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FUNERAL SERVICES FOR ANDREW J. MAINS, 83-YEAR-OLD RETIRED FARMER, WERE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON OCTOBER 15, AT TWO O'CLOCK AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME. REVEREND GERALD GROTEY, PASTOR OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN THE JALAPPA CEMETERY. THE DEATH OF MR. MAINS OCCURRED FRIDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 13, AT TWO-TWENTY O'CLOCK AT THE WATSON NURSING HOME. THE DECEDENT WAS A SON OF THE LATE HOUSTON AND JONNA CLASS MAINS AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY ON SEPT. 7, 1867. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS EIGHTY-THREE YEARS, ONE MONTH AND SIX DAYS. THE AGED MAN IS SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. FRANK MARTIN OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. ANNA HANDLING OF OTTUMWA, IOWA; ONE SON STEPHEN D. MAINS OF TOMPKINS COVE, NEW YORK; TEN GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, THOMAS MAINS OF JERSEYVILLE AND THREE SISTERS, MRS. SARAH GRIZZLE AND MRS. BERTHA SPEARS OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. IVA DANIELS OF KANE. HIS WIFE, ONE SON, BARTLETT, AND ONE DAUGHTER, IZOLA, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

FINAL SERVICES FOR EDNA ELIZABETH MAINS, 63, OF THE KANE VICINITY, WERE HELD MONDAY AFTERNOON AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville WITH REV. EARL CLAGG OFFICIATING. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 10:30 O'CLOCK ON MAY 13 AT JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. BORN APR. 20, 1909 IN JERSEY COUNTY, SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF JAMES F. AND STELLA DAVIS MAINS. SHE IS SURVIVED BY THREE BROTHERS, KENNETH AND CLINTON OS KANE AND JAMES OF MEDORA; AND FOUR SITERS, MRS. EDITH GILWORTH OF KANE, MISS WANDA MAINS OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. RUTH MOHRMAN OF TRACY, CALIFORNIA, AND MRS. BERNICE KEY OF FLORISSANT, MO; TWO NIECES; ONE NEPHEW; AND SEVEN GREAT-NIECES AND NEPHEWS. HER PARENTS AND ........

FROM JERSEY REP. 1911......FUNERAL OF HUSTON R. MAINS HELD FROM FAMILY HOME 8 MILES NE OF JERSEYVILLE. REV. THOMAS J. ROADY OF KANE, 79 YEARS. MR. MAINS WAS A "FORTY-NINER" HAVING MADE THE TRIP ACROSS THE PLAINS TO CALIFORNIA WITH AN OX TEAM.

KENNETH "NIP" MAINS, 74, A FARMER OF R. 1, KANE DIED AT 6:45 A.M. ON JAN 30 AT HIS HOME AFTER AN EXTENED ILLNESS. HE WAS BORN DEC. 10, 1903 IN JERSEY COUNTY, A SON OF JAMES F. AND STELLA DAVIS MAINS. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE JERSEYVILLE MOOSE LODGE. HIS SURVIVORS ARE FOUR SISTERS, MRS. EDITH GILWORTH OF KANE, MRS. RUTH MOHRMAN OF TRACY, CALIF., MRS. BERNICE FOELLER OF FLORISSANT, MO. AND WANDA MAINS OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO BROTHERS, JAMES MAINS OF MEDORA AND CLINTON MAINS OF JERSEYVILLE. He was preceded in death by HIS PARENTS, ONE BROTHER, ROBERT AND A SISTER, EDNA. THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD AT 1:30 P.M. ON FEB. 1 AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville WITH THE REV. EARL CLAGG OFFICIATING. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville AFTER 4 P.M. TUESDAY. THE FAMILY HAS DESIGNATED THE CANCER FUND AS A MEMORIAL.

THE FUNERAL OF MRS. LILLIE BELL MAINS, 85, OF FIDELITY WAS CONDUCTED ON MAY 14 AT THE CHURCH OF CHRIST WITH JACK D. PHILLIPS OFFICIATING. HER DEATH OCCURRED ON MAY 12 AT THE BOYDY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN CARROLLTON. INTERMENT WAS IN THE OAK GROVE CEMETERY. SHE WAS BORN FEB. 3, 1890 IN HAGAMAN AND WAS THE DAUGHTER OF JOHN AND ANGELINA HENDERSON SMITH. HER SURVIVORS ARE HER HUSBAND, HEARSHAL MAINS OF FIDELITY; SIX SONS, LORAN, WILBUR, AND NEAL HENDRICKSON OF FT. DODGE, IOWA, LEO AND CHARLES OF SOMMERS, IOWA, AND WAYNE HENDRICKSON OF BADGER, IOWA; AND TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. HARRY (RUBY) BOCKOVER AND MRS. VIRGIL (PEARL) BOCKOVER OF FT. DODGE, IOWA; 46 GRANDCHILDREN; SEVERAL GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

THOMAS MARION MAINS OF THIS CITY DIED WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 16 AT NINE O'CLOCK AT THE WATSON NURSING HOME. HE WAS A SON OF THE LATE HOUSTON AND JOANA GLASS MAINS AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, MAY 19, 1872. HIS AGE AT TIME OF DEATH WAS SEVENTY-EIGHT YEARS, ELEVEN MONTHS AND TWENTY-SEVEN DAYS. MR. MAINS WAS A RETIRED LABOROER. THE DECEDENT IS SURVIVED BY THREE SISTERS, MRS. SARAH GRIZZLE AND MRS. BERTHA SPEARS OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. IDA DANIELS OF KANE. THE BODY IS AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE FRIENDS MAY CALL. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT THE CHURCH OF CHRIST FRIDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 18, AT THREE O'CLOCK,DST. THOMAS G. ROADY OF KANY WILL OFFICIATE AND INTERMENT WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY.

DORIS JEAN MALONE, 49, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED APRIL 16 AT CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHEAST. SHE WAS BORN SEPT. 21, 1937, IN GREENE COUNTY TO THE LATE RALPH R. SR. AND EDNA (FORD) PICKETT. SHE MARRIED DANNIE RAY MALONE ON JAN.29, 1955, IN JERSEYVILLE. SHE WORKED AT WAL-MART. SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER HUSBAND, DANNIE RAY MALONE, OF JERSEYVILLE,; SISTERS BETTY BURCH OF CARROLLTON AND ANN MARSHALL OF GRAFTON; AND BROTHERS RALPH R. PICKETT, JR. AND DELLAS GILBERT. VISITATION WAS APRIL 17 AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. THE FUNERAL WAS APRIL 18 THERE WITH THE REV. R.E. GEORGE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. A MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED TO DIABETES FOUNDATION. DATED 04/21/87.

SERVICES FOR JOSEPH MALTIMORE, 60, OF R. 3 JERSEYVILLE WERE CONDUCTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME BY THE REV. R.E. GEORGE. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HIS DEATH OCCURRED AT 2:45 P.M. JULY 20 AT ST. ELIZABETH'S HOSPITAL IN GRANITE CITY. BORN IN GREENE COUNTY NOV. 24, 1918, HE WAS A SON OF EDWARD AND JOSEPHINE KRAUSHAAR MALTIMORE. MALTIMORE WAS EMPLOYED AT LACLEDE STEEL AND WAS A WORLD WAR II VETERAN. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, EVELYN; HIS MOTHER, THREE SONS, GILBERT OF GREENFIELD, HOWARD OF FIELDON AND LARRY OF ALTON; THREE DAUGHTERS, MARY LOU BAKER AND CARRIE STEPHENS OF JERSEYVILLE AND LINDA PILGER OF GODFREY; ONE BROTHER, PERRY OF JERSEYVILLE; THREE SISTERS, MARY FOSTER AND BONITA SHERMAN, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE AND OPAL KRUCKERBURG OF GODFREY; 10 GRANDCHILDREN. A DAUGHTER, JOANN MALTIMORE, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

LORETTA LEE MALTIMORE, 61, DIED AT 1:09 A.M. TODAY FEB. 4, 1988 AT ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL IN ALTON. BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE HENRY AND MYRTLE (GUESS) STEVENS. ON NOV. 1, 1955 SHE MARRIED PERRY MALTIMORE IN KANE, AND HE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE A SON, PERKY MALTIMORE OF JERSEYVILLE; A GRANDCHILD; A BROTHER, PORTER STEVENS OF KANE; AND A HALF BROTHER, RICHARD STURMAN OF GRANITE CITY. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY A SON, A SISTER AND TWO HALF-BROTHERS. VISITATION WILL BE 4-9 P.M. FRIDAY AND UNTIL NOON SAT. AT JACOBY BROS. FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. FROM NOON UNTIL TIME OF SERVICES AT 1:30 P.M. SATURDAY, VISITATON WILL CONTINUE AT THE FIRST SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE. THE REV. RON WOODRM WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL WILL BE IN KANE CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE CHURCH, WHERE MRS. MALTIMORE HAD BEEN A MEMBER.

MRS. LILLIAN E. MAPLE, OPERATOR OF THE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE AT KEMPER FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS, DIED UNEXPECTEDLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON FEB. 8, AT THE HOME OF HER SON-IN-LAW AND DAUGHTER, MRS. AND MRS. LAVERNE L. PARRISH IN ALTON. MRS. MAPLE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR MORE THAN A YEAR AND WAS SPENDING THE WINTER MONTHS IN ALTON AT THE PARRISH HOME. SHE COMPLAINED OF A PAIN IN HER CHEST AND HER DEATH OCCURRED WITHIN A FEW MINUTES. MRS. MAPLE WAS BORN AT ADRIAN, MISSOURI. SHE WAS MARRIED TO CLARENCE MAPLE AND THE FAMILY RESIDED AT PEORIA FOR A FEW YEARS. IN 1928 THEY MOVED TO KEMPER TO LIVE. THE DEATH OF MR. MAPLE OCCURRED A FEW MONTHS LATER AND MRS. MAPLE BECAME TELEPHONE OPERATOR FOR THE KEMPER COOPERATIVE EXCHANGE. SHE CONTINUED THE WORK UNTIL LAST FALL. MRS. MAPLE WAS SIXTY-SIX YEARS OLD. SURVIVING HER ARE FIVE SONS AND FIVE DAUGHTERS, HER AGED FATHER, HENRY BAIE, 94-YEAR OLD RESIDENT OF ADRIAN, AND SEVENTEEN GRANDCHILDREN. THE CHILDREN ARE HERMAN MAPLE OF PEORIA, HOWARD OF SALEM, OHIO, HOMER, CLARENCE, AND KENNETH MAPLE OF MEDORA, MRS. HELEN MILLER OF HARDIN, MRS. RUTH BRAGG OF KANSAS CITY, MRS. GLADYS RIVES OF GREENFIELD, MRS. MARIAN SMITH OF CHENOA AND MRS. JESSIE PARRISH OF ALTON. TWO SONS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. SURVIVING ALSO ARE TWO BROTHERS, HENRY BAIE AND ARVIE BAIE OF ADRIAN, MO, AND THREE SISTERS, MRS. RUBY HAWKINS OF ADRIAN, MRS. LOUISE ADAMS OF KANSAS CITY AND MRS. MINNIE RODMAN OF LOS ANGELES. FUNERAL SERVICE S WERE HELD AT THE KEMPER BAPTIST CHURCH, WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEB. 12, WITH REV. ELMER BALLARD OF ST. LOUIS OFFICIATING. THE BODY WAS TAKEN TO MAPLETON FOR SERVICES AND BURIAL WA IN THE MAPLETON CEMETERY. DATED FEB., 1947

SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON FOR ALTA MARCH, 97, OF 404 E. MAPLE, WHO DIED AT 8:35 A.M. FEB 14 AT BOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. SHE WAS BORN NEAR KANE, A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE GEORGE AND LUANN WILLIAMS WITT AND MARRIES DR. S.F. MARCH WHO DIED APRIL 28, 1957. HER SURVIVORS ARE THREE DAUGHTERS, GLENDA KLEIN, AND JANE BLACK OF CARROLLTON AND MARTHA QUICK OF LIVONIA, MICH; FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.

FINAL SERVICES FOR MRS. DELIA MARCH, 93, OF 505 N. JEFFERSON, JERSEYVILLE WERE CONDUCTED MAY 10 AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WITH REV. ORLEN LANE OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN THE OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 4:30 A.M. ON MAY 9 AT GARNET'S CHATEAU. SHE WAS BORN ON DEC. 19, 1881 IN GREENE COUNTY, A DAUGHTER OF MR. AND MRS. DAVID S. BUSHNELL. HER HUSBAND, LEE MARCH, DIED IN 1967. SHE IS SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER AND SON, MRS. O.T. (LILLIAN) DAVIS OF ELDORADO, CALIFORNIA AND PAUL MARCH OF SAN DIEGO, CALIF.; FOUR GRANDCHILDREN; 15 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. HER HUSBAND AND ONE SON PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. DATED 5/15/75.

FINAL SERVICES FOR LYNN DELBERT MARCH, 70, OF 605 SHORT STREET, JERSEYVILLE WERE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WITH ORLEN LANE OFFICIATING. HIS DEATH OCCURRED AT 5:25 A.M. ON JAN. 26 AT JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HE WAS BORN OCT. 24, 1902 IN ELDRED, A SON OF LEE AND LODELIA MARCH. MR. MARCH WAS A RETIRED ROAD WORKER. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, MYRA BUSHNELL MARCH; TWO SONS, WILLIAM LYNN MARCH OF PORTLAND, OREGON, AND DAVID LEE MARCH OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. BETTY LOU SHEETS OF CARROLLTON; 13 GRANDCHILDREN; 4 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, PAUL OF SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA; ONE SISTER, MRS. LILLIAN DAVIS OF ELDORADO; AND HIS MOTHER, MRS. DELIA MARCH OF JERSEYVILLE. HIS FATHER AND ONE SON PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. DATED 2/1/73.

FINAL RITES WERE HELD NOV. 20 AT THE GOSPEL ASSEMBLY CHURCH FOR MRS. MYRA MARCH, 70, OF JERSEYVILLE WITH REV. HARRY FRAZER OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. MRS. MARCH BECAME ILL WHILE ATTENDING CHURCH SERVICES AT THE GOSPEL ASSEMBLY CHURCH AND WAS PROUNOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ON NOV. 18. SHE WAS BORN SEPT. 5, 1903 IN ELDRED THE DAUGHTER OF ALVIN AND LULA CARTER BUSHNELL. HER HUSBAND WAS THE LATE LYNN D. MARCH. HER SURVIVORS ARE TWO SONS, WILLIAM AND DAVID MARCH OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE DUAGHTER, MRS........DATED 11/22/73.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JESSE LEON MARGESON, 72, A RESIDENT IN THE KANE AREA FOR THE PAST 30 YEARS, WERE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 19, AT HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON. HE DIED AT 1:45 A.M. FRIDAY, MAY 17, AT THE BOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR THE PAST FOUR DAYS. HIS DEATH FOLLOWED AN EXTENDED ILLNESS. THE REV. CHESTER SUTTON OF JERSEYVILLE OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN THE JALAPPA CEMETERY NEAR KANE. MR. MARGESON HAD WORKED AT MC DONNEL-DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT IN ST. LOUIS FOR 13 YEARS AND ALSO A RETIRED FARMER. HE WAS BORN IN LAWTON, IOWA, JAN. 12, 1902, THE SON OF THE LATE GEORGE AND EVA GARLOW MARGESON. HE MARRIED THE FORMER HAZEL DANIELS IN 1922 IN MAQUOKETA, IOWA. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, HAZEL; FOUR DAUGHTERS, MRS. LEO (LOLA) ABBOTT OF KANE, MRS. GARNETT (MARGARET) LAMB OF HAMEL, MRS. RONALD (JOANN) BYLAND, CARROLLTON, MRS. L.W. (JOAN) BRANNAN OF JACKSONVILLE; TWO SONS MARVIN OF JERSEYVILLE, AND DARRIELL OF CARROLLTON; 24 GRANDCHILDREN; FOUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, OLEY OF MAQUOKETA, IOWA; AND TWO SISTER, MRS. HOWARD MCCUTCHEON OF APACHE JUNCTION, ARIZ;, AND MRS. MARGARET STEVENS OF MONTEREY PARK, CALIF. HIS PARENTS, TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. DOROTHY CRULL AND MYRTLE MARGESON, ONE SISTER AND FIVE BROTHERS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS A MEMORIAL. DATED 5/23/74.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR BERTHA THELMA MARSHALL, 67, MAPLE STREET, JERSEYVILLE ARE BEING HELD AT 2 P.M. JUNE 29 AT GUBSER'S FUNERAL HOME, REV. DAVID CALLIE OF THE FIELDON BAPTIST CHURCH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE AT THE KANE CEMETERY IN KANE. MISS MARSHALL WAS BORN DEC. 21, 1914 AT CARROLLTON, THE DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM E. AND JULIA VARBLE MARSHALL. SHE DIED AT 2:45 P.M. JUNE 26, AT JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. SHE WAS A STITCHER FOR A SHOE COMPANY IN ST. LOUIS, MO. SHE IS SURVIVED BY ONE SISTER, RUTH WESTBROOK OF JERSEYVILLE AND TWO NIECES, PEARL BROWN OF ALTON AND BILLIE OGDEN, GODFREY. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY ONE SISTER AND TWO BROTHERS. DATED JUNE 29, 1982.

SERVICES WERE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME FOR FRED O. MARSHALL, 83, OF RURAL JERSEYVILLE WHO DIED AT 5:50 P.M. MARCH 21 AT THE JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER. THE REV. R.E. GEORGE OFFICIATED. A FARMER, HE WAS BORN FEB. 25, 1902 IN GREENE COUNTY TO LEDA WHITLOCK MARSHALL WHO SURVIVES AND THE LATE EDWARD MARSHALL. HIS SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIFE, THE FORMER VERNA WATSON WHOM HE MARRIED ON MARCH 26, 1925 IN JERSEYVILLE, MOTHER, JERSEYVILLE; TWO SONS, MARVIN OF MEDORA AND FRED OF FIELDON; DAUGHERS MARCELLA MEREDITH, VIVIAN KADELL AND FREDA BOCK OF JERSEYVILLE AND SHARON FRAZIER OF PINE BLUFF, ARK; BROTHERS ED OF JERSEYVILLE, IRA OF CARLYLE AND ELMER OF GRAFTON; TWO SISTERS, ALMA PYLE AND DOROTHY KARR OF JERSEYVILLE; 19 GRANDCHILDREN, 26 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND ONE GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILD. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. ALZHEIMERS DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ASSN. HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS THE MEMORIAL. DATED MAY, 1985.

