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Andrew Dabbs, 75, Jerseyville, Dies
Funeral for Retired Police Officer Monday
Jerseyville - Andrew J. Dabbs, 75, retired police officer of this city, died suddenly Friday at 1:45 p.m. of a heart attack. Dabbs had been ill for several months, suffering his first attack in May on the date of his retirement from the local city police force of which he had been a member for more than 10 years.
He had recovered from his initial condition and had been about his usual routine since that time. He was at the courthouse Friday morning where he had visited at the sheriff's office as was often his custom.
Dabbs was the son of the late Joshua E. and Susan Elizabeth Worthey Dabbs, pioneer residents of the Otter Creek township. He was born in that township, December 9, 1875.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Anna Dabbs; one son, Arthur Dabbs; four daughters, Mrs. Leslie Fryman, of Jerseyville, Mrs. Charles Chappell, of Delhi, Mrs James McCaherty, of Waggoner and Mrs. Bertle Isaac, of Alton; six grand children; one brother Bert Dabbs of Grafton; three sisters, Mrs. Emma Danielson, of Alton; Mrs. Rosa Wedding, and Mrs. Cora Spangle of Jerseyville.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. from the Rosedale ME Church. The Rev. F. W. Schwarziose, pastor of the Jerseyville Methodist Church will officiate, assisted by the Rev. H. M. Fish of Grafton. Interment will be in the Rosedale Cemetery. [Alton Evening Telegraph 18 Aug 1951]

ANNA MCGREW DABBS, 88, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED AUG 21, IN WHITE HALL HOSP WHERE SHE HAD BEEN A PATIENT SINCE AUG 14. SHE WAS BORN IN TUSCOLA MARCH 31, 1890, A DAU OF THE LATE JAMES O & LYDA (GOLAY) MCGREW. MRS DABBS WAS A MEMBER OF FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. SERVICES WERE HELD THURS AFT AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV R E GEORGE, PASTOR OF FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN ROSEDALE CEM. HER SURVIVORS ARE 1 SON, ARTHUR J DABBS OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 DAU, MRS DOROTHY BEIERMANN OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS LUCILLE MCCAHERTY OF CHICAGO; 6 GRANDCHILDREN; 18 G-GRANDCHILDREN AND 4 G-G-GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER HUSBAND, ANDREW J DABBS WHO DIED AUG 17, 1951; 3 CHILDREN; 5 SIS AND 1 BRO.

ESTHER BELLE DABBS, 63, OF R 3 JERSEYVILLE DIED AT 1 AM FEB 22, AT ST MARY HEALTH CENTR IN RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO. SERVICES WERE HELD SUN AFT AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV R E GEORGE OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OTTERVILLE. BORN IN KANSAS, JUNE 26, 1916, SHE WAS A DAU OF JOSHUA & MELVINA (BLACKORBY) PLUMMER. HER SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER HUSBAND, SHERMAN DABBS WHOM SHE MARRIED JUNE 27, 1931 IN CARROLLTON; 4 DAU, VERA LEE NEAL, JERSEYVILLE, SHARON GARBER, SPRINGFIELD, JUNE KING, COLLINSVILLE, JEAN TRAUB, FIELDON; 2 BRO, EMUEL PLUMME OF ROSEDALE AND CECIL PLUMMER OF FIELDON; 2 SIS, GLADYS STEMMLER OF FIELDON AND VIOLA STOCK, EAST ALTON; 10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, 1 BRO, PAUL AND 1 SIS, LILLIAN. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO LEUKEMIA FUND.

MINNIE MAY DABBS, 91, WHO RESIDED AT GARNET CHATEAU DIED AT 12:20 AM DEC 28 [1983] AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. REV R E GEORGE OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICES CONDUCTED AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. SHE WAS BORN DEC 26, 1891 IN GREENE CO, A DAU OF JAMES T & ANNIE E (FOLEY) CARTER AND HAD AT ONE TIME BEEN EMPLOYED AS A SHOE CUTTER AT THE FORMER INT SHOE CO IN JERSEYVILLE. MRS DABBS WAS A MEMBER OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE, JERSEYVILLE ORDER OF EASTERN STAR NO 656 WHERE SHE HAD BECOME A 50 YR MEMBER IN 1968 AND THE JERSEYVILLE WOMAN’S CLUB. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 1 DAU, ANNA MAE EDWARDS OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 HALF-BRO, C PEARL CARTER OF ANDERSON, IN AND JAMES C CARTER OF BOAZ, KY; 1 GRANDSON, ROBERT W ABBOTT OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 STEP- GRAND DAUGHTERS, CATHERINE L HEITZIG ANDF JOETTE KNOWLSON, JERSEYVILLE; 1 STEP-GRANDSON, PHILLIP W EDWARDS, LA PORTE, TX; 3 G-GRANDCHILDREN AND 11 STEP- G-GRANDCHILDREN. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO JERSEY COMM HOSP.

MINNIE MAY DABBS, 91, OF 608 W PEARL, DIED AT 12:20 AM TODAY AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. BORN IN GREENE CO, DAU OF THE LATE JAMES T & ANNIE E (FOLEY) CARTER, SHE MARRIED PEARL S DABBS ON APR 24, 1913. HE DIED JUNE 2, 1951. SURVIVING ARE A DAU, ANNA MAE EDWARDS OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 HALF-BRO, C PEARL CARTER OF ANDERSON, IN AND JAMES C CARTER OF BOAZ, KY; 1 GRANDSON; 3 G- GRANDCHILDREN; 3 STEPGRANDCHILDREN; AND 11 STEP-G- GRANDCHILDREN. VISITATION WILL BE FROM K4-9 PM WED AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED THERE AT 2 PM THURS WITH REV R E GEORGE OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO JERSEY COMM HOSP.

Pearl Dabbs, 65, Jerseyville, Dies
Funeral Rites Tuesday at 2 p. m.
Jerseyville – Pearl Spencer Dabbs, 65, a retired barber, died Saturday at 4:40 p. m. in St. Joseph’s Hospital following a prolonged illness.
A son of the late Joshua and Susan Worthy Dabbs, he was born June 14, 1885, in Jersey county. He had been identified with Masonic organizations in Jerseyville, Alton and Carrollton, for many years. He was a member of A. F. & A. M. Lodge 394, Jerseyville, and belonged to the Council at Alton and to the commandry at Carrollton.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Minnie Dabbs; a daughter, Mrs. W. S. Abbott, Alton; two brothers A. J. of Jerseyville, and Bert of Grafton; three sisters, Mrs. Rosa Wedding, Jerseyville, Mrs. Emma Danielson, Alton and Mrs. Cora Spangle, Jerseyville, and a grandson, William Abbott, Alton.
The body is at Jacoby funeral home where friends may call. Funeral rites will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Homer Foster, of Alton, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery, Jerseyville, under Masonic auspices. [Alton Evening Telegraph 04 Jun 1951]

SHERMAN LESTER DABBS, 79, DIED SUN APR 1, 1990, AT CHRISTIAN HOSP NORTHEAST IN ST LOUIS CO. HE WAS A SELF-EMPLOYED FARMER. BORN IN JERSEYVILLE, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE LESTER & ELLA (BEACH) DABBS. HE MARRIED ESTHER BELL (PLUMMER) DABBS JUNE 27, 1931, IN CARROLLTON, AND SHE DIED ON FEB 22, 1980. SURVIVING ARE 4 DAU, VERA NEAL OF JERSEYVILLE, SHARON GARBER OF SPRINGFIELD, JUNE KING OF COLLINSVILLE AND CAROL TRAUB OF WOOD RIVER; 10 GRANDCHILDREN; 10 G-G-GRANDCHILDREN; 1 SIS, EDNA EADES OF SPRINGFIELD; AND 1 BRO DWIGHT DABBS OF JERSEYVILLE. VISITATION IS FROM 5-9 PM TUES AT JACOBY-SCHROEDER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WHERE SERVICES ARE AT 2 PM WED WITH REV JIM ENDSLEY OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN NOBLE CEM AT OTTERVILLE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO AMERICAN CANCER SOC.

MOSES DAGGETT, 41, DIED AT HIS HOME 3 MI EAST OF JERSEYVILLE. BORN IN WHIETHALL, GREENE CO, IL. IN 1840 WHEN JUST A BOY, HE MOVED TO GRAFTON, IL, WHERE HIS FATHER DIED IN 1850. HE LIVED WITH HIS UNCLE, MR T HOLLIDAY, OF NEW KANE AND REMAINED WITH HIM UNTIL HIS MARRIAGE TO ELLEN WHITEHEAD, OF JERSEYVILLE IN 1863. 1 CHILD IN INFANCY. SERVICES FROM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WITH REV J W STARK OFFICIATING.

Death of Mrs. Jacob L. Dohm
Dena Jeanetta, daughter of George Edward and Mary Holmes Grizzle, was born 8 miles southeast of Greenfield, Illinois, In Macoupin county on August 24, 1894, and died at her home in this city on Tuesday, October 26, 1948, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., aged 54 years, 2 months and 2 days. She was married to Jacob L. Dahm in Carlinville, Ill., October 8, 1924, who survives, besides one sister, Mrs. Neva MacLennan, of Carlinville, one stepson, Ardell Dohm of Quincy, and one nephew, John Grizzle, of Portland, Oregon.
She was a member of the Presbyterian church and Crescent society. For many years she was a teacher in the Sunday school classes and sang in the choir. She taught in the rural schools of Greene and Macoupin counties for 8 years.
Funeral services were conducted at the Presbyterian church on Thursday, October 28, at 2:00 o’clock. Interment in Oakwood cemetery, Rev. Earl Miller, former pastor here, and now of Mt. Vernon, Ill., Presbyterian church, officiating. The body remained at the Shields Memorial Home until time of funeral.
The pallbearers were Richard L. Dalton, Frank J. Meng, J. P. Bauer, Virgil Bauer, John Ewings and Elmer Stout, of Carlinville. [29 Oct 1948]

Ralph "Gene" Daiker, 62 of Grafton, Illinois died at 12:05 p.m. Monday, October 24, 1988, at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville.
Daiker, a US Army World War II veteran, was a sprayer for Nugent-Shapanski Orchard of Grafton.
Born in Cicero, IL, his parents were the late Henry Daiker and Ethel (DeWitt) Johnson.
He married the former Lenora Ricken July 23, 1979, in Jerseyville, and she survives.
Also surviving are two stepdaughters, Cheri Compton of Grafton and Kathy Alexander of Wood River; seven step-grandchildren; a step great grandchild; two brothers, Raymond and Richard Daiker, both of Grafton and a half brother, Jim Johnson of Godfrey.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday October 27, 1988 at the Grafton Baptist Church Rev. William Hendricks officiating.

