SEPT 4, 1988, AT HIS RESIDENCE. HE WAS EMPLOYED FOR 26 YRS BY THE CATERPILLER MAPLETON PLANT, RETIRING IN 1976. BORN IN JERSEYVILLE, HE WAS THE SON OF EDNA GRAFFORD OF JERSEYVILLE AND THE LATE ELMER GRAFFORD. ON JULY 17, 1935, HE MARRIED RUBY (TRAPP) GRAFFORD AND SHE DIED FEB 1, 1975. ON JULY 3, 1976, HE MARRIED IRMA (BROOKS) MCFARLIN IN JERSEYVILLE AND SHE SURVIVES. SURVIVING ARE HIS MOTHER AND WIFE; 2 DAU, JULIE ANN PATTERSON, MUNCIE, IN AND JEANETTE WINDSOR OF HAVANA; 1 SON, KEITH DOUGLAS GRAFFORT OFF LEWISTOWN; 1 STEPSON, LARY MCFARLIN, HAVANA; 3 GRANDCHILDREN; 3 SIS, EVELYN VALENTE, LAKE VILLE, MARY LOU SNYDER AND LOLA JEAN HOWLAND BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE AND 2 BRO, FRANCIS GRAFFORD, KANE AND ELMER LEE GRAFFORD, CHARLESTON, SC. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD WED AT HURLEY FUNERAL HOME IN HAVANA WITH REV REX BEARD OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN LAUREL HILL CEM, HAVANA.

Mrs. I. Grandy, 80, OF KANE, DIED AT HER RESIDENCE AUG 17, 1891. MRS I GRANDY, WAS THE WIDOW OF ENOS GRANDY. SHE WAS THE DAU OF WILLIAM MYRICK. SHE WAS BORN FEB 12, 1812 IN PANTON, VT, WHERE SHE GREW UP AND MARRIED ENOS GRANDY. THEY CAME TO IL IN 1833. THE ARRIVED AT APPLE CREEK PRAIRIE SOME TIME IN JUNE OF THAT YR AND FROM THERE THEY CAME TO THE NORTH PART OF JERSEY CO, WHERE THEY 4REMAINED FOR A SHOT TIME. THEY THEN WENT TO MACOUPIN CO, BUT ONLY REMAINED THERE 2-3 YRS. THEY THEN MOVED TO THE FARM NEAR KANE IN THE SPRING OF 1837, AND SHE REMAINED THERE UNTIL HER DEATH. SHE HAD BEEN CONFINED TO HER HOME FOR THE LAST SEVERAL YRS. SHE LEAVES 1 SON AND 3 DAU, A LG NUMBER OF GRANDCHILDREN AND G-GRANDCHILDREN, BESIDES A LG CIRCLE OF FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES TO MOURN HER LOSS.

Evelyn Gray, 56, OF ELDRED DIED JAN 7, AT BOYD MEM HOSP, CARROLLTON. SERVICES WERE HELD AT HIRES FUNERAL HOME, CARROLLTON ON JAN 9. A NATIVE OF ELDRED, SHE WAS THE DAU OF MRS GOLDIE (VARBLE) BORMAN OF JERSEYVILLE AND THE LATE HARRY BORMAN. HER HUSBAND, DONALD K GRAY, DIED IN 1955. IN ADDITION TO HER MOTHER SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 SIS, MRS JOHN (MARJORIE) PERRY, ST LOUIS AND MRS ELMER (MARY) HOWELL, JERSEYVILLE. BURIAL WAS IN THE NATIONAL CEM IN ALTON.

Alpha Green, 78, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED JUNE 25 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE WAS BORN MARCH 4, 1904 IN ARKANSAS THE DAU OF JOHN & MYRTLE (HALL) ROACH. SHE MARRIED WALTER ANDREW GREEN WO DIED JULY 19, 1952. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 8 SONS, LESLIE , PAYSON, AZ, WALTE OF HAZEN AR, RAYMOND OF GLENDALE, AZ, ADRIAN OF DURANGO, CO RALPH OF KANE AND DONALD, CALVIN AND MARION ALL OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 DAU, DOROTHY STOKES OF ODESSA, TX, AND MILDRED PEOPLES, CAROLYN GREEN AND THELMA RAYLS, ALL OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 STEP DAU, VIOLA MAE KING OF DVALLS BLUFF, AR, 2 BRO, WALTER P ROACH OF OK AND WALTON ROACH OF AR; 4 SIS, EULAH BARCLAY, BLANCHE BUNCKER AND GUSTIE BUNKER ALL OF AR AND EILEEN LACY OF ST LOUIS, MO; 33 GRANDCHILDREN; 39 G-GRANDCHILDREN AND 8O G-G-GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD JUNE 27, AT VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH, JERSEYVILLE. REV L E HUTCHINSON OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS OAK GROVE CEM. Memorials may be given to HEART FUND.

Louis H. Green, 59, A FORMER JERSEYVILLE RESIDENT, DIED NOV 24 AT HIS HOME IN HIALEAH, FL AFTER A LONG ILLNESS. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED NOV 29 IN HIALEAH. HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & JOSEPHINE (VAHLE) GREEN AND WAS A 30 YR VETERAN OF THE US ARMY AND AIR FORCE. HE IS SURVIVED BY 2 SIS, JESSIE HUGHES OF FAIRFIELD, CA AND THELMA BURCH OF KANE; 3 CHILDREN; AND 3 G-GRANDCHILDREN, ALL OF FL.

Marion J. Green, 49, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED SEPT 4 AT HIS HOME. BORN DEC 3, 1932 IN PERRY CO, AR, HE WAS A SON OF WALTER A & ALPHA (ROACH) GREEN. SURVIVORS INCLUDE 7 BRO, LESLIE, PAYSON, AZ, WALTER, HAZEN, AZ, RAYMOND, GLENDALE, AZ, ADRIAN, DURANGO, CO, RALPH OF KANE AND DONALD AND CALVIN BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 SIS, DOROTHY STOKES OF ODESSA, TX, MILDRED PEOPLES, CAROLYN GREEN AND THELMA RAYLS, ALL OF JERSEYVILLE; AND 1 STEP [remainder unavailable]

Nina Pearl Green, 80, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED AUG 16, 1988, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE WAS A TOP STITCHER FOR INTERNATIONAL SHOE CO IN JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS BORN IN IL TO THE LATE OTTO & MARY (FREAND) DUNHAM. SHE WAS MARRIED TO WILLIAM CHESTER GREEN WHO DIED IN 1971. SURVIVORS INCLUDE 1 SON, DAVID GREEN OF CARROLLTON; 1 GRANDSON, RANDALL GREEN OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 SIS, LILLIE MUNDY, IMOGENE BURSH, RUTH RUSSELL, ALL OF JERSEYVILLE AND MARJORIE GREEN OF PAYSON, AZ; AND 2 BRO, OTIS DUNHAM OF JERSEYVILLE AND ROBERT DUNHAM OF ALTON. SERVICES WERE HELD AUG 19, 1988, AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE. BURIAL WAS AT OAK GROVE CEM. Memorials may be given to HEART FUND.

