Obituaries - Ca

William A. Cadmus age 35 was claimed by relentless death on Friday, August 7, was born in Plainfield, N.J. in the year 1879 to James J. Cadmus and his wife Mary Robinson Cadmus. At the age of one year he came to Illinois with his parents, who very soon moved to St. Louis, where he spent his boyhood. As a young man of sterling qualifications he married in 1904 Miss Jessie C. Day, one of Jersey County’s most successful teachers who proved to be a loving companion during the brief 10 years of marital life. One daughter, Beulah Elizabeth, at the premature death of her father only 9 years old, arrived to grace the happy congenial union. For a period of seven years Mr. And Mrs. Wm. A. Cadmus made their home in Jerseyville, where deceased was the efficient chief electrician of the light plant. When his health commenced to fail on account of the inside work, the family moved on a farm 2 1/2 miles east of Jerseyville and in spite of the droughts of recent years he made a success as a farmer. Those left to cherish the memory of one who filled so well his position in life are the hearth broken young wife, one daughter, Beaula Elizabeth; three brothers. Eugene W. and Fred F. Cadmus of Dallas, Tx, and Edward Cadmus of Carrollton, IL., the parents having preceded him in death. The family and a host of his friends are aware of an irreparable loss by his early death. Funeral was at the Baptist church Rev. Reynolds. Burial to be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Dr. Bryan Caffery, 86, retired Jerseyville dentist, died at 2:40 p.m. Apr 26 [1983] at the Jersey Community Hospital. He was born 1 Feb 1897 in Greene county, a son of the late John and Mary Leigh Caffery. Caffery had lived in Jerseyville since October, 1926, retiring in 1972. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, life time member, past president and Exalter Ruler of Elks Lodge, lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, Third Degree Knight and past Grant Knight, 1938-40. He was a member of the Madison county Dental Society. He is survived by his wife, Augusta Drury Caffery whom he married Feb, 17, 1946; two daughters, Mary Jean Davis of Florissant, MO. and Doris Ann Keenan of Carrollton. A funeral Mass was celebrated Friday morning at St. Francis Xavier Church with Father Patrick Morrow as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. The rosary was recited Thursday evening at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. The St. Francis Organ fund has been named as memorial. Burial at St. Francis Cemetery.

Archie Albert Cain, 66, of Route 1, died at 1:40 p.m. Sunday at his home near Fieldon. Born July 1, 1916 in Potosi, MO., the son of John and Julie Jackson Cain, he was an operating engineer with Local #520, retiring in 1976. Surviving are his wife the former Lorene DeClue whom he married on Oct. 30 1935 in MO.; five daughters, Erma Baker of Hollywood, MD., Geraldine Davenport of Dow, Dorothy Dunham of Jerseyville, Rosa Chapman of Fieldon and Barbara Travers of Brighton; four sons, Robert and Rev. Wilbur of Jerseyville, Charles of Carrollton and Rev. Glenn of Fieldon. Also surviving are 5 brothers, Noah, Clifford, Harry, Henry and Hunky, all of Potosi, MO; a sister, Estelle Drennen, Mineral Point, MO. Burial in the Fieldon Cemetery.

Mrs. Rhoda Calhoun died [Jan 1883] at home of son, F. F. Calhoun. Wife of Solomon Calhoun, born in Royalston, Mass., Nov 23, 1790. 83 years. Daughter of Elijah and Abigail Walker of old Puritan Stock. Moved from Royalston to Lyman, New Hampshire where she married Solomon Calhoun. Came to Illinois in 1883 stopping at Apple Creek in Greene county. Journey of 7 weeks in a 2 horse wagon. Mother of 7 children; James, Adarastus, Benj.

Alan Michael Camerer, 33, was pronounce dead at 11:43 p.m. Saturday, 30 April, 1988, at the scene of an automobile accident on Otterville Road in Jersey county. Camerer was born in Carrollton and was the son of Mildred Orr Camerer and the late Norman Camerer. On Oct. 12, 1985, in Jerseyville he married the former Barbara Varble, and she survives. In addition to his mother and wife, surviving are two daughters, Michelle Camerer of Godfrey and Nicole Camerer at home; a stepson, Kevin Schmieder at home; a sister, Lisa Camerer of Jerseyville; and three brothers, Steve of Jerseyville, Donald of San Jose, CA and Lance of Denver, Co.. Visitation will be 4 -9 p.m. Tuesday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Services will be held at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Wm. Hembrow officiating. Burial will be at Pine Tree Cemetery in Patterson. Memorials may be given to the Michelle and Nicole Camerer Trust Fund, in care of the funeral home.