CHARLEY HENRY DALTON, 67, DIED THURS AFT AT HIS HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. HE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR SOME TIME. REV AARON MOORE OFFICIATED AT SERVICES HELD SUN AFT AT 130 PM AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. BURIAL WAS IN DAYTON CEM, ELDRED. A FARM LABORER , HE WAS BORN IN KENTUCKY, THE SON OF THE LATE HENRY S & JOSEPHINE BURKETT DALTON. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, MRS FLORENCE (ROSS) DALTON; 3 SONS CHARLES HENRY OF ROCKBRIDGE, CURTIS L OF JERSEYVILLE AND LEO STANLEY OF GREENFIELD; AND 4 DAU, MRS CHARLES MORELL AND MRS RADEANE KING, JERSEYVILLE, MRS LAWRENCE SPENCER, WINCHESTER AND MRS DOUGLAS BAUR, CARROLLTON; 22 GRANDCHILDREN. HIS PARENTS, 3 BRO, 2 SIS AND 3 CHILDREN PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

MARY G DALTON, 55, OF RURAL PALMYRA DIED AT 11:18 PM FEB 21 AT WHITE HALL HOSP. SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 10 AM WED AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. MSGR JAMES SUDDES OF ALTON WILL OFFICIATE AND BURIAL WILL BE ST FRANCIS XAVIER HOSP. SHE WAS BORN DEC 8, 1925 IN JERSEYVILLE, A DAU OF PAUL & DOLLY (CUMMINGS) CLIFFORD AND MARRIED CALVIN DALTON APR 15, 1967. HER SURVIVORS ARE HER HUSBAND CALVIN; 3 SON, DONALD KRUSE, JEFF KRUSE, AND MARK KRUSE, ALL OF BRIGHTON; 1 DAU, CAROL ACORD OF BRIGHTON; 4 STEPSONS, DANNY AND LANCE DALTON, KANSAS CITY, MO, RANDY DALTON, GUAM, ANDY DALTON, CA; 3 HALF-BRO, BILL BECKER, CLAYTON, MO, JACK DECKER, SHELBY, N C AND MIKE CUMMINGS OF NORFOLK, VA. AND 8 GRANDCHILDREN. ROSARY WILL BE RECITED AT 6:30 PM TUES AT THE FUNERAL HOME.

ARLENE LAVENIA DANIELS, 1 DAY OLD, DAU OF GEORGE C & COLEEN JANET (RAMSEY) DANIELS, OF RR 1 FIELDON, DIED JAN 18, 5:20 AM, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP, WHERE SHE WAS BORN JAN 17. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD FRI JAN 20 AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV JACK BROWN, PASTOR OF KANE BAPTIST CHURCH, CONDUCTED THE SERVICE AND BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. SURVIVING IN ADDITION TO HER PARENTS ARE 2 SIS, LYNN ETTA AND BONNIE GALE, AT HOME, HER PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS, MR & MRS EVERETT DANIELS OF CARROLLTON, HER MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS, MR & MRS GERVIS RAMSEY OF LINCOLN, CA, AND HER G-G-GRANDMOTHER, MRS MYRTLE STILES OF FIELDON.

CHARLES HERBERT DANIELS, 81, OF SEASIDE, OR, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE DIED AT 5:23 PM SAT APR 12, 1986, AT SEASIDE HOSP. DANIELS WAS A SCHOOLTEACHER IN JERSEY CO UNTIL 1935, AND WAS THEN JERSEY CO SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FOR 16 YRS. HE MOVED TO CA IN 1951, WHERE HE WAS AN ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, RETIRING IN 1970. HE MOVED TO SEASIDE IN 1979. BORN IN JERSEY CO, SON OF THE LATE JOHN & MARGARET (MCREYNOLDS) DANIELS, HE MARRIED ELOISE (PATTON) DANIELS ON NOV 23, 1932, IN JERSEYVILLE. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE; 1 SON, CHARLES DANIELS OF SPRINGFIELD, OR; 1 BRO, GEORGE DANIELS OF CARROLLTON; NIECES AND NEPHEWS. VISITATIONB WILL BE FROM 6-9 AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SERVICRS WILL BE CONDUCTED THERE AT 1 PM THURS WITH REV SIMON A SIMON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE AT VALHALLA MEMORIAL PARK IN GODFREY. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOC.

CHARLOTTE B DANIELS, 73, OF ALTON, DIED AT NOON THURS AT ST ANTHONY HOSP. SHE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH SINCE NOV AND A PATIENT FOR 12 DAYS. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD SAT AFT AT 2 PM AT STATEN CHAPEL IN ALTON. REV MERLE STANTON OF JAMESPORT, MO, OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. MRS KANIELS WAS A DAU OF THE LATE MR & MRS (CAMPBELL) ROADY AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO ON SEPT 6, 1893. SHE ATTENDED FIDELITY SCHOOLS AND WAS MARRIED AT FIDELITY ON SEPT 6, 1911, TO CHARLES E DANIELS. MRS DANIELS HAD BEEN A RESIDENT OF ALTON SINCE 1921. THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND OCCURRED IN DEC 1963. SURVIVING HER ARE 3 SONS, CHARLES, JR, JAMES AND WILLIAM, AND 3 DAU, MRS LAWRENCE MEAD, MRS MURIEL HARSHBARGER AND MRS FRANK GREENWELL, ALL OF ALTON; 1 SIS, MRS ALICE DOWNS OF JERSEYVILLE AND 1 BRO, J C ROADY OF SULLIVAN, IN, 34 GRANDCHILDREN AND 36 G-GRANDCHILDREN.

CHESTER DANIELS, 56, OF DOW DIED AT 6 PM ON JUNE 10 AT DECONESS HOSP IN ST LOUIS AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS. DANIELS WAS A SHEET METAL WORKER AT MC DONNELL DOUGLAS CORP. HE WAS BORN OCT 11, 1919 IN JACKSON CO, IA, A SON OF JOHN & IVA (MAINS) DANIELS AND WAS A WW II VETERAN. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIDOW BESSIE J (GOHEEN) DANIELS; 1 DAU, LELA BELLE DANIELS, OF DOW; 6 STEP CHILDREN; JACK WHITLOCK OF DOW, MRS LEROY (CONNIE) GETTINGS OF GRAFTON, MRS EDWIN (RUTH) KLEIN OF MEDORA, ERNEST WHITLOCK OF MEDORA, DAVID WHITLOCK OF HILLVIEW AND MRS ROBERT (JOY KAY) WINSLOW OF ALTON; 1 SIS, MRS HAZEL MARGESON OF KANE; 24 STEPGRANDCHILDREN. HIS PARENTS AND 2 BRO, EVERETT AND ERNEST, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH.

Jerseyville – Simplicity marked the the memorial service conducted at First Baptist Church here at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Flo B. Daniels, Jersey Township High School faculty member, who died in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis Friday.
A section of the church was reserved members of the Board of Education and teachers of the school. The Rev. Dr. John Casky, pastor of University Methodist Church, University City, Mo., a friend of the family, gave the Scripture reading, prefacing his quotations with a tribute to “friends,” then quoting the words of “Christ, the Greatest of Friends.”
The prayer was given by the Rev. William A. Steinkraus, pastor of the Jerseyville Baptist Church, of which Mrs. Daniels was a member.
[Transcribed 17 Mar 2010 by C. S. VanValkenburgh]

FRANK E DANIELS, 74, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED AT 7:50 AM FEB 25 AT GOOD SAMARITAN HOSP, PHOENIX, AZ. DANIELS WORKED PRIMARILY FOR THE STATE OF ILL DEPT OF PUBLIC WELFARE AS A CASEWORKER IN GREENE CO AND PRIOR TO THIS WAS A TEACHER. HE WAS BORN MAY 4, 1908 IN JERSEY CO, A SON OF THE LATE JOHN ANDREW DANIELS & MARGARET (MCREYNOLDS) DANIELS. DANIELS WAS A MEMBER OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, JERSEYVILLE, AND WAS A DIRECTOR OF JERSEY CO HISTORICAL SOC. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, ROBERTA (STEINMAN) DANIELS WHOM HE MARRIED JULY 20,1971 AT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN CARROLLTON; AND 2 BROS GEORGE OF CARROLLTON; AND CHARLES OF NORTH SEASIDE, OR. HIS FIRST WIFE, HILDA PETERSON WHOM HE MARRIED JULY 3, 1946, DIED ON OCT 24, 1968. SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 2 PM MARCH 1 AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BY REV SIMON A SIMON WITH BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.

GEORGE ANDERSON DANIELS, 90, FORMER CARROLLTON RESIDENT, DIED AT 9 PM WED, MAY 8, 1991 AT GOOD SAMARITAN HOME IN QUINCY. HE WAS A FARMER AND A CHARTER MEMBER OF JERSEY CO FARM BUREAU. MEMBERSHIPS INCLUDED GREENE CO FARM BUREAU, ANSAR SHRINE TEMPLE IN SPRINGFIELD AND SPRINGFIELD CONSISTORY. BORN IN JERSEYVILLE ON MAY 30, 1900, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE JOHN ANDREW & MARGARET (MCREYNOLDS) DANIELS JR. HE MARRIED ANNE M (FROST) DANIELS ON JUNE 7, 1928, IN GRANITE CITY, AND SHE DIED ON FEB 20, 1978. SURVIVING ARE 1 DAU, HOAN MCCOLLOM OF QUINCY; 1 GRANDSON; AND 1 G-GRANDSON. PRECEDING HIM IN DEATH WERE 1 GRANDSON; AND 3 BRO, JOHN ANDREW, CHARLES HERBERT AND FRANK EUGENE DANIELS. VISITATION IS FROM 4-8 PM TODAY AT AIRSMANS-HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON. RITES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 7 PM BY STUART PIERSON MASONIC LODGE OF CARROLLTON, OF WHICH HE WAS A MEMBER AND PAST MASTER. SERVICES ARE AT 11 AM SAT AT THE FUNERAL HOME WITH REV JERRY BELDEN OFFICIATING. BURIAL IS IN OAK GROVE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO CRROLLTON FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, WHERE HE WAS A MEMBER, OR STUART PIERSON MASONIC LODGE.

GOLDIE L DANIELS, 76, DIED AT 3:20 AM APR 17, 1987, AT WOOD RIVER TWSP HOSP. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, A DAU OF THE LATE FRANK & DEAN (LEVI) ISRINGHAUSEN. IN 1926, SHE MARRIED ERNEST M DANIELS, AND HE DIED IN 1975. SURVIVING ARE A DAU, IVA DEAN BERRY OF KANE; 3 SONS, BILL DANIELS OF KANE, AND JOHN AND NORMAN DANIELS, BOTH OF CARROLLTON; 11 GRANDCHILDREN; 15 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 1 SIS, EMMA DANIELS OF JERSEYVILLE; AND 3 BRO, ERNEST AND WILLIAM ISRINGHAUSEN BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE, AND LEO ISRINGHAUSEN OF PEORIA. VISITATION WAS HELD FROM 4-9 PM SAT AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT 2 PM AT KANE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV PETER ELY OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN KANE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO THE CHURCH OR WOOD RIVER TWSP HOSP, HOSPICE UNIT.