IRA D. "ODD" MARSHALL, 74, DIED AT 12:30 A.M. SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 1986 AT GREENWOOD MANOR IN JERSEYVILLE. BORN IN ELDRED, HE WAS A FARMER AND HAD BEEN EMPLOYED 24 YEARS AT OLIN CORP. A SON OF THE LATE EDWARD AND LEDA BELLE (HUFF) MARSHALL, HE MARRIED THE FORMER MURIEL FERGUSON, WHO PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. HE LATER MARRIED THE FORMER CHRISTINE WAYMAN, WHO SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE THREE SONS, RICHARD L. MARSHALL OF CARLYLE, KENNETH E. MARSHALL OF JERSEYVILLE AND MARTIN D. MARSHALL OF WOOD RIVER; ONE DAUGHTER, CAROLYN MARSHALL OF GRAFTON; ONE STEPSON, CHAD BELL OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO STEPDAUGHTERS, CHERYL WALLACE OF MEDORA AND MICHELE BELL OF JERSEYVILLE; NUMEROUS GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; TWO BROTHERS, L.EDWARD MARSHALL OF JERSEYVILLE AND ELMER "CAPP" MARSHALL OF GRAFTON; AND TWO SISTERS, ALMA PYLE AND DOROTHY KARR, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 8 P.M. TODAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WHERE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 2 P.M. TUESDAY WITH REV. JOY SETTLES OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN MCDOWCEMETERY IN OTTERVILLE.

LAURA "JERRY" (BROOKS) MARSHALL, 71, DIED AT 6:14 P.M. SATURDAY AUG. 8, 1987, AT SAINT ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL IN ALTON. SHE WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, THE DAUGHTER OF VIOLA (WOOLSEY) BROOKS OF JERSEYVILLE AND THE LATE WILLIS R. BROOKS. ON DEC. 15, 1934, IN CARROLLTON, SHE MARRIED KENNETH MARSHALL, AND HE SURVIVES. IN ADDITION TO HER MOTHER AND HUSBAND, SURVIVING ARE A DAUGHTER, CAROL KOOKE OF JERSEYVILLE, TWO SONS, WILBERT K. AND DENZIL MARSHALL, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; 14 GRANDCHILDREN; NINE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; THREE SISTERS, OPAL KIRBY OF FIELDON, AND MILLIE BURCH AND ENID DAVIS, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; AND TWO BROTHERS, HERSHAL BROOKS OF QUINCY AND DARRELL BROOKS OF JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY TWO SIBLINGS, ARNOLD AND DALLAS BROOKS. VISITATION IS SCHEDULED 4 TO 9 P.M. TODAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. AT THE BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH IN RURAL JERSEYVILLE, VISITATION WILL CONTINUE FROM NOON TUESDAY UNTIL TIME OF SERVICES AT 2:30 P.M. THE REVS. EARL CLAGG AND CLYDE SHAW WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL WILL BE IN KANE CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE ST. LOUIS SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN.

DATED MAY 7, 1986. DONALD E. MARTIN, 63, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED AT 9:22 A.M. SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 1986, AT HIS RESIDENCE, FOLLOWING A LENGTHY ILLNESS. A RURAL MAIL MARRIER AND A VETERAN OF WORLD WAR II, HE WAS NAMED ILLINOIS RURAL CARRIER OF THE YEAR IN 1984. HE WAS BORN IN CARROLLTON, SON OF LATMERE MARTIN OF WHITE HALL AND THE LATE NANCY GILLAND MARTIN. ON JULY 11, 1945, HE MARRIED PAULINE H. POWERS WHO SURVIVES. SURVING IN ADDITION TO HIS WIFE AND FATHER ARE ONE SON, PEPPER OF WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, W.VA.; TWO DAUGHTERS, KAREN GOETTEN, OF CARROLLTON AND PATI FRY OF JERSEYVILLE; 10 GRANDCHILDREN; 10 SISTERS, DORIS KELLY AND ELEANOR PLATO, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; BETTY HALBATH OF MENDOTA, MARY REEDY OF FRESNO, CALIF; PAULINE HOLMES OF ALTON, RUTH ANN BOOKER OF SHREVEPORT, LA., MELINDA MARTIN OF JACKSONVILLE, MALISSA WESTERLAND OF ALDEO, MARGARET MARTIN OF ELPASCO, AND MARIE MARTIN OF WHITE HALL. VISTATION WILL BE FROM 4 P.M. TO 9 P.M. TODAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WHERE MASONIC SERVICES WILL BE AT 7:30 P.M. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE AT 2 P.M. TUESDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. RICK FRANCIS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN GRIMES CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE. MEMORIALS ARE THE AMERICAN RED CROSS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AND PEACE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER. ADDITIONAL OBITUARY: HE WAS BORN JAN. 29, 1923 IN CARROLLTON TO LATMERE MARTIN AND THE LATE NANCY GILLAND MARTIN. HE MARRIED PAULINE H. POWERS ON JULY 11, 1945, IN JERSEY COUNTY. HE WAS A RURAL MAIL CARRIER FOR THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE AND HE WAS A VETERAN OF WORLD WAR II. HE WAS A MEMBER OF PEACE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, DISABLED VETS, SHRINE AINAD TEMPLE, ELKS AND MOOSE LODGES AND EASTERN STAR NO. 990 CALHOUN CHAPTER. HE WAS A LIFE MEMBER OF THE VFW AND A PAST MASTER OF THE FIELDON MASONIC LODGE. HE HAD BEEN A MEMBER OF THE JERSEYVILLE CITY COUNCIL. HE WAS A 149 PINTS BLOOD DONOR FOR THE RED CROSS. HE WAS RURAL CARRIER OF THE YEAR FOR ILLINOIS IN 1984. SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIFE, PAULINE OF JERSEYVILLE; FATHER LATMERE MARTIN OF WHITE HALL; SON PEPPER MARTIN OF WHILE SULFUR SPRINGS, W.VA.; DAUGHTERS KAREN GOETTEN OF CARROLTON AND PATI FRY OF JERSEYVILLE; SISTERS DORIS KELLY AND ELEANOR PLATO, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE, BETTY HALBATH OF MENDOTA, MARY REEDY OF FRESNO, CALIF; RUTH ANN BOOKER OF SHREVEPORT, LA., PAULINE HOLMES OF ALTON, MELINDA MARTIN OF JACKSONVILLE, MALISSA WESTERLAND OF ALDEO, MARGARET MARTIN OF ELPASCO AND MARIE MARTIN OF WHITE HALL; AND 10 GRANDCHILDREN. THE FUNERAL WAS APRIL 29 AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. RICK FRANCIS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS AT GRIMES CEMETERY. MEMORIALS HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED TO THE RED CROSS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AND PEACE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST.

DATED 6/21/71. A DOUBLE TRAGEDY OCCURRED THURSDAY EVENING IN THE GLENN MARTIN FAMILY OF ROCK ISLAND. MR. AND MRS. MARTIN WERE FOUND DEAD IN THEIR HOME FRIDAY AFTER AN INVESTIGATION WAS STARTED WHEN THE COUPLE DID NOT REPORT TO THEIR WORK AT THE ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL. CORONER JAMES SHAW TOLD THE DEMOCRAT NEWS WEDNESDAY MORNING IN A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION THAT INQUESTS INTO THE DEATHS ARE PENDING. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MR. MARTIN WERE HELD TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE LARSON FUNERAL HOME IN ROCK ISLAND WITH DR. WILBUR N. PALMQUIST, A RETIRED LUTHERAN MINISTER AND NEIGHBOR OF THE FAMILY, OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN NATIONAL CEMETERY AT THE ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL. MR. MARTIN, 47, HAD BEEN WITH THE ARMY WEAPONS COMMAND AS FINANCIAL ANALYST FOR 23 YEARS. HE WAS THE SON OF LATMER EARL MARTIN OF WHITE HALL AND MRS. NANCY ANN GILLELAND SPRINGMAN OF FIELDON AND WAS BORN NEAR WHITE HALL ON FEB. 13, 1924. SURVIVING HIM IN ADDITION TO HIS FATHER AND MOTHER ARE ONE BROTHER, DONALD MARTIN OF JERSEYVILLE AND FIVE SISTERS, MRS. WILBUR (PAULINE) HOLMES OF ALTON, MRS. DORIS KELLY OF HIGHLAND PARK, MRS. WAYNE (BETTY) HALBOTH OF COMPTON, MRS. WILLIAM (MARY) REEDY OF FRESNO, CALIF., AND MRS. WILLIAM (ELEANOR) PLATO OF JERSEYVILLE. FINAL RITES FOR MRS. MARTIN, 45, WERE HELD AT THE LARSON FUNERAL HOME ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND BURIAL WAS IN MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY IN ROCK ISLAND. MRS. MARTIN, WHO HAD BEEN EMPLOYED AT THE ARSENAL FOR 20 YEARS, IS SURVIVED BY THREE SISTERS AND ONE BROTHER.

DATED 9/6/73. FINAL SERVICES WERE HELD MONDAY AFTERNOON FROM GUBSER FUNERAL HOME FOR MRS. LYDIA MAE MARTIN, 93, OF 315 EAST CARPENTER ST WHOSE DEATH OCCURRED ON SEP. 1, AT D'ADRIAN CONVALESCENT CENTER. REV. JAMES CONNETT OFFICIATED AT THE RITES AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. SHE WAS BORN MAY 9, 1880 IN GREENE CO., A DAUGHTER OF DANIEL AND LAURA CHISM WOOLSEY. HER HUSBAND, FRED MARTIN PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. SHE IS SURVIVED BY TWO SONS, PRESTON MARTIN OF FIELDON AND FRED, JR. OF JERSEYVILLE; AND TWO DAUGHTERS MRS. ETHEL DRAGE OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. LEORA CLARY OF WOOD RIVER; SIX SISTERS, MRS IDA BROOKS, MRS. VIOLA BROOKS, MRS. LAVINA MOURNING, MRS. EUNICE MATTIS, JERSEYVILLE, MRS. ALICE POWELL OF MEDORA, MRS. FLORA WHEELER OF MCLEANSBORO; 15 GRANDCHILDREN, 44 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, 2 GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, ONE DAUGHTER, THREE BROTHERS AND FIVE SISTER. VISTATION WAS HELD AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME.

JER REP NOV 23, 1911. MRS. PARMELIA MARTIN DIED AT HOME OF DAUGHTER, MRS. PATRICK LYNCH. 87 YEARS. FUNERAL FROM HOME. REV. S. CATT. PARMELIA HENSON BORN JUNE 23, 1825 IN GREENE CO.,IL. MARRIED WILLIAM BAGAS IN 1842. ONE SON. MARRIED GEO. MARTIN IN 1847. FIVE CHILDREN; FOUR GIRLS AND ONE BOY. DIED AT HOME OF DAU, LEAVES THREE DAUGHERS: MRS. LETTA J. DABBS, MRS. MAY LYNCH AND MRS. ELIZABETH M. STRETER. 21 GRANDCHILDREN AND 10 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL FROM HOME OF DAUGHTER. BURIED IN GRIMES CEMETERY.

DATED 10/21/81. THE FUNERAL OF VIOLA S. MARTIN, 52, R.1 JERSEYVILLE, WAS CONDUCTED FRIDAY MORNING AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. DAVID MCGUIRE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY, JERSEYVILLE. SHE DIED AT 4:15 P.M. OCT 20 AT ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL IN ALTON. WHE WAS BORN MARCH 9, 1929, A DAUGHTER OF CATLIE AND ENID HAVEN SHAW. SURVIVORS ARE HER HUSBAND, CHARLES MARTIN WHOM SHE MARRIED AUG. 27, 1954 IN JERSEYVILLE; SONS, CHARLES WILLIAM OF ALTON AND JAMES, DENNIS AND DANIEL, AT HOME; A DAUGHTER, BECKY LEE DESHERLIA OF BRIGHTON; BROTHERS RALPH SHAW, WHITE HALL AND DENNIS SHAW, JACKSONVILLE; AND FIVE GRANDCHILDREN. HER PARENTS, TWO BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. THE FAMILY HAS NAMED THE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE AS A MEMORIAL.

REPUBLICAN EXAMINER DATED FRIDAY, MAR. 25, 1881. DIED AT M.E. PARSONAGE, MARCH 16, 1881, MRS. DIRONITIA MASSEY, WIFE OF REV. R.H. MASSEY, PASTOR OF ME CHURCH AT KANE.--50 YEARS. FUNERAL FROM ME CHURCH. REV. B.R. PIERCE AND MINISTERS FROM ALTON.

FROM JER. REP. NOV. 16, 1911-- HENRY MASSEY DIED AT HOME SW OF JERSEYVILLE. 51 YEARS. LEAVES WIFE AND SIX CHILDREN, MRS. L.J. KUTZENBERGER, CLAY, ROY, FANNIE, LEE AND MILDRED. FUNERAL FROM HOME. REV. W.H. JORDON. HENRY CLAY WOODBURY MASSEY, SON OF HENRY CLAY AND KATHERIN FITZGERALD MASSEY, BORN NEAR JERSEY, DEC. 28, 1859. ELDEST SON OF FAMILY OF TWELVE. THOSE WHO SURVIVE HIM ARE: MARIA L. BERTMAN OF ROCKBRIDGE, IL. MRS. AUGUSTA A. ELY OF SPRINGFIELD, IL. WILLIAM M. ELY OF GRANITE CITY, IL. STEPHEN LYCURGUS AND JAMES S. OF JERSEY. MRS. KITTIE MUNDLE OF PONTIAC, IL. FEB. 21, 1882 MARRIED MARY A SILVERS. SIX CHILDREN: HENRY CLAY, CLARA A. KUTAZENBURGER, FANNIE L., ROY W., CLARENCE LEE AND MILDRED E. HE DID NOT BELONG TO ANY CHURCH BUT FELT HIS GOD WOULD BE MERCIFUL TO HIM. KIND AND THOUGHTFUL. HICKORY GROVE MWA . FUNERAL FROM HOME. 2 MILES SW OF JERSEY. REV. W.H. JORDON. BURIAL OG CEM.

JAMES M. MASSEY DIED AT HIS HOME IN JERSEYVILLE AT AGE OF 53 YEARS. FUNERAL FROM ST. FRANCIAS CHURCH. REV. J.J. CLANCY. BORN AND REARED IN JERSEY CO. SON OF HENRY C. MASSEY, FORMER SHERIFF OF JERSEY CO. AND MEMBER OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF STATE OF ILLINOIS. ASSOCIATED WITH METROPOLITAN LIFE INS. CO. AND IN THAT CAPACITY FORMED LARGE CIRCLE OF FRIENDS. LEAVES WIDOW AND ONE DAUGHTER, MISS HELEN MASSEY, TWO BROTHERS, S.L. MASSEY OF JERSEYVILLE AND WILLIAM MASSEY OF TEXAS, TWO SISTERS, MRS. GUSSIE ELY OF BRIGHTON AND MRS. JOHN BERTMAN OF ROCKBRIDGE. TWO SISTERS, MRS. FRED J. BERTMAN AND MISS KATHERINE MASSEY, AND TWO BROTHERS, FRANK MASSEY AND HENRY CLAY MASSEY, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

FROM JER. REP. JULY, 1905--MRS. JAMES MATTHEWS, 35 YR., DIED AT HER HOME IN STRYKER ADDITION. FUNERAL FROM HOME OF MRS. JANE BALLARD. REV. S. CATT. BURIAL IN ROCKBRIDGE, IL.

REPUBLICAN EXAMINER FEB. 2, 1883. REV. JOHN MASSEY, AN OLD CITIZEN DIED IN THIS CITY FRIDAY LAST, AFTER A LINGERING ILLNESS, AND WAS BURIED SUNDAY FROM THE M.E. CHURCH IN KANE, REV. C.E. CLINE OFFICIATING. 65 YEARS OF AGE. FORMERLY A PASTOR OF THE METH. CH. PERSONAL DIFFICULTIES SEVERED HIS RELATION WITH THE CHURCH. BORN IN ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO, MARCH 18, 1818, MOVED TO GREENE CO WITH PARENTS. MARRIED TO MRS. CATHERINE DODSON IN 1870. SHE SURVIVES. CONVERTED IN EARLY LIFE, LEARNED TO EXHORT AND THEN TO PREACH, ORDAINED DEACON.

MRS. MARGARET KATHERINE MATHIS OF THIS CITY DIED WED. MORNING, SEP. 2 AT TEN O'CLOCK IN A HOSPITAL IN DES MOINES, IOWA. SHE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR SEVERAL MONTHS AND HAD BEEN SPENDING SOME TIME AT THE HOME OF HER SON-IN-LAW AND DAU., MR. AND MRS. EDWARD A. WITTE, IN CINCINNATI, OHIO. MRS. MATHIS WAS FOR MANY YEARS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE JERSEYVILLE BRANCH OF THE INTERNATIONAL SHOE CO. THE DECEDENT WAS A DAU. OF THE LATE JOHN AND LOUISE WEBER SEIMER AND WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, ILLINOIS ON OCT. 15, 1892. HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SIXTY YEARS, TEN MONTHS AND SEVENTEEN DAYS. SURVIVING MRS. MATHIS ARE ONE SON, JOHN MATHIS OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. D.H. NORD OF HUXLEY, IOWA, AND MRS. EDARD A. WITTE OF CINCINNATI, OHIO; TWELVE GRANDCHILDREN; TWO BROTHERS M.J. SEIMER OF GODFREY AND JULIUS SEIMER OF LITTLE ROCK, ARK., AND TWO SISTERS, MRS. JOSEPHINE DESHASIER OF CARROLLTON AND MRS. C.E. NEWTON OF CUBERSTON, MONTANA. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME AFTER TWO P.M., FRI, SEP. 4. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH SATURDAY MORNING, SEP. 5, AT 9:30 O'CLOCK .(BOTTOM FEW LINES OF OBIT TORN AWAY)

ETHEL MARIE MATTHEWS, 69, OF COTTAGE HILLS, AND FORMERLY OF HARDIN, DIED AT 9:34 P.M. TUESDAY, FEB. 17, 1981 AT MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER, SPRINGFIELD. BORN IN EAST ST. LOUIS, SHE WAS A DAU. OF THE LATE JEFFERSON P. AND LAURA (DELANEY) POORE. SURVIVING ARE TWO DAUGHTERS, HELEN M. HILLEN OF ALTON AND MAXINE FIX OF ELDRED; THREE SONS, ROBERT OF GODFREY, PAUL OF COTTAGE HILLS AND JEROME OF ELDRED; SIX GRANDCHILDREN; TWO SISTER, ELEANOR POORE OF FLORIDA AND LORAINE KIRCHNER OF JERSEYVILLE; AND FOUR BROTHERS JACK, WILLIAM, AND ABNER POORE, ALL OF HARDIN, AND JAMES POORE OF MIAMI, FLORIDA. VISITATION WAS HELD THURSDAY AT HANKS FUNERAL HOME IN HARDIN WHERE SERVICES WERE HELD AT 1:30 P.M. FRIDAY WITH THE REV. WARREN BROWN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN HARDIN CEMETERY AND THE KIDNEY FOUNDATION HAS BEEN NAMED AS A MEMORIAL.