Olive Camp nee Heberling, died February 20, 1952, burial in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.
Former Resident of Elsah Dies... Mrs. Olive Camp, 80 yrs. old of Alton, formerly of Elsah, died Wednesday evening, 20 February, at 11:15 p.m. at the Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for 2 days. The agedwoman had been in failing health for ten years and seriously ill for a week. Mrs. Camp was a resident of Elsah until 3 years ago when she went to Alton to reside. The decedent was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Heberling and was born October 11, 1871 in Greene county. She was married in 1900 to Henry Camp whose death occurred three years ago. Mrs. Camp is survived by a brother, Clyde Heberling of White Hall, and two sisters, Mrs. Louella Willis of Lebanon, Ore. and Mrs. Sylvia Myer of White Hall. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Gent Funeral Home in Alton with the Rev. Edgar Vance, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial was in Valhalla Memorial Park.

Edythe A. Campbell nee Truesdale died May 12, 1985, burial in Fernwood Cemetery
The funeral of Edythe A. Campbell, 85, of Grafton, was conducted Wednesday afternoon at the Grafton first United Methodist Church with the rev. Tommy Brewer officiating. Burial was at Fernwood Cemetery in Roodhouse. She died at 4:45 a.m. May 12 at Jersey Community Hospital. Born Aug. 25, 1899 in Greene county, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Delmar and Katheryne (Zamm) Truesdale. Mrs. Campbell was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Grafton, Royal Neighbors of America and past Oracle, president of the Fidelis Sunday School Class and church organist. Her husband, Charles C. Campbell whom she married in 1932, died in April 11, 1981. She is survived by a daughter, Katheryne Stevens of Jerseyville and a grandson. Three sisters also preceded her in death. The First United Methodist [remainder unavailable]

Emily S. Campbell nee Peairs died January 6, 1867
In Otterville, Dec. 6, 1867, Mrs. Emily Campbell died 19 years. Daughter of M.E. and J.S. Peairs. Married John A . Campbell at Otterville, March 28th 1867 when entering her 20 year. Born near Whitehall, Greene Co., and came to Jerseyville in 1858. Joined Methodist Church, Attended Young Ladies Seminary. Had been a teacher. A few days before her death, she said, "Mother, if I die let me be buried in Pa's lot in Jerseyville. She sleeps by the side of her moved sister Mary who died in Jerseyville, Dec. 3, 1858.

Freda Marie Campbell, 79, died unexpectedly at 8 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 1990, at her residence. Born in Hamburg, she was the daughter or the late Logan and Mary (McGuire) Gresham. On Aug. 11, 1926, in Pittsfield, she married Jasper L. Campbell, and he survives. Also surviving are four daughters, Odessa Rothe of Kane, and Delores Rothe, Jean Young and Sonja Shaw, all of Jerseyville; 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; three sisters, Lillian Seiver of Jerseyville and Arvella Long and Nelliw Lammy, both of Kampsville; and a brother, Harry Gresham of Cleveland, Tenn. Preceding her in death were a daughter Helen Joyce Campbell; four brothers, Della, Emil, Clarence and Everett Gresham; and two sisters, Lora Lammy and Sadie Campbell. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Services are at 10 a.m. Saturday at Indian Creek Church in Hamburg with Steve Fishel officiating. Burial is in Indian Creek Church Cemetery in Hamburg. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Jerseyville Church of Christ, where she was a member.

Henry Campbell died at home of daughter in White Hall where he had gone about a week of age, and the remains were brought to Jerseyville and taken to Oak Grove Cemetery for interment beside his wife she died during the past winter at the Campbell home in the NW part of town. Rev. Wilson officiating.