William Riley Green, 76, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED JULY 18, ADT JERSEY COMM HOSP WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR 1 DAY. HE HAD SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK BEFORE BEING MOVED TO THE HOSP. HE WAS A SON OF THE LATE MR & MRS JOHN WESLEY GREEN AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO ON MAY 28, 1879. MR GREEN IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, IDA GREEN, 3 SONS, CHESTER GREEN, JERSEYVILLE, ANTHONY GREEN OF MARYSVILLE, CA, AND LOUIS GREEN OF THE ARMY AIR CORPS, STATIONED AT CHARLESTON, SC; 3 DAU, MRS LESTER HUGHES AND MRS THURLOW FROST OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS FRED BURCH OF KANE; 1 BRO, CHARLES GREEN, JERSEYVILLE; AND 2 SIS, MRS ELSIE COX AND MRS BESSIE FARMER OF JERSEYVILLE. VISITATION AND SERVICES WERE HELD AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV M EDWARDS BREED, PASTOR OF THE PRESBY CHURCH, OFFICIATED. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM.

Clyde Greene, 69, DIED IN DENVER, CO AFTER UNDERGOING MAJOR SURGERY. HE WAS A RESIDENT OF KANE UNTIL A FEW YRS AGO WHEN HE WENT TO CO FOR HEALTH REASONS. AFTER GOING TO CO, HE MARRIED AND THE COUPLE RESIDED IN FOWLER. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE KANE BAPTIST CHURCH UNTIL TRANSFERRING HIS LETTER TO THE FOWLER CHURCH. HE WAS A SON OF THE LATE HARDIN & MARIA GREENE OF KANE. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, 2 BRO, GUS AND FRANK GREENE; AND 3 SIS, MISSES LELA AND LORA GREENE AND MRS RUTH ELDRED. SURVIVING IN ADDITION TO HIS WIFE ARE 1 SIS, MRS MARY TERRY OF JERSEYVILLE AND 5 NEPHEWS, WARREN AND ROLAND GREENE OF KANE, JOHN GREENE OF PETERSBURG, CLIFFORD GREENE OF [remainder unavailable]

John Hardin Greene, 80, FORMER JERSEYVILLE RESIDENT DIED SEPT 4, 1990 AT METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER, PEORIA. GREENE HAD BEEN A SCHOOL TEACHER FOR 35 YRS. HE RETIRED IN 1976 FROM BLOOMINGTON JR HIGH SCHOOL, AND HAD FORMERLY TAUGHT IN JERSEY COMM UNIT DIST 100. HE WAS A MEMBER OF KANE MASONIC LODGE #197. BORN IN KANE, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE FRANK & MARY ELIZABETH (RUE) GREENE. ON SEPT 4, 1935, HE MARRIED VESTA E (WHITE) GREENE IN ST LOUIS, MO. SHE DIED NOV 20, 1989. SURVIVING ARE 2 DAU, JOYCE BEST AND MARY WEBER, BOTH OF PEORIA; 6 GRANDCHILDREN; 3 G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 BRO, ROLAND GREENE OF JERSEYVILLE. 1 SON, FRANKLIN GREENE; AND 1 BRO, WARREN GREENE, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV JEAN ERB OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICE. BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. Memorials may be given to AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

Joseph R. Greene, 54, OF R1 KANE, DIED JUNE 3, 1988, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. HE WAS BORN FEB 22, 1934, IN JERSEYVILLE TO THE LATE WARREN & MARY ELIZABETH (KNIGHT) GREENE. HE MARRIED MARION FRANCES (LOELLKE) DEC 10, 1961, IN JERSEYVILLE. HE WAS A MEMBER OF KANE MASONCI LODGE, #197 AND ELIZABETH CHAPTER EASTERN STAR #17, KANE. SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIFE, MARION; 1 SON, FLOYD N GREENE, KANE AND 2 GRANDCHILDREN. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS. THE FUNERAL WAS JUNE 5 AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. BRO ALLEN CAMP OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. Memorials may be given to CHAMPAIGN CHILDREN'S HOME.

Maria Greene, 80, AGED GREENE CO PIONEER, DIED AT HER HOME NEAR KANE. FUNERAL WAS HELD AT HER HOME WITH REV S L BUCHANAN. BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. SHE WAS BORN IN OLD KANE AND LIVED ALL HER LIFE IN GREENE CO. SHE WAS THE DAU OF SAMUEL & MARY (GADDIS) POPE, WHO WERE PIONEER SETTLERS IN IL. SHE WAS THE YOUNGEST OF 11 CHILDREN AND THE LAST ONE OF THEM. SHE MARRIED JOHN HARDIN GREENE IN 1868. THEY WERE PARENTS OF 11 CHILDREN, HER HUSBAND AND 6 OF THE CHILDREN PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. 3 SONS, GUSTIN, FRANK AND CLYDE ALL OF KANE; 2 DAU, LELA OF KANE AND MRS CHARLES H TERRY OF JERSEYVILLE; 5 GRANDCHILDREN AND 1 G-GRANDCHILD. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF KANE BAPTIST CHURCH.

Vesta W. Greene, 73, A RESIDENT OF WASHINGTON CHRISTIAN VILLAGE , DIED NOV 20, 1898, AT ST FRANCIS HOSP IN PEORIA. BORN IN JERSEY CO, SHE WAS A DAU OF THE LATE GEORGE LESLIE & EVA EDITH (HILLS) WHITE. ON SEPT 4, 1935, SHE MARRIED JOHN HARDIN GREEND, AND HE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 2 DAU, JOYCE BEST OF PEORIA AND MARY WEBER OF PEKIN; 6 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 SIS, HELEN FRALEY OF JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 1 SON, FRANKLIN GREENE. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. BURIAL IN KANE CEM. Memorials may be given to AMERICAN LUNG ASSN.

Warren Rue Greene, 61, OF KANE SUFFERED A FATAL HEART ATTACK AT HIS HOME. HE WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSP, TO NO AVAIL. VISITATION WAS AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville WHERE MASONIC RITES WERE CONDUCTED BY KING SOLOMON LODGE, #197, OF KANE. REV JACK BROWN, PASTOR OF THE BAPTIST CHURCH IN KANE, OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. MR GREENE WAS A MEMBER OF THE FACULTY AT JERSEY COMM HIGH FOR NEARLY 20 YRS BEFORE BECOMING ILL IN THE SPRING OF 1966 AND WAS FOUNDER OF THE SCIENCE CLUB FOR UNIT 100 SCHOOLS. MR GREENE, A MEMBER OF ONE OF THE PROMINENT OLDER FAMILIES OF THE KANE AREA, AND WAS BORN IN KANE, A SON KOF THE LATE FRANKLIN W & MARY (RUE) GREENE. HE RECEIVED HIS ELEMENTARY EDUCATION IN THE KANE SCHOOL AND WAS LATER GRADUATED FROM JERSEY TWS HIGH. IN 1928, HE GRADUATED FROM ISN AT NORMAL AND HIS FIRST YR OF TEACHING WAS AT ROCK BRIDGE. HE ALSO TAUGHT AT SHAWNEETOWN, RURAL JERSEY CO SCHOOLS, AND WRIGHTS. MR GREENE WAS PRINCIPAL AT MANCHESTER AND ELDRED BEFORE JOINING THE JERSEY TWS HIGH FACULTY IN 1947. HE BECAME HEAD OF THE SCIENCE DEPT AND WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN FORMING AND DEVELOPING THE SCIENCE CLUB, NOT ONLY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS BUT FOR STUDENTS AT ALL LEVELS IN THE UNIT 100 SYSTEM. IN THE COURSE OF YRS MANY OF THE LOCAL EXHIBITS HAVE GONE ON TO ACHIEVE RECOGNITION IN OTHER FAIRS INCLUDING THE ST LOUIS GREATER SCIENCE FAIR WHICH ATTRACTS STUDENTS FROM AREA SCHOOLS. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, MARY GREENE, A TEACHER AT KANE ELEMENTARY; 1 SON, JOSEPH R GREENE OF KANE; 2 BRO, JOHN H GREENE OF BLOOMINGTON AND ROLAND P GREENE OF KANE. HE WAS A MEMBER OF KING SOLOMON LODGE AND ELIZABETH CHAPT ORDER EASTERN STAR OF KANE.