FINAL SERVICES FOR MRS. EUNICE MATTIS, 90, A RESIDENT OF GREENWOOD MANOR FOR A YEAR, WERE CONDUCTED TUE. AFTEROON, JAN. 28, AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. L.E. HUTCHINSON OF THE STATE STREET BAPTIST CHURCH OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 4:45 AM ON JAN. 26 AT JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. SHE WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, DEC. 23, 1884, A DAU. OF THE LATE DANIEL AND LAURA CHISM WOOLSEY. HER HUSBAND, JOHN MATTIS, DIED IN 1959. SHE IS SURVIVED BY TWO SONS, LOUIE MATTIS OF CARROLLTON; THREE DAU. MRS. NELLIE STUART OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. SHERMAN (MILDRED) BARRY OF KANE, MRS. GEORGE (ADA) BERLEMANN OF EDWARDSVILLE; ONE GRANDCHILD; TWO GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; AND FIVE SISTERS, IDA BROOKS, VIOLA BROOKS AND LAVINA MOURNING OF JERSEYVILLE AND ALICE POWELL OF MEDORA AND FLORA WHEELER OF MCLEANSBORO. THE BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH HAS BEEN NAMED AS A MEMORIAL.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JOHN T. MATTIS OF JERSEYVILLE, A RETIRED FARMER, WILL BE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON, DEC 20, AT TWO O'CLOCK AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME. REV. J. DALLAS WALLACE, PASTOR OF THE STATE STREET BAPTIST CHURCH, WILL OFFICIATE AND BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE FUNERAL HOME AFTER TWO O'CLOCK FRI AFTERNOON, DEC. 18. THE DEATH OF MR. MATTIS OCCURRED WED. MORNING, DEC. 16 AT 9:45 O'CLOCK AT THE JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. HE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR SOME TIME AND HAD BEEN HOSPITALIZED ON A NUMBER OF OCCASIONS. THE DECEDENT WAS A SON OF THE LATE HENRY AND ANNIE STARLIN MATTIS AND WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY NOV. 11, 1880. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SEVENTY-NINE YEARS, ONE MONTH AND FIVE DAYS. MR. MATTIS ENGAGED IN FARMING FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS. HE AND HIS WIFE HAD RESIDED IN JERSEYVILLE THE PAST ELEVEN YEARS. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, MRS. EUNICE MATTIS OF THIS CITY, TWO SONS, LOUIE MATTIS OF JERSEYVILLE AND MELVIN MATTIS OF CARROLLTON;THREE DAU. MRS. NELLIE STUART OF LOS ANGELES, CALIF., MRS. SHERMAN BARRY OF KANE AND MRS ADA COOK OF JERSEYVILLE, AND ONE GRANDDAUGHTER, MARY LOU MATTIS OF CARROLLTON.

LOUIE MATTIS, 82, DIED AT 5:15 AM TODAY AT ST. LUKE'S WEST HOSPITAL IN ST. LOUIS. HE RETIRED FROM FARMING IN 1964, AND WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, SON OF THE LATE JOHN T. AND EUNICE J. (WOOLSEY) MATTIS. HE MARRIED THE FORMER ADA CROW ON FEB. 14, 1942 IN ST. CHARLES, MO AND SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE ONE DAU., LELA MAE KING OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO GRANDCHILDREN; SEVEN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; THREE SISTERS, NELLIE STUART AND MILDRED BARRY, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE, AND ADA BERLEMANN OF EDWARDSVILLE; AND ONE BROTHER MELVIN OF CARROLLTON. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 PM THURS. AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WHERE SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 2 PM FRIDAY WITH THE REV. RON WOODRUM OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE. STATE STREET BAPTIST CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS A MEMORIAL.

FUNERAL MASS FOR EDWARD M. MAUPIN, 70, OF R. 1 GRAFTON WAS CELEBRATED SAT. MORNING AT ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH, GRAFTON WITH FATHER JOSEPH DINEEN CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN SCENIC HILL CEMETERY. THE WORLD WAR II VETERAN WAS RETIRED FROM LACLEDE STEEL. BORN FEB. 13, 1911 IN GODFREY, HE WAS A SON OF EDWARD L. AND ELSAH BLAND MAUPIN. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, THE FORMER ARMELL "DICKIE" FOX WHOM HE MARRIED MAR 28, 1934 IN ALTON; ONE SON, JOHN E. MAUPIN OF COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO; TWO DAU. SHIRLEY OULSON OF GRAFTON AND BECKY ROESCH OF BLOOMTON; NINE GRANDCHILDREN; FIVE BROS., RAYMOND OF COTTAGE HILLS, LELAND OF JERSEYVILLE, CARL OF CARROLLTON, WILLIAM OF HARTFORD AND ARTHUR OF ALTON;TWO SISTERS, MILDRED ORR AND ELSA MAUPIN OF ALTON. ADDITIONAL OBIT: EDWARD M. MAUPIN, 70, OF GRAFTON, DIED AT 10:45 PM MAR 3, AT HIS RESIDENCE. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, THE FORMER ARMELL "DICKIE" FOX; A SON, JOHN OF COLORADO, TWO DAU., SHIRLEY OULSON OS GRAFTON AND BECKY ROESCH OF BLOOMTON; NINE GRANDCHILDREN; FIVE BROS; RAYMOND OF COTTAGE HILLS, LELAND OF JERSEYVILLE, CARL OF CARROLLTON, WILLIAM OF HARTFORD AND ARTHUR OF ALTON; TWO SISTERS, MILDRED ORR AND ELSA MAUPIN, OF ALTON. BURIAL WAS IN SCENIC HILL CEMETERY AND THE DIABETES FOUNDATION AND ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH HAVE BEEN NAMES AS MEMORIALS.

FUNERAL RITES FOR MRS. ELSAH M. MAUPIN, 84, OF 814 SPRUCE ST. ALTON, A NATIVE OF JERSEY COUNTY, WILL BE HELD TODAY (THURS) AT THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAL CHURCH , ALTON, WITH REV. DR. CORTLEY BURROUGHS OFFICIATING. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 12:10 PM MONDAY AT EUNICE SMITH NURSING HOME FOLLOWING AN ILLNESS OF 3 1/2 YEARS. INTERMENT WILL BE IN VALHALL MEMORIAL PARK. BORN OCT. 14, 1888 IN JERSEY COUNTY, SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN ALTON AND A CHARTER MEMBER OF THE JERSEY COUNTY HOME BUREAU. HER HUSBAND, EDWARD L. MAUPIN, DIED JULY, 1964. MRS. MAUPIN WAS A DAU. OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH W. BLAND. SHE IS SURVIVED BY SIX SONS, EDWARD OF GRAFTON, LELAND OF JERSEYVILLE, RAYMOND OF COTTAGE HILLS, CARL OF CARROLLTON, WILLIAM OF HARTFORD AND ARTHUR OF ALTON; TWO DAUGHTERS, MISS ELSA MAUPIN OF ALTON AND MRS MILDRED ORR OF EAST ALTON; 18 GRANDCHILDREN AND 16 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND TWO HALF BROTHERS, WILLIAM AND EMMETT PORTER, BOTH OF ALTON. THE ALTON FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS A MEMORIAL. VISITATION WAS HELD AT GENT CHAPEL.

FROM JER. REP. MAR 11, 1904--GEORGE MAYES DIED AT HOME NEAR KANE. LIVED ON FARM NORTH OF JERSEYVILLE. MOVED TO NEW HOME NEAR KANE. FUNERAL FROM HOME. REV. RIADT. GEORGE POTTER MAYES BORN HOUSERVILLE, PA. OCT 14, 1860. 43 YEARS. TWO CHILDREN: ELMER H. AND RENA R. MAYES. LEAVES WIFE, SON AND DAU. MOTHER, TWO SISTERS AND ONE BROTHER. MEMBER OF KAMP CAMP NO. 1120 MWA. OLD KANE CEM.

RENA MYRTLE MAYES, 78, DIED AT 10:38 AM MONDAY, MAY 25, 1987 AT BOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN CARROLLTON. SHE WAS BORN IN ROSY COUNTY, ARKANSAS A DAU. OF THE LATE PINK AND MYRTLE (METCALFE) WEST. SHE HAD BEEN A CERAMICS TEACHER IN KEMPER FOR SEVERAL YEARS, AND MARRIED WILSON MAYES ON OCT. 17, 1926, IN HEBER SPRINGS, ARK. HE DIED JUNE 23, 1969. SURVIVING ARE TWO SONS, RONNIE MAYES OF KEMPER AND DAVID MAYES OF HEYBURN, IDAHO; A FOSTER DAUGHTER, LOIS ANN GARCIA OF SACRAMENTO, CALIF.; A FOSTER SON, DON BROWN OF CREST VIEW, FLA., NINE GRANDCHILDREN, FOUR GREAT GRANDCHILDREN A SISTER, JEWEL ROSS OF NOVATO, CALIF., A BROTHER, MASON WEST OF FAIRFAX, CALIF., AND A FOSTER BROTHER, LEE MEREDITH OF KEMPER. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 5 TO 9 PM WEDNESDAY AT WARNER-TARGHETTA FUNERAL HOME IN MEDORA. SERVICES WILL BE AT THE FUNERAL HOME AT 2 P.M. THURSDAY WITH THE REV. GUY HARDIN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN THE KEMPER CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ASSOCIATION.

FROM JER. REP. SEPT. 9, 1897--MRS. PERRY MAYHALL DIED AT HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, SEPT. 4. FUNERAL AT KANE BAPT. CHURCH. REV. BUSH SERVING. SHE FORMERLY LIVED IN KANE. ADDITIONAL OBIT: MRS. PERRY MAYHALL DIED OF CONSUMPTION AT HER HOME IN EAST END SAT. REMAINS TAKEN TO KANE FOR BURIAL. FUNERAL AT KANE BAPTIST CHURCH. REV. BUSCH. LEAVES HUSBAND AND SON THREE YEARS OLD.

Henry R. McAdams, Jr., 16, FORMERLY OF CASEYVILLE, WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT 9:05 P.M. FRIDAY AT BOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN CARROLLTON, FOLLOWING A HEAD-ON COLLISION ON ROUTE 267, TWO MILES SOUTH OF CARROLLTON. HE WAS A JUNIOR AT JERSEY COMM. HIGH SCHOOL. BORN IN BELLEVILLE, SON OF HENRY McADAMS, SR. OF GRAFTON AND BARBARA (RAMAGE) McADAMS OF CASEYVILLE, HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A SUMMER LABORER WITH THE CITY OF GRAFTON. IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS, HE IS SURVIVED BY ONE BROTHER, JAMES OF GRAFTON; ONE SISTER, MARGIE McADAMS OF CASEYVILLE; PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER, RUTH DEAN OF BRIGHTON; AND MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER, BEE RAMAGE OF CASEYVILLE. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 P.M. SUNDAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WHERE A ROSARY WILL BE RECITED AT 7 P.M. SUNDAY. A FUNERAL MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED AT 10:30 A.M. MONDAY AT ST. FRANCIS CATHOLIC CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. WILLIAM HEMBROW AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE. MEMORIALS MAY BE SENT TO THE EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OR TO MASSES. [07 Jul 1984]

Leonard Henry McAdams, 92 YEAR OLD RESIDENT OF 104 SUMNER STREET, JERSEYVILLE, DIED AT FIVE-FIVE O'CLOCK TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE HE HAD BEEN MOVED FOR TREATMENT THE PRECEDING DAY. THE DECEDENT WAS A RETIRED FARMER. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT ONE-THIRTY THIS (THURSDAY) AFTERNOON. BURIAL WILL BE IN MEADOW BRANCH CEMETERY. MR. McADAMS, SON OF THE LATE JOSEPH AND MARY SILKWOOD McADAMS, WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY ON 6 DEC 1869. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, MINNIE HASTINGS McADAMS; ONE SON, CLAY McADAMS OF OTTERVILLE; FOUR DAUGHTERS, MRS. ALMEDA ENGEL OF GREENFIELD, MRS. VELMA SCONCE OF GRAFTON, MRS. RAYMOND GROPPEL OF GODFREY; AND MRS. MAUDIE DORRIS OF ALTON; FIFTEEN GRANDCHILDREN, AND ELEVEN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. ONE DAUGHER, MRS. BEULAH WIENKE PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. [04 Jan 1962]

Mrs. Myrtle McAdams, 73, DIED AT 12:06 P.M. MONDAY AT BOYD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. SHE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AT TEN O'CLOCK THAT MORNING FROM THE HOME OF HER DAUGHTER, MRS. RUSSELL WILES, WHERE SHE HAD BEEN RESIDING FOR THREE YEARS. SHE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR SEVERAL YEARS. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE MEHL FUNERAL HOME THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND WERE CONDUCTED BY THE REV. GLENN MANIS. INTERMENT WAS IN THE CITY CEMETERY. SHE IS SURVIVED BY THREE SONS, HOWARD OF CARROLLTON; HARVEY OF JERSEYVILLE AND HIRAMIE OF WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; FOUR DAUGHTERS, MRS. RUSSELL WILES AND MRS. EVERETT PAINTER OF CARROLLTON; MRS. HERMAN HOWARD OF WHITE HALL AND MRS. SAM POLOTTO OF SPRINGFIELD; 17 GRANDCHILDREN AND 12 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.

Myrtle M. McAdams, 80, OF BERTMAN STREET, DIED AT 4:05 A.M. TODAY AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL. BORN IN ELDRED, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE WILLIAM AND AUGUSTA (FISCHER) SCHROEDER, SHE MARRIED ROBERT McADAMS AND HE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH IN 1954. SURVIVING ARE TWO SONS, PAUL McADAMS OF JERSEYVILLE, AND HAROLD SECYMORE OF LYNN CENTER; THREE DAUGHTERS, LORETTA McCOY OF JERSEYVILLE, BARBARA COX OF SHIPMAN AND ROBERTA WEST OF EAST ALTON; A STEPDAUGHTER, JUNE HERMAN OF ARGO, FLA.; 22 GRANDCHILDREN; 11 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; THREE BROTHERS, RUSSELL SCHROEDER OF LEBANON, MO., WILBUR SCHRODER OF ELDRED AND BILL SCHROEDER OF WHITE HALL; AND A SISTER, NINA BETTER OF EAST ALTON. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 P.M. SATURDAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 2 P.M. SUNDAY AT THE FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. LLOYD YOUNKIN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO FAITH TEMPLE IN JERSEYVILLE WHERE SHE WAS A MEMBER, OR NEW LIFE TABERNACLE AT DELHI.

Robert McAdams, 50, WHO DIED IN HIS SLEEP WAS FOUND BY HIS WIFE AT 6:15 A.M. ON 6 NOV AT THEIR HOME AT 306 E. EXCHANGE ST., JERSEYVILLE. McADAMS WAS A BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE OF LABOR LOCAL 646. HE WAS BORN ON 29 JAN 1931 IN ELDRED, A SON OF THE LATE ROBERT A. McADAMS AND MYRTLE SCHROEDER McADAMS WHO SURVIVES. HE MARRIED JOELLA LOCKHART ON 29 JUN 1951 IN POCAHANTAS, ARK. IN ADDITION TO HIS WIFE AND MOTHER, HE IS SURVIVED BY TWO SONS, ROBERT A. McADAMS AND MICHAEL J. McADAMS OF JERSEYVILLE; A STEPSON, RICHARD E. LOCKHART OF AUBURN; THREE DAUGHTERS, ANGELA ROADY, JOETTA PINKERTON AND JOLENE McADAMS OF JERSEYVILLE; SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, PAUL McADAMS OF JERSEYVILLE; A HALF BROTHER, HAROLD SEYMORE OF LYNN CENTER; THREE SISTERS, BARBARA COX OF SHIPMAN, ROBERTA WEST OF EAST ALTON AND LORETTA McCOY OF JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES WERE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT JACOBY FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. VICTOR DeSHEA OF HILLVIEW OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. THE FAITH TEMPLE UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH HAS BEEN NAMED AS A MEMORIAL. [Nov 1981]

William McAdams OF OTTERVILLE DIED, AGED 76 YEARS. HE WAS BORN IN MIDDLETOWN, BUTLER COUNTY, OHIO, SON OF THOMAS AND ELIZABETH McADAMS. THOMAS WAS A NATIVE OF SCOTLAND AND WHEN 16 IMMIGRATED TO THE U.S. AT PHILADELPHIA. THOMAS McADAMS WAS MARRIED IN 1798 TO ELIZABETH, DAUGHTER OF JAMES AND REBECCA NOBLE, WHO WERE NATIVES OF PENN; 8 CHILDREN WERE BORN. MR. McADAMS WAS IN THE WAR OF 1812 AND WAS TAKEN PRISONER AT DETROIT. HE FOLLOWED FARMING THROUGH LIFE AND DIED IN 1833. HIS WIFE DIED IN THE SPRING OF 1836. WILLIAM McADAMS WAS EDUCATED AT THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF HIS NATIVE COUNTY AND WAS MARRIED IN NOV 1831 TO ELIZA, OLDEST CHILD OF JOSEPH AND NANCY FARIES, WHOSE ANCESTRAL DESCENT WAS SCOTCH AND IRISH, AND WHO WERE AMONG THE EARLY SETTLERS OF OHIO. THE RESULT OF THIS UNION WAS NINE CHILDREN, SIX OF WHOM ARE LIVING: WILLIAM OF ALTON, MARY JANE, WIFE OF JOHN AUTEN, DR. CHARLES OF WITICHA, LEWIS Y. OF WHITE HALL, ELEANORA AND ANNA RESIDING AT HOME. HE BEGAN LIFE AS A CARPENTER BUT CHANGED TO THE MERCANTILE BUSINESS, WHICH HE FOLLOWED FOR 20 YEARS. HE CAME TO ILLINOIS IN 1864 AND RESIDED HERE UNTIL THE SPRING OF 1872 WHEN HE MOVED TO THE VILLAGE OF OTTERVILLE. THE FUNERAL WAS FROM THE BAPTIST CHURCH AT OTTERVILLE. [Jersey County Democrat 20 Jul 1885]

James M. McCaherty, 64, OF ATWATER, A FORMER JERSEYVILLE RESIDENT, DIED AT 12:05 P.M. ON 29 MAR AT CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH IN CARLINVILLE AND BURIAL WAS AT BETHEL RIDGE CEMETERY. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIDOW, THE FORMER LUCILLE DABBS; FIVE DAUGHTERS, MRS. DALE JARMAN OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. MICHAEL LINK OF GILLESPIE, MRS. BARRY FEAZELL OF SPRINGFIELD, MARY AND LINDA McCAHERTY OF CHICAGO; A BROTHER, LARRY, OF FLORISSANT, MO. AND A HALF BROTHER, HARRY McCAHERTY OF HILLVIEW. [04 Apr 1928]

FINAL SERVICES FOR Mrs. Mary Jane McCarthy, 76, OF SPRINGFIELD, FORMERLY OF JERSEY COUNTY, WILL BE HELD AT 2:00 P.M. TOMORROW (FRIDAY) AT THE KANE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV. JACK BROWN OFFICIATING. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 5:50 P.M. ON 4 JUL AT ST. JOHN'S HOSPITAL IN SPRINGFIELD. INTERMENT WILL BE IN THE KANE CEMETERY. SHE WAS BORN ON 10 JUL 1895 IN JERSEY COUNTY, THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE SAMUEL AND MARY ANN FARREL HUFF. HER HUSBAND, RALPH McCARTHY, PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. SHE IS SURVIVED BY ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. JAMES (EDITH) DeFRATES OF SPRINGFIELD; ONE GRANDSON; AND ONE HALF SISTER, MRS. LILLIAN HOFFMAN OF ROXANA. [06 Jul 1972]

Patrick McCarty, 90 YEARS OLD, DIED AT HOME IN KANE; BODY BROUGHT TO JERSEYVILLE AND FUNERAL WAS BY REV. LEE FROM ST. FRANCIS CHURCH. BURIAL WAS IN THE CATHOLIC CEMETERY. [Jerseyville Republican 19 Jan 1905]

NELLIE B. MCGUIRE, 87, DIED AT 10 A.M. THURSDAY, AUG. 27, 1987, AT GREENWOOD MANOR IN JERSEYVILLE, AFTER A LENGTHY ILLNESS. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE WALTER G. AND AGNES (BROOKS) MOWEN. ON SEP. 1, 1920 IN GREENE COUNTY, SHE MARRIED JOHN J. "BUD" MCGUIRE SR. HE DIED NOV.7, 1968. SHE AND HER HUSBAND OWNED AND OPERATED MCGUIRE GROCERY IN JERSEYVILLE FROM 1930 UNTIL TIME OF HER RETIREMENT IN 1956. SURVIVING ARE A SON, JOHN J. "JACK" MCGUIRE JR. OF CHEYENNE, WYO., A DAUGHTER VERNA L. "PHIZZ" TURNER OF MEDORA; SIX GRANDCHILDREN; SIX GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; AND A SISTER, EVA M. BRAY OF ALTON. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY A DAUGHTER, MARY PHYLLIS MCGUIRE, A BROTHER AND THREE SISTERS. VISITATION IS FROM 8:30 TO 9:45 A.M. MONDAY AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. A FUNERAL MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED AT 10 A.M. MONDAY AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH IN JERSEYILLE WITH THE REV. HENRY SCHMIDT AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL WILL BE IN ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO MASSES OR THE CHURCH, WHERE SHE WAS A MEMBER.