HARRY S DANIELS, DIED BY REASON OF AN ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING OF THE FARM OF JAMES P POWEL, 3 MI NW OF JERSEYVILLE, JULY 12, 1892. HE WAS A LWAYS A BOOSTER FOR THIS CITY AND HIS COUNTRY AND WE KNOW OF NO MAN WHO HAD A GREATER NUMBER OF LOYAL, TRUE FRIENDS THAN HE, AND IT’ S JUST SUCH JUST MEN AS HE TO WHOM REV DUNN OF THE M E CHURCH REFERRED IN HIS TALK AT THE ADVERTISING CLUB BANQUET WHEN HE STATED THAT MEN WHOSE AIM IN LIFE WAS TO FURTHER THE BUSINESS AND BEST INTERESTS OF THE COMMUNITY WERE MEN WHOSE LOSS WAS ALWAYS DEEPLY FELTAND MOURNED. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD FROM THE BAPTIST CHURCH TUES. THE SERVICES CONDUCTED BY THE PASTOR RV R B FAVORIGHT ASSIST ED BY REV H S FARRILL AND REV JOSEPH JENKINS, WAS ONE OF THE LARGE ST FUNERAL EVER HELD IN JERSEYVILLE AND WAS REALY A CONCOURSE OF FRIENDS WHO GATHERED TO DO HIM HONOR, INSTEAD OF AS IS OFTEN THE CASE, PEOPLE GOING THROUGH CURIOSITY. THE SERVICES WERE SHORT AND THE MASONIC ORDER TOOK CHARGE, P M HAMILTON, PAST MASTER, DELIVERING THE FUNERAL ORATION. TWENTY MEMBERS OF THE HUGH DePAYNE COMMANDERY KNIGHTS TEMPLAR, OF CARROLLTON, WERE IN ATTENDANCE, AD ABORT 100 MEMBERS OF THE MASONIC LODGE OF THIS CITY ATTENDED IN A BODY.THE REMAINS WERE PLACED IN THE CRYPT AT THE MAUSOLEUM WHICH MR DANIELS HAD CHOSEN AT THE TIME THE MAUSOLEUM WAS BUILT, HE BEING ONE OF THE SUBSCRIBERS TO THE SAME. HARRY S DANIELS WAS BORN IN JERSEYVILLE, APR 14, 1866, AND WAS THE SON OF JAMES S & EMILY (JACKSON) DANIELS, THE FORMER OF WHOM WAS BORN IN CHESTER CO, PA, AND THE LATTER OF WHOM WAS BORN IN MO. JAMES S DANIELS CAME TO JERSEYVILLE JUST BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR, IN WHICH HE TOOK PART IN AN ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER REGIMENT. IN 1852 HE EMBARKED IN THE HARDWARE BUSINESS UNDER THE NAME OF JAMES S DANIELS, CONTINUING ALONE UNTIL 1889, WHEN HIS SON, THE SUBJECT OF THIS SKETCH, WAS TAKEN INTO PARTNERSHIP UNDER THE FIRM NAME OF J S DANIELS & SON, WHICH CONTINUED UNTIL 1892, THE DATE OF THE DEATH OF J S DANIELS BEING JULY 12, 1892. THE SON AFTERWARD CONTINUED THE BUSINESS UNTIL 1914 WHEN IT WAS CONSOLIDATED WITH OTHER BYSINESS AND THE JERSEY MERCANTILE CO, INC, OF WHICH MR DANIELS WAS PRESIDENT. IN JULY 1819, HE SEVERED HIS CONNECTION WITH THE JERSEY MERCANTILE CO AND FORMED A PARTNERSHIP IN THE GRAIN BUSINESS WITH HRBERT G NEELY, UNDER THE NAME OF DANKELS & NEELY ELEVATOR CO WHICH BUSINESS HE REMAINED IN UNTIL ABOUT A YEAR AGO, WHEN OWING TO ILL HEALTH AND AN INJURY RECEIVED WHILE DUMPING A LOAD OF CORN HE RETIRED AND HAD NOT FULLY RECOVERED UP TO THE TIME OF THIS FATAL ACCIDENT. MR DANIELS WAS ONE OF THOSE PUBLIC SPIRITED MEN WHO WAS ALWAYS WILLING TO GO AHEAD FOR EVERYTHING THAT WAS GOOD AND FOR THE BETTERMENT OF MANKIND. HE WAS VERY ACTIVE IN RED CROSS WORK DURING THE WAR AND IN OTHER MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE COMMUNITY. HE WAS PRESIDENT OF THE JERSEYVILLE GRADE SCHOOL BOARD FOR MANY YRS AND WAS ACTING AS SUCH AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. AT ONE TIME HE WAS CITY TREASURER AND A MEMBER OF THAT COUNCIL FOR 15 YRS, AND SERVED ONE TERM AS MAYOR. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE BAPTIST CHURCH AND A TRUSTEE OF THAT ORGANIZATION HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE MODERN WOODMAN AND A 2nd DEGREE MASON AND MASTER OF JRSEYVILLE LODGE NO 394 ---TERMS, AND WAS A MEMBER OF THE P O E. IN JUNE MR DANIELS WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO MISS CASTELLBERRY OF SPRINGFIELD AND 2 CHILDREN STEWART, NOW IN BUSINESS IN MINNEAPOLIS , AND ELIZABETH, A STUDENT AT JERSEY TWSP HIGH SCHOOL, WERE THE FRUITS OF THIS MARRIAGE. ON KSEPT 2, 1916, HIS WIFE DIED, AND ON JAN 8, 1918, HE MARRIED MRS FLORA BALLARD, WHO CAME FROM LA PLATA, MO AND WAS INSTRUCTOR IN MUSIC AT J T H S. MRS BALLARD HAD ONE SON LOUIS BALLARD, A STUDENT OF UNIVERSITY OF ILL AT CHAMPAIGH. HE ALSO LEAVES HIS MOTHER, MRS J S DANIELS AND 2 AUNTS, MISS MARY JACKSON AND MRS KATE DOUGLASS, 1 UNCLE GEORGE H JACKSON, 2 SIS, EMILY NOW THE WIFE OF JAMES P POWEL, AND FLORA, THE WIFE OF J C REINTGES OF GRANITE CITY. ONE OF THE SAD THINGS OF THE TRADGEY WAS THAT MRS DANIELS, WHO TEACHES ENGLISH AT J T H S WAS ATTENDING A TEACHERS MEETING AT CHAMPAIGN AND DID NOT ARRIVE HOME UNTIL 9 PM SAT EVE, WHEN SHE WAS MET WITH THE SAD NEWS, AND OF COURSE, IT WAS A TERRIBLE SHOCK TO HER. THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WERE HERE FROM OUT OF TOWN ; MISS RUTH KLEPPER, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MO, MRS W W HENDERSON AND REV J W WAUGH, LA PLATA, MO, STEWART DANIELS, MINNEAPOLIS, MN, LOUIS BALLARD, CHAMPAIGN, LEON NISH, SECRETARY OF THE ILL STAT HARDWARE DEALERS ASSOC AND ROBERT WALLACE, BOTH OF ELGIN, IL, MR VOORHEES, OF CHICAGO, PRESIDENT OF THE ILL STATE HARDWARE DEALERS ASSOC, CHARLES WOODWARD, CARLINVILLE, PAST PRES OF THE ORGANIZATION, MR & MRS CHARLES ROBINSON AND MISS MARGARET ROBINSON, SPRINGFIELD, MR & MRS CLAY WHITE, ALTON, MRS WM G BURNETT OF GREENFIELD, MR & MRS J C REINTGES, MISSES MARIE AND CATHERINE REINTGES, PAUL REINTGES OF GRANITE CITY, MISS EMILY POWEL, MRS WELCH AND MRS LOUIS REINTGES OF GRANITE CITY, MRS MAUDE RHOADS AND MRS ROSE WEDDING OF HARDIN, D J MURPHY, ELSAH.

J D DANIELS, AFTER A LIFE OF USEFULNESS ABOUNDING IN GOOD DEEDS WAS LAID TO REST IN THE SILENT CITY. IT IS MEET AND FITTING THAT ALL THE HONORS THAT MORTAL MAN COULD BESTOE, WERE ALLOWED HIM. AT 10 AM THURS THE UNIFORMED COMMANDER OF ALTON, FOLLOWED BY MASTER MASONS FROM FIELDON, KANE, BRIGHTON, GRAFTON, JERSEYVILLE AND MEDORA AND KNIGHTS TEMPLAR FROM ALTON, CARROLLTON, GREENFIELD AND JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES WERE HELD AT 10:30 AT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. REV I C TYSON AND REV J J PORTER OFFICIATING. PALLBEARERS: J PIKE, J M PAGE, ROBERT NEWTON, AMOS PERRINGS, D M HOUGHTLIN, ANDREW COPE, B F CALHOUN AND J L POST.

John Daniels, one of the oldest residents of the northeast part of Jerseyville, was found dead in an outbuilding at his place Wednesday morning, October 31, by his wife, Mrs. Iva Daniels. He had been receiving treatment for a heart malady for some time and his death is believed to have resulted from natural causes. An inquest was held Thursday evening by Coroner Herbert Gubser.
The deceased was the son of the late James and Nancy Scroggins Daniels, and was born near Carrollton. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Ernest of Alton, Everett of Kane, who is in the service, and Chester of Jerseyville; one daughter, Mrs. Hazel Margeson of Kane, and one brother, Charles Daniels of Alton. [Jersey County Democrat News 03 Nov 1945]

MAGGIE MAE DANIELS, 84, OF JERSEYVILLE DIED MARCH 31 [1979] AT GREENWOOD MANOR AFTER AN EXTENDED ILLNESS. THE SERVICE WAS HELD AT ST FRANCIS CHURCH WITH FATHER PATRICK MORROW CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN ST FRANCIS CEM. SHE WAS BORN IN FIDELITY TWSP NOV 23, 1894, A DAU OF WILLIAM & MARY (HENRION) BUNSE. HER HUSBAND WAS THE LATE WALKER DANIELS WHOM SHE MARRIED OCT 21, 1914. MRS DANIELS WAS A RETIRED EMPLOYEE FROMK THE FORMER INTERNATIONL SHOE CO HERE. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 1 DAU, MRS ANNA GRACE BLAESER OF JRSEYVILLE; 1 SON WAYNE G DANIELS OF EAST ALTON; 2 SIS, MRS EFFIE COPE OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS EVA GILLELAND OF ELDRED. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HR HUSBAND, PARENTS, 4 BRO AND 3 SIS. VISITATION WAS AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WHERE ROSARY WAS RECITED AT 7 PM MON.

STEWART D DANIELS, 77, OF CHAMPAIGN, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED ON APR 17, HAVING BEEN IN A COMA SINCE SUFFERING A STROKE ON MARCH 30. A GRADUATE OF JERSEY TWSP HIGH SCHOOL, HE WAS A COUSIN OF FRANK DANIELS OF JERSEYVILLE, CHARLES DANIELS OF ESCONDIDO, CA, AND GEORGE DANIELS OF CARROLLTON. DANIELS WAS GRADUATED FROM THE U OF I, COLLEGE OF COMMERCE, IN 1921, AND HAD MANAGED OFFICES OF THE WARNER SYSTEM OF FRATERNITY MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITIES OF ILL AND MINN. DANIELS WAS CHOSEN ALPHA TAU OMEGA”S EXCUTIVE SEC (U OF I) AFTER 40 YRS OF DUTIES AND TOOK ON DUTIES AS DIRECTOR OF THE ATO FOUNDATION (SCOLARSHIP PROGRAM) UNTIL 1972. IN 1971 HE WAS PRESENTED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD OF THE FRATERNITY EXS ASSN, BECOMING THE THIRD RECIPIENT OF THAT HONOR. DANIELS HAD RECEIVED THE NAT NTER FRATERNITY CONFREENCE GOLD MEDAL IN 1970. HE WAS ORGANIZER AND CHARTER MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY QUARTERBACK CLUB, THE FIRST UI BOARD OF FRATERNITY AFFAIRS. BORN IN SPRINGFIELD, JAN 15, 1898, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE HARRY & CASTEL (DERRY) DANIELS, AND IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIDOW EDNA; SON STEWART D DANIELS JR, KIRKWOOD, MO; AND DAU, MRS LLOYD CURTIS OF KETCHUM, ID; 5 GRANDCHILDREN; 1 G-GRANDCHILD. FINAL RITES WERE HELD AT EMMANUEL MEM EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN CHAMPAIGH WITH BURIAL IN ROSELAWN CEM.