Agness Greenwood, 72, OF E ALTON DIED JAN 30 AT ST LOUIS U HOSP, ST LOUIS FOLLOWING A LENGTHY ILLNESS. FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED AT ST MATTHEW CATHOLIC CHURCH WITH FR DAVID SCHMIDT AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN ST FRANCES CEM, JERSEYVILLE. J SHE WAS BORN IN ST LOUIS, DAU OF THE LATE HENRY H & MARY (SCHROEDER) ROEWE. SHE WAS A BILLING CLERK FOR LACLEDE STEEL CO IN ALTON FOR 30 YRS BEFORE RETIRING IN 1962. SURVIVING ARE 1 DAU, MARY DAMRON OF ALTON; 1 SON, DONALD CALVEY OF E ALTON; 5 GRANDCHILDREN; 1 G-GRANDCHILD; 3 SIS, DOROTHY DESHAISER AND MARIE ROEWE OF KANE AND HELEN COX OF WHITE HALL.

Isa O. Griffen, 62, OF R1 KANE, DIED MARCH 12, AT BOYD MEM HOSP, CARROLLTON. SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH REV JACK PHILLIPS AND REV CHARLES SCOGGINS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN POORE CEM, MOZIER. SHE WAS BORN IN HAMBURG JUNE 7, 1914 A DAU OF HOMER & DALLAS (HIGHAM) CHARLTON. SHE WAS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE FORMER INTERNATIONAL SHOE CO. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 1 SON, ERNEST TURNER OF SILVIS; 2 DAU, MRS THOMAS BURCH AND MRS MELVIN SURRATT, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 SIS, MRS TRACY WILSON, SILVIS, MRS LULA SMITH OF LINDEN, AL, MRS HAROLD CRAVENS OF MODESTO AND MRS PEARL FELTER, ALPHA; 14 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 2 G-GRANDCHILDREN. HER HUSBAND, LAWRENCE GRIFFEN, DIED DEC 29, 1976.

Rosemary Griffen, 17, DAU OF HAROLD & WILMA (TALLEY) GRIFFEN OF R1FIELDON DIED AT BARNES HOSP, ST LOUIS AFTER AN EXTENDED ILLNESS. FUNERAL WAS HELD AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV JOY SETTLES OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN GRIMES-NEELY CEM. SHE WAS BORN JUNE 30, 1963 IN JERSEYVILLE AND WAS A STUDENT AT JERSEY COMM HIGH SCHOOL. SURVIVING ARE HER PARENTS; 2 BRO, RONALD AD DAVID GRIFFEN OF FIELDON; 1 SIS, MRS VIRGINIA WARD OF JERSEYVILLE; AND GRANDPARENTS MR & MRS JOE COLEMAN AND MRS GERTRUDE TALLEY OF JERSEYVILLE. Memorials may be given to CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION.

Lucy Ann Griffith, 61, OF CARROLLTON, DIED AT BOYD MEM HOSP. SHE HAD ENTERED THE HOSP FOR TESTS AND WAS PLANNING ON RETURNING HOME. FRI AM SHE SUFFERED A CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE AND DEATH OCCURRED THEREAFTER. SERVICES WERE HELD AT MEHL FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON. REV JOHN FINNAN, PASTOR OF ELDRED BAPTIST CHURCH, OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN WHITE HALL CEM. SHE WAS A DAU OF THE LATE GEORTE & ADDIE (PAIRE) BERLINE, AND SHE WAS BORN NEAR WHITE HALL MARCH 12, 1901. SHE MARRIED JOSEPH GRIFFITY DEC 17, 1917, AND THEY SPENT THEIR LIVES IN JERSEY & GREENE COS. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND; 1 DAU, MRS LOIS COOKE OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 SONS, DONALD AND GEORGE B OF CARROLLTON; JOSEPH JR OF PALMYRA AND MAX OF JERSEYVILLE; 9 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 HALF BRO, LEE BERLINE OF BORNE, TX.

Curtis H. Griswold OF WHITE HALL, FATHER OF MRS WILLIAM F BROCKMAN OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED SEPT 5 AT WHITE HALL HOSP. FINAL RITES WERE HELD SEPT 7, AT DAWDY-WOLFE-AIRSMAN FUNERAL HOME IN WHITE HALL. BURIAL WAS IN WHITE HALL CEM. HE WAS ONE OF THE LAST MASTER PLUMBERS PRACTICING IN IL, AND WAS PAST ORGANIZING PRES OF THE WEST CENTRAL IL PLUMBERS ASSN. AN ELDER IN THE PRESBY CHURCH, HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE LIONS CLUB WITH A 36 YR PERFECT DANCE RECORD, AND THE MASONIC LODGE. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIDOW, GENEVE (STRANG) GRISWOLD; 1 DAU, MRS BROCKMAN; 1 SON, JOHN C GRISWOLD OF WHITE HALL; 4 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 SIS, MRS K O HOFFAMAN OF N BALTIMORE, OH.

Geneve Griswold OF WHITE HALL, WAS BURIED IN WHITE HALL CEM. THE MOTHER OF SARAH BROCKMAN OF JERSEYVILLE, WAS AT AIRSMAN FUNERAL HOME WHERE SERVICES WERE HELD. SHE WAS BORN IN GREENFIELD NOV 18, 1902, DAU OF HOWARD E & ETHEL (WEISNER) STRANG. SHE MARRIED CURTIS HARVEY GRISWOLD MARCH 1, 1928. HE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. SHE LEAVES 2 CHILDREN, SARAH BROCKMAN AND JOHN CURTIS WHO IS MARRIED TO THE FORMER BILLYE OBST, 4 GRANDCHILDREN; 6 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 3 SIS, FLORENCE GRISWOLD OF WHITEHALL, MARJEAN SHIRLEY OF NORMAN AND MARY CLOVER LANGDON OF MURRAYVILLE; AND 1 BRO, WILLIAM H STRANG.

John P. Griswold, 72, DIED AT HIS HOME IN FIDELITY ON MARCH 11. HE WAS SON OF NATHANIEL & EMMA GRISWOLD AND WAS BORN IN GREENE CO, JAN 18, 1849. HE MARRIED MARY C (PICKRELL) OF ROCKBRIDGE ON SEPT 12, 1886. SURVIVING ARE 2 CHILDREN WARREN GRISWOLD OF FIDELITY AND LLOYD GRISWOLD OF AKRON, OH.