MRS. HARRIET E. MEARS, WIFE OF GEORGE R. MEARS OF GREENFIELD, DIED AT HER HOME TUES AFTERNOON, MAY 30, AT ONE FORTY-FIVE O'CLOCK FOLLOWING A PERIOD OF ILL HEALTH. MRS. MEARS WAS A DAU. OF THE LATE WILLIS AND CLARA SHAFER PITTENGER, AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, APRIL 23, 1884. HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SIXTY-SIX YEARS, ONE MONTH AND SEVEN DAYS. THE DECEASED IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND; TWO SONS, CLARENCE MEARS OF ST. LOUIS AND RAYMOND MEARS OF GREENFIELD; TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. CAMILLE BAUMGARDNER OF FREEPORT, AND MRS. HELYN HOWARD OF SYLVANIA, OHIO; SIX GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, EARL PITTENGER OF GRAFTON, AND ONE SISTER, MRS. MABEL JOURNEY OF CARROLTON. THE BODY WAS TAKEN TO THE HOME OF MR. AND MRS. CHARLES OVERMEYER IN GRAFTON WHERE FRIENDS CALLED FROM FOUR O'CLOCK THURSDAY AFTERNOON UNTIL ELEVEN O'CLOCK FRIDAY MORNING. AT THAT TIME THE BODY WILL BE MOVED TO THE METHODIST CHURCH IN GREENFIELD WHERE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD THIS AFTERNOON (FRIDAY) AT ONE-THIRTY O/CLOCK. REV. GEORGE MAYOR OF GREENFIELD WILL OFFICIATE AND INTERMENT WILL BE IN THE SCENIC HILL CEMETERY AT GRAFTON.

FROM JER. REP. MAY, 1917--MRS. ROSAMOND MEDFORD BORN SEP 13, 1836 IN WASHINGTON CO., OHIO DIED AT HOME IN FIELDON, MAY 12, 1917. 80 YEARS. WHEN 8 YEARS CAME TO JERSEY CO. WITH HER PARENTS. MARRIED TO MASON MEDFORD AUG. 31, 1854. NINE CHILDREN, FOUR OF WHOM ARE LIVING. TWO DAU.; MRS. J.A. HERON OF CARROLLTON AND MRS. H.C. DUNHAM OF JERSEY AND TWO SONS; GEORGE C. AND LEROY OF FIELDON. HUSBAND DIED MAR. 15, 1884. BELONGED TO CHURCH OF CHRIST. LEAVES ONE BRO., S.B. NOTT, OF JERSEYVILLE, TWO SISTERS; DR. Z.A. NEVIOUS OF WICHITA, KANS. AND MRS. MARY HARDING OF MINNOCK, IL. SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN, THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL FROM CUMBERLAND PRES. CHURCH, FIELDON, IL. ELDER J.T. ROADY OF KANE. BURIED GUNTERMAN CEMETERY.

JERRY R. MEEKS, 59, OF EAST ALTON, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED AT 4:25 AM MONDAY, AUG. 11, 1986, AT WOOD RIVER TOWNSHIP HOSPITAL, AFTER A LENGTHY ILLNESS. HE WAS BORN IN ELDRE, A SON OF THE LATE ALVIN EVERETTE AND MAY DAISY (GLOWNER) MEEKS. HE WAS EMPLOYED FOR 30 YEARS AT OLIN CORP. AND RETIRED IN 1981. SURVIVING ARE A SON, JOSEPH MEEKS BLEVINS OF LOUISVILLE, KY; TWO GRANDCHILDREN; SIX SISTERS, AGNES THUER OF HARDIN, HELEN MEEKS OF JERSEYVILLE, MARY HILL OF BATCHTOWN, SOPHRONIA OLDAKER OF WEST GROVE, PA., ALBERT BICK OF JERSEYVILLE AND DOROTHY DABBS OF GODFREY; AND A BROTHER, JOHN MEEKS OF LONGLANE, MO. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 PM WED. AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WHERE SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 2 PM THURSDAY BY REV. JAMES PEPPER. BURIAL WILL BE IN FIELDON CEMETERY. MEMORIALS MAY BE SENT TO THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION.

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. NELLYE ALDRIDGE MELETTI OF ALTON, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE, WERE HELD AT TWO O'CLOCK TUES. AFTERNOON, JAN 22, AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV. HAROLD HAMILTON OF ALTON AND INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. MRS. MELETTI WHO HAS RESIDED IN ALTON FOR THE PAST FEW YEARS WAS FATALLY STRICKEN SAT. MORN. WHEN SHE RETURNED TO HER CAR ON A PARKING LOT IN ALTON AFTER MAKING A BUSINESS TRIP TO THE WEDGE BANK. AN ATTENDANT AT THE PARKING LOT NOTICED THAT SHE WAS ILL AND HELP WAS SUMMONED BUT DEATH OCCURRED BEFORE MEDICAL HELP ARRIVED. THE DECEASED WAS A DAU. OF THE LATE EDWARD AND EMMA PAINTER ALDRIDGE AND WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, FEB. 23, 1894. HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS FIFTY-SEVEN YEARS, TEN MONTHS AND TWENTY-SIX DAYS. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND, JULIUS MELETTI OF ALTON AND ONE DAU. , MRS. GEORGE KECK OF EAST ALTON. A SON, CORPORAL HAROLD NEWBERRY OF PLAINVIEW LOST HIS LIFE IN ACTION IN ITALY DURING WORLD WAR II.

THE FUNERAL OF MRS. DAISY M. MELLOW OF 104 S. LAFAYETTE JERSEYVILLE, WAS HELD ON APR. 20 AT JACOBY FUNERAL HOME WITH INTERMENT IN OAKWOOD CEMETERY, GREENFIELD. THE REV. EVERETT CHAMBERS OFFICIATED. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 6:30PM ON APR 17 AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL. SHE WAS BORN SEP 14, 1897 IN ROSEDALE, A DAUGHTER OF ERNEST AND ROSA E. DABBS WEDDING. MRS. MELLOW WAS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, WOMEN'S CLUB AND ORDER OF EASTERN STAR. SURVIVING ARE HER SISTER, MRS. ETHEL WEULE OF JERSEYVILLE, A NEWPHEW, EDWARD WEULE, AND COUSINS. HER HUSBANC, HARRY MELLOW AND HER PARENTS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. THE FAMILY HAS DESIGNATED THE BUILDING FUND OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AS A MEMORIAL.

FUNERAL RITES FOR HARRY JESSE MELLOW, 75, OF 208 OAK ST, JERSEYVILLE, WERE HELD SAT. AFTERNOON AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WITH REV. EVERETT CHAMBERS OFFICIATING. HIS DEATH OCCURRED AT 2:30 AM ON JAN. 25 AT HIS HOME. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY, GREENFIELD. A RETIRED PATTERN MAKER FOR THE LAKEY CORPORATION, HE WAS BORN SEP. 5, 1897 IN GREENFIELD, A SON OF JESSE AND GOLDIE MCQUERREY MELLOW. MR. MELLOW WAS A MEMBER OF MASONIC ORGANIZATIONS IN MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN, AND SCOTTISH RITE AND SALADIN SHRINE OF GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, THE FORMER DAISY WEDDING OF JERSEYVILLE. VISITATION WAS HELD AT JACOBY FUNERAL HOME.

WYLEY J. MELTON BORN IN NC APR 1, 1811, CAME TO ILL IN 1830. IN 1835 WENT TO TENN. AND MARRIED REBECCA RICHARDS. SIX CHILDREN: MRS. W. SEAGO OF JERSEYVILLE, ISAAC N. OF CHESTER, IL; THOMAS J. OF MIAMA CO.KS; MRS. WARREN ENGLISH OF CARROLLTON, IL; DAVID OF FRANKLIN CO.,KS; AND JOHN R. OF PUEBLO, COLO. MRS. REBECCA DIED NOV. 14, 1848. SEP 8, 1853 HE MARRIED TOBITHA GRIZZLE. TO THEM WERE BORN SIX CHILDREN: FIVE ARE LIVING-MRS. P.D. MARTIN OF AUBURN, CALIF., MRS. W.H. HOWARD OF MACOUPIN CO;, FRANK OF FRANKLIN CO., KS; WM. C. OF ALLEN, TEX; CHARLES W. OF MACOUPIN CO., IL. TOBITHA DIED DEC. 9, 1869. WYLEY WENT TO KANSAS SEP 9, 1883 WITH HIS SON, DAVID. FUNERAL AT LANE, KANSAS.

MRS. JESSIE MENZIE, WIFE CHARLES MENZIE OF JERSEYVILLE AND MOTHER OF SEVEN CHILDREN, THE YOUNGEST OF WHICH IS FOUR MONTHS OLD, DIED AT ELEVEN THIRTY-FIVE O'CLOCK WEDS. NIGHTS, NOV. 18, AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT SINCE MONDAY. PNEUMONIA WAS GIVEN AS THE CAUSE OF DEATH. ONE OF THE CHILDREN, TWO AND ONE-HALF YEAR OLD DEBRA SUE, IS ALSO A PNEUMONIA PATIENT AT THE HOSPITAL. SHE IS RECOVERING FROM THE MALADAY. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME AFTER SEVEN O'CLOCK THIS (THURS) EVENING. SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT THE FUNERAL HOME SAT. AFTERNOON, NOV. 21, AT TWO O'CLOCK. REV. EARL DICKEY PASTOR OF THE FIRST METHODIST CHURCH, WILL OFFICIATE AND BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. MRS. MENZIE WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, JUL 14, 1920 A DAU. OF THE LATE JESSE AND NORA SULLIVAN BALLARD. HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS THIRTY-NINE YEARS, FOUR MONTHS AND FOUR DAYS. THE DECEDENT IS A PAST PRESIDENT OF THE EAGLES AUXILIARY. HER SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER HUSBAND, FOUR DAUGHTERS, MRS. EDWARD BOKER, SANDRA KAY AND DEBRA SUE, OF JERSEYVILLE, AND MRS. STANLEY SCOGGINS OF ALTON; THREE SONS, BRUCE EUGENE MENZIE, WHO RESIDES AT HOME; TWO GRANDCHILDREN; AND ONE HALF-BROTHER, ANDERSON LONG OF JERSEYVILLE.

NELLIE S. MERRILL, 88, DIED NOV.23 AT JERSEY HOSPITAL. BORN NOV. 10,1896 IN GREENE CO TO JOHN AND DOLLY ALLEN WAHL. MEMBER OF GRAFTON AMERICAN LEGION AUX. LEAVES HUSBAND THOMAS MERRILL WHOM SHE MARRIED JAN.13, 1977. SONS, FRED NUGENT OF ALTON AND L.M. NUGENT OF ST. JACOBS. DAUGHTER, NELLIE LANE OF JERSEYVILLE. SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN, FIVE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN. BURIED IN SCENIC HILL CEM. AT GRAFTON. REV. R.E. GEORGE. [DEMO NEWS DEC 4 1984]

FUNERAL MASS FOR JOHN FRANKLIN MEUTH, 88, A RETIRED FARMER OF R. 4, JERSEYVILLE WILL BE CELEBRATED AT 10:30 AM TUESDAY AT HOLY GHOST CHURCH WITH FATHER WILLIAM HEMBROW AND MSGR.P.P. HEINEN CONCELEBRANTS. BURIAL WILL BE IN ST. MARY'S CEMETERY. HIS DEATH OCCURRED AT 1PM JUNE 17 AT GREENWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME. HE WAS BORN MARCH 14, 1890 IN LINCOLN COUNTY, MO., A SON OF JOHN W. AND MARY ALBERT MEUTH. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE HOLY GHOST CHURCH, WORLD WAR I VETERANS, KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS AND THE AMERICAN LEGION. HIS SURVIVORS ARE THREE SONS, MAURICE AND PAUL MEUTH OF JERSEYVILLE AND CLETUS MEUTH OF KANE; ONE DAUGHTER, ANNE WAGENBLAST, JERSEYVILLE; 21 GRANDCHILDREN; 15 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, HIS WIFE, THE FORMER MARIE LOUISE KALLAL; ONE SON, JOHN GREGORY, A DAUGHTER, DOROTHY, ONE BROTHER, BENJAMIN, AND A SISTER, BESSIE SCHUCKENBROCK. VISITATION FROM 3 TO 9 PM MONDAY EVENING AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE THE ROSARY WILL BE RECITED AT 8 PM.

A FUNERAL MASS FOR PAUL F. MEUTH, 203 NORTHMOOR, JERSEYVILLE WAS CONCELEBRATED FRIDAY MORNING AT THE HOLY GHOST CHURCH WITH FATHER WILLIAM HEMBROW, PASTOR, AND MSGR. P.O. HEINEN AS CONCELEBRANTS. HE DIED AT 11:20 PM JAN.18 AT ALTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR FIVE DAYS FOR TREATMENT OF A BROKEN HIP SUFFERED IN A FALL. CORONER'S INQUEST PENDING. HE WAS BORN APRIL 3, 1930 IN JERSEYVILLE, A SON OF THE LATE JOHN AND MARIE KALLAL MEUTH AND WAS AN INSURANCE AGENT FOR FARMERS MUTUAL OF IOWA. MEUTH WAS A VETERAN OF THE KOREAN WAR. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE HOLY GHOST CHURCH AND FOURTH DEGREE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS FORMER WIFE, MARGIE FLAMM MEUTH; TWO SONS, JAMES MEUTH OF CARBONDALE AND JOHN MEUTH OF JERSEYVILLE; THREE DAUGHTERS, BARBARA WILLIAMS OF QUINCY, KAREN RYAN OF BLOOMINGTON AND PATRICIA MEUTH OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE SISTER, ANN WAGENBLAST OF JERSEYVILLE; AND TWO BROTHERS, MAURICE MEUTH OF JERSEYVILLE AND CLETUS MEUTH OF KANE. HIS PARENTS, A BROTHER AND A SISTER PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. A PRAYER SERVICE WAS READ THURSDAY EVENING AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME FOLLOWED BY THE FOURTH DEGREE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS RITES. GRAVESIDE RITES WERE CONDUCTED BY THE AMERICAN LEGION POST NO.492 AT ST. MARY'S CEMETERY. THE HOLY GHOST SCHOOL HAS BEEN NAMED AS A MEMORIAL.

FUNERAL MASS FOR ANTHONY (TONY) MEYER, 71, A FARMER OF R.R. 2, JERSEYVILLE WAS CELEBRATED ON AUG. 9 AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. R.T. SHEA CELEBRANT. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT 2 PM ON AUG. 6 AT THE WOOD RIVER TOWNSHIP HOSPITAL FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT ON VAUGHN HILL ROAD IN WOOD RIVER. BURIAL WAS IN ST. FRANCIS CEMETERY. HE WAS BORN AUG. 9, 1903 IN CARROLLTON, A SON OF HERMAN AND MARGARET VORHOLT MEYER AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE FARM BUREAU AND KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS. MEYER, HIS SON AND DAUGHTER, DORIS AND PAUL, HAD RETURNED FROM A FARM TOUR IN EUROPE ON AUG. 4. HIS SURVIVORS ARE ONE SON, PAUL H. MEYER, AT HOME; FOUR DAUGHTERS, MRS. FRANKLIN D. R. (ANN) GOZA OF ALTON, MISS RUTH MEYER, MISS DOROTHY MEYER, AND MRS. RODNEY (MARGIE) WITT OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE GRANDCHILD, JENNIFER; AND A SISTER, ROSE MEYER OF ST. LOUIS. VISITATION WAS HELD AT THE JACOBY FUNERAL HOME WHERE THE ROSARY WAS RECITED FRIDAY EVENING.

DOROTHY MEYER, 80, DIED AT 2:20 AM SUN, DEC 23, 1990 AT JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN JERSEYVILLE. BORN IN HENRY COUNTY, IOWA, SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE GERHARDT AND MARGARET (VORWALDT) MOELLER. SHE MARRIED LEO MEYER ON NOV. 25 IN MOUNT PLEASANT, IOWA. HE DIED JAN. 12, 1980. NIECES AND NEPHEWS SERVIVE. A SISTER, DELLA FREESMEIER, PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. VISITATION IS FROM 4 TO 9 PM THURS AT JACOBY-SCHROEDER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WITH A ROSARY RECITATION AT 7 PM. A FUNERAL MASS IS AT 11 AM FRI AT HOLY GHOST CATHOLIC CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. WILLIAM HEMBROW AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL IS IN ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY IN CARROLLTON. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE CHURCH OR MASSES.

FUNERAL MASS FOR LEO MEYER, 70, OF 406 WEST SPRUCE ST, JERSEYVILLE, A RETIRED FARMER WAS CELEBRATED MONDAY MORNING AT HOLY GHOST CHURCH WITH FATHER WILLIAM HEMBROW CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY CARROLLTON. HE DIED UNEXPECTEDLY AT HIS RESIDENCE AT 6:30 AM JAN. 12. HE WAS BORN APR 29, 1909 IN CARROLLTON, A SON OF WILLIAM AND THERESA GRONE MEYER. HE MARRIED DOROTHY MOELLER NOV. 25, 1953 AT MT. PLEASANT IOWA. MEYER WAS A MEMBER OF THE HOLY GHOST CHURCH, FOURTH DEGREE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, EAGLES LODGE AND FARM BUREAU. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE AND TWO NEPHEWS. HIS PARENTS AND TWO BROTHERS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. THE ROSARY WAS RECITED SUNDAY EVENING AT JACOBY FUNERAL HOME FOLLOWED BY THE FOURTH DEGREE KNIGHTS SERVICE. THE HOLY GHOSE BUILDING FUND HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS THE MEMORIAL.