Walker J. Daniels, an employee of the Jerseyville Branch of the International Shoe Company, died at his home 216 Sherman Street Saturday night, October 13, at nine-ten o’clock following an extended illness.
The deceased was the son of the late Joseph and Rose Guilander Daniels, and was born in Greene County, September 3, 1888. His age at the time of death was fifty-seven years, one month and ten days. Mr. Daniels is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maggie Daniels; one son, Wayne G. Daniels of East Alton; one daughter, Anna Grace Daniels of Jerseyville, one brother, Irwin Daniels of Jerseyville; one sister, Mrs. William Gross of Godfrey and one half-sister, Mrs. Frank Birkenmayer of Jerseyville.
Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, October 16, at two-thirty o’clock; with Reverend David B. Maxton officiating. Interment was in St. Francis Xavier’s Cemetery. [Jersey County Democrat News 19 Oct 1945]

MARY A DANNEL, 71, DIED AT HOME IN KEMPER, IL AUG 19, 1897. BORN AT WEYHBRIDGE, VT SEPT 22, 1825. SHE CAME TO IL IN 1830 WITH HER PARENTS, WM & MARY PALMER, SETTLING IN GREENE CO. THE FAMILY MOVE TO JERSEY CO NEAR KEMPER. SHE MARRIED JOHN C DANNEL, MARCH 28, 1847, WHO DIED 10 YRS AGO. THEY WERE PARENTS OF 7 CHILDREN, 2 PRECEDING HER TO THE OTHER SHORE. SHE WAS A DEVOTED AND LOVING MOTHER AND WIFE. SHE ALSO BECAME THE MOTHER OF ORPHAN CHILDREN. SURVIVING ARE 1 BRO, WM G PALMER, 2 SIS, MARTHA PALMER AND MRS HARRIETT S STOW, 2 SONS, J FRAND, AND CHAS O DANNELL; 3 DAU, MRS LAURA DODGE, MRS JESSIE LEAVITT AND MRS ANNA D CHALLACOMBE. ALL LIVE NEAR HER EXCEPT MRS LEAVITT WHO LIVES IN AUSTIN, IL. FUNERAL FROM HOME SUN AT 10 AM. ELDER WM RHOADS OF UPPER ALTON OFFICIATED.

MARY D’ARCY, 85, ANOTHER OLD SETTLER HAS BEEN CALLED FROM THE SCENES OF AN ACTIVE LIVE ON THIS EARTH TO THE GREAT HEREAFTER. IN 1833, SHE AND HER HUSBAND, DR E A D’ARCY, CAME TO JERSEY CO WHEN IT WAS YET A PART OF GREEN CO AND ALMOST AN UNBROKEN VAST OF PRAIRIES. THEY MADE THEIR HOME AT A POINT NOW ABOUT MIDWAY BETWEEN JERSEYVILLE AND KANE ON THE BANKS OF A LITTLE STREAM, WHICH HAS SINCE BORNE THE NAME OF D’ARCY BRANCH. AT THE TIME, JERSEYVILLE WAS UNBORN, AND THERE WAS NO POSTOFFICE BETWEEN KANE AND DELHI. MRS D’ARCY WAS A LADY OF RARE AMIABILITY, WHICH ENDEARED HER TO ALL PERSONS WITH WHOM SHE BECAME ACQUAINTED. SHE RESIDED IN JERSEYVILLE UNTIL THE DEATH OF HER DAU, MRS P D CHENEY, IN 1877, WHEN SHE RETURNED TO JJ (NJ?) THE PLACE OF HER BIRTH TO END HER DAYS AMID THE SCENES OF HER CHILDHOOD. SHE DIED AUG 12, 1887, AND HER HUSBAND, DR D DIED IN APR 1863.

ISAIAH DARE, 60, D, NOV 16, 1901, AT HIS HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV C B BESSE OFFICIATED AT SERVICES HELD FROM MR DARE’S HOME. BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEM. HE WAS BORN IN CUMBERLAND CO, NJ, MARCH 7, 1841, A SON OF GEORGE R & REBECCA DARE AND ONE OF 11 CHILDREN. CAME TO CARROLLTON, GREENE CO IN 1850. THEN HE MOVED TO GRAFTON, IL AND TO ST LOUIS, BACK TO JERSEY CO 25 YRS AGO. HE MARRIED MRS MOZELLA (MONK) DARE AND THEY WERE PARENTS OF 2 CHILDREN. MRS GEO MOWEN IN GRANITE CITY AND MISS EDITH DARE, WHO LIVED WITH HER MOTHER. PROVIDENCE BAPTIST CHURCH IN GREEN CO.

JAMES DARE, 77, BORN IN PHILADELPHIA, PA, MAY 11, 1830, DIED NEAR GRAFTON ON JULY 15, 1907. HE WAS STHE SON OF JAMES & REBECCA (RICHEY) DARE AND WAS THE THIRD OF A FAMILY OF 11 CHILDREN, 3 SIS AND 8 BRO. THOSE REMAINING ARE OLIVER DARE OF THIS PLACE (J’VILLE-GRAFTON?) AND MRS SALLIE D BARNETT AND LEVI DARE OF BRIDGETON, NJ. AT AN EARLY AGE THE FAMILY MOVED TO BRIDGETOWN, NJ, THEN TO GREENE CO IL. IN 1858, THEY BOUGHT A FARM IN CALHOUN CO, 1 MILE FROM DEER PLAIN FERRY. WHIL LIVING THERE HE MARRIED MRS MARY D PRUITT, NOV 22, 1865. SHE DIED DEC 22, 1866. IN 1873 HE MOVED TO JERSEYVL CO. HE WAS BROUGHT UP A CHRISTIAN, JOINED THE BAPTIST CHURCH AND LATER THE METHODEST CHURCH. UNCLE JIM’S LIFE HAS ALWAYS BEEN EXEMPLIFIED BY KINDNESS AND USEFULNESS. THE HUNGRY NEVER LEFT HIS DOOR UNFED, NOR THE WAYFARER UNSHELTERED. THOUGH NOT BLESSED WITH A FAMILY OF HIS OWN, HE LOVED AND THE CARED FOR CHILDREN. THOSE WHO HAVEBEEN OF HIS IMMEDIATE HOUSEHOLD ARE THE FOUR CHILDREN OF HIS BRO GEORGE DARE, MARY, WIDOW OF G A HULL, OF EDGAR, NEBRASKA, HENRY J DARE OF SILOAM SPRINGS, ARK. REBECCA, WIFE OF F M LYNN, OF OTTERVILLE AND GEORGE DARE JR WHO DIED AT AGE 11. BESIDES THES ARE HIS STEP-DAU, CHARITY APPLER, WHO HAS HAD A HOME WITH HIM SINCE THE DEATH OF HER MOTHER, AND FRANK BOWERS WHOM HE REARED FROM BABYHOOD. FUNERAL BY REV W H CALVERT IN PLAINVIEW CHURCH.

HARRIET COLEAN DARLINGTON, 65, DIED AUG 6, 1892. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO OCT 18, 1827 AND MARRIED ROBERT DARLINGTON IN 1844. SHE BELONGED TO KANE BAPTIST CHURCH AND THEN JERSEYVILLE. FROM THERE SHE MOVED TO ST LOUIS AND BELONGED DTO LAFAYETTE BAPTIST CHURCH. HER HUSBAND AND 1 DAU, MRS KATE M CORY, SURVIVE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 2 INFANT CHILDREN. REV TYSON OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICE FROM JERSEYVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH.

MARY DARLINGTON, 95, DIED AT THE HOME OF HER DAU, MISS NETTIE DARLINGTON, ON S WASHINGTON ST. FUNERAL FROM JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV O B KINSEY OFFICIATED WITH BURIAL IN DARLINGTON CEM AT McCLUSKY. BORN IN COLLINSVILLE, JAN 1, 1833, DAU OF JACOB B & CYNTHIA (TURNER) COX. FAMILY LATER LIVED IN ST LOUIS WHERE MR COX OWNED PROPERTY, NOW THE SITE OFR ST LOUIS COURT HOUSE. SHE MARRIED SAMUEL DARLINGTON, PIONEER OF MCCLUSKY AREA, 75 YRS AGO. HE DIED 25 YRS AGO. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF E NEWBERN METHODIST CHURCH. SHE LEAVES 2 DAU, MISS NETTIE, AND MRS R W GREENE OF KANE; 5 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN.

AMIL DARR, 85, DIED OCT 5, 1982. HE WAS A RETIRED SEXTON OF OAK GROVE CEM, HAVING HAD 31 YRS OF SERVICE. HE WAS BORN MARCH 24, 1897 IN JERSEY CO, SON OF EDWIN & MARY (GREEN) DARR. SURVIVING ARE 1 SON ROBERT, 1 DAU, TWILA BIZAILLIONBOTH OF JERSEYVILLE AND 2 GRANDSONS; 1 BRO LEO DARR OF ROCKBRIDGE. HIS WIFE, RACHEL JEAN (BUNZY?BUNSE) DARR DIED MARCH 13, 1961. INTERMENT WAS IN ST FRANCIS CEM.

MRS BURLAH MAY DARR, 69, OF KANE, DIED THURS AM AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN cARROLLTON. FINAL RITES WERE HELD SAT AFT AT 1:30 AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WITH REV JACK BROWN OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WAS IN KANE CEM. BORN DEC 5, 1901 IN GREENE CO, SHE WAS THE DAU OF JOSEPH & JULIA (REXROAT) OSBUN. HER HUSBAND GEORGE A DARR SURVIVES. OTHER SURVIVORS ARE 4 DAU, MRS MARION (MARY) BUKS OF CHARLOTTE, MI; MRS JERRY (HENRIETTA) MacRae OF MORO, MRS JESSE (BETTY) SINGLETON OF KANE, AND MRS ODIE (FRANCES) WOODRING OF JERSEYVILLE; AND 2 SONS, THOMAS ESTES OF GREENFIELD AND DONALD ESTES OF WOOD RIVER; 23 GRANDCHILDREN AND 24 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 2 BRO, THOMAS AND WILLIE REXROAT OF HOPE, ARK, AND 1 SIS, MRS LIZFZIE MOORE OF TEXARKANA, ARK. HER PARENTS, 5 CHILDREN AND 1 SIS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.

CHESTER DARR, 70, A RETIRED FARMER, DIED AT HIS HOME TUES AFT AT 2:15 OF AN APPARENT HEART ATTACK. REV MURIEL NANCE OF MEDORA OFFICIATED AT SERVICES HELD FRI AFT, MARCH 24, 1967, AT WARNER FUNERAL HOME IN KMEDORA. INTERMENT WAS IN SHIPMAN CEM. BORN APR 18, 1897, IN JERSEY CO, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE MR f& MRS EDWARD DARR. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS WIFE, RUTH BLANCHE (SCHAAF) DARR; 2 DAU, MRS MAURIETTE STONE OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS GERALDINE COX OF JACKSONVILLE; 7 SONS, FLOYD, CLYDE, MYRON, LOREN AND DALE OF MEDORA, DWIGHT OF PIASA; ELDON OF ELSABRANTE, CA; 2 BRO, WESLEY OF MENA, ARK; AND HERBERT OF PHOENIX, AZ; AND 2 SIS, MRS LOTTIE BEAN OF KANE AND MRS ADA AYERS OF ALTON; 29 GRANDCHILDREN AND 2 G-GRANDCHILDREN ALSO SURVIVE.

DANIEL WAYNE DARR, 43, OF HIGHLAND, FORMERLY OF KANE, DIED AUG 2, 1981 AT HIS HOME. BORN JUNE 8, 1939 SON OF DANIEL & FAYE (HARDWICK) DARR OF KANE. HE SPENT 4 YRS IN US AIR FORCE. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE, MARGARET D (HOOPER) DARR WHOM HE MARRIED ON SEPT 26, 1959 IN JERSEYVILLE; 1 SON, RANDY K DARR OF HIGHLAND, 2 DAUS, KATHERINE R DARR AND DAYNA M DARR AT HOME; 2 GRANDCHILDREN AND HIS PARENTS. BURIAL IN HIGHLAND CITY CEM.