Mrs. Phebe Priscilla Campbell, wife of J.D. Campbell, died Friday evening, January 25, at 10:20 o'clock at her home in the Bethel vicinity. Mrs. Campbell had suffered a stroke on Sunday, January 20. Mrs. Phebe Campbell was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Amanda (Pruitt) Johnson and was born in Jersey County on December 11, 1976. Her age at the time of death was seventy-five years, one month and fourteen days. Mrs. Campbell was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church and had been an active worker in church affairs for many years. She had taught a Sunday School class for more than a quarter of a century. Surviving her in addition to her husband, are one year son, J. Wilbur Campbell of Jerseyville, one brother, Wiley E. Johnson of the Medora vicinity, and two grandchildren, Janet Louise and Dickie Campbell of Herseyville. Mrs. Campbell was preceded in death by an infant daughter , Mary Louise. Funeral services were held at the Bethel Baptist Church Tuesday afternoon. January 29, at two o'clock with Reverend Owen H. Hamilton, pastor of the church, and Rev. Laural Grigg of Carrollton, a former pastor of the church officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Thomas Jefferson Campbell died at home near Fieldon, Sat, April 23, [1898] Thomas Jefferson Campbell, 65 years. Funeral from home. Rev. T. J. Roady serving. Burial in S. H. Reddish cemetery. Born April 3, 1833 in Richwoods township, this co., it then being Greene county. His father James Campbell, native North Carolina, his mother, Elizabeth Poce, a native of Tennessee. In 1830 his father came here and located at a place called Dyers in English township (now extinct) and bought 200 acres of land in Section 34. When T.J. was 21 he purchased 130 acres of land in Sections 5, 8 and 13 and worked it four years when he went to Pike's Peak in search of gold, but soon returned. On the 8th of Nov. 1859 he married Miss Drusilla Knott, daughter of Samuel B and Susan Knott, of Ohio. His wife dying he married Louisa Ann (Parker) Dunham. Well known in Jersey co and active in social and church activities.

Martin Buren Cannedy, 88, for 30 years assessor of Rockbridge, a veteran of the Civil War and for 40 year quartermaster of the Weisner post, G. A. R., of Greenfiled died at his home in Greenfield Friday. He is survived by five children. Funeral services were held at Greenfield Baptist church Sunday afternoon and interment was in Rose Hill cemetery.

John William Cannon, Shipfitter First Class of the United States Navy, who was reported missing in action following the sinking of his ship, the USS Franklin, last March, has been listed as dead by the government. The message fixed the date of his death as March 19, 1945. He was the son; of Mayor and Mrs. John Cannon of Grafton. He is survived by his parents, his wife Margaret Carmody Cannon and 2 year old son John William Cannon of Carrollton. Also surviving are 2 brothers, Edward who was recently discharged from the service and Staff Sergeant Leonard Cannon of the United States Army and one sister Joan Cannon who is attending Jersey Twp. High School.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 11, at Gubser Funeral Home for Leola M. Cantrell, 80, of Grafton, with Reverend Robert Cochran and Reverend Randal T. Qualls officiating. Burial was at Valhalla Memorial Park. Mrs. Cantrell was born Sept. 28, 1904 in Calhoun Conty, the daughter of Daniel and Catherine Arnold Dougherty. She died at 7:08 p.m. March 8 at Jersey Community High School. She married Dwight E. Cantrell May 18, 1927 in Jersey County and he died Feb. 21, 1966. She was a teacher in Jersey and Calhoun counties for 39 years, retiring in 1970. She was a member of the Otterville Baptist Church and the Retired Teachers Association. She is survived by a daughter, Mavis M. Hunt, Grafton; tow grandsons, two great-grandsons and a brother, Robert Doughtery, Kane. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Cheryl Hunt Meyer, who died July 8, 1982 Jersey Community Hospital has been named as a memorial.

The remains of Gov. Carlin, his wife and several children were removed this week from the private burying ground of the Carlin family on the Carlin homestead just south of this city, and deposited in the Carrollton cemetery. Gov. Carlin died Feb. 14, 1852--from the Carrollton gazette.

Died at family home Mrs. Mary Cross Carlin, 32 years. Funeral from 1st Presbyterian Church. Rev. Stark serving. Second child and only daughter of Hugh Cross and Antoinette Cross born near Jersey. Feb. 21, 1848. Married Walter E. Carlin April 2, 1868 and lived at Carrollton until Jan 1870. Her little boy died of convulsions. Probably caused her illness.