Adam J. Grizzle, 86, FORMERLY OF JERSEY CO, DIED SEPT 20 AT GREENWOOD MANOR IN JERSEYVILLE FOLLOWING A LENGTHY ILLNESS. HE WAS A RETIRED FARMER, BORN IN JERSEY CO, HIS PARENTS WERE THE LATE ADAM ELI & MARY E (STEWART) GRIZZLE. HIS WIFE, CATHERINE E (CRAIG) GRIZZLE, DIED OCT 30, 1976. SURVIVING ARE 3 SIS, LUCY M HARDWICK OF CARROLLTON, TOSSIE L HILDRED OF JERSEYVILLE AND EATHEL B GREENWOOD OF KANE; AND 4 BRO, J R GRIZZLE OF ELDRED AND DIED C "JOE" , PAUL AND H E "DOC" GRIZZLE ALL OF CARROLLTON. 3 BRO, CL CC AND FRANK A GRIZZLE ALL PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICES WERE HELD THERE BY REV FRANK MARSHALL. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. Memorials may be given to SHRINER'S HOSP FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN, ST LOUIS.

Chester A. Grizzle, 85, OF R2 JERSEYVILLE, DIED JULY 4, 1981 AT CALHOUN CARE CENTER. THE RETIRED FARMER WAS BORN JAN 3, 1896 IN REENE CO, A SON OF THE LATE ADAM & MARY (STEWART) GRIZZLE. HIS WIFE, ROSA (HYDE) GRIZZLE DIED IN MARCH 1980. SURVIVING ARE, 3 SONS, CHESTER A AND HAROLD E OF JERSEYVILLE, WALTER DALE, HARTFORD; 2 DAU, DORIS CUNNINGHAM OF GRAFTON AND THEDA JONDS, MEDORA; 5 BRO, DC "JOE", RAY, PAUL AND HARRY E "DOC" ALL OF CARROLLTON AND ADAM GRIZZLE, JR, OF PEARL; 3 SIS, TOSSIE HILDRED, EATHEL GREENWOOD AND MARIE HARDWICK OF KANE; 20 GRANDCHILDREN AND 26 G-GRANDCHILDREN. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 1 DAU, ROSEMARY CHAPMAN, AND 2 BRO. VISITATION AND FUNERAL WERE AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. BURIAL WAS IN MT GILEAD CEM NEAR CARROLLTON. Memorials may be given to AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

Freeman J. Grizzle, 71, DIED AT BARNES HOSP, ST LOUIS. HE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, SON OF THE LATE JOHN MONROE & SARAH (MAINS) GRIZZLE. HE WAS A COMMERCIAL WELDER BY TRADE. HE MARRIED RABIA (BISHOP) GRIZZLE MAY 12, 1937. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE AND 1 SIS, ELSIE PRUITT OF KANE. VISITATION WAS AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED THERE BY REV EARL CLAGG. BURIAL WAS IN FIELDON CEM. Memorials may be given to KIDNEY FOUNDATION.

Freeman J. Grizzle, 71, DIED AT BARNES HOSP, ST LOUIS. SERVICES WERE AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV EARL CLAGG OFFICIATED. BURIAL IN FIELDON CEM. HE WAS BORN DEC 8, 1912 IN JERSEY CO TO JOHN & SARAH (MAINS) GRIZZLE. MEMBER OF BAPTIST CHURCH. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE, RABIA (BISHOP) GRIZZLE WHOM HE MARRIED MAY 12, 1937 IN JERSEYVILLE; AND 1 SIS, ELSIE PRUITT OF KANE.

Grace D. Grizzle, 87, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED APR 10, AT ST JOSEPH HOSP, ALTON. SHE WAS A HOME MAKER, FORMER COOK AT A LOCAL RESTAURANT, AND A FORMER NURSE'S AIDE AT A LOCAL NURSING HOME. SHE WAS BORN FEB 18, 1902 IN CALHOUN CO TO HENRY & CAROLINE (VALKART) DEPPER. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, JERSEYVILLE AND WOMEN OF THE MOOSE LODGE 695. IN APR 1920, SHE MARRIED CHARLES HUMISTON, WHO DIED APR 28, 1964. ON JAN 30, 1949, IN JERSEYVILLE, SHE MARRIED GEORGE R GRIZZLE WHO DIED FEB 14, 1986. SURVIVING ARE 2 DAU, JUANITA DABBS, JERSEYVILLE AND FLORENCE HUMISTON, PAYSON, AZ; 1 SON, DARRELL HUMISTON, SCOTTSDALE, AZ; 17 GRANDCHILDREN; 11 G-GRANDCHILDREN- 1 G-G-GRANDCHILD; AND 1 SIS, ALICE WILLIAMS OF ROCKBRIDGE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 1 SON, FRANCIS HUMISTONP; 1 SISTER BETHA ZIMMERMAN; 4 BRO, ROY, BEN, HENRY AND EDWARD DEPPER. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD APR 13 AT ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH. BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. REV LARY HAYES AND REV DARRIN HUGHES OFFICIATED. ARRANGEMENTS IN CHARGE OF Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH.

John Darris Grizzle, Sr., 64, OF KANE, DIED MARCH 16 AT WOOD RIVER TWS HOSP. BORN IN GRANITE CITY, HE WAS SON OF THE LATE TRUMAN & LUCILLE (COFFMAN) GRIZZLE. HE HAD BEEN EMPLOYED AS A MECHANIC FOR THE BARGE LINES. SURVIVING ARE 1 SON, JOHN JR, JERSEYVILLE; 2 DAU, GAIL ISRINGHAUSEN, JERSEYVILLE AND YVONNE GRIZZLE OF GODFREY; 5 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 2 SIS, HELEN STEGELMEYER OF GRANITE CITY AND RUTH AMBUEHL OF CHESTERFIELD, MO. REV PETER ELY OFFICIATED AND THE CHURCH WAS NAMED AS A MEMORIAL. THE BODY WAS DONATED TO SCIENCE.

Mabel Mareda Grizzle, 75, FORMERLY OF CARROLLTON, DIED JUNE 7, AT JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER. BORN IN GREENE CO, SHE WAS THE DAU OF THE LATE PLEASANT & PEARL (HARDWICK) MORRIS. SHE MARRIED PAUL GRIZZLE DEC 13, 1930, IN KANE, AND HE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 1 SON, JOHN H GRIZZLE OF HOLLISTER, CA; 3 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 BRO, HARMON W MORRIS OF CARROLLTON. VISITATION AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME, CARROLLTON. SERVICE AT CHURCH OF CHRIST, JERSEYVILLE. REV ARTHUR ROWLAND OFFICIATED WITH BURIAL IN KANE CEM. Memorials may be given to AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

N. Elizabeth Grizzle, 45, DAU OF MR & MRS C C GRIZZLE, DIED JAN 4, 1916. SHE WAS BORN JUNE 31, 1871 AND AT THE AGE OF 16, WAS BAPTIZED BY ELDER W W LEWIS INTO FELLOWSHIP OF ROCKBRIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH. ON JUNE 4, 1891, SHE MARRIED ELDER WILLIAM GAITHER. THEY WERE PARENTS OF 6 CHILDREN, 3 OF WHOM DIED IN INFANCY. SHE LEAVES HER HUSBAND, REV WILLIAM GAITHER; 1 SON, EARL; 2 DAU, ESTHER LAIRD, AND MISS WILMA GAITHER; 1 GRANDSON, WILLIAM E LAIRD. LIFE IS NOT MEASURED BY THE SPAN OF YRS BUT BY THE DEEDS OF THE LIVER. OUR DEAR DEPARTED FRIEND'S LIFE WAS SO LIVED THAT LIKE THE BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS THAT BLOOM AND FATE, A SWEET FRAGRANCE WILL EVER BE WAFTED ABOUT HOSE WHO WERE FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO SHARE HER ACQUAINTANCE. TO KNOW HER WAS TO LOVE HER. FUNERAL FROM THE FAMILY HOME BY REV JOSEPH JENKINSIN IN THE MORNING AND AT MEDORA BAPTIST CHURCH IN THE AFTERNOON BY REV A W SHIELDS. BURIAL WAS IN MEDORA CEM.