DWIGHT C DARR, 63, PIASA, DIED AT 4:05 PM THURS, MAY 8, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. HE WAS A FARMER AND WAS BORN IN KEMPER, LA SON OF STHE LATE CHESTER & RUTH (SCHAAF) DARR. THE WW II VETERAN MARRIED GLADYS (HOWERTON) DARR ON MARCH 8, 1947, IN BRIGHTON. SURVIVORS INCLUDE HIS WIFE; 2 DAU, MARILYN FRANK AND KIM ALBERT, BOTH OF MEDORA; 4 SONS, CHUCK DARR OF MEDORA, LARRY DARR OF SHIPMAN, PAUL DARR OF CARLINVILLE AND JEFF DARR OF PIASA; 9 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 SIS, MAURITA STONE OF CARROLLTON AND GERALDINE COX OF JACKSONVILLE AND 6 BRO, FLOYD DARR OF MURRAYVILLE, ELDON DARR OF TUCSON, AZ, AND CLYDE, MYRON, LORENE AND DALE DARR ALL OF MEDORA. VISITATION WAS AT WARNER TARGHETTA FUNERAL HOME IN MEDORA, WHERE SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV ROGER CZAIA. BURIAL WAS IN SHIPMAN CEM WITH MILITARY RITES BY ALTON VFW POST 1308. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO PIASA METHODIST CHURCH, WHERE HE WAS A MEMBER.

EDGAR ROBERT DARR, 77 YRS, 4 MO, 18 DAYS, OF HAWBROOK, JERSEYVILLE, DIED AT 12:30 AM FRI AT JERSEY COMM HOSP, WHRE HE HAD BEEN ADMITTED FOR TREATMENT THE DAY BEFORE. HE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR SOME TIME. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MR DARR WERE HELD AT 2 PM SUN AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV FRANCIS VARBLE OFFICIATED WITH BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEM. MR DARR, A SON OF THE LATE ROBERT & MINNIE (WILLIAMS) DARR, WAS BORN IN GREENE CO. HE WAS A VETERAN OF WW----INCOMPLETE.

EDGAR ROBERT DARR, 77 YRS, 4 MO, 18 DAYS, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED FRI AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. HE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH FOR SOME TIME AND HaD BEEN ADMITTED THE DAY BEFORE. FUNERAL SERCVICES WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV FRANCIS VARBLE OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. MR. DARR, A SON OF THE LATE ROBERT & MINNIE (WILLIAMS) DARR, WAS BORN IN GREENE CO. HE WAS A VETERAN OF WORLD---INCOMPLETE.

ERNEST W DARR, 69 YRS, 18 DAYS, A LIFE LONG OF JERSEYVILLE DIED WED EVE MAY 3, AT ALTON MEM HOSP. HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE EDWIN & MARY (GREENE) DARR. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, MRS ARDELLA MAY DARR; 3 SONS, BERTRAM DARR OF FIDELITY, DONALD DARR OF ALTON AND ROBERT DARR OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 DAU, NELLIE PRICE; 4 BRO, MELVIN, AMIEL AND IRA DARR OF JERSEYVILLE AND LEO DARR OF ROCKBRIDGE; 8 GRANDCHILDREN AND 11 G-GRANDCHILDREN.

ETHEL M DARR, 81, OF RR 1 MEDORA, DIED AT HER HOME NOV 5. VISITATION WAS AT WARNER-TARGHETTA FUNERAL HOME IN MEDORA. REV FRANCIS VARBLE OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICE NOV 8. BURIAL WILL BE AT KANE CEM. MRS DARR WAS BORN IN CARROLLTON DEC 8, 1896. SHE WAS MARRIED TO FRANCIS DARR ON MARCH 26, 1925 AND THEY HAD RESIDED IN MEDORA SINCE 1944. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF FIDELITY BAPTIST CHURCH AND JERSEY CO HOME EXTENSION SERVICE. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND, 2 SONS, FRANCIS DARR JR, OF GODFREY AND FLOYD E DARR, SHIPMAN; 7 GRANDCHILDREN, 1 G-GRANDSON AND 2 SIS, MRS PEARL HOWARD, ROXANA AND MRS NELLIE ROBINSON, CARROLLTON.

FRANCIS C DARR, SR, 90, FORMERLY OF MEDORA, DIED AT 8:50 PM FRI, JULY 1, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP IN JERSEYVILLE. HE WAS A FARMER, BORN IN GREENE CO, SON OF THE LATE FRANCIS & MINNIE DARR. ON MARCH 26, 1925, HE MARRIED THE FORMER ETHEL M WINTERS, AND SHE DIED NOV 5, 1977. SURVIVING ARE 2 SONS, FRANCIS DARR JR OF GODFREY AND FLOYD DARR OF SHIPMAN; 6 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 8 G-GRANDCHILDREN. A GRANDSON, 1 BRO AND 2 SISTERS PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. VISITATION WAS AT TARGHETTA FUNERAL HOME IN MEDORA, WHERE SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV EARL CLAGG. BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO SHRINERS HOSP FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN, ST LOUIS, MO.

GEORGE “TUFFY” DARR, 77, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED MARCH 5 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. HE WAS BORN NOV 13, 1908, IN CARROLLTON TO THE LATE FRED & SARAH (COONROD) DARR. HE MARRIED BEULAH (REXROAT) DARR IN 1938 IN ST CHARLES, MO; SHE DIED APR 29, 1971. HE WAS A RETIRED PIPEFITTER FOR SHELL OIL. SURVIVORS INCLUDE STEPSONS, DONALD EXTES OF E ALTON AND TOM ESTES OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 DAU, BETTY SINGLETON OF JERSEYVILLE; 3 STEP-DAU, HENRIETTA DORSEY OF MORO, MARY BUHS OF CHARLOTTE, MI, AND FRANCES WOODRING OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 SIS, RUTH McCONNELL AND CLEO GRAVES, BOTH OF SANTA ANA, CA; 21 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 24 G-GRANDCHILDREN. VISITATION WAS MARCH 7 AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. THE FUNERAL WAS MARCH 8 AT STATE STREET BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV RON WOOERUM OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO STATE STREET BAPTIST CHURCH.

HAYDEN E DARR, 78, WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT HIS HOME THURS, FEB 19, 1987, AT HIS RESIDENCE. HE WAS BORN IN GREENE CO, A SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & ELIZABETH (STONE) DARR. IN 1927, IN CARROLLTON, HE MARRIED MARY (WEBER) DARR SHE DIED IN 1949. SURVIVING ARE 1 DAU, HENRIETTA OLSON OF WOOD RIVER; 4 SONS, RICHARD AND STANLEY DARR, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE, ROBERT DARR OF E ALTON AND DAVID R DARR OF WASHINGTON, DC; 9 GRANDCHILDREN; 4 G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 BRO DANIEL DARR OF KANE. VISITATION HELD AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON.REV GORDON HYDE OFFICIATED AND BURIAL WAS IN KANE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO KANE CEM. A CORONER’S INQUEST IS PENDING.

IRA E DARR, 81, OF SHERIDAN ST, JERSEYVILLE DIED MAY 19 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. JACOBY BROS FUNERAL HOME WAS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS AND THE ROSARY WAS RECITED WED EVE. FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED THURS AM BY REVS WILLIAM HEMBROW AND JOHN P DAY AT HOLY GHOST CHURCH. BURIAL WAS IN ST FRANCIS CEM. HIS WIFE, MARY MARIE (BUNSE) DARR, DIED DEC 17, 1970. HE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO JUNE 1, 1899, A SON OF EDWIN & MARY (GREENE) DARR AND WAS AN IRONER AT INTERNATIONAL SHOE CO OF JERSEYVILLE. HIS SURVIVORS ARE 1 SON, STEWART DARR OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 DAU, MARY CORY, SPRINGFIELD, AND DELORIS FLYNN OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 GRANDCHILDREN AND 7 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 2 BRO, AMIL DARR OF JERSEYVILLE AND LEO DARR OF ROCKBRIDGE. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, WIFE, 1 SON, 2 BRO AND 2 SIS. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO HOLY GHOST CHURCH.

KENNETH E DARR, 63, D UNEXPECTEDLY AT 5:35 AM FRI, MARCH 8, 1991, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. HE HAD OWNED AND OPERATED DARR GARAGE IN KANE SINCE 1950 AND WAS A US NAVY VET OF WW II. MEMBERSHIPS INCLUDED KANE MASONIC LODGE 197 AND KANE AMERICAN LEGION. BORN IN KANE, HE WAS STHE SON OF THE LATE ORVILLE & ANNA (GARDINER) DARR. HE MARRIED DORIS E (CROTCHETT) DARR ON OCT 30, 1947 IN KANE, SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 1 SON ALAN DARR OF ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS; 2 GRANDCHILDREN; 1 SIS, KEOTA CRANE OF KANE; AND 1 BRO, KEITH DARR OF KANE. VISITATION FROM AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME, CARROLLTON, WITH MASONIC RITES AT 7 PM. FUNERAL SEVICES ARE AT 11 AM MON AT THE FUNERAL HOME WITH REV DOROTHY FELHAUER OFFFICIATING. BURIAL IS IN KANE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO GENERAL FUND OF KANE METHODIST CHURCH, WHERE HE WAS A MEMBER.

LEO DARR, 91, OF CARROLLTON, DIED AT 8:45 AM SUN, MAY 11, AT REISCH MEM HOME IN CARROLLTON, WHERE HE RESIDED. HE WAS A RETIRED FARMER, BORN IN JERSEY CO, SON OF THE LATE MR & MRS EDWARD DARR. HE MARRIED DORTHEA (FREER) ON JAN 1, 1916, AND SHE DIED APR 15, 1974. NIECES AND NEPHEWS SURVIVE. VISITATION WAS AT AIRMANS HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON WHERE SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV DON FISHER. BURIAL WAS AT WITT CEM IN ROCKBRIDGE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO ROCKBRIDGE METHODIST CHURCH.

MARJORIE DARR, 61, DIED AT 10:04 AM THURS, FEB 11, 1988, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEYVILLE DAU OF THE LATE CHARLES & LENA (HAUSHALTER) VAHLE. SHE MARRIED STEWART DARR ON SEPT 11, 1943, IN JERSEYVILLE AND HE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 1 DAU, CONNIE RUSSELL OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 SON GARY DARR OF NOKOMIS; 5 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 1 BRO, LAMAR VAHLE OF JERSEYVILLE. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY 1 SIS , CHARLOTTE BRAY; AND 1 BRO, RALPH VAHLE. VISITATION WILL BE 4-9 AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WHERE PRAYER SERVICE WILL BE SAID AT 7 PM. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE AT 11 AM SAT AT THE FUNERAL HOME WITH REV WILLIAM HEMBROW OFFICIATING . BURIAL WILL BE IN ST FRANCIS CEM IN JERSEYVILLE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOC.

MARY E DARR, 55, OF CURTIS ST, JERSEYVILLE DIED UNEXPECTEDLY AT 11:05PM MARCH 25 AT ST JOSEPH HOSP IN ALTON. SHE WAS BORN JULY 8, 1923 IN ELDRED, THE DAU OF ERNESR & MYRTLE (HODGERSON) CAMERER. MRS DARR WAS A HOME HEALTH AID FOR JERSEY CO HEALTH DEPT AND HAD FORMERLY BEEN A NURSES’ AID AT JERSEY COMM HOSP FOR 11 YRS. HER SURVIVORS ARE HR HUSBAND, ROBERT DARR; 1 SON, ROBERT J DARR OF MESA, AZ; 2 GRANDCHILDREN; 2 BRO, CARL CAMERER AND GENE CAMERER, BOTH OF CARROLLTON; 5 SISTERS, CLOVER BUSHNELL, ELDRED, ELSIE CURRY, OAKWOOD, IL, EILEEN BOOTH, WHITE HALL, VERA McFAIN JERSEYVILLE AND MARJORIE DYER, ROODHOUSE. HER PARENTS AND 2 BRO PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. VISITATION AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE.