John S. Carpenter died at Chautauqua. Aged 54 years. Sister is Mrs. Rhoads and brother George survive. Buried in Elsah cemetery. Son of Charles and Charlotte Carpenter, born at Polk City, Iowa Feb. 21, 1859 Leaves two sons, Earl and Herschel of California and two sisters, Nettie Rhoades and Annie Osburn of Kansas. He was a grandson of Alfred Carpenter, pioneer settler of Jersey county while it was yet Greene Co. The latter built the first frame house in Jerseyville before the town was laid out, and it was called the Red Tavern, or Wayside Inn on the State Road.

Services for Minnie Belle Schwartz Carpunky, 84, were conducted Monday afternoon at Gubser Funeral Home by the Rev. Clay Noah with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Her death occurred at 11:44 a.m. Oct. 30 at Jersey Community Hospital. She had resided at the Jersey Care Center for five years. Born Sept. 2, 1896 in Tennessee, she w as a daughter of the late John and Jenniw Ellison Clendenning. Her husband was the late William Carpunky sr. Her survivors are one daughter, Helen Wiseheart of Jerseyville; two step-daughters, Mary Lou Hunter of Jerseyville and Louise Cassidy of Waynesville, Mo.; four stepsons, Welsy, William "Sug" and Stewart, all of Jerseyville, and Tom Carpunky of Carrollton; a granddaughter and two great-grandchildren. Five brothers preceded her in death. The Heart Fund has been named as a memorial.

William W. Carpunky, 91, of 410 Fletcher St., Jerseyville, died at 1:20 a.m. Oct 11, at Jersey Community Hospital. He was a retired mold tender for Western. Carpunky was born Oct. 12, 1886 in Fieldon, the son of William and Mary Godar Carpunky. He married Althea Bennett in April of 1907 and she died in January of 1957. Surviving are his wife Minnie Clendenny Carpunky, whom he married in October of 1958, four sons, Wesley (Bud), William and Stew, all of Jerseyville and H. T. Carpunky of Carrollton; two daughters, Mrs. Louise Cassidy of Waynesville, Mo. and Mrs. Mary Hunter of Jerseyville; nine grandchildren, one step-grandchild, 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife and one sister. Visitation will be held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 12 with a wake service at 8 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13, at St. Francis Xavier Church, Reverend Father Patrick Morrow Celebrant. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery.

Joseph S. Carr attorney b. St. Charles, Mo. Oct. 6, 1825 64 yr. served in civil war in confederate cause Lieut. Col. of a Missouri Regiment. To Ill. 1869 to Kane, to Jersey 1883. married 1859 Georgeann Logan of Calloway Co, Mo. They had 12 children Georgeann died in 1881. Joseph’s second marriage in 1863 to Miss Etta Cory they had 2 children. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Rev. Crow officiating.

Maggie Ann "Annie" Carr, 91, died at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 1990, at Robings Manor, Brighton. She had been employed as a cook at Medora Elementary School. Born in Jersey Township, she was the daughter of the late John and Laura (Cunningham) Mohr. She married Elmer C. Carr on Jan. 16, 1918, in Kane, and he died in May 1936. Surviving are a daughter, Loretta Beluin of Brighton; two sons, Russell Carr of Shipman and Paul Carr of Chesterfield; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Margaret Winters of Middletown, Mo. Two sons, Elmer Harris and Woodrow Carr, preceded her in death. Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at Targhetta Funeral Home in Medora with the Rev. Steven Mayes officiating. Memorials to the Baptist Church Building Fund, Medora.