Rosa Grizzle, 74, OF R1 MEDORA DIED MARCH 2 AT CALHOUN CARE CENTER. THE FUNERAL WAS HELD AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, JERSEYVILLE WITH REV CLAY NOAH JR OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN MT GILEAD CEM. VISITATION WAS AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SHE WAS BORN DEC 12, 1905 IN GREENE CO, DAU OF L THOMAS & SADIE (HARDWICK) HYDE. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND, CHESTER C GRIZZLE, SR; 3 SONS, CHESTER AND HAROLD OF JERSEYVILLE AND WALTER OF WOOD RIVER; 3 BRO, ALFRED HYDE OF JERSEYVILLE AND FRED AND HAROLD OF CARROLLTON; 2 SIS, RUTH BRANNAN OF CARROLLTON AND EDITH TILLERY OF ROODHOUSE; 16 GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 G-GRANDCHILDREN.

Allan Ray Grooms, 18, SON OF MR & MRS CHARLES R GROOMS OF JERSEYVILLE, WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE OF A 2-CAR CRASH ON THE OTTERVILLE ROAD, 1 MI SOUTH OF OTTERVILLE ON APR 30. SERVICES WERE HELD AT STATE ST BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV L E HUTCHINSON OFFICIATING. HE WAS BORN JULY 25, 1958 AND WAS A STUDENT AT JERSEY COMM HI. GROOMS WAS TO GO INTO THE ARMY ON JUNE 6 IN THE DELAYED ENTRY PROGRAM. IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS HE IS SURVIVED BY 4 SIS, NADINE GROOMS, MRS ELOISE MAGGERT AND MRS WILLIAM (JEANNE) FRIEDEL OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS ROBERT (AILEEN) ISRINGHAUSEN OF ALTON; 1 BRO, CHARLES E GROOMS, CARROLLTON AND MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS, MR & MRS OBI HOUSE, MARSHALL, AR. FRIENDS CALLED AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM.

Charles Ray Grooms, 66, DIED MARCH 27, AT EDWARDSVILLE CARE CENTER WEST. GROOMS WAS A WELDER FOR 32 YRS AT OWENS-ILL INC, ALTON, RETIRING IN 1983. BORN IN SEARCY CO, AR, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & ADA (CORN) GROOMS. ON AUG 26, 1939 IN MARSHALL, AR, HE MARRIED EDNA (KYLE) GROOMS. SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 1 SON, CHARLES E GROOMS OF CARROLLTON; 4 DAU, NADINE GROOMS AND ELOISE KOHLENBERG, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE, AILENE ISRINGHAUSEN OF ALTON AND JEANNE FRIEDEL OF HAMBURG; 8 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 SIS, ETHEL MILLS OF PENDAL, AR, AND GERTIE PARTEE OF KIRBY, AR; AND 2 BRO, ARTHUR GROOMS OF KERBY, AR AND WALTER GROOMS, TWIN FALLS, ID. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 1 SON, ALAN RAY GROOMS. VISITATION AND SERVICES WERE AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV CHARLES CLARK OFFICIATED. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. Memorials may be given to AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

Ethel May Groppel, 70, OF FIELDON, DIED AT ST JOSEPH HOSP, ALTON. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV M EDWARDS BREED OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN CARROLLTON CEM. THE FIELDON RESIDENT WAS WOUNDED IN THE ABDOMEN ON JAN 24, 1973, WHEN HER SON WAS KILLED BY RIFLE FIRE, IN AN INCIDENT OCCURRING AT THE FAMILY HOMESTEAD. AN INVESTIGATION OF THE SHOOTING WAS MADE BY LOCAL OFFICIALS, BUT NO ARRESTS WERE MADE. MRS GROPPEL, A DAU OF THE LATE PLOWMAN & BERTHA (THOMPSON) CRULL, WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, JULY, 1902. SURVIVORS ARE NIECES AND NEPHEWS. VISITATION WAS HELD AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

Fritz Groppel, 62, DIED AT HIS HOME NW OF FIELDON, FOLLOWING AN ILLNESS OF 2 YRS. HE LEAVES HIS WIDOW; 10 DAU, MRS WM EGELHOFF, MRS FRANK HANDLER, MRS KATIE HAGEN, MRS ALFREDA ISRINGHAUSEN, MRS FRED I SRINGHAUSEN, MRS JAMES O'DONNELL, MRS CLIFTON CUNNINGHAM, MISS TESSIE GROPPEL, ALL OF JERSEY CO, MRS EARL GUESS, CARROLLTON AND MRS HENRY STEINER, CHESTERFIELD; 3 SONS, HENRY, CHARLES AND AUGUST OF JERSEY CO; 2 BRO, WM AND LOUIS OF JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL FROM FIELDON EVAN CHURCH WITH REV C R HEMPEL. BURIAL IN GUNTERMAN CEM.

Oscar H. Groppel, 79, DIED AT JERSEY COMM HOSP WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR A FEW DAYS. VISITATION WAS HELD AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV M EDWARDS BREED, PASTOR OF FIRST UNITED PRESBY CHURCH, OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICE, AND BURIAL WAS IN CARROLLTON CEM. THE RETIRED FARMER OF FIELDON, WAS THE SON OF THE LATE MR & MRS HERMAN GROPPEL AND WAS BORN IN ROSEDALE TWS. SURVIVING MR GROPPEL ARE HIS WIDOW, MRS ETHEL MAE GROPPEL, AND 1 SON, TRUMAN GROPPEL.