FROM JER. REP. OCT 1915--MRS. MARY ANGLEA MEYER DIED OCT. 13 AT HOME OF HER SON, WILLIAM MEYER, 8 MILES EAST OF JERSEYVILLE, 81 YEARS. FUNERAL AT CARROLLTON, LEAVES HUSBAND, ANTON, AND SEVERAL CHILDREN.

TROY L. MEYER, 70, DIED AT 12:50 AM SUNDAY, OCT. 11, 1987 AT HIS RESIDENCE. MEYER WAS SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS IN THE SOUTHWESTERN SHCOOL DISTRICT FROM 1956-73. HE THEN SERVED AS SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS IN NEPONSET, IL UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT IN 1976. HE WAS BORN IN HILLVIEW, SON OF THE LATE CHRISTOPHER AND MYRTLE (COLLINS) MEYER. A WORLD WAR II ARMY VETERAN, HE MARRIED THE FORMER NANCY SUE WHITE ON DEC. 14, 1945, IN EAST ALTON. SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE A SON, COLLIN MEYER OF EDWARDSVILLE; THREE GRANDCHILDREN; A SISTER, JEWELL DYER OF WHITE HALL; AND TWO BROTHERS, MARVIN MEYER OF HILLVIEW AND DEAN MEYER OF GREENFIELD. MEYER WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY A DAUGHTER, MELENA SUE; A SON, SGT. VAL G. MEYER; AND A BROTHER. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 PM TUESDAY UNTIL TIME OF SERVICES AT 8 PM TUESDAY AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON. THE REV. DARRELL MOLEN WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL WILL BE AT ROSE LAWN MEMORY GARDENS IN BETHALTO AT A LATER DATE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO A CHARITY OF ONE'S CHOICE.

WILLIAM MEYER, A FARMER RESIDING EAST OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED AT HIS HOME TUESDAY EVENING, NOV. 9, AT 9:50 O'CLOCK FOLLOWING AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF ILL HEALTH. THE DECEASED WAS BORN IN WERTLE, HANOVER, GERMANY, ON APR. 22, 1871, A SON OF THE LATE ANTONE AND MARIE HOLTMAN MEYER. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS EIGHTY-THREE YEARS, SIX MONTHS AND SEVENTEEN DAYS. MR. MEYER WAS A TRUSTEE OF THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST IN JERSEYVILLE AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE JERSEYVILLE COUNCIL, KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS. THE ROSARY WILL BE RECITED AT THE JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME AT EIGHT O'CLOCK THIS (THURS) EVENING. THE DECEDENT IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, MRS. THERESA GROENE MEYER; TWO SONS, LEO MEYER OF JERSEYVILLE, AND JOSEPH A. MEYER OF ST. LOUIS AND TWO GRANDCHILDREN. ONE SON, JOSEPH, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT NINE-THIRTY O'CLOCK FRIDAY MORNING, NOV. 12, AT THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST. REQUIEM HIGH MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED BY FATHER PAUL P. HEINEN AND INTERMENT WILL BE IN ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY AT CARROLLTON.

LEWIS R. MEYERS DIED AT HOME MAY 28. 61 YEARS. FUNERAL FROM HOME MAY 30. RE. W.H. AVERY. APOLLO LODGE NO 877 ATTENDED IN BODY. BORN IN BOSTON, MASS. JUNE 23, 1829. IN 1837 HE MOVED FROM BOSTON TO NY. IN 1856 CAME WEST AND SETTLED IN GREENE CO. AUG. 2, 1853, MARRIED MATTIE SCROGGINS. BAPT. CHURCH. APOLLO LODGE. FUNERAL FROM HOME. [JER CO DEMO JUNE 1891]

AMOS L. MILLER, 63 YEARS, DIED AT HIS HOME ON CURTIS ST., JERSEYVILLE. PRIVATE FUNERAL HELD FROM HOME. REV. JOSEPH JENKINS. OG CEMETERY. BORN SEPT. 28, 1855 EIGHT MILES SOUTH OF JERSEY. DIED FEB. 18. ON FEB. 14, 1866 MARRIED ROSE ELLA WHITE IN OLD KANE. SIX CHILDREN: MARY E. SYLVESTER, MRS. CHAS ANDERSON, RAY E. WILLIAM AND SARAH A. ROY E. DIED NEARLY TWO YEARS AGO. THESE FIVE CHILDREN, THE WIFE, THREE BROTHERS, W.P. OF THIS CITY, ADOLPH OF COAL CITY, ALVA P. OF GEM, ALBERTA, CANADA; ONE SISTER, MRS. N.E. VAN BLUSKIRK OF KINCAID, KAN. AND ONE GRANDCHILD, RAY ELSWORTH. FUNERAL FROM HOME. REV. JOSEPH JENKINS, BAPTIST CHURCH. PALLBEARERS: JAS. C. DOWNEY, ROBERT L. DOWNEY, FINIS A. DOWNEY, W.A. ATTERBERRY, C.E. ATTEBERRY AND J.W. ATTERBERY. BUR. OG CEM.

FROM DEMO NEWS. SEP. 1984: HARRY M. MILLER 77 YEARS OF R.1 KANE, DIED SEP 12 AT JACKSONVILLE. BORN MAY 8, 1907 IN ALTON SON OF AUGUST E. AND LORA MAE RREVES MILLER. WWII VET. GUBSER FUNERAL HOME. REV. TERRY TURNER. BURIED IN GRIMES-NNELY CEM. LEAVES WIFE, MONNIE ALICE LANDERS WHOM HE MAR. SEP. 1, 192? IN AUBURN. ONE SON, CHARLES MILLER OF JERSEYVILLE. DAU., CLARA MILLER OF JERSEYVILLE. 11 GRANDCHILDREN 12 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. SISTER, LILLIAN HUNTSMAN, SPRING VALLEY, CALIF. PRECEDED BY SON, JOHN E. MILLER.

JER. REP. JAN. 30, 1919--MRS. ELIZABETH MARY MILLER, AGED 25 YEARS, DIED AT HER HOME THREE AND HALF MILES NORTH OF JERSEYVILLE. PRIVATE FUNERAL HELD FROM HOME. BURIAL IN KANE CEMETERY. REV. E.B. TIMMONS AND REV. R.T. GASAWAY.

FLOYD R. MILLER, RETIRED BUSINESSMAN OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED AT ONE-FIFTEEN O'CLOCK FRI MORNING NOV. 2, AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE HE HAD BEEN A MEDICAL PATIENT FOR THE PAST MONTH. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THREE-THIRTY O'CLOCK SUN. AFTERNOON, NOV. 4, AT JACOBY BROS. FUNERAL HOME WITH REV. M. EDWARDS BREED OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY.MR. MILLER WAS BORN IN ROCKBRIDGE, IL JUL 20, 1881 A SON OF THE LATE DR. ADAM E. AND GENEVA LUDWIG MILLER. HE MARKED HIS SEVENTY-FIFTH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY LAST JULY. THE DECEDENT WAS GRADUATED FROM THE JERSEYVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WITH THE CLASS OF 1901, AND ATTENDED NORTHWESTERN MEDICAL SCHOOL IN CHICAGO. HIS MARRIAGE TO CHARLOTTE E. JACOBS OF JERSEYVILLE TOOK PLACE IN 1906. SHE, TOGETHER WITH THE COUPLE'S TWO CHILDREN, ELIZABETH AND FREDERICK, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. THE LATTER, A MAJOR IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY, WAS TAKEN PRISONER ON CORREGIDOR, AND LOST HIS LIFE IN 1944 WHEN A PRISON SHIP MOVING PRISONERS FROM PHILLIPINES TO CHINA WAS SUNK. MR. MILLER'S MARRIAGE TO MISS MARGUERITE KELLER OF JERSEYVILLE TOOK PLACE IN 1926. SURVIVING THE DECEDENT IN ADDITION TO MRS. MILLER ARE A SON AND DAUGHTER, FLOYD PAUL MILLER OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. RITA MILLER PAPE OF ST. LOUIS; ONE GRANDSON, JEFFREY SCOTT MILLER; ONE BROTHER, OLIVER J. MILLER OF PALMYRA, AND ONE SISTER, MRS. ZADA HUTCHINSON OF HIGHLAND PARK, IL. AS A YOUNG MAN, MR. MILLER ENGAGED IN THE GENERAL MERCANTILE BUSINESS WITH HIS FATHER AND BROTHER IN ROCKBRIDGE. THE YEARS FROM 1911 TO 1916 WERE SPENT IN FARMING AT GREENFIELD AND IN THE LATTER YEAR HE BECAME AFFILIATED WITH AND OPERATED THE JACOBS LUMBER COMPANY IN JERSEYVILLE. HE CONTINUED IN THAT BUSINESS UNTIL 1923. IN 1924, MR. MILLER ERECTED A MODERN BRICK BUILDING ON NORTH STATE STREET AND OPENED A HARDWARE STORE WHICH NOW BEARS THE FIRM NAME OF F.R. MILLER AND SON, AND HAS, SINCE MILLER'S RETIREMENT IN 1947, BEEN OPERATED BY HIS SON, PAUL MILLER. MR. MILLER CONTINUED HIS FARMING AND LIVESTOCK INTERESTS AFTER RETIRING FROM THE HARDWARE STORE. IN FORMER YEARS, MR. MILLER WAS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE MASONIC LODGE.

HAZEL M. MILLER, 60, OF R 1, FIELDON DIED JAN 24. BORN MAR 2, 1924 IN GREENE CO TO MARLE AND AGNES ONTIS SEEMAN. LEAVES HUSBAND, EARSIE WHOM SHE MARRIED NOV. 17, 1945, SONS; DENNIS DOUGLAS, EARSIE D., ALL OF JERSEYVILLE, JEFF AND HERB OF FIELDON, DAUS: BETTY MILLER, DEBBIE WYHS AND MELISS K. MILLER OF FIELDON, HALF-SISTER, KATIE SCHERRET, FLINT, MICH. AND 11 GRANDCHILDREN. [DEMO NEWS JAN. 31 1985]

SERVICES FOR HAZEL M. MILLER, 60, R. 1, FIELDON WERE CONDUCTED SUNDAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME BY THE REV. CLYDE SHAW WITH BURIAL AT FIELDON CEMETERY. SHE DIED AT 6:30 PM JAN 24 AT CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHEAST. SHE WAS BORN MARCH 2, 1924 IN GREENE COUNTY TO THE LATE MERLE AND AGNES ONTIS SEEMAN. SURVIVING ARE HER HUSBAND, EARSIE WHOM WHE MARRIED NOV. 17, 1945; SONS, DENNIS, DOUGLAS, EARSIE D., ALL OF JERSEYVILLE, JEFF AND HERB OF FIELDON; DAUGHTERS, BETTY MILLER, DEBBIE WYHS AND MELISSA K. MILLER, FIELDON; A HALF SISTER, KATIE SCHERRET, FLINT, MICH. AND 11 GRANDCHILDREN.

MARY ELIZABETH, DAU. OF NOAH AND SARAH THOMPSON CHADDOCK, WAS BORN IN MEADVILLE, PA., JAN. 31 1831, DIED AT HER HOME IN THIS CITY APRIL 26, 1911, AGED 80 YEARS, 3 MONTHS AND 5 DAYS. SHE REMOVED WITH HER PARENTS TO KENTUCKY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD. WHE WAS MARRIED TO DR. BENJ. F. MILLER IN MADISONVILLE, KY IN 1850. TO THIS UNION SIX CHILDREN WERE BORN, LUCY E. MILLER AND DANIEL C. MILLER, THE ELDEST TWO STILL SURVIVE AND RESIDE IN JERSEYVILLE. DR. MILLER DIED BEFORE THE WAR OF THE REBELLION. DURING THE WAR SHE SHE WAS MARRIED TO AARON C. GAMBLE IN CARROLLTON, IL. MR. GAMBLE SERVED THREE YEARS IN THE WAR, BEING DISCHARGED IN THE SPRING OF 1865. TO THEM WERE BORN THREE CHILDREN, LAURA A., WHO DIED IN EARLY CHILDHOOD, SILAS C. WHO DIED ABOUT TWO YEARS AGO,  AND OLIVE G. GAMBLE OF THIS CITY. AFTER MR. GAMBLE'S DEATH JAN 25, 1883, MRS. GAMBLE CAME TO JERSEYVILLE WHERE HE HAS SINCE RESIDED. SHE LEAVES TO MOURN HER LOSS, THREE CHILDREN, ELEVEN GRANDCHILDREN AND SIXTEEN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, BESIDES A HOST OF OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS. SHE WAS A KIND MOTHER AND GOOD NEIGHBOR AND WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY FAMILY AND FRIENDS. INTERMENT IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. REV. STEPHEN CATT, OFFICIATING.

OLIN PATRICK MILLER, 63, DIED SUDDENLY THURS. AFTERNOON, DEC. 24 AT FOUR-TWENTY O'CLOCK AT HIS HOME ON EAST EXCHANGE ST. MR. MILLER HAD WORKED AS USUAL THURSDAY AT HIS JOB AS SHIPPING CLERK AT THE INTERNATIONAL SHOE COMPANY. AFTER WORK HE HAD TAKEN HIS CAR TO A GARAGE FOR A CHECK AND HAD RETURNED TO HIS HOME AND WAS SITTING IN A CHAIR WHEN HE BECAME ILL AND DIED BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF A PHYSICIAN. HIS DEATH IS BELIEVED TO HAVE RESULTED FROM A HEART ATTACK. THE DECEDENT WAS A SON OF THE LATE PATRICK AND ALICE WALTRIP MILLER AND WAS BORN IN GREEN COUNTY AUG. 19, 1890. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SIXTY THREE YEARS, FOUR MONTHS AND FIVE DAYS. MR. MILLER HAD BEEN A RESIDENT OF JERSEYVILLE SINCE A YOUNG MAN. HE WAS A WELL-KNOWN MUSICIAN AND ORGANIZED THE MILLER ORCHESTRA WHICH FOR MANY YEARS PLAYED AT LOCAL FUNCTIONS. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, MRS. FLORENCE MILLER, THREE DAUGHTERS, MRS. ERIC STORZ, MRS. RUSSELL FROST AND MISS HELEN MILLER OF ST. LOUIS, ONE BROTHER, FRANK MILLER OF JERSEYVILLE AND THREE GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON, DEC. 27, AT TWO O'CLOCK AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME. REV. F.W. SCHWARZLOSE, PASTOR OF THE METHODIST CHURCH, OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY.

THOMAS J. MILLER DIED AT HIS HOME FOUR MILES WEST OF KANE, IL. TUES, MAR. 28. 81 YEARS. MARRIED REBECCA A. PHILLIPS IN 1854. FOUR CHILDREN: ONE DIED IN INFANCY. ELDEST NOW LIVING IS MRS. HATTIE JAYNES NEAR KANE, ALSO MRS. AMADA HAUDASHET OF WALNUT, KAN. LOVING FATHER, HONORABLE MAN. FUNERAL AT BETHANY CHURCH. REV. WM. H. DICKMAN OF CARROLLTON. BURIAL LAX CEMETERY.

WILLIAM A. MILLER, 91 FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED SEP 20, 1988, AT HIS HOME IN RAMONA, CALIF. AFTER A LENGTHY ILLNESS. HE WAS BORN OCT. 8, 1896. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE JERSEYVILLE LODGE NO 394 A.F. & A.M. ALSO SURVIVING ARE A SON, RUEBEN DEVIES MILLER OF CALIFORNIA; TWO GRANDCHILDREN AND THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; NIECES AND NEPHEWS: ARTHUR ANDERSON OF DENVER, COLORADO, JACK KEEFE, JR ., OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, MARY ANNY HENEGHAN DAUM AND JOSEPH HENEGHAN BOTH OF CARROLLTON, THOMAS HENEGHAN OF FAIRFIELD, CALIF AND JEANNE HENEGHAN DEAN OF QUINCY. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, TWO BROTHERS, RAY E. MILLER AND SYLVESTER LYNN MILLER; THREE SISTERS, ALMA MILLER MAJOR, JESSIE MILLER ANDERSON AND MARY MILLER LANHAM. HIS BODY WAS CREMATED. A MEMORIAL SERVICE WAS HELD. HE MARRIED CATHERINE ALDERSON ON APR. 20, 1920; SHE SURVIVES.

MRS. BERTHA MAE MILNER, 81, OF 701 LEAVETT ST., JERSEYVILLE DIED AT 7 PM ON MAR 31 AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL. FINAL SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 1:30 PM TODAY, APR. 3, FROM JACOBY FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. DORCIE HILL OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WILL BE IN THE OAK GROVE CEMETERY. SHE WAS BORN ON OCT. 6, 1893 IN GREENE COUNTY, THE DAUGHTER OF ANDREW AND CAROLINE COOMBS ESTES. HER HUSBAND WAS THE LATE HARRY MILNER. SHE IS SURVIVED BY TWO SONS, HARRY OF ALTON AND HOMER OF GODFREY; A DAUGHER, MRS. ELKNAH (FRANCES) YOUNG OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE BROTHER, CLARENCE ESTES OF MARION, KAN., SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN; 23 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; ONE GREAT-GREAT-GRANDCHILD. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, PARENTS, ONE SON AND THREE BROTHERS.

Last Kane Soldier Passes Away

MILNER, ISAAC (1844 - 1921)

The Village of Kane witnessed Monday afternoon the sounding of taps for the last veteran of the Civil War living in the vicinity when the body of Isaac William Milner was placed in the Woodbury Cemetery.

Mr. Milner passed away at the home of his daughter Minnie Milner, Saturday afternoon (June 5, 1926) at 2 o'clock, to answer the roll call of eternity at the age of 82 years, 2 months and 22 days. Isaac was born March 12, 1844 in Wayne City, County of Wayne, Illinois to Thomas Logan Milner (1820-1862) and Matilda R. (Holmes) Milner (1824-1851)

Funeral services were held from the M.E. Church Monday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Rev. Harms officiating and interment was in Woodbury cemetery.

He leaves to mourn his passing, four sons, Roy of Divernon, Joseph of Springfield, Harry and Miss Minnie of Kane, Julia Rexcoat of Arkansas and Myrtle of Carrollton.

Published in the Alton Evening Telegraph
Saturday, June 12, 1926, Page 5.

Contributed 02 May 2017 by Dan Hardy

GEORGE MILNER OF KANE RECEIVED WORD SUNDAY OF THE DEATH OF HIS NEPHEW, WAYNE MILNER, 45, WHICH OCCURRED SAT. AT HAMMOND, INDIANA. HE WAS A SON OF MR. AND MRS. HARRY MILNER, SR. OF JERSEYVILLE. SURVIVING HIM IN ADDITION TO HIS WIFE, ONE SISTER, MRS. MILFORD WHITLOCK OF JERSEYVILLE, AND TWO BROTHERS, HOMER OF GODFREY AND HARRY JR. OF ALTON. THE FAMILY FORMERLY RESIDED AT KANE. FUNERAL RITES WERE HELD TUES. AFTERNOON AT FOUR O'CLOCK AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE.