Dan S. Carrico, 51, died at 4:17 a.m. today, Feb 8, 1988, at his residence, following a lengthy illness. The farmer was born in Greene co, son of Olive (Hetzel) Carrico of Kane and the late Everett Carrico. He married the former Donna Edwards on Aug 10, 1957, in Jerseyville, and she survives. In addition to his mother and wife, surviving are a son, Doug Carrico of Kane; two daughters, Debbie Trochuck and Dana Allen, both of Jerseyville; six grandchildren; a brother, Neil Carrico of Jerseyville; and a sister, Ethel Hartnett of Sarasota, Fla. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Tuesday at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday by Rev. Allen Camp. Burial will be in Kane Cemetery, and memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Everett Sylvester Carrico, well-known farmer residing in the Bethany vicinity northwest of Jerseyville, died unexpectedly Friday morning, June 17, at 10:30 while working in the garden at his home. Mr. Carrico had suffered from a heart condition for some time but his death came as a shock to relatives and friends. He was a son of late Sylvester and Pearl Berry Carrico and was born at Jerseyville on August 1, 1899. His age at the time of death was sixty years, ten months and sixteen days. Mr. Carrico was a member of King Solomon Lodge, No. 197, A. F. and A.M., of Kane and the Kane Baptist Church. Friends called at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville where Masonic services were conducted Sunday evening. Final rites were held at the Kane Baptist Church Monday afternoon, June 20, at two o'clock. Rev. H. L. Potter, pastor of the Church, officiated and burial was in the Kane Cemetery. Mr. Carrico is survived by his wife, Mrs. Olive Carrico, two sons: E. Neil Carrico of Carrollton and Daniel S. Carrico of Kane, one daughter, Mrs. Richard Scholfield of Jerseyville, five grandchildren's, one brother, Homer C. Carrico of St. Louis, and one sister, Mrs. Orville Barry of Kane.

John Carrico was eighth of a family of 14 children, born in St. Louis Co Missouri Feb 28, 1819. His father, Dennis Carrico, was native of Frederick Co., Maryland. Dennis became skilled wheelwright. Went to Penn. where he met and married Miss Jane Clark in 1813. Came to Kentucky, Then to St. Louis, Mo. Heard glowing accounts of the fertility of Ill, Came to what was then Greene Co. Became known as a surveyor. He died in 1850 and is buried in the Thompson cemetery, in Greene co. Mrs. Carrico died in 1834. John, from whom this sketch is obtained, grew to manhood in the West, common schooling, and entered a course study in the East. In 1839 married Miss Winniw Ann VanMeter, daughter of Amasa and Elizabeth VanMeter, they set up housekeeping on $4.50-- Now owns 315 L.R.., Achsah C. Leago, Andrew, Lizzie C (died in infancy) Jane C Berry, Marion, Phoebe C. Bean and Mary (died at age 14). Of 52 decendents 42 are living at this time. Belonged to Masonic Lodge for 39 years. Funeral by Rev. I. D. Crawford and Rev. Wm. Rainey. "Uncle John Carrico" was one of the best citizens Jersey co ever had, honest true, to his word and to his friends, he lived loved by every one, Funeral one of the largest held in the at vicinity, there being 85 carriages in the procession. Later--whoever wrote up John Carricos obit neglected to mention his long career as a thresher. The first threshing machine the write ever saw in operation was run by Uncle John about 1856, he was threshing two of the first crops of wheat raised in school district N 1, Rosedale township for Jon Maltimore on the farm long occupied by A. J. Thompson. There was so little wheat raised in that neighborhood that Mr. Maltimore familiarly known as "Bluejay" had two crops stacked up before he could get a threshing machine. Mr. Carrico commenced threshing sometime in the forties with a "Chaffpiler" and finished up in the seventies with a first class steam rig. One of the engines he used in now run by J. D. Sinclaie of Newbern and does good service grinding Mc Kinley flour and feed of all kinds.

Died at home eight miles nw of Jerseyville on July 2, 1898, Mrs. Winneyann Carrico 75 yrs. Funeral from Bethany Church on July 4. Rev. I.D. Crawford. Was widow of John Carrico. Died at the old home place and had resided there for many years. During that time she became a resident of three counties without moving. First Madison, Greene then Jersey when the counties divided. She was the daughter of Amasa and Elizabeth Van Meter and born in Crawford Co., Ill. Nov 16, 1822. In 1823 her family came to Greene Co. In 1839 she married John C. Carrico. They settled upon the Carrico homestead soon after their marriage residing there permanently rearing family of 8 children: LaFayette, Achsah (Mrs. J. L. Seago), Andrew, Marion, Jane (Mrs. C. C. Berry), Mary (Deceased), Phoebe (Mrs. Frank Bean) and Elizabeth (deceased). Her six surviving children, all married, have settled in the vicinity of the old home and have thus been enabled to cheer and comfort her. 21 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren. Eight of her grandsons were pallbearers; O. A. Seago, John Carrico, Geo. M. Seago, Chas. Berry, John Berry, Sylvester Carrico, Chas T. Seago, Leslie Bean. Burial in Lax cemetery.