Ronda Jean Groppel, 7, DAU OF MR & MRS CLEMENS GROPPEL, JR, OF JERSEYVILLE TUES AM AT ST ANTHONY HOSP, ALTON. FOR THE PAST 2 YRS, RONDA JEAN HAS BEEN ILL OF HODGKINS' DISEASE BUT DESPITE HER FRAIL HEALTH SHE WAS ABLE TO CARRY ON FIRST GRADE STUDIES AT WEST ELEMENTARY. LAST WK SHE WAS STRICKEN WITH MEASLES AND PNEUMONIA COMPLICATIONS THAT DEVELOPED RESULTED IN HER DEATH. RONDA JEAN AND HER TWIN SISTER, RITA JANE, WERE BORN IN CARROLLTON, DEC 24, 1951, BUT RITA DIED AT BIRTH. IN ADDITION TO HER PARENTS, SHE IS SURVIVED [remainder unavailable]

Carl S. Gross, 76, DIED JULY 11, AT ALTON MEM HOSP, AFTER A BRIEF ILLNESS. HE WAS A FARMER AND CO-OWNER OF CARL'S GARAGE IN JERSEYVILLE. HE ALSO MANAGED JERSEY CO FARM SUP FOR 10 YRS, RETIRING IN 1978. THE WW II US NAVY VETERAN WAS A MEMBER OF THE K OF C AND MOOSE LODGE 695 OF JERSEYVILLE. BORN IN JERSEY CO ON MARCH 9I, 1915, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & DOVIE MAE (DANIELS) GROSS. HE MARRIED M WANNETTA (MURPHY) GROSS IN 1937 AND SHE DIED MAY 4, 1980. HE LATER MARRIED PAULINE (VAUGHN) KUEBRICH IN 1980, IN JERSEYVILLE; SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE A DAU, VIRGINIA MAE SANDERS OF MAPLEWOOE, MO; TWIN SONS, ROBERT LEE GROSS, JERSEYVILLE AND ROGER WILLIAM GROSS, GREENFIELD; 1 STEP DAU, CAROL A JOHNS OF BALDWIN, MO; 1 STEPSON, RONALD J KUEBRICH, RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO; 11 GRANDCHILDREN; 7 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 4 SIS, RUBY BRICKEY OF CUBA, MO, REDA TAPSCOTT OF CHESTERFIELD, EDNA SAWTELL OF CARROLLTON AND BETTY RINTOUL OF RICHMOND, VA; AND 1 BRO, JOHN GROSS OF HIGHLANDS, TX. PRECEDING HIM IN DEATH WERE 4 BRO, RAY, CLAUDE, PAUL, AND EARL GROSS. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. FUNERAL MASS WAS AT ST FRANCIS CHURCH WITH REV WILLIAM KEKEISEN AS CELEBRANT. MILITARY GRAVESIDE RITES WERE CONDUCTED AT VALHALLA MEM PK, GODFREY BY AMERICAN LEGION POST 492 AND VFW POST 4528, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE, OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER. Memorials may be given to ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION.

Dovie May Gross, 81, DIED AT HER HOME ON CEM AVE, JERSEYVILLE ON AUG 25. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICES WERE AT CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH ELDER ARLEN CAMPBELL OF JERSEYVILLE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. SHE WAS A DAU OF THE LATE JOHN & ROSE (GUILANDER) DANIELS. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; 6 SONS, RAY AND CARL GROSS OF JERSEYVILLE, JOHN GROSS OF HIGH LANCX, TX, CALUDE GROSS OF KANE, EARL AND PAUL GROSS OF GODFREY; 4 DAU, MRS RAY (RUBY) BRICKEY OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS JOHN (RITA) TAPSCOTT AND MRS CLARENCE (EDNA) SAWTELL OF CHESTERFIELD, AND MRS MARK (BETTY) RINTOUL OF HERSCHER; 1 SIS, MRS FRANK BIRKENMAYER OF JERSEYVILLE AND 1 BRO, IRVIN DANIELS OF JERSEYVILLE; 28 GRANDCHILDREN, AND 28 G-GRANDCHILDREN.

Earl L. Gross, 78, DIED AUG 25, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP AFTER A LENGTHY ILLNESS. HE WORKED FOR SHELL OIL REFINERY OF ROXANA FOR 30 YRS, RETIRING IN 1972. BORN IN JERSEY CO, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & DOVIE (DANIELS) GROSS. ON JAN 22, 1939, HE MARRIED ROSILIND (RINTOUL) GROSS, IN ST CHARLES, MO. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE; 1 SON, MORRIS GROSS OF GODFREY; JUDY SCHULTZ OF GODFREY; 4 GRANDCHILDREN; 4 SIS, RUBY BRICKEY OF CUBA, MO, REDA TAPSCOTT OF CHESTERFIELD, EDNA SAWTELL OF CARROLLTON AND BETTY RINTOUL OF RICHMOND, VA; AND 2 BRO, CARL GROSS OF JERSEYVILLE AND JOHN GROSS OF HIGHLANDS, TX. PRECEDING HIM IN DEATH WERE 3 BRO, RAY, CLAUDE, AND PAUL GROSS. VISITATION WERE AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY DAVID MCELWAIN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN VALHALLA MEM PK, GODFREY. Memorials may be given to GODFREY CHURCH OF CHRIST OR AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOC.

Mrs. J. Gross, DIED AS THE RESULT OF INJURIES RECEIVED IN A FALL LAST AUG. THERE WAS A LARGE ATTENDANCE AT THE FUNERAL AT BETHEL CHURCH. ELDER T J ROADY OF KANE OFFICIATED. INTERMENT WAS IN HAWKINS PRAIRIE CEM.

M. Wanetta Gross, 59, OF R4, JERSEYVILLE, DIED MAY 4, AT ST MARY HEALTH CENTER, CLAYTON, MO. SHE WAS BORN JAN 18, 1921 IN MISSOURI THE DAU OF WILLIAM & SARAH V (DUNHAM) MURPHY, AND MARRIED CARL S GROSS ON DEC 12, 1937 IN ST CHARLES MO. SHE WAS EMPLOYED AT SHORTAL FURNITURE & APPLIANCE. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE VETERAN'S OF FOREIGN WAR AND AMERICAN LEGION AUXES. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; 1 DAU, MRS CLEDUS( VIRGINIA) SANDERS, ST LOUIS, MO AND 2 (TWINS) ROBERT OF JERSEYS VILLE AND ROGER OF GREENFIELD; 10 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 BRO, TRUMAN MURPHY OF KANE AND RAYMOND MURPHY OF JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 1 SIS AND 2 BRO. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. FUNERAL AT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, MAY 7, WITH REV R E GEORGE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN VALHALLA. Memorials may be given to AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

Mildred V. Gross, 65, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED JUNE 20 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE WAS BORN MARCH 21, 1917 IN JERSEY CO NEAR HARDIN, DAU OF THE LATE GEORGE W & BEULAH (COPE) BOWERS. MRS GROSS WOA A MEMBER OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AND ORDER OF EASTERN STAR 656 WHERE SHE HAD SERVED AS PAST PATRON. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND, CLAUDE A GROSS WHOM SHE MARRIED NOV 24, 1934 IN JERSEYVILLE; 1 SON, DONALD E GROSS SR; 3 DAU, DORIS CHRISTIANSEN, LELA FERGUSON AND CLAUDIA VAUGHN, ALL OF JERSEYVILLE; 12 GRANDCHILDREN AND 6 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 6 BRO, PAUL OF ALTON, GEORGE JR, TYLER, TX, ROBERT K OF KANE, JAMES, KANSAS, FLOYD AND CHARLES OF JERSEYVILLE; AND 3 SIS, EMMA DUGGER AND LOIS DUGGER OF JERSEYVILLE AND HELEN KINSEY OF JACKSONVILLE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS AND 1 SIS. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. EASTERN STAR SERVICE WAS CONDUCTED. FUNERAL WAS AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, JERSEYVILLE, REV V CLAY NOAH OFFICIATING. BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEM. Memorials may be given to FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.