MELVIN OTIS DARR, 80, WAS FOUND DEAD AT HIS HOME ON MAPLE AVE AT 9 AM MAY 7. HE WAS A RETIRED JANITER AT THE STATE BANK BUILDING. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD MAY 9, AT 1:30 PM AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV R E GEORGE WILL OFFICIATE, INTERMENT WILL BE IN OAL GROVE CEM. HE WAS BORN JULY 1, 1893 IN JERSEY CO THE SON OF EDWIN & MARY (GREEN) DARR. HE IS SURVIVED BY 3 BRO, LEO DARR OF ROCKBRIDGE AND AMIEL AND IRA DARR OF JERSEYVILLE.

MILDRED ANN DARR, 83, OF WOOD RIVER, DIED AT 9:46 AM WED AUG19, 1987, AT WOOD RIVER TWSP HOSP. BORN IN KJERSEY CO, DAU OF THE LATE GEORGE & MABEL (STONE) SIMPSON, SHE MARRIED JAMES F DARR ON MARCH 12, 1922, IN JERSEYVILLE. HE DIED JAN 6, 1959. SHE AND HER HUSBAND FORMERLY OWNED AND OPERATED DARR’S CONFECTIONARY IN E ALTON. SURVIVING ARE 1 SON, JAMES DARR JR, OF SAN DIEGO, CA; 1 DAU, DORIS J LINK OF WOOD RIVER; 5 GRANDCHILDREN; 9 G-GRANDCHILDREN; 2 BRO, DEAN SIMPSON OF INDIANAPOLIS, IN, AND BILLY SIMPSON OF PHOENIX, AZ; AND 5 SIS, VIOLA ANDERSON OF WRIGHTS, MYRLE WILLIS OF JERSEYVILLE, HAZEL PINKERTON AND HELEN LAUGHLIN, BOTH OF ORLANDO, FLA, AND THELMA CRAIGMILES OF TAVARES, FLA. 2 SIS PRECEDED HER IN DEATH, FAYE TERPENING AND MABEL McCOY. VISITATION HELD AT MARKS MORTUARY IN WOODRIVER. VISITATION WILL CONTINUE AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF E ALTON FROM 9 AM UNTIL TIME OF SERVICE AT 11 AM. REV JACK L BROWN WILL OFFICIATE, WITH BURIAL IN ROSE LAWN MEMORY GARDENS IN BETHALTO. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO OPERATION BLESSING OF WOODRIVER OR FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF E ALTON, WHERE SHE WAS A MEMBER.

RACHEL DORTHEA DARR, 78, OF ROCKBRIDGE, DIED APR 15 AT REISCH MEM NURSING HOME, CARROLLTON. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD APR 18, AT 1 PM AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV PAUL PASINWITZ CONDUCTED THE SERICES AND INTERMENT WILL BE IN KWITT CEM. SHE WAS BORN IN GREENE CO ON APR 14, 1896, A DAU OF JOHN & ELIZABETH (TUCKER) FREER. HER HUSBAND LEO DARR SURVIVES. HER PARENTS 3 BRO AND 2 SIS, PRECEDED HER IN DEATH.

ROBERT DARR, 43, DIED AT 12:45 AM MARCH 16, AT GREEN MEADOWS NURSING HOME IN WHITE HALL. SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 3 PM MARCH 18, FROM JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV EVERETT CHAMBERS WILL OFFICIATE AND INTERMENT WILL BE IN OAK GROVE CEM. HE WAS BORN OCT 27, 1932 IN GRAFTON, A SON OS LESLIE M & NELLIE (WAHL) NUGENT. HE RESIDED IN WHITE HALL FOR 4 YRS. HEIS SURVIVORS ARE 1 SIS, NELLIE A PRICE OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 BRO, FREDERICK NUGENT AND DOLALD DARR OF ALTON, MILTON NUGENT OF ST JACOBS AND BERT DARR OF FIDELITY; AND HIS MOTHER, MRS NELLIE SIEK OF JERSEYVILLE.

WILLIAM EDWARD DARR, JR, 70, DIED AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN CARROLLTON ON JULY 14. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR THE CARROLLTON RESIDENT WERE HELD AT HIRES FUNERAL HOME IN CARROLLTON, WITH REV JACK BROWN, PASTOR OF KANE BAPTIST CHURCH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WAS IN CARROLLTON CITY CEM. MR DARR, SON OF THE LATE MR & MRS WILLIAM DARR, SR, WAS BORN IN GREENE CO. HE WAS A RETIRED CASTING OPERATOR FOR OLIN MATHIESON CORP AND HAD BEEN A RESIDENT OF CARROLLTON THE PAST 22 YRS. AT ONE TIME HE MADE HIS HOME IN THE KANE AREA. HE WAS A MEMBER OF PROVIDENCE BAPTIST CHURCH AND WESTERNER CLUB. SURVIVING MR DARR ARE HIS WIFE, ICA (WEBER) DARR; 2 SONS, JOHN OF CARROLLTON AND LOYAL OF DENVER, CO; 3 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 2 BRO, HAYDEN AND DANIEL DARR, BOTH OF KANE.

COURTNEY OTTO DAVENPORT, 55 YRS, 9 MO, 25 DAYS, OF CLEVELAND ST, JERSEYVILLE, WAS DOA AT JERSEY COMM HOSP AT 11 AM TUES. HIS HEALTH HAD BEEN IMPAIRED FOR SOMETIME AND HE HAD BEEN HOSPITALIZED ON DIFFERENT OCCASIONS. REV WILLIAM TURNER WILL OFFICIATE AT FUNERAL SERVICES TO BE HELD AT 3 PM THURS AT Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. BURIAL WILL BE IN KANE CEM. MR DAVENPORT, A SON OF MRS LYDIA DAVENPORT OF KANE AND THE LATE CHARLES DAVENPORT, WAS BORN IN GREENE CO, DEC 10, 1915. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A TRUCK DRIVER FOR WIDMAN EXCAVATING CO AND WAS A WW II VETERAN. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, NELLIE DAVENPORT; 1 STEP DAU, MRS GEORGE (BARBARA) FREAND OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 STEP GRANDCHILDREN; HIS MOTHER; 2 SIS, MRS EDNA SPENCER OF COTTAGE HILLS AND MRS LILLIE McADAMS OF CARROLLTON. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS FATHER AND 2 BRO, HAROLD AND FLOYD.

Obituary of John N. Davenport
J. N. Davenport was the only son of Peter E. and Nellie Baldock Davenport, born February 12, 1855, near Evona, Ky. Mr. Davenport's mother passed away when he was born.
A few years later his father remarried Mary Cravens and to this union two children were born, Ira, who died in early manhood and Mrs. Sarah Ellen Riggens, deceased.
Mr. Davenport was married to Parlalee Davenport in 1882 and to this union four children were born, two dying in infancy. Wyatt Davenport, of Eldred, and Mrs. Nellie Killam, of Hettick, survive him. Mr. Davenport's wife preceded him in death six years ago, January 12, 1942.
He was a resident of Macoupin county except for 14 years, he resided in Greene county, south of Greenfield. He was a member of the South Fork Baptist church, near Phil, Ky. His membership was transferred to the Palmyra Baptist church after he came to Illinois to live.
Mr. Davenport was a good neighbor, a kind father and a good Christian man.
Funeral services were held at the Baptist church in Palmyra, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Henry Spencer of Murrayville, officiating. Interment in Oak Hill cemetery.
Funeral services were held at the Baptist church in Palmyra, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Henry Spencer of Murrayville, officiating. Interment in Oak Hill cemetery.
Mrs. Lois Cline and Mrs. Roy Scoggins sang three songs, with Mrs. Mura Fearno accompanying.
Casket bearers were Jesse Standefer, Jeff King, Henry Etter, Sidney Vogel and Hogert Vogel. [30 Jan 1948]

JOHN OTTO DAVENPORT SR, 86, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE DIED JAN 1, AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN CARROLLTON. HE DIED ON THE DATE OF HIS 65th ANNIVERSARY. HE AND VERNA (EASTHAM) DAVENPORT WERE MARRIED JAN 1, 1915 IN CARROLLTON. SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED THURS AFT FROM Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV JAMES PEPPER AND REV WARREN BROWN OFFICIATED WITH BURIAL IN JALAPPA CEM NEAR KANE. BORN JUNE 15, 1893 IN OTTERVILLE, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE JOHN W & MARY ELLEN (HILL) DAVENPORT. HE WORKED AT THE JERSEYVILLE ICE PLANT FOR 40 YRS. DAVENPORT WAS A MEMBER OF BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH AND MODERN WOODMAN OF AMERICA. MR & MRS DAVENPORT HAD RESIDED AT MT GILEAD SHELTER CARE HOME NEAR CARROLLTON FPR ABOUT A MONTH. HIS SURVIVORS ARE HIS DWIFE; 2 DAU, MRS MARY HELEN McHENRY, SPRINGFIELD AND MRS JANE UFER OF ELDRED; 3 SONS, JOHN OTTO JR, CARLINVILLE, WILBUR S, ORLANDO, FL, AND DONALD OF JACKSONVILLE, IL; 10 GRANDCHILDREN; 8 G-GRANDCHILDREN. 2 CHILDREN, 3 SIS AND 4 BRO PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH.

STELLA DAVENPORT, 76 YRS, 1 MO, 9 DAYS, DIED AT 1 :20 PM SUN, NOV 1, AT BOYD MEM HOSP IN CARROLLTON FOLLOWING A FEW WKS ILLNESS. THE DECEASED WAS A DAU OF THE LATE HENRY C & MARY (REDDISH) HARMON AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, SEPT 24, 1877. MRS DAVENPORT IS SURVIVED BY 2 DAU, MRS LESTER DABBS AND MRS CARL DEHNER OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 STEP-SON LAVERNE DAVENPORT OF FIELDON; 5 GRANDCHILDREN; 11 G-GRANDCHILDREN, AND 1 G-G-GRANDDAUGHTER, AND 4 SIS, KMRS JOSEPH SLOVER AND MRS LOUIS HOUSEMAN OF JERSEYVILLE, MRS GERTRUDE BLACK OF ELSBERRY, MO, AND MRS ?? G REDSTONE OF MIAMI, FL. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE, WED NOV 4, AT 2 PM. REV CARL C MOMAN OFFICIATED, WITH BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEM.

VERNA G DAVENPORT, 91, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED FEB 2, AT JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSP. SHE HAD RESIDED AT MT GILEAD HOME IN GREENE CO FOR THE PAST 5 YRS. SHE WAS BORN HAN 13, 1894 IN FIDELITY, DAU OF THE LATE URBAN KENNEDY & EMILY JANE (RODELL) EASTHAM. HER HUSBAND, JOHN OTTO DAVENPORT WHOM SHE MARRIED JAN 1, 1915, IN CARROLLTON, DIED JAN 1, 1980 ON THEIR 65TH BIRTHDAY. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 3 SONS, JOHN DAVENPORTJR, CARLINVILLE, WILBUR DAVENPORT, ORLANDO, FL, AND DONALD OF JACKSONVILLE, IL; 2 DAU, MARY HELEN MCHENRY, SPRINGFIELD AND JANE UFER OF ELDRED; 10 GRANDCHILDREN AND 10 G-GRANDCHILDREN. SERVICES WERE HELD TUES AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV JAMES PEPPER AND REV GARY PETERSON OFFICIATED. BURIAL WAS JALAPPA CEM NE OF KANE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO JAPLPPA CEM ASSOC.

