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Funeral services for Clyde W. Claflin, 90, will be held at 1:30 p.m. today, September 5, at the Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville with the Rev. Leonard Todd officiating. His death occurred at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 at his home on R. R. 1 in Fieldon. Interment will be in the Dayton Cemetery near Eldred. A farmer, he was born August 30, 1884 in Greene Co, a son of George and Margaret Short Claflin. He is survived by nieces and nephews, Marvin, Clyde, Pearl, Floyd and Glenn Isringhausen and Mrs. William Gettings, Sr. His parents and one sister, Florence Claflin Isringhausen preceeded him in death. Visitation was held at Jacoby Funeral Home. (1974)

Mrs. Augustus L. Clark born near Kane in 1872 passed on Sept. 9, 1898 at the age of 26 years. She married Oscar Clark on April 13, 1892. They had four children, one survives. She was preceeded on death by one child and two brothers. The funeral was held from the ME Church at Kane. Revs. J. E. Nickerson and G. W. Shephard officiating.

Fred Leo Clark, 77 of Grafton died at 7 a.m. April 10 at Jersey Community Hospital. He was born December 12, 1905 in Fieldon, the son of the late Lewis and Alice Tinsmen Clark, and married the former Mildred Neva Scoggins, April 23, 1935 in Jerseyville. Clark worked at the Illinois Powder Mill at Grafton for 21 years and later was a press operator at the Alton Telegraph. His survivors are his wife, three sisters; Allie Gilleland, Audrey Weaver of Cottage Hills, and Dorothy Manning of Grafton, and various nieces and nephews. Private visitation and services were held at Jacoby Brother Funeral Home with burial in the Borlin Cemetery in Carrollton. The American Heat Association has been named as a memorial. (1983)

Mildred Neva Clark, 71, died at 4:10 p.m. Monday, October 5, 1987 at the Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. She was born in Carrollton, daughter of the late John and Martha (Holmes) Scoggins. On April 22, 1935 she married Fred Leo Clark, he died April 10, 1983. Mrs. Clark had been a waitress at Grafton area restaurants and taverns. Survivors include a brother, Charles D. Scoggins of Carrollton; four sisters, Edith Stine of Carrollton, Ida Howland of Granite City and Ethel Beldon of Hartford; nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the time of services at 2 p.m. at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Grafton. Rev. Patrick Carroll will officiate. Brial will be in Borlin Cemetery, southwest of Carrollton. Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Grafton.

William H. Clark died at his home in Carrollton, Friday, July 28, 1911, at 8 o'clock a.m., aged 86 years, five months and 20 days. The deceased was born March 8, 1825, in Haddenham, England. He came to America in November 1850, locating in Lockport, N. Y., where he for ten years engaged in the nursery business, and there he cast his first vote for Abraham Lincoln. He came to Carrollton in October 1860. In 1827, he was married to Miss Ann Whitting, daughter of a local Methodist minister in England. She died two years after coming to this country, and the following year he was married to Miss Frances Hover. Three children were born to him by his second wife. One child died in infancy. Those living are Wm. H. W. Clark of Chicago, Misses Elizabeth and Frances Clark of Carrollton, Mrs. Mary Landiss of Jerseyville, and Miss Emily Clark. He is also survived by three brothers, another brother John, aged 82, died in England in March. Mr. Clark was converted in Lockport, N. Y., and there united with the M. E. church and became a class leader and member of the official board. When he moved to Carrollton he placed his letter with the church here and has ever since been a faithful member. He has held many positions of trust in the church, and during the period of [remainder unavailable]

The funeral of Albert Henry Clendenen, 65, of Route 1, Kane was conducted Sunday afternoon March 23, at the Kane Baptist Church with the Rev. Garold Cooper officiating. He was pronounced dead on arrival at 4:15 a.m., Thursday, March 20, at Boyd Memorial Hospital, Carrollton. Burial was in the Kane Cemetery. Clendenen was a former bus driver and mechanic at the bus garage for Community Unit 100. His survivors are his widow, the former Stella Mae Burch; a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Jean Rice of Vallejo, Calif., three sons, Clifford Dale of Vernon, Conn., Billy Joe of Fieldon and Robert Lee of Alton; his mother Mrs. Bertha Portwood Clendenen of Eldred; four brothers, Harold of East St. Louis, Edward of Bull Shoals, Ark., Glen and Carol Wayne of Eldred; four sisters, Mrs. Viola Mitchell of Eldred, Mrs. Dorothea Smith of Jacksonville, Mrs. Claudia Denny of California, and Mrs. Clara Ellen Inglis of Eustis, Fla., and 10 grandchildren. The King Solomon Masonic Lodge conducted rites Saturday evening at the Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. The Illinois Heart Association was named as a memorial. (1975, Buried March 23, 1975)

Eugene W. Clendenny, 54, died at 4:10 a.m. today at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born in Belleview, a son of Freeman Clendenny of Jerseyville and the late Mabel (Johnson) Clendenny, he was a pipe inspector at Laclede Steel. In addition to his father, surviving are his wife, the former Jessie Bock, whom he married on October 26, 1979 in Jerseyville; four sons, William and James both of Jerseyville, Joseph of Oxford, Wis., and Jeff of Alton; a stepson, Ernie McKinney of Kane; and three daughters; Geraldine Patton of Jerseyville, Judy Mathews of Eldred and Janet Tripenbach of St. Libory. Also surviving are five step-daughters, Janice Smith of Mt. Vernon, Judy Trochuck and Donna Clendenny both of Jerseyville, Carol Kelly of Me- (rest of paragraph missing) (October 1981)

Graveside services were conducted at Oak Grove cemetery Saturday for Ernest Edward Close, 72, of 3949 Blaine, St Louis, Mo, formerly of Jerseyville. The Rev R.E. George officiated. He died at 7:20 p.m. on December 28 at City Hospital in St Louis. He was born in Kane on May 31. 1906, a son of Joseph and Glendola Doo Wittaco and was a general laborer. His survivors are two sons, Delbert of Largo, FL and Wm. of Bethalto; two daughters Viola Locke of Newport Richey, FL and Marcella Jackson of Columbus, OH. (1978)

Andy C. Clothier, 65, died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 28, 1989 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was a self-employed auto mechanic and a WWI I U.S. Army veteran. Born in Greene County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Dora Peters Clothier. He married the former Alberta Schumann on July 7, 1948 in Kane and she survives. Also surviving are a daughter Sherry Cooper of Jerseyville; two brothers, James of White Hall and Carl of Grafton; and four sisters, Lena Story of Jerseyville, Retha Field of Alton, Agnes Bizaillion of Greenfield and Nellie Bramley of Chesterfield. A sister, Rosella Clothier preceded him in death. Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and services at 2 p.m. Saturday at Jacoby Bros. Funeral Home in Jerseyville. The Rev. Simon A. Simon will officiate. Military graveside rites will be conducted by Jerseyville American Legion and the VFW Post 492 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Jerseyville. Memorials may be made to the Diabetes or American Heart Associations.

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