Raymond C. Gross, 41, OF BELTON, TX, DIED AT THE SCENE OF A TRUCK ACCIDENT ON JULY 7, AT BELTON. BORN NOV 9, 1934 IN JERSEY CO HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE LESTER & CORA (MEEKS) GROSS. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, ELLA (DEUEL); 3 DAU, MRS ROBERT (VANESSA) WAGENER, VALERIE AND LORETTA GROSS; 1 SON, NORMAN DOUGLAS, ALL OF BELTON; 1 GRANDDAUGHTER; ALSO SURVIVING ARE 5 BRO, LEROY OF SELAH, WA, JOHN OF CHANDLER, AZ, MARLIN, RICHARD AND JOE ALL OF CARROLLTON; AND 5 SIS, MRS CHARLES (SUE) FRY OF BELTON, MRS THURMOND (CECILE) LOY OF GREENFIELD, MRS JERRY (BARBARA) GUTHRIE OF NEW HAVEN, MO, MRS STUART (IMA JEAN) MERRICK OF KANSAS CITY, MO AND MRS ROBERT (SHARON) JOINER OF CARLINVILLE. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV EARL CLAGG OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN PURITT CEM NEAR JERSEYVILLE.

William Gross, 79, RETIRED FARMER AND CARPENTER, DIED FEB 27, AT GARNET CHAATEAU, WHERE HE HAD BEEN A RESIDENT FOR 1 YR. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV JACK PHILLIPS OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST, OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. HE WAS BORN IN MEDORA ON MAY 18, 1886 THE SON OF JOHN W & SARAH (PRITCHETT) GROSS. HE IS SURVIVED BY 6 SONS, RAY AND CARL OF JERSEYVILLE, JOHN OF HIGHLAND, TX, CLAUDE, KANE, EARL AND PAUL, GODFREY; 4 DAU, MRS RAY (RUBY) BRICKEY, JERSEYVILLE, MRS JOHN (REDA) TAPSCOTT AND MRS CLARENCE (EDNA) SAWTELL, BOTH OF CHESTERFIELD AND MRS MARK (BETTY) RINTOUL, OF KANKAKEE AND 1 GRANDSON, JAMES LILES OF GODFREY WHO WAS RAISED BY THE GROSSES; 25 GRANDCHILDREN AND 39 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 4 SIS, MRS RUTH MAGUIRE OF FRANKLIN; MRS NELLIE GILWORTH, MEDORA, MRS FLORENCE GARRISON OF ALTON AND MRS KATE ELLIOT OF BENTON HARBOR, MI. HIS WIFE, DOVIE MAE GROSS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH AUG 25, 1970. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to THE CHURCH OF CHRIST.

David A. Groves, 24, OF CAMP CASEY, KOREA, DIED NOV 12 AT US ARMY HOSP IN SEOUL, KOREA. HE WAS THE SON OF CHARLES & DOROTHY (LOELLE) GROVES OF JERSEYVILLE. HE LEAVES 1 SIS, SUSAN FINKES OF DOW, PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER, TEMPA GROVES OF KANE AND MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER, MINNIE LOELLKE OF JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL FROM GUBSER HOME BY REV JAMES EMSLEY. MILITARY RITES AT GRAVESIDE AT OAK GROVE CEM BY HONOR GUARD FROM FT LEONARD WOOD, MO.

Mazie Frances Grupp, 92, DIED AUG 27, AT JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER. SHE WAS A RETIRED SEC FOR AN ARCHITECTURAL FIRM. BORN IN CHICAGO, SHE WAS THE DAU OF THE LATE JOHN & ANNA (GAVIN) GRUPP. HER SISTER, ANNA GRUPP OF KANE SURVIVES. VISITATION WAS AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. ROSARY WAS RECITED. FUNERAL MASS WI A CELEBRATED AT HOLY GHOST CHURCH WITH REV WILLIAM HEMBROW AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN ST FRANCIS CEM. Memorials may be given to MASSES.

__ Guilander, [portions of obituary unavailable] DIRECTOR OF JERSEY CO FARM SUPPLY WITH 21 YRS SERVICE AND WAS PRES OF MEDORA FARM SUPPLY. HE WAS A PAST DIRECTOR OF THE FORMER KANE GRAIN C WHICH BECAME JERSEY CO GRAIN. THE FARMER WAS BORN JAN 10, 1919 IN JERSEY CO, SON OF ORVILLE & EDNA (KILLEBREW) GUILANDER OF KANE. HE WAS A MEMBER OF KING SOLOMON LODGE 197, KANE, AND WORTHEY POST AMERICAN LEGION 492 AND VFW. THE WW II ARMY VETERAN SERVED 21 MO IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, THE FORMER ROBERTA (BEAN) GUILANDER WHOM HE MARRIED DEC 31, 1941 IN ST CHARLES, MO; HIS PARENTS; 1 SON, RONALD GUILANDER OF KANE; 1 DAU, CAROL BROWN OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 GRANDCHILDREN; 1 BRO ROBERT GUILANDER OF KANE; 2 SIS, JOYCE MURRAY, KANE AND CHARLOTTE WOODS OF HOMESTEAD, FL. MILITARY RITES WERE CONDUCTED AT KANE CEM BY LEGION POST 492. MEMORIALS DESIGNATED WERE AMERICAN CANCER SOC AND THE HEART FUND. ARRANGEMENTS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

Effie Alice "WOC" Guilander, 63, DIED AT CHRISTIAN HOSP NE, ST LOUIS, FOLLOWING A BRIEF ILLNESS. SHE WAS A NATIVE OF KANE, DAU OF THE LATE JAMES A & GRACE (WHEELER) MUNDY. SHE MARRIED ROBERT M GUILANDER AND HE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 1 DAU, JANICE L RAFTIS, GRAYSLAKE, IL; 2 SONS, ROBERT E OF COLLINSVILLE AND RICHARD E OF CHESTERFIELD, MO; 6 GRANDCHILDREN; 1 SIS, IRMA TERPENING OF KANE; AND 2 BRO, KEITH MUNDY, JERSEYVILLE AND LOUIS MUNDY, E ALTON. VISITATION WAS AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. EASTERN STAR SERVICES WAS CONDUCTED BY KANE LODGE ELIZABETH CHAPT #17. SERVICES WERE HELD AT KANE BAPTIST CHURCH. REV PETER ELY OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. Memorials may be given to DIABETES FOUNDATION.

Orville B. Guilander, Sr., 87, OF KANE DIED NOV 15 AT JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER. SERVICES WERE HELD AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV PETER ELY OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. HE WAS BORN NOV 10, 1896 IN JERSEY CO TO THE LATE JESSE & LULA (RENO) GUILANDER AND WAS A FARMER. GUILANDER WAS A 73 YR MEMBER OF KANE BAPTIST CHURCH. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, EDNA (KILLBREW) GUILANDER WHOM HE MARRIED APR 4, 1918 IN ST LOUIS; 1 SON, ___ GUILANDER, KANE; 2 DAU, CHARLOTTE WOODS, HOMESTEAD, FL AND JOYCE MURRAY OF KANE; 8 GRANDCHILDREN. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 1 SON, ORVILLE GUILANDER JR. Memorials may be given to KANE BAPTIST CHURCH.