FROM JER. REP. FEB. 15, 1912: EUNICE, WIFE OF A. J. MINER OF CLIFFDALE, CALHOUN CO., DIED JAN 19 AT HER HOME. 66 YEARS. COME WITH PARENTS FROM ESSEX CO., NY WHEN WAS 7, AND SETTLED IN GREENE CO. MARRIED A.J. MINER OF JERSEYVILLE, CEREMONE BEING DONE AT CARROLLTON. SETTLED IN KANE, THEN TO CALHOUN COUNTY. LEAVES HUSBAND, WHO IS A BROTHER OF SQUIRE MINER OF CARROLLTON AND FOUR CHILDREN: MRS. JOSEPHINE GRISWOLD OF CLINTON, IOWA; CHARLES H. OF HARLAND, KAN.; LORENZO J. AND HUGH H. OF CALHOUN. ONE SISTER: MARY A GOURLEY OF CALHOUN. FUNERAL AT SILVER CREEK CEM. REV. SCHULTZ.

JULIA MISEGADES, 82, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED FEB. 14, 1988 AT GREENWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS BORN IN CARROLLTON TO THE LATE FRANK P. AND JULIA (KEOUHGAN) MCDONOUGH. SHE WAS A SECRETARY FOR THE ST. LOUIS DIABETES ASSOCIATION FOR 10 YEARS. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE. SURVIVORS INCLUDE SISTER CATHERINE CURRAN OF JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY SISTERS, HELEN MCDOUNOUGH, SARAH MCDONOUGH AND MARY BROWING AND BROTHER JAMES MCDONOUGH. THE FUNERAL WAS MAR. 1, 1988 AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH WITH THE REVS HENRY SCHMIDT AND THOMAS MCQUEENY AS CONCELEBRANTS. BURIAL WAS IN ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CEMETERY. A MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED TO ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH.

DOROTHY MITCHELL, 79, DIED MONDAY, SEP 23, 1991, AT HER DAUGHTER'S HOME IN WINCHESTER. BORN ON JUL 29, 1912, IN FIELDON, SHE WAS A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE ISOM AND ADA (YOUNG) SCHAAF. SHE MARRIED CHARLES MITCHELL ON FEB. 15, 1931 IN JERSEYVILLE. HE DIED DEC. 27, 1974. SURVIVING ARE FIVE SONS, CHARLES MITCHELL OF ALSEY, L.C. MITCHETT OF VIRGINIA IL., GEORGE MITCHELL OF SILVIS AND THOMAS AND CLYDE MITCHELL, BOTH OF MURRAYVILLE; A DAUGHTER, REBA WITWER OF SINCHESTER; 16 GRANDCHILDREN; FIVE STEPGRANDCHILDREN; 21 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; THREE STEP-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; A BROTHER, FRED SCHAAF OF JERSEYVILLE; AND FOUR SISTERS, ROSEMARY SCHAAF OF FIELDON, HAZEL THOMPSON OF KANE AND SOPHIA MILLER AND MARGIE DILKS, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE. TWO BROTHERS, HENRY AND JULIUS SCHAAF, AND A SISTER, ALBERTA EVANS, PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. VISITATION IS FROM 1:30 TO 9 PM WEDNESDAY AT WILLIAMSON FUNERAL HOME IN JACKSONVILLE, WHERE SERVICES ARE AT 11 AM THURSDAY. THE REV. PHILLIP DUNN WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL IS IN MURRAYVILLE CEMETERY.

DATED 12-7-1967: MRS. SARAH M. MITZEL OF 328 EAST ARCH STREET, JERSEYVILLE, DIED AT TWO O'CLOCK WED. MORNING, DEC. 6, AT WATERS NURSING HOME WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT THE PAST TEN DAYS. HER HEALTH HAD BEEN IMPAIRED FOR SOME TIME. VISITATION HOURS WILL BE HELD AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME AFTER SEVEN O'CLOCK THURSDAY EVENING. THE ROSARY WILL BE RECITED FRI NIGHT AT EIGHT O'CLOCK. A CONCELEBRATED REQUIEM MASS WILL TAKE PLACE AT TEN O'CLOCK SATURDAY MORNING AT THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST WITH FATHER ROBERT L. HEINTZ OF JERSEYVILLE AND FATHER P.O. HEINEN OF TAYLORVILLE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN ST. FRANCIS CEMETERY. MRS. MITZEL WAS BORN IN BLOOMSDALE, MO, AUG. 2, 1874 , A DAUG. OF THE ALTE MR. AND MRS. JACOB BOYER. HER AGE AT DEATH WAS NINETY-THREE YEARS, FOUR MONTHS, AND FOUR DAYS. SURVIVING MRS. MITZEL ARE SEVEN DAUGHTERS; MISSES BLANCHE AND AGNES MITZEL AND MRS. JAMES (IRENE) WALSH OF JERSEYVILLE, MISS MARIE MITZEL OF ST. LOUIS, MRS. AUGUST (PAULINE) POHLMAN OF CARROLLTON, MRS. LEO (LEONA) FLECHENSTEIN OF CHICAGO, AND MRS. FRANCIS (MILLY LOU) WHITLEY OF SPRINGFIELD; ONE SON, HAROLD MITZEL OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN, SIXTEEN GRANDCHILDREN AND THIRTY-THREE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. HER HUSBAND, AUGUST MITZEL; TWO SONS, FRAN AND RAYMOND, AND ONE DAU., RUTH ANN, PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.

PAULINE MARIE MODLIN, 86, DIED AT 3:20 PM MONDAY, MARCH 7, 1988 AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL IN JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEYVILLE, THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE REMIG AND FRANCESCA (SCHMID) HUND. SHE MARRIED HARRY MODLIN JULY 12, 1920 IN JERSEYVILLE AND HE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE TWO DAUGHTERS, RAMONE NOLAN OF KANE AND ESTHER SARENY OF EL PASO, TEXAS; NINE GRANDCHILDREN ; 12 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND FIVE GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY A DAUGHTER, PATRICIA CARDENAS; AND TWO BROTHERS, JOHN HURD AND RAY FARMER. VISITATION WILL BE 4-9 PM WEDNESDAY AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WHERE SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED 2PM THURSDAY BY THE REV. CHARLES EPPERLY. BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE, WHERE MRS. MODLIN HAD BEEN A MEMBER.

JER. REP. DATED MAR. 18, 1926: MRS. FRED MOHR OF BETHEL AREA DIED AT HER HOME. 60 YEARS. FUNERAL FROM BETHEL BAP. CHURCH. ELDERT.J. ROADY OF KANE. BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. LEAVES HUSBAND, 2 DAUGHTERS, ONE SON. THEY ARE MRS. J. FRANK OF CHESTERFIELD, MRS. CELIA BAKER OF BETHEL AND WESLEY MOHR OF MEDORA.

REV. GERTRUDE MOHR, 84, DIED AT 1:05 MONDAY, NOV. 17, 1986 AT HER RESIDENCE. SHE HAD BEEN AN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD MINISTER FOR 42 YEARS, HAVING BEEN THE PASTOR AT THE ASSEMBLEY OF GOD IN FIDELITY AND PART-TIME MINISTER AT THE JERSEYVILLE, ELDRED, AND CARROLLTON ASSEMBLIES OF GOD. SHE WAS BORN IN CARLINVILLE, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. ALVIN LOVELESS, AND HAD MARRIED JOHN MOHR IN 1922 IN CARLINVILLE. HE DIED JAN. 26, 1959. SURVIVING ARE A SON, WILLIAM DALE MOHR, OF JERSEYVILLE; AN ADOPTED SON, MICHAEL BRYSON OF WOODBURN; A DAUGHTER, BERDA RUSSELL OF FIDELITY; NINE GRANDCHILDREN; 10 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN; AND A SISTER, BERDA WALTON OF CARLINVILLE. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 PM WED. AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 2 PM THURS AT THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH IN FIDELITY WITH REV. CRAIG MOHR OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE AT OAK GROVE CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE. MEMORIAL MAY BE GIVEN TO THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD IN FIDELITY.

DATED 11-10-1982: NORMAN DALE MOHR, 55, OF 320 HIGHLAND, DIED AT 8:15 PM SATURDAY AT MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER IN SPRINGFIELD. BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, SON OF BEULAH (BOLIN)MOHR OF GREENFIELD AND THE LATED LLOYD MOHR, HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A POLICE OFFICER WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR 12 YEARS. HE RETIRED IN SEPTEMBER, 1982. THE WORLD WAR II VETERN MARRIED THE FORMER MAXINE TUEY ON APR. 18, 1948 IN ALTON. IN ADDITION TO HIS WIFE AND MOTHER, SURVIVING ARE TWO DAUGHTERS, MARLENE WATERS OF ELDRED AND DEBRA GOODALL OF VANDALIA; TWO GRANDCHILDREN; TWO SISTERS, ELLA MAE BORDERS OF UNION CITY, TENN AND FLORENCE CHOPPS OF CROWN POINT, IND; AND TWO BROTHERS, JOHN OF WRIGHTS AND JIM OF WOOD RIVER. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 PM TODAY AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME WHERE SERIVES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 2 PM TUES WITH THE REV. CLYDE MYERS OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN CARROLLTON CITY CEMETERY AND MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO BELIVERS BAPTIST CHURCH IN CARROLLTON, OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER, OR TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.

DATED 11-APR.1974: FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH SATURDAY MORNING, APR. 6, FOR MRS. CATHERINE O. MOLOHON, 76, OF 610 FOREST ST., JERSEYVILLE. FATHER R. T. SHEA WAS CELEBRANT. INTERMENT WAS IN ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CEMETERY. HER DEATH OCCURRED APR. 4 AT JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL. BORN JUN 26, 1897 IN ST. LAWRENCE, KY, SHE WAS A DAUGHTER OF MRS. AND MRS. FRANK WALTHEN. HER SURVIVORS ARE HER HUSBAND, WILLIAM MOLOHON; TWO DAUGHERS, MRS. JOHN H. ALBRECHT OF CARROLLTON AND SISTER MARY CALLISTA OF ALGONQUIN; EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN; FIVE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; AND ONE BROTHER, R.T. WALTHEN OF LOUISVILLE, KY. VISITATION WAS HELD AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE THE ROSARY WAS RECITED FRIDAY EVENING.

JER. REP. DATED AUG. 19, 1909: JAMES M. MOORE BORN IN KNOX CO., TENN. DEC. 11, 1825. DIED AT HOME IN FIDELITY AUG. 12. 83 YEARS. WHEN 3 YEARS, CAME WITH PARENTS TO ILL., SETTLED NEAR JERSEYVILLE. LIVED IN COUNTY 80 YEARS. MARRIED JANE DAVIS MAR. 30, 1854. TEN CHILDREN, SEVEN BOYS AND THREE GIRLS. FIVE OF WHOM ARE STILL LIVING. DOUGLAS MOORE OF SPRINGFIELD, IL., ROBERT AND CHARLES OF FIDELITY, MRS. DELLA PARSELL, EVA PARSELL BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE. MOTHER OF FAMILY DIED MAR 7, 1890. ONE SURVIVING SISTER, MRS. MARTHA HEFFRON WHO LIVES NEAR KANE. SHE IS NOW 85 YEARS OLD. MR. MOORE REMARRIED APR. 22, 1896 TO MRS. MARGARET HENSINGER WHO SURVIVES. UNCLE JIMMY WAS ONE OF THE EARLY PIONEER SETTLERS OF JERSEY CO. AND AT ONE TIME WAS PROBABLY THE LARGEST LAND OWNER IN THE COUNTY. HE CAME TO ALL OF HIS POSSESSIONS THROUGH THAT RUGGED TOIL WHICH CHARACTERIZED THE EARLY SETTLER OF THAT DAY. ME. CHURCH AT FIDELITY. LEAVES WIFE, THREE SONS, TWO DAUS., ONE SISTER. FUNERAL FROM METHODIST CHURCH. REV. V.B. SULLINS. FAMILY CEMETERY SW OF FIDELITY.

DATED NOV., 1985: LAWRENCE EDWARD MOORE, 85, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED NOV. 14 IN JERSEYVILLE. HE WAS BORN AUG. 11, 1900 IN JERSEYVILLE TO EDWARD AND GERTRUDE (HOUSE) MOORE. HE SERVED IN THE NAVY DURING WORLD WAR II AND WAS A RETIRED BUILDING CONTRACTOR. HE MARRIED GOLDIE LONG ON DEC. 29, 1952, IN CARROLLTON. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE JERSEYVILLE MOOSE LODGE AND THE AMERICAN LEGION. SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIFE, GOLDIE, OF JERSEYVILLE, AND SISTER NADENE WARNER OF JERSEYVILLE. VISITATION WAS NOV. 15 AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WITH THE REV. V. CLAY NOAH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY WITH GRAVESIDE MILITARY RITES BY THE JERSEYVILLE VFW POST NO. 4528 AND AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 492. A MEMORAIL HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED TO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE.

UNDATED NEWSPAPER CLIPPING: JAMES MORAIN, 80, WHO HAD OPERATED A FISHMARKET AT COLUMBIANA FOR FIFTY YEARS, DIED TUES. IN A PEORIA HOSPITAL, WHERE HE WAS TAKEN TWO WEEKS OR MORE AGO. THE BODY WAS TAKEN TO KAMPSVILLE WHERE FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. BURIAL WAS IN THE DAYTON CEMTERY. MR. MORAIN IS SURVIVED BY TWO DAUGHTERS AND TWO SONS; MRS. ELSIE PRYOR OF ELDRED, MRS. ELVIRA BARTHOLOMEW AND IRA MORAIN OF PEORIA, AND HARRY MORAIN OF KAMPSVILLE. HE WAS A COLORFUL FIGURE AT HIS FISHBOAT IN COLUMBIANA, AND WAS WELL KNOWN IN THIS PART OF THE STATE.

DATED 11-27-75: THE FUNERAL OF MRS. PEARL E. MORRIS, 87, OF 208 S. LAFAYETTE ST., JERSEYVILLE WAS HELD ON NOV. 22 AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. LARRY F. PALMER OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST, DUNMOR, KY. OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN THE KANE CEMETERY. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 10:45 PM ON NOV. 19 AT JERSEY COUNTY CONVALESCENT CARE CENTER. SHE WAS BORN ON DEC. 27, 1887 IN GREENE COUNTY, A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE CHARLES AND MATILDA SCOGGINS HARDWICK. HER HUSBAND, PLEASANT H. MORRIS, DIED IN JAN., 1962. HER SURVIVORS ARE ONE SON, HARMON W. MORRIS OF JERSEYVILLE; AND DAUGHTERS, MRS. FRED (GOLDIE) ATCHISON AND MRS. FREELAND (HELEN) BLASA, JERSEYVILLE, MRS. PAUL (MABLE) GRIZZLE OF CARROLLTON AND MRS. LLOYD (DIMPLE) ANDERSON OF KANE; 12 GRANDCHILDREN; NINE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN. HER PARENTS, THREE SONS, TWO DAUGHTERS, THREE BROTHERS AND A SISTER PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. THE FAMILY DESIGNATED THE JERSEY COUNTY HEART FUND AS A MEMORIAL.

DATED 11/29/76: SERVICES FOR SYLVESTER ANDRES MORRISON, 76, OF 717 HARRISON ST., JERSEYVILLE WILL BE CONDUCTED FROM GUBSER FUNERAL HOME AT 1:30 PM ON DEC. 1 WITH JAMES PEPPER OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN THE GUNTERMAN CEMETERY IN THE FIELDON VICINITY. HIS DEATH OCCUREED AT 12:20 AM. ON NOV. 29 AT JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. HE WAS BORN NOV. 23, 1900 IN JERSEY COUNTY, A SON OF GEORGE H. AND TILLIE ANDRES MORRISON, AND WAS A RETIRED PAINTER. SURVIVING ARE THREE CHILDREN, MRS. CHARLENE MORGAN, JERSEYVILLE, MRS ROLAND (ESTHER) TURNER,JACKSONVILLE AND ROGER LESLIE MORRISON, ROODHOUSE; TWO BROTHERS AND A SISTER, LAWRENCE F. MORRISON AND MRS. LIDA MEDFORD OF FIELDON AND BERTRAM MORRISON OF MISSOURI; SIX GRANDCHILDREN. VISITATION WILL BE HELD FROM 2 TO 5 PM AND FROM 7 TO 9 PM TUES., NOV. 30 AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME. THE FAMILY HAS DESIGNATED THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AS A MEMORIAL.

DATED 5-3-1983: EARL MOTSINGER, 69, OF 305 MCGILL, JERSEYVILLE DIED AT 1 AM APR. 23 AT JEWISH HOSPITAL IN ST. LOUIS. THE RETIRED FARM LABORER WAS BORN JUL 24, 1913 IN MOARK, ARK., A SON OF WILLIAM L. AND MARTHA A. EDWARDS MOTSINGER. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, SYLVIA BRIDGES SMITH MOTSINGER WHOM HE MARRIED JAN. 11, 1969; A DAUGHTER, DOROTHY HENDERSON OF STRONGSVILLE, OHIO; TWO STEP DAUGHTERS, DEBBIE CHAROW AND SHARI SMITH, JERSEYVILLE; A STEP SON, JAMES SMITH OF GODFREY; ONE FOSTER SON, COTE OF WARREN, MICH.; FIVE GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, ERNEST, SARASOTA, FLA. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY THREE SISTERS AND TWO BROTHERS. SERVICES WERE HELD AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. V.C. NOAH JR. OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN JALAPPA CEMETERY IN THE KANE VICINITY.