CLARENCE DAVIDSON, FORMER GREENE CO RESIDENT, DIED MARCH 6, OF A HEART ATTACK AT HIS HOME IN PUEBLO, CO. FUNERAL AND BURIAL WERE IN PUEBLO. CLARENCE DAVIDSON WAS A SON OF MR & MRS JAMES DAVIDSON, AND WAS BORN NEAR ELDRED, NOV 22, 1876. HE WAS A FARMER AND LIVED HERE UNTIL ABOUT 18 YRS AGO, WHEN HE AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO CO. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, CORA (BUSHNELL) DAVIDSON, AND 2 MARRIED DAUGHTERS, PEARL AND EDITH, BOTH LIVING IN PUEBLO; 5 GRANDCHILDREN, AND 1 SIS, MRS A M EWELL OF CANON CITY, CO. MRS FRED KIRBACH, A NIECE OF THE DECEDENT WENT TO PUEBLO TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL.

HELEN DAVIDSON, 66, OF MAPLE AVE, DIED MARCH 12 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP AFTER A FEW WEEKS ILLNESS. HER HUSBAND, RUSSELL DAVIDSON, DIED MAY 12, 1976. FUNERAL MASS WAS CELEBRATED AT 10 AM TUES AT HOLY GHOST CHURCH WITH FR WILLIAM HEMBROW AS CELEBRANT. BURIAL WAS IN CARROLLTON CEM. SHE WAS BORN JULY 21, 1915 IN GREENE CO, A DAU OF ALVA HAMILTON & MARY ETTA (BRANNAN) (WITT) AND WAS A RADIO DISPATCHER AT JERSEYVILLE POLICE DEPT UNTIL HER RETIREMENT. SHE IS SURVIVED BY 2 SONS, BYRON AND WILLIAM, BOTH OF JERSYVILLE AND 2 GRANDSONS; 3 BRO, BOYD WITT OF VIRGINIA, WALTER WITT OF JERSEYVILLE AND NEAL WITT OF ELDRED. HER HUSBAND, PARENTS AND 3 BRO, PRECEDED HER IN DEATH. VISITATION HELD AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO ONE’S CHOICE.

JASPER DAVIDSON, 78, FORMERLY OF ALTON, DIED MON IN RIVERSIDE, CA, WHERE HE HAD BEEN RESIDING FOR THE PAST 3 YRS. HE WAS BRO OF MARCUS DAVIDSON OF CARROLLTON, WHO’S DEATH OCCURRED LAST FRI. MR DAVIDSON HAD BEEN EMPLOYED FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS AT FIRST NATIONAL BANK & TRUST CO IN ALTON, BEFORE MOVING TO CA. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE; 1 SON, RAYMOND OF ALTON; AND 3 GRANDCHILDREN. THE BODY WAS RETURNED TO ALTON FOR BURIAL.

JESSIE MAE DAVIDSON, 86, OF ALTON DIED JULY 21, AT CARLINVILLE AREA HOSP. FINAL RITES WERE HELD THURS AFT AT SMITH FUNERAL HOME, ALTON. BURIAL WAS IN UPPER ALTON CEM. SHE WAS BORN APR CO, 1884 IN FIELDON THE DAU OF THE LATE ZEDDOCK & ALICE (BROWN) REDDISH AND AT ONE TIME HAD RESIDED IN ELDRED. SURVIVING ARE A SON, RAY E DAVIDSON OF ALTON; 3 GRANDCHILDREN, 5 G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 4 SIS, MRS ETHEL CAMPBELL, MRS MYRTLE SEAGO, AND MRS MILDRED WILLIS, FALL OF ALTON AND REV EDNA WATSON OF BETTENDORF, IA.

Lila H. Davidson, 81, of Eldred died Tuesday, January 17, 1989 at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. Born November 12, 1907 in Kampsville, she was the daughter of the late Valentine and Elinor Auer Reiss. She married Irl Davidson December 5, 1922 in St. Louis and he died October 19, 1960. Surviving are three daughters, Mary Lou Lehr of Carrollton, Nina Turnbaugh of Bethalto, Elinor June Taylor of Ramsey; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Wednesday at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton from 4-8 p.m.
The funeral will be conducted (today) Thursday, January 19, 1989 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Carrollton with Rev. Bill Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in Dayton Cemetery near Eldred. Memorials may be made to Boyd Hospital or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.

MAMIE DAVIDSON, 92, OF CARROLLTON DIED FEB 22, AT BOYD MEM HOSP. A DAU OF THE LATE WILLIAM & MARY ANN (BURNS) VARBLE OF GREENE CO. SHE LEAVES 2 GRANDSONS, WILLIAM DAVIDSON OF JERSEYVILLE AND BYRON DAVIDSON, 2 G-GRANDSONS. HER HUSBAND HENRY DAVIDSON, DIED IN 1973. BURIAL AT MT GILEAD CEM, (CARROLLTON)

BEULAH E DAVIS, 66, OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED JAN 20 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE WAS BORN IN GREENE CO ON FEB 15, 1910, A DAU OF GEORGE & IDA (WOOLSEY) BROOKS OF JERSEYVILLE. MRS DAVIS WAS EMPLOYED AT RUDOLPHS DEPT STORE FOR 23 YRS. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF JERSEY CO HOME EXT, LADIES BOWLING LEAGUE, JERSEY COMM HOSP AUX AND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF JERSEYVILLE. HER SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER MOTHER, MRS IDA BROOKS OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 SONS, HUBERT EUGENE AND CLAUDE J (BUZZ) DAVIS OF JERSEYVILLE; 3 DAU, MRS RUSSELL (IDELLA) BRIDGEWATER OF SHIPMAN, MRS WILLIAM (FLOIS) PARISH OF GRAFTON AND MRS WILLIAM (SANDRA) KLUNK OF JERSEYVILLE; 3 BRO, VIRGIL BROOKS, TRUMAN BROOKS AND GEORGE P BROOKS OF JERSYVILLE; 1 SIS, MRS SULLIVAN (WILMA) WILLISON OF ARCOLA; 20 GRANDCHILDREN; 11 G-GRANDCHILDREN. HER HUSBAND WILLIAM CLAUDE DAVIS, DIED NOV 10, 1976. VISITATION SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. ON JAN 23, SERVICES WERE HELD AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH BY REV EVERETT CHAMBERS. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO AMERICAN CANCER SOC AND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH BUILDING FUND.

CHARLES A DAVIS, 55, DIED AT HOME IN KANE, APPARENTLY SUFFERING A HEART ATTACK. FUNERAL FROM METHODIST CHURCH IN KANE, REV J B RAVENCROFT OFFICIATED. BURIAL IN KELLER CEM. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE, 1 SON, AND 2 DAU. MRS L W SUNDERLAND WAS A SIS TO MR DAVIS.

CHARLES A DAVIS, 70 YRS, 5 MO, 11 DAYS, OF FIDELITY, DIED SUN AM, OCT 10, AT THE HOME OF MRS VICTORIA JACKSON IN KANE WHERE HE HAD RESIDED THE PAST 3 MO. MR DAVIS HAD SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK SOME TIME AGO BUT HIS CONDITION WAS NOT CONSICEREC SERIOUS. HE BECAME ILL EARLY SUN AM AND DIED BEFORE MEDICAL AID ARRIVED. HE WAS BORN IN BOONE CO, MO, APR 29, 1884. HIS WIFE, RUTH (DOYLE) DAVIS, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. MR DAVIS IS SURVIVED BY: 7 SONS, CLYDE OF PIASA, ALBERT OF GRANITE CITY, WILBERT AND CHARLES L OF JERSEYVILLE, CLAUDE OF SPRINGFIELD, JAMES AND CLARENCE DAVIS; 2 DAU, MRS DOROTHY KEYS OF ROODHOUSE AND MRS VIOLA SCHOFIELD OF ALTON; 1 BRO, T H DAVIS OF WRIGHT CITY, MO AND 1 SIS, MRS TRUDY MILLER OF WOOD RIVER. SERVICES WERE HELD AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE OCT 1 2. REV WOODROW SCHUTZ OF ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS OFFICIATED AND---INCOMPLETE--.

DOROTHY DAVIS, 58 YRS, 2 MO, 4 DAYS, WIFE OF VIRGIL DAVIS, DIED WED AM OCT 28, AT THEIR HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. VISITATION AND SERVICES WERE HELD AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV CARLTON G CHRISTENSON, PASTOR OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OFFICIATED AT THE FINAL RITES AND INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. MRS DAVIS WAS A DAU OF HENRY & ELLEN (HOLMES) CROW OF KANE AND WAS BORN IN GREENE CO ON AUG 24, 1912. SHE HAD RESIDED IN JERSEYVILLE SINCE 1946 AND SHE HAD BELONGED TO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. SURVIVING IN ADDITION TO HER HUSBAND AND PARENTS ARE 2 DAU, MRS MAURICE (BETTY) TONSOR AND MRS DONALD (MARIAN) GROSS OF JERSEYVILLE, 1 BRO, HARLOLD CROW OF JERSEYVILLE, 3 SIS, MRS LOUIE (ADA) MATTIS AND MRS GEORGE (MAVIS) BROOKS OF JERSEYVILLE AND MRS WILBERT (VIVIAN) TRUE OF EDWARDSVILLE AND 7 GRANDCHILDREN.

ELIAZBETH DAVIS, 87, DAU OF SAMUEL AND ELIZABETH RIGGS, WAS BORN IN HEIGHSTOWN, NJ JUNE 28, 1817. SHE MARRIED ABIHA DAVIS, DEC 16, 1835 AND MOVED TO ILL . THEY SETTLED NEAR PEKIN IN TAZEWELL CO. IN 1838 THE MOVED TO GREENE CO ON A FARM ADJOINING THE BENJAMIN RIGGS FARM, WHEN THE RED MAN STILL ROAMED THE PRAIRIE OF IL AND BEFORE JERSEYVILLE HAD A GIVEN NAME AS A TOWN. A FEW YRS LATER MR DAVIS BUILT HIS HOME OPPOSITE THE WOODLAWN ADDITION, NOW OF THE CITY OF JRSEYVILLE. THEY WERE PARENTS OF 8 CHILDREN: HENRY DAVIS NOW OF DENVER, CO; MRS ELIZABETH LEWIS, WIDDOW OF THE LATE FORD LEWIS, SHE IS THE ELDEST GIRL BABY, BORN IN JERSEYVILLE, NOW LIVING , AND THE 2nd IF NOT THE 1st BABY AFTER JERSEYVILLE WAS NAMED; MRS H V SWALLOW OF DENVER, CO; MRS EMILY HARRIS OF DENVER, CO; MRS MARYETTA HUTCHISON OF DENVER, CO, WHO DIED OCT 6, 1904, SAMUEL HOWARD DAVIS DIED IN INFANCY; MRS ELENORA KIRBY OF SPRINGFIELD, IL; SARAH AGUSTA DAVIS NOW IN CA. MRS DAVIS BELONGED TO PRESTBYTERIAN CHURCH. HER HUSBAND ABIJAH DAVIS DIED JULY 24, 1872. 1 SON AND 1 DAU PRECEDED HER; LEAVING 1 SON AND 5 DAU, 8 GRANDCHILDREN, 3 G-GRANDCHILDREN. FOR THE PAST 3 YRS SHE HAS BEEN IN DENVER CITY. FUNERAL FROM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, REV S CATT AND DR M C WILLIAMS OF ST LOUIS, OFFICIATING.