Mrs. Alice Carstens, 85 year old resident of Pasadena, Texas, died in that city Tuesday, July 2, 1968. The body was brought to Jaco by Brothers Funeral Home in this city where visitation hours were held. Final rites were held at the Funeral Home Saturday morning, July 6, at 10 o'clock with the Rev. William Boston of Jacksonville officiating. Burial was in Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Greene County. Mrs. Carstens, widow of Charles Carstens, was a daughter of the late William A. and Nancy Levina Antrobus Gaffney and was born in Greene County on June 6, 1883. Her age at death was 85 years and 26 days. Surviving Mrs. Carstens are one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Kopp of Pasadena, Texas, one grandson, two sisters, Mrs. Rose Wade and Mrs. Francis (Ellen) Brown of Jerseyville, and one brother, Thomas Gaffney of Medora.

Eva May Springman Carstens, 83, died at 7:50 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 23, 1990, at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born in Jersey County, daughter of the late George and Nellie (White) Springman. On April 3, 1961, in East Alton, she married Woodrow Wilson Carstens. He died on Jan. 29, 1987. Survivng are a daughter, Virginia Lee Carstens of St. Charles, Mo.; and a foster brother, Edward Phipps of Kane. Preceding her in death were a brother, Howard Springman; and a foster sister, Pearl Scott. She was a member of Union Forest Church in Jersey County. Visitation continues from 1 p.m. Wednesday until service time at 2 p.m. at Gospel Assembly Church in Jerseyville. The Revs. Clyde Shaw, Orlen lane and Louis Kappler will officiate. Burial is in White Cemetery near Otterville. Memorial may be given to the cemetery fund.

Jacob Carstens, 80 year-old retired farmer of Jersey county, died Friday afternoon, May 11 [1956], at one thirty o'clock at the Watson Nursing Home. Funeral services for Mr. Carstens were held Sunday afternoon, May 13, at two- o'clock at Jacoby Brothers' Funeral Home. Reverend F. W. Schwarzlose, pastor of the Methodist Church, officated and interment was in the Kane Cemetery. Mr. Carstens was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carson Carsten and was born in Greene County on January 4, 1876. his age at the time of death was eighty years, four months and seven days. He engaged in farming all of his life until recent years. Mr. Carstens [remainder unavailable]

Services for Paul G. Carter, 61, of 210 E. Exchange, Jerseyville will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock at Gubser Funeral Home by the Rev. Garold Cooper. He died at 5:20 p.m. Feb. 24 [1980] at Jersey Community Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 5, 1919 in Carrollton the son of the late John and Bessie Little Carter. Carter, a farmer, was a WWII veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps. His survivors are his wife, the former Mary Wood whom he married May 19, 1937 in Virginia, Ill.; two sons, Paul and Robert Carter of Alton; four grandchildren; two brothers, Neil of Eldred and John, Carrollton. Visitation after 4 p.m. Tuesday at Gubser Funeral Home. The Heart Fund has been named as a memorial. Burial will be in Kane Cemetery.

Rev. Stephen Catt answered the last roll call Tuesday morning at 1 o'clock at an age of 71 years and 17 days, after being a victim of stomach trouble the last few weeks. He was a native of England and born to James and Harriet Catt at Rotherfield April 10, 1844. As a young man he came to America in 1861 and Nov. 24, 1863, he enlisted in the Union Army, serving until Aug. 29, 1865, when he received an honorable discharge. Jan. 30, 1876, the Jerseyville Baptist Church licensed him to preach the gospel and in June 1879 he was ordained, doing considerable missionary work from 1880 to 1890 and soliciting funds towards the erection of churches at Greenfield, Palmyra and Roodhouse. Mr. Catt had endeared himself to our population, being friendly and kind to everybody and in particular a friend of the poor, sick, and dying. His services overcame him. Rev. Simeon Hussey of Upper Alton will conduct the funeral services at our Baptist church this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and the A. F. & A. M. and the Lowe Post of the G. A. R. will attend in a body to pay the last loving tribute to their deceased brother.

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