DOW--BETTY JUNE MOTT, 54, DIED AT 9:48 AM FRIDAY, AT WOOD RIVER TOWNSHIP HOSPITAL. BORN IN KANE, A DAUGHTER OF VIRGIE COATS OF EAST ALTON AND THE LATE EARL COX, SHE MARRIED JOHN L. MOTT ON JUN 14, 1956 IN JERSEYVILLE, AND HE SURVIVES. IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND AND MOTHER, SURVIVING ARE THREE DAUGHTERS, WANDA BURGESS OF EAST ALTON, DIANE PHILLIPS OF BRIGHTON AND SANDRA AGNEY OF COTTAGE HILLS; SIX SONS, WESLEY OF EAST ALTON, RICKY, DENNIS, AND RANDY, ALL OF DOW; AND KEVIN AND TERRY, BOTH OF COTTAGE HILLS; 14 GRANDCHILDREN; A GREAT-GRANDCHILD; THREE SISTERS, SHIRLEY KIRSCHNER OF ST. LOUIS, VIRGINIA MCCOLLUM OF ADVANCE, MO. AND CONNIE DORSEY OF EAST ALTON; AND EIGHT BROTHERS, DON COX OF ADVANCE, MO, BILL AND JACKIE COX, BOTH OF GODFREY, JERRY AND DENNIS COX, BOTH OF ALTON, ROBERT AND DARREL COX, BOTH OF EAST ALTON, AND RICHARD COX OF ELSAH. VISITATION WILL BE AFTER 6 PM SUNDAY AT MARKS MORTUARY IN WOOD RIVER, WHERE SERVICES WILL BE A 1 PM MONDAY, WITH THE REV. MARK MCCAIN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN WOOD LAND HILLS CEMETERY. (PICTURE OF DECEASED WITH OBIT)

DATED 6/19/69: (PICTURE IN OBIT) CHARLES W. MOURNING, JERSEYVILLE BUSINESSMAN FOR MANY YEARS, DIED SUNDAY, JUN 15 AT 11:45 AM AT THE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL IN ALTON WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR ALMOST TWO WEEKS. HIS HOME WAS AT 106 N. CLAY ST. FINAL RITES WERE HELD WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO O'CLOCK AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER. THE PASTOR, REV. CARLTON G. CHRISTENSON, OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. VISITATION HOURS WERE HLED AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME WHERE MASONIC SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED TUESDAY EVENING AT EIGHT O/CLOCK BY KING SOLOMON LODGE, A.F.&A.M. NO. 197 OF KANE. MR. MOURNING HAD BEEN ENGAGED IN THE REAL ESTATE BUSINESS IN JERSEYVILLE FOR THE PAST TWENTY FIVE YEARS. HIS EARLIER BUSINESSES HERE WERE A MOVIE THEATRE AND FARM IMPLEMENT FIRM, AND HE HAD ALSO ENGAGED IN FARMING. IN ADDITION TO HIS CHURCH AND LODGE AFFILIATIONS, MR. MOURNING WAS A CHARTER MEMBER OF THE JERSEY COUNTY FARM BUREAU AND A MEMBER OF JERSEYVILLE CHAPTER NO. 656, ORDER OF EASTERN STAR. HE WAS ON OF NINETEEN CHILDREN BORN TO THE LATE THOMAS D. AND MARY JANE KEELY MOURNING. HE WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY JAN. 30, 1889 AND HIS AGE AT DEATH WAS 80 YEARS, 4 MONTHS AND 15 DAYS. SURVIVING HIM ARE HIS WIFE, MRS. HATTIE MACKELDEN MOURNING, TWO SONS, HUBERT OF KANE AND C. DELBERT OF JERSEYVILLE; THREE DAUGHTERS, MRS. ELDON (JUANITA) STONE OF CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., MRS. LOUIS (VERA) CRIST OF SHIPMAN AND MRS. VIRGIL (ADA) MYERS OF JERSEYVILLE; THREE BROTHERS, LESTER MOURNING OF JERSEYVILLE, MELVIN MOURNING OF BETHALTO, AND HOWARD MOURNING OF WOOD RIVER; EIGHT SISTERS, MRS. WILLIAM FRITZ, MRS. FLORENCE WATERS, MRS. IMOGENE HOUSEMAN, MRS. HAZEL EGELHOFF AND MISS RUTH MOURNING OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. NETTIE BRANNAN OF CHEYENNE, WYO., MRS. VIOLA GIER OF SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., AND MRS. MAYARD SPARLIN OF GREENVILLE. HE ALSO LEAVES FOURTEEN GRANDCHILDREN AND ELEVEN GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. ONE DAUGHTER, MISS DENISE A. MEYERS, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH ON MAY 25, 1968.

DATED 3-21-85: EDITH MOURNING, 102, WHO LIVED AT ST. ANTHONY'S HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE IN ALTON, DIED THERE AT 6:32 P.M. MARCH 5. SHE WAS BORN JAN. 23, 1883 IN KANE, TO THE LATE JAMES AND RUSHA WILLIS WILSON AND WAS MARRIED TO HARVEY MOURNING. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH. ONLY COUSINS SURVIVE. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED FRIDAY AT THE FIRST SOUTHER BAPTIST CHURCH IN ALTON BY THE REV. HOWARD TODD TAYLOR. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY.

DATED 11/1/86: HATTIE MOURNING, 92, DIED AT 5:30 AM FRIDAY, OCT. 31, 1986 AT GREENWOOD MANOR IN JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY AND WAS EMPLOYED WITH MOURNING REALTY CO. IN JERSEYVILLE FOR 25 YEARS, RETIRING IN 1965. THE DAUTHER OF THE LATE WILLIAM AND MALINDA (COPE) MACKELDEN. SHE MARRIED CHARLES W. MOURNING IN SPRINGFIELD. HE DIED JUN 15, 1969. SURVIVING ARE TWO SONS, HUBERT E. MOURNING OF KANE AND C.DELBERT MOURNING OF JERSEYVILLE; TWO DAUGHTERS, JUANITE STONE OF HUDSON, FLA., AND ADA MYERS OF JERSEYVILLE; 14 GRANDCHILDREN; 29 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN; AND ONE GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILD. VISITATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 PM SUNDAY AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. ORDER OF EASTERN STARY SERVIES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 6:30 PM BY JERSEYVILLE LODGE NO. 656. SERVICES WILL BE AT THE FUNERAL HOME AT 11 AM MONDAY WITH REV. V. NOAH CLAY OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE AT OAK GROVE CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE WHERE SHE WAS A MEMBER.

DATED 1954: NINE-TWO DESCENDENTS SURVIVE MRS. MARY JANE (JENNIE) MOURNING WHOSE DEATH OCCURRED MONDAY MORNING, FEB. 15, AT ELEVEN-THIRTY O'CLOCK AT HER HOME IN ENGLISH TOWNSHIP FOLLOWING A FEW WEEKS ILLNESS. THE AGED WOMAN WAS A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE DANIEL AND ELIZABETH SEAGO KEELEY AND WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY ON NOV. 1, 1867. HER AGE AT TIME OF DEATH WAS EIGHTY-SIX YEARS, THREE MONTHS AND FOURTEEN DAYS. MRS. MOURNING HAD RESIDED IN THE BETHANY VICINITY FOR ABOUT EIGHTY YEARS. THE DECEDENT WAS THE WIDOW OF THOMAS MOURNING. NINETEEN CHILDREN WERE BORN TO THE COUPLE. MRS. MOURNING WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND AND FIVE CHILDREN. MRS. MOURNING IS SURVIVED BY FIVE SONS AND NINE DAUGHTERS. THEY ARE CHARLES AND LESTER MOURNING OF JERSEYVILLE, RUSSELL MOURNING OF ATLANTA, GA., HOWARD AND MELVIN MOURNING OF WOOD RIVER, MRS. WILLIAM FRITZ OF KANE, MRS. VIOLA GIER OF SANTA BARBARA, CALIF., MRS. WILLIAM WATERS, MRS. IMOGENE HOUSEMAN AND MRS. AUGUST EGELHOFF OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. LINCOLN BRANNAN OF CHEYENNE, WYO. MRS. MAYNARD SPARLIN OF GREENVILLE, MRS. ED NOLAN AND MISS RUTH MOURNING OF KANE. SHE ALSO LEAVES TWENTY-NINE GRANDCHILDREN; FORTY NINE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN ONE BROTHER, CHARLES KEELEY, ONE SISTER, MRS. NETTIE CARRICO OF JERSEYVILLE AND ONE HALF-BROTHER, EDWARD MOURNING OF ALTON. FRIENDS CALLED AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL SERVICES ARE BEING HELD THIS AFTERNOON, THURS., FEB. 18, AT TWO O'CLOCK AT THE BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH NORTHWEST OF JERSEYVILLE WITH REV. CLARENCE CLARK OF HETTICK AND REV. FRANK SCHWAB OF ROODHOUSE OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WILL BE IN THE LAX CEMETERY.

DATED 11/29/73: FUNERAL RITES FOR MRS. NELLIE MOURNING ,82, OF JERSEYVILLE WILL BE HELD AT 1:30 TOMORROW AFTERNOON, NOV. 30, AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME. REV. L.E. HUTCHINSON OF JERSEYVILLE WILL OFFICIATE AND BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HER DEATH OCCURRED AT 3:15 AM ON NOV. 27 AT HER HOME ON 409 N. GIDDINGS. VISITATION WILL BE HELD AFTER 4 PM TODAY, NOV. 29 AT JACOBY FUNERAL HOME. SHE WAS BORN JUN 19, 1891 IN GREENE CO., A DAU. OF THOMAS AND SARAH HARDWICK HYDE. MRS. MOURNING WAS A MEMBER OF THE STATE STREET BAPTIST CHURCH AND MT. GILEAD COMMUNITY CLUB. HER SURVIVORS ARE HER HUSBAND, LESTER D. MOURNING; TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS. CHARLES (MARY) SEAL OF RUSHVILLE AND MRS. CHARLES (LURA) VANAUSDOLL OF JERSEYVILLE; SIX GRANDCHILDREN; ONE GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER; THREE BROS., FRED AND HAROLD HYDE OF ELDRED AND ALFRED HYDE OF JERSEYVILLE; THREE SISTERS, MRS. C.C. GRIZZLE OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. BERT BRANNAN OF CARROLLTON AND MRS. EDITH TILLERY OF ROODHOUSE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, TWO BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS.

DATED JAN. 1985: JERSEYVILLE--MYRTLE MAE MOUSER, 58, DIED AT 4:05AM TODAY AT HER RESIDENCE FOLLOWING AN EXTENDED ILLNESS. SHE WAS BORN IN GREEN COUNTY, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE CECIL AND HAZEL (HOBBS) TALKINGTON. SHE MARRIED JESSE C. MOUSER AUG. 17, 1942 IN ST. CHARLES, MO. AND HE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE FOUR DAUGHTERS: SHARON STOECKEL, CARLA COX, AND CAROL MOUSER, ALL OF ALTON AND DEBRA WATERS OF JERSEYVILLE; SIX SONS, GLEN AND MICHAEL, BOTH OF ALTON, DONALD AND LARRY, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE, EARL AND TERRY, BOTH AT HOME, 21 GRANDCHILDREN; ONE GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER; A BROTHER, GLEN TALKINGTON OF BRIGHTON; AND FOUR SISTERS, HELEN BOOTH OF PITTSFIELD, LOUISE JOHNSON AND RUBY MCCOTTER, BOTH OF PEARL AND DORIS KAPPEL OF BRIGHTON. VISISTATION WILL BE FROM 4 TO 9 PM TUES. AT SMITH FUNERAL HOME IN ALTON WHERE THE FUNERAL WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 11 AM WEDNESDAY WITH THE REV. JOHN ARROWWOOD OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN VALHALL MEMORIAL PARK. ( PICTURE OF DECEASED APPEARS WITH OBIT.) DEMO NEWS JAN. 10, 1985: MYRTLE MAE MOUSER, 58, R.1, JERSEYVILLE DIED JAN. 7 AT HER HOME. BORN JAN 17, 1926 IN GREENE CO., TO CECIL AND HAZEL HOBBS TALKINGTON. MAR. JESSE C. MOUSER AUG. 17, 1942 IN ST. CHARLES, MO. HE SURVIVES. FOUR DAUGHTERS: SHARON STOECKEL, CARLA COX, CAROL MOUSER OF ALTON; DEBRA WATERS OF JERSEYVILLE, SIX SONS: GLEN AND MICHAEL OF ALTON, DONALD AND LARRY OF JERSEYVILLE, EARL AND TERRY AT HOME. 21 GRANDCHILDREN. ONE GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER. ONE BROTHER, GLEN TALKINGTON OF BRIGHTON. FOUR SISTERS, HELEN BOOTH OF PITTSFIELD, LOUISE JOHNSON AND RUBY MCGOTTER OF PEARL, AND DORIS KAPPEL OF BRIGHTON.

DATED 4/12/56: MRS. ANNA MARIE MOWEN OF ROUTE 2, JERSEYVILLE, WIFE OF PRESTON MOWEN, DIED AT TWELVE FIFTEEN O'CLOCK MONDAY MORNING APR. 9, AT BARNES HOSPITAL IN ST. LOUIS WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT FOR THREE DAYS. PRIOR TO BEING MOVED TO ST. LOUIS, MRS. MOWEN HAD BEEN A PATIENT AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL AND A MEMORIAL HOSP. IN ALTON. MRS. MOWEN WAS BORN IN GREEN COUNTY, MAY 16, 1905 AND HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS FIFTY YEARS, TEN MONTHS AND TWENTY-THREE DAYS. IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND, THE DECEDENT IS SURVIVED BY ONE SON, ROBERT. P. MOWEN OF JERSEYVILLE; HER MOTHER, MRS. HATTIE BEAN OF ALTON; TWO SISTERS, MRS. PEARL BREITWEISER OF DELHI, AND MRS. ROBERTA GUILANDER OF KANE; AND ONE BROTHER, HUBERT BEAN OF JERSEYVILLE. ONE DAU., LOIS, DIED IN INFANCY. MRS. MOWEN WAS A MEMBER OF THE BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH AND THE DEMOLAY MOTHERS CIRCLE. THE BODY WAS MOVED FROM JACOBY BROS TO THE MOWEN HOME WHERE FRIENDS CALLED UNTIL THE TIME OF THE FUNERAL. SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN THIS CITY AT TWO O'CLOCK WED. AFTERNOON, APR. 11. THE REV. CARL A MOMAN OF JERSEYVILLE AND REV. WILLIAM SEALOCK OF WINCHESTER OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN THE GRIMES CEMETERY.

DATED 7/2/1953: FRED P. MOWEN, WELL-KNOWN RETIRED JERSEY COUNTY FARMER, WAS FOUND DEAD AT THE WHEEL OF HIS CAR IN ENGLISH TOWNSHIP ABOUT 5 O'CLOCK THURS. AFTERNOON, JUNE 25, BY HIS GREAT NEPHEW, ROBERT MOWEN, SON OF MR. AND MRS. PRESTON MOWEN. YOUNG MOWEN WAS ENROUTE TO THE HOME OF HIS PARENTS FROM ANOTHER FARM WHEN HE SAW THE AUTOMOBILE IN THE CLARENCE WEIGHARD BEAN FIELD NORTHWEST OF JERSEYVILLE. RECOGNIZING THE CAR AS THAT OF HIS GREAT UNCLE HE INVESTIGATED AND FOUND MR. MOWEN SLUMPED AT THE WHEEL. YOUNG MOWEN WENT TO THE HOME OF HIS PARENTS AND THE JACOBY AMBULANCE WAS SUMMONED. THE ELDER MR. MOWEN WAS BROUGHT TO THE OFFICE OF A JERSEYVILLE PHYSICIAN WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD. MR. MOWEN HAD BEEN IN JERSEYVILLE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND WAS ENROUTE HOME WHEN HE WAS FATALLY STRICKEN. DEATH IS BELIEVED TO HAVE RESULTED FROM A HEART ATTACK. MR. MOWEN HAD CONSULTED A PHYSICIAN SEVERAL DAYS AGO AND AT THAT TIME COMPLAINED OF A SEVERE CHEST PAIN. THE DECEASED WAS A SON OF THE LATE PETER AND SARAH HILLMAN MOWEN AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, SEP. 14, 1878. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SEVENTY-FOUR YEARS, NINE MONTHS AND ELEVEN DAYS. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS WIFE, MRS. SOPHIA MOWEN. FRATERNALLY MR. MOWEN WAS A MEMBER OF THE LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE NO. 695 OF JERSEYVILLE. HE IS SURVIVED BY THREE NEPHEWS, ROBERT MOWEN, CENTRALIA, PRESTON MOWEN, JERSEYVILLE, FRED NEWBERRY, GODFREY; AND EIGHT NIECES, MRS. MAYNARD DUNHAM AND MRS. RAYMOND LOFTON, ROSEAU, MINN., MRS. CHARLES BRAY AND MRS. MELVIN GADDY, ALTON, MRS. JOHN J. MCGUIRE, MRS. LEE MASSEY AND MRS. EDWARD ROADY, JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. TOBY TYLER OF CENTRALIA. FRIENDS CALLED AT THE HOME OF MR. MOWEN'S NEPHEW AND NIECE, MR. AND MRS. JOHN J. MCGUIRE, UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING WHEN THE BODY WAS REMOVED TO THE JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME. FINAL RITES WERE HELD AT THE FUNERAL HOME SUNDAY AFTERNOON, JUN 28, AT 2 O'CLOCK. REV. WILLIAM SEALOCK, PASTOR OF THE BAPTIST CHURCH IN KANE, OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICES AND INTERMENT WAS IN GRIMES CEMETERY.

DATED JUL 1984: FUNERAL SERVICES FOR PRESTON MOWEN, 82, OF 27 OAKWOOD, JERSEYVILLE WERE HELD AT 1 PM SAT. JUL 28, AT GUBSER'S FUNERAL HOME, REV. R.E. GEORGE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN THE GRIMES-NEELY CEMETERY WEST OF JERSEYVILLE. MOWEN WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY, AUG. 3, 1901, THE SON OF WALTER AND AGNES BROOKS MOWEN. HE DIED AT 5:33 AM. JUL 26 AT GARNET'S CHATEAU. HE WAS A RETIRED FARMER. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE KANE MASONIC LODGE AND AINAD SHRINE TEMPLE OF EAST ST. LOUIS. HE WAS MARRIED TO ANNA WILLIAMS AND SHE DIED IN 1956. HE MARRIED EUNICE KIRCHNER, IN WATERLOO, IN 1960. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, EUNICE, A SON, ROBERT MOWEN, JERSEYVILLE, A STEP-DAU. JUANETTA POWERS, JERSEYVILLE, THREE GRANDCHILDREN, ONE GREAT GRANDCHILD; TWO SISTERS, NELLIE MCGUIRE, JERSEYVILLE AND EVA BRAY, ALTON. A DAUGHTER, TWO SISTERS AND HIS PARENTS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN AND THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE, OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER HAVE BEEN NAMED AS MEMORIALS.

HARDA T. MOWREY, 91, DIED AT 7:10 AM WED. APRIL 4, 1990 AT JERSEYVILLE CARE CENTER. BORN IN CHRISTENSUND, NORWAY, SHE WAS THE DAU. OF THE LATE DICK AND NICHALENIA (STOKKE) THORENSON. ON FEB. 1, 1921, IN FARGO, ND, SHE MARRIED FRED MOWREY. HE DIED ON AUG. 21, 1979. SURVIVING ARE TWO DAUS., DOROTHY CUMMINGS OF CHAMPAIGN AND ELNA CRAWFORD OF KANE, A SON, MARLIN G. MOWREY OF DUTZOW, MO.; 16 GRANDCHILDREN; 40 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND 28 GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. PRECEDING HER IN DEATH WERE A SON, LYDLE MOWREY; A SISTER, KAREN THORENSON; AND A BROTHER, THORVEL THORENSON. SHE WAS A LONGTIME MEMBER OF THE ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA. VISITATION IS FROM 4 TO 8 PM FRI AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON. THE ELIZABETH CHAPTER OF THE ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR WILL CONDUCT RITES AT 7 PM. SERVICES ARE AT 10:30 AM SAT. AT KANE BAPTIST CHURCH. THE REV. GAROLD COOPER WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL IS IN KANE CEMETERY. MEMORAILS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE EASTERN STAR CHAPTER OF THE CHURCH, BOTH OF WHICH SHE WAS A MEMBER MORE THAN 60 YEARS.