Christopher Columbus Guizzle, 83, A RESIDENT OF JERSEY CO FOR MANY YRS, DIED AT THE HOME OF HIS DAU, MRS JAMES CUNNINGHAM. HE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO AND SPENT HIS ENTIRE LIFE HERE. HE LEAVES 89 DECEDENTS, 7 CHILDREN, 39 GRANDCHILDREN AND 42 G-GRANDCHILDREN. HIS WIFE DIED A NUMBER OF YRS AGO. FUNERAL FROM HOME OF DAU WITH BURIAL IN WITT CEM NEAR ROCKBRIDGE.

Georgia Gunterman, 75, OF ALTON, DIED JAN 30 AT ST JOSEPH HOSP, ALTON. SHE HAS WORKED AT BEVERLY FARM FOR THE LAST 35 YRS AS A FOSTER GRANDPARENT. BORN IN CARROLLTON, A DAU OF THE LATE ALBERT & GERTRUDE VINEYARD. SHE MARRIED HERCHEL PICKER GUNTERMAN WHO DIED IN 1974. SURVIVING ARE 2 SON, ALBERT EUGENE OF JERSEYVILLE AND CARL OF JACKSONVILLE; 3 DAU, ROSA LEE ROBEEN OF JERSEYVILLE JOYCE DESHERLIA AND LINDA GUNTERMAN, BOTH OF ALTON; 25 GRANDCHILDREN; 3 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 2 BRO, ALBERT VINEYARD, ELDRED AND ATHEN VINEYARD, GREENFIELD. VISITATION WAS AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM.

Gertude May Gunterman, 74, DIED SEPT 27, AT ST ANTHONY INFIRMARY, ALTON WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR 9 MO. SHE WAS A DAU OF THE LATE MR & MRS BYRON ERWIN AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO JUNE 23, 1877. SURVIVING ARE 3 SONS, C H GUNTERMAN, CA, J H GUNTERMAN, NY AND HERSCHEL GUNTERMAN OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 DAU, MRS GEORGE SWEENEY AND MRS GEORGE JENNINGS OF ALTON; 3 BRO, LOREN ERWIN OF KANE, ERNEST ERWIN, JERSEYVILLE AND GUY ERWIN, SPRINGFIELD, 15 GRANDCHILDREN AND 8 G-GRANDCHILDREN.v

Capt. Robert Christy Gledhill, 77, DIED IN JERSEYVILLE. THE FIRST NEWSBOY ON THE FIRST RAILROAD BUILT IN IL, THE JACKSONVILLE & SOUTHEASTERN, A LINE OF 30 MI LONG BETWEEN JACKSONVILLE AND NAPLES, IL. BORN APR 1, 1839 AT GOOD INTENT, NY, A SUBURB OF PHILADELPHIA, LOCATED ACROSS THE DELAWARE RIVER FROM THAT CITY. AT 1 YR HE WAS BROUGHT TO JACKSONVILLE, IL. HIS FATHER, A WOOLEN MERCHANT FROM ENGLAND DIED WHEN ROBERT WAS 9. SOON AFTER ROBERT STARTED WORKING AS A NEWAS BOY ON THE RR. LATER HE WORKED IN A CONFECTIONARY AND ALSO PHOTOGRAPHY. WAS ASSOCIATED WITH WILL TANDY GALLERIES IN CARROLLTON, GREENFIELD AND ALTON. ENLISTED IN CO A, 10th IL AS A VOLUNTEER AND SERVED 3 YRS. HE WAS INJURED ONCE, WHICH WAS DURING A CHARGE WHEN A SPENT BALL HIT HIM AND KNOCKED SENSELESS, HE WAS LEFT ON THE BATTLEFIELD AS DEAD. HE PARTICIPATED IN THE MARCH TO THE SEA WITH SHERMAN. FROM FIGHTING STOCK, HIS FATHER, AND 5 UNCLES WERE MEMBERS OF THE BLACK HORSE CALVARY OF THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO. UPON THE DEATH OF JOHN C STRONG, WHO OPERATED GALLERY (PHOTOGRAPHIC???), MRS GLEDHILL CAME TO JERSEYVILLE TO TAKE CHARGE OF THE GALLERY AND ON FEB 18, 1868, MARRIED THE PROPRIETOR, MRS STRONG. HE HELPED BUILD IOOF HALL. HE LEAVES HIS WIDOW, 1 SON, DR H R GLEDHILL, 1 STEPSON, HON C H STRONG, NY, 1 SIS, MRS HARRIET BARRY OF OAKLAND, CA. SERVICES FROM PRESBY CHURCH WITH REV JOS. JENKINS. PALLBEARERS WERE ELIAS COCKRELL, JOHN CORY, JETT KIRBY, H S DANIELS, W E HOLLAND, ELLIS WHITEHEAD, A F PITT, AND J M PAGE.

Henry J. Goetten, 77, RETIRED FARMER, WHO HAS RESIDED IN JERSEYVILLE FOR 16 YRS, DIED DEC 28, AT ST JOSEPH HOSP, ALTON. FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED AT ST MARY CHURCH, WITH FR WILLIAM HEMBROW CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN ST MARY CEM. BORN JUNE 2, 1901 IN JERSEY CO, HE WAS THE SON OF HENRY & BARBARA (STRASSER) GOETTEN. HE WAS A FORMER SUPERVISOR OF ENGLISH TWS AND FORMER AUDITOR OF JERSEY TWS. HE WAS A MEMBER OF ST MARY CHURCH, WESTWOODS, 4th DEGREE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS AND ELKS LODGE AND HAD SERVED ON THE JERSEY COMM HOSP BOARD. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, MARGARET (SCHMIEDER) GOETTEN; 2 DAU, MRS MAURITA FRALEY AND MRS ROSALIE HANSEN OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 SON, ROGER, RICHARD AND WILFRED OF JERSEYVILLE AND NORBERT OF CARROLLTON; 1 SIS, MRS HELEN BAUER, JERSEYVILLE; 28 GRANDCHILDREN; 12 G-GRANDCHILDREN. HIS PARENTS, 3 BRO, AND 2 SIS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. THE ROSARY AND CEREMONY OF K OF C WERE HELD AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville.

Loretta A. Gowin, 74, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED OCT 11. BORN IN CALHOUN CO, OCT 14, 1907 SHE WAS THE DAU OF WILLIAM & ELIZABETH (ZAHRLI) EVERING. SHE LEAVES HER HUSBAND MINOR GOWIN WHOM SHE MARRIED NOV 23, 1927 IN JERSEYVILLE; 5 SONS, WILLIAM OF KANE, GARLAND AND JOSEPH OF BETHALTO, JOHN OF JONESBORO, AR, JAMES OF CARROLLTON; 3 DAUS, JUANITA LOWRANCE OF BETHALTO, DIANA MCCAULEY OF SAN PEDRO, CA AND DORIS GOWIN OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 SIS, EDNA KAHL OF ALTON; 21 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN. HER PARENTS, 1 SON, 1 BRO AND 4 SIS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. FUNERAL FROM BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH. BURIAL IN GUNTERMAN CEM.

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