JER. REP. SEP. 3, 1903: MRS. MAGGIE E. MULBERRY NEE CHRISTOPHER, BORN NEAR GIRARD, IL MAY 5, 1862. DIED AT E. ST. LOUIS AUG. 25, 1903. ONLY DAU. OF HENRY M. AND HANNAH D. CHRISTOPHER, NEE HANKINSON. GREW TO WOMANHOOD IN JERSEY THEN TO GIRARD WITH HER MOTHER. MARRIED J.S. MULBERRY JUL 30, 1891. 41 YEARS. LEAVES HUSBAND AND FOUR CHILDREN. BURIED IN CEMETERY AT CARROLLTON. (GIRARD GAZETTE)

DATED 11/14/57: BENTON G. MUNDY, ASSISTANT COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF HIGHWAYS IN JERSEY COUNTY, SUFFERED A FATAL ILLNESS WEDNESDAY WHILE OPERATING A DRAGLINE NEAR THE FULKERSON BRIDGE NORTH OF JERSEYVILLE. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE JERSEY COMM. HOSPITAL WHERE HE WAS MOVED IN THE JACOBY BROS. AMBULANCE. DEATH WAS ATTRIBUTED TO A CORONARY ATTACK. MR. MUNDY HAD BEEN AN EMPLOYEE OF THE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FOR THE PAST THIRTY YEARS SERVING UNDER EUGENE WITT AND THE LATE PAXTON WITT. FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF THE LATTER MR. MUNDY SERVED AS ACTING SUPERINTENDENT FOR TWO YEARS, AND THEN BECAME ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT WORKING WITH THE PRESENT SUPERINTENDENT, GEORGE C. CLAUSEN. THE DECEDENT WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, JAN. 22, 1901, A SON OF THE LATE JOHN T. AND ANNA BELLE CRAWFORD MUNDY. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS FIFTY SIX YEARS, NINE MONTHS AND TWENTY ONE DAYS. MR. MUNDY IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, MRS. LILLIE DUNHAM MUNDY; FOUR DAUGHTERS, MRS. ALONZO COCHRAN OF ELDORADO, MRS. HUGH SNELL OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. GILBERT TURNER AND MISS REBECCA MUNDY OF JERSEYVILLE; ONE BROTHER, SHERMAN MUNDY OF CARROLLTON; ONE SISTER, MRS. JAMES COCHRAN OF GRANITE CITY, AND SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE MUNDY HOME AT 600 EAST ARCH STREET AFTER SEVEN O'CLOCK THIS (THURSDAY) EVENING UNTIL ELEVEN O'CLOCK SATURDAY MORNING, AND THEN AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT TWO O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON. REV. DORCIE HILL WILL OFFICIATE AND BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY.

DATED 5/3/79: SERVICES FOR CHARLES WESLEY MUNDY, 63, OF RURAL FIELDON WILL BE HELD AT 1 PM FRI AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WITH THE REV. WILBUR CAIN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY. HIS DEATH OCCURRED AT 8:45 PM APR. 30 AT BLU-FOUNTAIN MANOR IN GODFREY. BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY MAR 7 1916 HE WAS A SON OF HARVEY V. AND ROZENA CRAWFORD MUNDY AND WAS A LABORER. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, THE FORMER JULIA PITCHFORD WHOM HE MARRIED DEC. 31, 1938; ONE SON, HARVEY L. MUNDY OF YUMA, ARIZ; THREE DAUGS., SHILEY SKAGGS, VICTORIA, TEX., NANCY BIRKENSTOCK, WOODSON TERRACE, MO, AND LOIS GREENWELL, KANE; 11 GRANDCHILDREN. ALSO SURVIVING ARE FOUR BROTHERS, ROY MUNDY, ALTON, AL, BRIGHTON, ROBERT, EUGENE, ORE. AND RICHARD, SEATTLE, WASH.; SEVEN SISTERS, BETTY OF ARIZ, MARTHA MCQUAGGE, WASH., ALDORA MILLER, EILEEN CREW, LELA WILLIAMS AND LILLIAN LAMPARTER OF ALTON. VISITATION FROM 4 TO 9 PM THURS AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WHERE MASONIC SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 7 PM. THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS A MEMORIAL.

DATED JUN 4, 1984: JERSEYVILLE- KEITH MUNDY, 76, DIED AT 12:50 AM SUNDAY AT CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL NORTHEAST IN ST. LOUIS AFTER A BRIEF ILLNESS. HE WAS A PARTNER IN THE MUNDY LUMBER AND SUPPLY CO. IN JERSEYVILLE. IN 1924 HE BEGAN WORK FOR THE ALEC ROBB LUMBER AND COAL CO. THAT COMPANY LATER BECAME THE JACOBS LUMBER AND COAL CO. OF WHICH HE BECAME A PARTNER IN 1954. IN 1956, IT BECAME THE MUNDY LUMBER AND SUPPLY CO., IN WHICH HE WAS ACTIVE UNTIL THREE WEEKS AGO. HE WAS BORN IN KANE, THE SON OF THE LATE JAMES A. AND GRACE (WHEELER) MUNDY. HE MARRIED THE FORMER VIVIAN DOWNEY SEP 2, 1933 IN JERSEYVILLE AND SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE ONE DAU., JANE WAINWRIGHT OF DENVER, COLO.; ONE SON, JAMES OF JERSEYVILLE, TWO GRANDCHILDREN; ONE SISTER, IRMA TERPENING OF KANE; AND ONE BROTHER, LOUIS O. OF ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS. VISITATION WILL BE AFTER 4 PM TODAY AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES WILL BE AT THE FUNERAL HOME TUES. AT 10:30 AM WITH THE REV. V.CLAY NOAH, JR. PRESIDING. BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEMETERY IN JERSEYVILLE. MEMORIALS ARE SUGGESTED TO SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN AND THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE, OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER.

FROM DEMOCRAT NEWS DATED MAR.23, 1982: ANNA C. MURPHY, 92, DIED MARCH 19 AT GREENWOOD MANOR. FUNERAL FROM ST. FRANCIS CHURCH. BURIAL IN ST. FRANCIS CEMETERY. BORN IN JERSEY CO. APRIL 6, 1889 DAUGHTER OF RICHARD AND RACHEL KELLY ALWARD. LEAVES TWO SONS, WILLIAM OF HETTICK AND GENE OF GREENFIELD. THREE DAUGHTERS, MRS. THOMAS ALLEN AND MARY FRENCH OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS. ANNA MARIE DREW OF HAVANA. 11 GRANDCHILDREN, SIX GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. HUSBAND ANDREW MURPHY WHOM SHE MARRIED MARCH 24, 1914, DIED MAR. 13, 1949.

WORD WAS RECEIVED SUNDAY, JAN. 10, OF THE DEATH OF FRANCIS (PAT) MURPHY, SON OF MRS. FLORENCE MURPHY, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE, AND THE LATE JAMES F. MURPHY. DEATH, DUE TO TERMINAL CANCER, FOLLOWED AN ILLNESS OF TWO WEEKS. HIS BROTHER, FATHER JOSPEH MURPHY OF SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, HAD BEEN AT HIS BEDSIDE THROUGHOUT HIS ILLNESS AND WAS CELEBRANT OF THE FUNERAL MASS WED. MORNING, JAN 13 AT NINE O'CLOCK AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH IN EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA. MR. MURPHY IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, JUNE; HIS DAUGHTERS, JOAN, ROBERTA, PATRICIA AND REBECCA; HIS MOTHER, MRS. JAMES F. MURPHY OF THE LORETTO HOME, ALTON; TWO BROTHERS, FATHER MURPHY AND JAY MURPHY OF ALTON; AND FOUR SISTERS, MRS. CATHERINE KALLAL OF GREENFIELD, MISS MARIE MURPHY OF ST. LOUIS, MRS. FLORENCE METZGER OF ELKHART, INDIANA, AND MRS. MILDRED DUNCAN OF CINCINNATI, OHIO. MR. MURPHY HAD SPENT THE GREATER PART OF HIS LIFE IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WHERE HE OWNED AND OPERATED THE MURPHY ART GALLERY.

DATED FEB., 1947: HENRY C. MURPHY OF JERSEYVILLE DIED AT ONE O'CLOCK THURS. AFTERNOON FEB. 13, AT OUR SAVIOUR'S HOSPITAL IN JACKSONVILLE WHERE HE HAD BEEN REMOVED FOR TREATMENT THE PRECEDING DAY. PRIOR TO HIS REMOVAL TO THE HOSPITAL HE HAD BEEN ILL AT THE HOME OF HIS DAU., MRS. MAGGIE TALLEY NEAR WOODY FOR A FEW MONTHS. THE DECEASED WAS THE SON OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. LEVI MURPHY AND WAS BORN IN GREENE COUNTY, JULY 14, 1876. HIS AGE AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH WAS SEVENTY YEARS, SIX MONTHS, AND TWENTY-NINE DAYS. MR. MURPHY IS SURVIVED BY ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. TALLEY OF WOODY; THREE SONS, WARREN AND HAROLD MURPHY OF ALTON, AND KENNETH MURPHY OF JERSEYVILLE; SIX GRANDCHILDREN; AND TWO BROTHERS, STANFORD MURPHY OF OKLAHOMA, AND WILLIAM MURPHY OF JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE GUBSER FUNERAL HOME SUNDAY, FEB. 16, AT TWO O'CLOCK. THE REV. LEROY FILBY OFFICIATED AND INTERMENT WAS IN THE BORLIN CEMETERY.

JERSEY REPUBLICAN DATED NOV. 2, 1911: JAMES MURPHY OF KANE DIED AT HOME OCT. 25. 78 YEARS OLD. LEAVES WIDOW AND THREE SONS, GEORGE OF SEATTLE, WASH., FRED OF ALTON AND ED AND A DAUGHER SOMEWHERE IN THE EAST. BODY TAKEN TO JERSEYVILLE. FUNERAL FROM CATHOLIC CHURCH.

JERSEY REPUBLICAN DATED JAN. 27, 1898: MATTHEW MURPHY DIED AT HIS HOME IN JERSEYVILLE JAN. 19, 1898. 57 YEARS OF AGE. FUNERAL FROM ST. FRANCIS CHURCH. REVS. HARTY, MURPHY, AND O'HARA. PALLBEARERS: DAVID ROACH, JAMES GIBBONS, MICHAEL HERITY, JOHN SWEENEY, JOHN MADDERN AND THOMAS COSTELLO. FOLLOWING RELATIVES PRESENT AT SERVICE: MESDAMES FRED PARKER AND KATE MCHALE, MESSRS. FRANK O'BRIAN AND PATRICK FLEMMING OF CHICAGO; MISSES ETTA JENNINGS AND KATE GRIMES, MRS. JAMES MURPHY OF ST. LOUIS, MR. AND MRS. THOS. CASEY, WRIGHTSVILLE, MRSSRS; AND MESDAMES THOMAS SHERIDAN AND JOHN HOULAN, MESSRS: JAMES MCDONOUGH, MICHAEL MCERNEY AND MICHAEL JENNINGS OF CARROLLTON, MRS. BERNARY GREELING, MESSRS, JAMES AND PATRICK BURNS, E. ST. LOUIS, JAMES GORMAN AND FAMILY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS. BORN AT LOUISBURG, COUNTY MAYO, IRELAND, FEB. 25, 1840. CAME TO AMERICA WHEN 14 YEARS OLD AND SETTLED IN OHIO. FROM THERE TO JERSEY COUNTY IN 1860. MARRIED CATHERINE BURNS, APR. 19, 1864 AT ALTON, IL BY REV. CHAS RAPHAEL. IN 1866 TO GREENE CO., BACK TO JERSEY.

DATED 1953: MICHAEL MURPHY, A NATIVE OF JERSEY COUNTY, DIED THURSDAY MORNING, FEB. 26, IN A SPRINGFIELD HOSPITAL WHERE HE HAD BEEN A SURGICAL PATIENT FOR THE PAST FEW WEEKS. MR. MURPHY WAS A SON OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM MURPHY AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY. HE OBSERVED HIS SEVENTY-SEVENTH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY ON DEC. 29, 195?. MR. MURPHY ENGAGED IN FARMING IN JERSEY COUNTY FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND ABOUT TWENTY YEARS AGO MOVED TO SPRINGFIELD WHERE HE CONTINUED HIS FARMING OPERATIONS FOR A FEW YEARS. IN RECENT YEARS HE HAD BEEN EMPLOYED IN SPRINGFIELD. HE WAS THE SURVIVING MEMBER OF HIS FAMILY. THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE OCCURRED SEVERAL MONTHS AGO. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD SATURDAY MORNING, FEB. 28, AT THE CHURCH OF THE LITTLE FLOWER IN SPRINGFIELD AND INTERMENT WAS IN THAT CITY. AMONG RELATIVES AND FRIENDS ATTENDING THE FINAL RITES WERE HIS SISTER-IN-LAW, MRS. ANDREW MURPHY, MRS. THOMAS ALLEN, MRS. GENE MURPHY, MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM MURPHY, MATT WALSH, JAMES WAHLE, JR. AND MRS. ROY SEARS OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS. JACK DREW OF CARROLLTON, MRS. WILLIAM HARMON OF KANE AND MRS. FRANK STITES OF ALTON.

DATED 7/22/1980: FUNERAL SERVICES FOR RAYMOND W. MURPHY, 78, OF ROUTE 2, JERSEYVILLE WERE HELD JUL 18 AT THE GUBSER VUNERAL HOME WITH RAYMOND WORDEN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN LAX CEMETERY. MURPHY WAS BORN FEB. 24, 1902 NEAR ENID, OKLA., THE SON OF WILLIAM A. AND SARAH DUNHAM MURPHY. HE DIED AT 5:10 AM JUL 15 AT ST. JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL IN ALTON. HE RETIRED 13 YEARS AGO FROM OWENS ILLINOIS WHERE HE WAS A MACHINE OPERATOR. HE IS SURVIVED BY A DAUGHTER, PATRICIA ANN MORGAN OF PALMYRA; THREE SONS, JOHN W. (BILL) MURPHY OF JERSEYVILLE; ROBERT R. MURPHY OF CARROLLTON AND RONALD L. MURPHY OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE IN GERMANY; FIVE GRANDCHILDREN AND A BROTHER TRUMAN MURPHY OF CARROLLTON. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY TWO SISTERS AND TWO BROTHERS. THE FAMILY DESIGNATED THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AS A MEMORIAL.

DATED 5/11/1951: MRS. SARAH VIRGINIA MURPHY, WIFE OF W.A. MURPHY, OF ENGLISH TOWNSHIP DIED SUN. AFTERNOON, MAY 6, AT FIVE-TEN O'CLOCK AT THE HOME OF HER SON-IN-LAW AND DAUGHTER, MR. AND MRS. CARL GROSS, ON SOUTH LAFAYETTE STREET. THE DECEDENT WAS A DAUGHTER OF THE LATE HUGH AND MARTHA SEAGO DUNHAM AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY COUNTY ON OCT. 23, 1881. HER AGE AT THE TIME OF DEATH WAS SIXTY-NINE YEARS, SIX MONTHS AND THIRTEEN DAYS. SURVIVING MRS. MURPHY IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND ARE ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. CARL GROSS OF THIS CITY; TWO SONS, RAYMOND MURPHY OF JERSEYVILLE AND TRUMAN MURPHY OF KANE, SIX GRANDCHILDREN; ONE BROTHER, OTTO DUNHAM OF JERSEYVILLE, AND THREE SISTERS, MRS. ELLEN LANE OF BLOOMFIELD, MO, MRS. EMMA BURCH OF KANE AND MRS. SHRELDA DRISCOLL OF ALTON. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME TUES. AFTERNOON MAY 8 AT TWO THIRTY O'CLOCK. REV. W.L. SHOWERS OF GRANITE CITY OFFICATED AT THE RITES AND INTERMENT WAS IN LAX CEMETERY.

ROBIN BRUCE MYERS, 28, KANE, DIED MAY 17 IN AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT ON SUNDERLAND ROAD. HE WAS BORN JUL 19, 1956 IN JERSEYVILLE, THE SON OF HAROLD AND MARJORIE ANN CAMERER MYERS. HE WAS A MACHINE OPERATOR FOR TETRA PLASTICS IN CHESTERFIELD, MO. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE. SURVIVING ARE HIS PARENTS, HAROLD AND MARJORIE MYERS OF KANE, AND A SISTER, JOYCE MYERS, ALSO OF KANE. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD TUES., MAY 21 AT THE FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE, REVS. WAYNE PENDLETON AND WILLIAM TURNER OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS AT THE OAK GROVE CEMETERY. THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH BUILDING FUND HAS BEEN NAMED AS A MEMORIAL.

WILLIAM CLYDE MYERS DIED MARCH 12. FUNERAL FROM CALDWELL CHAPEL IN PORTLAND, OREGON. FATHER OF VIRGIL MYERS OF JERSEYVILE AND MRS. TONY KRUEGER OF ROUTE 1, KANE. BORN APR 22, SON OF GEORGE MYERS OF ROSEDALE TOWNSHIP. FORMER DEPUTY SHERIFF OF JERSEY COUNTY, SERVING UNDER SHERIFF CHARLES SCHLANSKER. ALSO LEAVES WIFE, MRS. JULA MYERS OF PORTLAND, ORE.; SON GORDON MYERS OF SANDYS, ORE.; THREE STEP CHILDREN, KENNETH PICKETT, MRS. MARY MURPHY, AND MRS. JUANITA BURCHKI OF PORTLAND, TWO BROTHERS, GEORGE OF JERSEYVILLE AND HARRISON OF ALTON. 21 GRANDCHILDREN, 12 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN. SISTER AND A BROTHER PRECEDED HIM WITHIN THE LAST SIX MONTHS.

JERSEY REPUBLICAN AUG. 6, 1896: MIDDIE FLETCHER MYRIC BORN AT FAYETTEVILLE, NC CHATAM CO., MARCH 11, 1800 WHERE SHE LEARNED THE HATTERS TRADE UNDER CARE OF HER FATHER. MARRIED JOSEPH MORGAN AUG. 1821 AT FAYETTEVILLE WHERE THEY LIVED 7 YEARS. THEN TO GEORGIA, AFTERWARDS TO KY AND THEN TO NC. COME TO IL IN 1839 SETTLING ON OTTER CREEK. IN 1840 THEY MOVED TO GREENE CO., MO FOR FOUR YEARS. IN 1851 MOVED TO CLINTON CO., RETURNING TO JERSEY IN 1855. 10 CHILDREN-- 2 LIVING. DANIEL MORGAN OF AUGUSTA KAN., AND LOUISA CLARIDGE OF GRAFTON. BELONGED TO ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH. SHE WAS REQUESTED TO NAME THE CHURCH AND CHOSE ANTIOCH; THAT WAS THE FIRST CHURCH SHE JOINED IN NC. LIVED WITH DAUGHTER, MRS. LOUISA CLARIDGE UNTIL 1859 WHEN SHE WENT TO LIVE WITH SON DANIEL. IN 1886 SHE RETURNED TO HER DAUGHTER. 42 GRANDCHILDREN, 97 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND 9 GREAT, GREAT GRANDCHILDREN. FUNERAL FROM OTTERVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH. REV. S. CATT. ELDERS DODSON AND TEANY. BURIED OTTERVILLE CEMETERY BESIDE HER HUSBAND.DIED AT ROSEDALE, IL 96 YEARS OLD.

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