Final rites for Harry Earl Davis, 80, a retired farmer of Route 2, Jerseyville were held Tuesday afternoon at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home with Rev. Earl D. Clagg officiating, interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. His death occurred at 4:00 a.m. on April 1 at his residence. He was born May 6, 1891 a son of Edward I. and Mary Clark Davis of Jersey County. Mr. Davis was a member of the Western Club in Alton. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Hiley Marshall Davis; two daughters, Mrs. August Breitweiser of Shipman and Mrs. Orville Tanke of Medora and three sons, Harry ?. Davis and Roger ?. Davis of Jerseyville and Robert ?. Davis of Brighton and 11 grandchildren. [06 Apr 1972]

John P. Davis Found Dead
John Palmer Davis, next youngest of eight children born to William K. and Ellen Palmer Davis was born in Macoupin county, Illinois August 4 1869.
He was married to Ella B. Baird who lives in Alton, in 1891. He was survived by three children, Mrs. H. L. Hardin of Carlinville, Mrs. Marie Long of Chicago, and one son, Jesse, of Alton; Also by two brothers, Rollen Davis of Fayette, and Frank Davis, of Carlinville.
For the past few years Mr. Davis has been residing in Greenfield until last Thursday night when he moved back to his farm in Western Mound Township in Macoupin County. Sanford Spees formerly of this vicinity was living with Mr. Davis. On Monday night, July 26, Mr. Spees said that they had retired early and that he awoke at midnight and Mr. Davis was gone. He hunted in the yard and not finding him thought he might have gone to some neighbor farm. Mr. Spees started at daylight to look for Mr. Davis and found him about a quarter mile south of the David home lying on his side on the edge of a cornfield in mud and water. Coroner Russell Butler, of Macoupin County, held an inquiry and returned a verdict of coronary thrombosis. Mr. Davis’ body was brought to Shields Memorial Home in Greenfield.
Funeral services were conducted at the Baptist church in Fayette on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. [30 Jul 1948]

LOUIS LEE DAVIS, 67, YRS, 10 MO, 6 DAYS, A FARMER RESIDING NE OF JERSYVILLE ON RR 2, DIED AT JERSEY COMM HOSP THURS AFT, NOV 1. HE HAD BEEN ILL ONLY A FEW DAYS. MR DAVIS WAS A SON OF STHE LATE EDWARD & MARY (CLARK) DAVIS, AND WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, DEC 25, 1888. THE DECEDENT WAS A VETERAN OF WW I. SURVIVING ARE HIS WIFE, MARTHA DAVIS; 2 DAU, LOIS LEE DAVIS, A TEACHER AT JERSEY COMM HIGH, AND RUTH VIRGINIA DAVIS, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 SON, CHARLES E DAVIS OF ROCKBRIDGE; 3 GRANDCHILDREN; 1 BRO, HARRY E DAVIS OF JEREYVILLE, AND 1 SIS, MRS CLARENCE BROWN OF KANE. SERVICES WERE HELD AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ON SUN NOV 4 BY REV CARL C MOMAN. INTERMENT WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. ARRRANGEMENTS WERE BY JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE.

MARTHA C DAVIS, 94, DIED FRI JAN 16, 1987, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP, AFTER A LENGTHY ILLNESS. SHE WAS BORN IN NEWMANSVILLE, DAU OF THE LATE DR CHARLES AND DOROTHY (CARVER) MATHEWS. SHE MARRIED LOUIS LEE DAVIS ON FEB 11, 1920, IN JACKSONVILLE AND HE DIED IN NOV 1956. SURVIVING ARE 1 SON, CHARLES E DAVIS OF KANE; 2 DAU, LOIS DAVIS AND RUTH DAVIS, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; 4 GRANDCHILDREN; AND 4 G-GRANDCHILDREN. VISITATION WAS HELD AT JACOBY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. SERVICES WILL BE HELD THERE ON MON WITH JOHN WILSON OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE AT OAK GROVE CEM.

Died at C.H. Waters six miles east of Jerseyville, Tuesday, May 22nd at three o’clock, of old age, Samuel Davis in the 90th year of his age. The funeral was held Thursday at the residence at 10 o’clock, Rev. J.A. Scarritt officiating. The pall bearers were Joseph Campbell, John Barringer, John Fink, Robert Wilder, Freeman J. Maines and Caleb Post.
Samuel Davis was born in Rowan county, North Carolina, July 8th 1798. He was married to Miss Mary Clifford, July 20th, 1824 and together they emigrated to this state Jan. 1st 1830. By this union they have had a family of eight children, four of whom are living. They both united with the Methodist Episcopal church in 1837. His companion was called away Nov. 17th 1875, he surviving her until May 22nd 1888. He was a kind and affectionate husband and father and leaves thirty-nine grandchildren, twenty-eight great grandchildren and a host of friends and acquaintances who mourn his loss. [Jersey County Democrat 31 May 1888]

Mrs. Elizabeth Ely Davison, aged resident of Jerseyville, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maude Nelson, in this city, Tuesday noon, Nov. 11th, following a short illness of pneumonia. Mrs. Davison became ill Friday noon, and for three days her condition was critical, finally resulting in her death.
The deceased is the daughter of the late George I. and Jane Thompson Ely, pioneer residents of Jersey County, and was born in Jerseyville, December 19, 1847. At the time of her death she had attained the advanced age of 82 years.
In 1868, at the age of 22 years, Mrs. Davison united with the First Presbyterian Church of this city, and has since retained that membership, although she has been unable to attend services for many years. On January 21, 1874, she was united in marriage with Lewis Potter Davison, and to this union one child was born, Mrs. Maude Nelson. Mr. Davison died twenty-four years ago.
Besides her daughter, the deceased is survived by one grandchild, Arch D. Nelson. She was the last member of a family of ten children to die, two sisters, Mrs. John A. Shephard and Mrs. Clarence Davison having died in the past two years.
Funeral services will be held from the Presbyterian Church, Thursday November 13th, at 2:30 o’clock, with Rev. Harrold S. Farrill officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. [13 Nov 1930]

ARTHUR R DAWDY, 59, OF DOW DIED JULY 29. FUNERAL FROM GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. BURIAL IN OAK GROVE CEM. BORN IN HILLVIEW NOV 21, 1922, SON OF JOHN & BERTHA (HUGHES) DAWDY AND WORKED IN LANDSCAPE DEPT AT PRINCIPIA COLLEGE FOR 27 YRS. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE, IRMA (PRICE) DAWDY, WHOM HE MARRIED NOV 21, 1942 IN JERSEYVILLE; 1 SON, RICHARD OF GODFREY, 2 DAU, JUDITH HATTON OF BETHALTON AND LINDA PYLES OF DOW, 1 BRO, WILLIAM OF HILLVIEW, 1 SIS, FRANCES CUMMINGS OF DOW, STEP MOTHER, DORA DAWDY; 1 STEP BRO, GEORGE ALEXANDER AND 1 STEP SIS, EVA CUMMINGS ALL OF DOW; 4 GRANDCHILDREN.

DAVID DAWDY, 34, DIED WED, JULY 13, 1988, AT WHITE HALL HOSP. BORN IN CARROLLTON, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE RUSSELL & EVA MAE (TALLEY) DAWDY. SURVIVING ARE 2 SIS, URMADENE ALBERS OF HILLVIEW AND GUY LA CAMDEN OF SALEM, MO; 1 BRO, EMIL DAWDY OF JERSEYVILLE. 1 BRO RUSSELL DAWDY PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. VISITATION AT AIRSMAN-HIRES FUNERAL HOME, WHITE HALL. BURIAL IN PINE TREE CEM IN PATTERSON.

EMIL OWEN DAWDY, JR, 22, OF ST LOUIS DIED FEB 16, AT ST LOUIS UNIV HOSP. HE WAS BORN DEC 13, 1963, AT FT LEONARD WOOD, MO, SON OF EMILO DAWDY, SR OF JERSEYVILLE AND MARY E (BRUNK) DAWDY OF ST LOUIS. HE WAS MANAGER OF A&M CYCLE CO IN ST LOUIS. SURVIVORS IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS, INCLUDE STEPMOTHER DARLENE DAWDY OF JERSEYVILLE; FIANCE CYNTHIA DUNN OF ST LOUIS; BRO AARON DAWDY OF ST LOUIS; 3 HALF BRO, RICK DAWDY OF LAS VEGAS, NV; MELVIN DAWDY OF SPRINGFIELD, IL, AND CHRISTOPHER DAWDY OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 STEP BRO, SHAWN McCLAIN OF LAS VEGAS; 3 HALF SIS, TREENA DAWDY OF SPRINGFIELD, IL, MISTI DAWDY AND TASHA DAWDY, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE; 2 STEP SIS, MANDI MONTGOMERY OF HOUSTON, TX AND WENDY MILLER OF JERSEYVILLE; MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER MARION C BRUNK OF WORCHESTER, MASS; AND PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS RUSSELL AND EVA MAY DAWDY OF WHITE HALLL. FUNERAL FROM GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV JOY SETTLES OFFICIATED WITH BURIAL IN PINE TREE CEM, PATTERSON.

JOHN W DAWDY, 80 YRS, 4 MO, 5 DAYS, RITIRED FARMER OF DOW, DIED WED DEC 30 AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. FINAL RITES WERE HELD SAT JAN 2 AT Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville. REV WILLIAM TURNER OFFICIATED, WITH INTERMENT IN KOAK GROVE CEM. MR DAWDY WAS A SON OF THE LATE JAMES & LAURA V (KING) DAWDY AND WAS BORN AT HILLVIEW ON AUG 25, 1890. SURVIVORS ARE HIS DWIFE, DORA (KELLEY) DAWDY OF DOW, 3 SONS, WILLIAM H DAWDY OF HILLVIEW, JOHN H DAWDY OF ALSIP AND AUTHUR R DAWDY OF DOW; 1 DAU, MRS GEORGE (FRANCES) CUMMINGS, SR, OF DOW; 1 STEPSON, GEORGE F ALEXANDER OF DOW; 1 STEP DAU, MRS CHESTER (EVA) CUMMINGS OF DOW; 1 SIS, MRS JOHN ROEN OF ROCKFORD; 20 GRANDCHILDREN AND 12 G-GRANDCHILDREN.

RUSSELL DAWDY, 80, FORMERLY OF JERSEYVILLE, DIED FRI JAN 23, 1987 AT PASSAVANT HOSP IN JACKSONVILLE. HE WAS BORN IN ELDRED, SON OF THE LATE OWEN & CECIL (BRYANT) DAWDY. HE MARRIED EVA MAE (TALLEY) DAWDY ON SEPT 30, 1945, IN CARROLLTON. SHE DIED SEPT 16, 1986. SURVIVING ARE 2 DAU, URMADENE ALBERS OF HILLVIEW AND GUYLA CAMDEN OF SALEM, MO; 2 SONS, EMIL DAWDY OF JERSEYVILLE AND DAVID DAWDY OF WHITEHALL; 14 GRANDCHILDREN; 16 G-GRANDCHILDREN; AND 3 SIS, GLENNA ROGERS OF ROODHOUSE, AND EILEEN GRAFTON AND STELLA KESINGER, BOTH OF WHITEHALL. SERVICE AND VISITATION AT AIRSMAN-HIIRES FUNERAL HOME, WHITE HALL. BURIAL WAS IN PINE TREE CEM AT PATTERSON.

Mrs. Earnest Dawson
Nora Idalla, daughter of Thomas and Sarah Elder Overbey, was born in Deland, Illinois, October 4, 1875, and died at the Our Savior hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois on Tuesday, March 23, 1948, at 11:40 p.m., aged 72 years, 5 months and 19 days.
She was married to Earnest B. Dawson March 5, 1902, who survives besides one daughter, Mrs. Stanley Ford, of this city. They resided on a farm east of this city and she has been a patient at the hospital for six weeks.
Three brothers and four sisters survive, Lester Overbey, of this city, Albert and Elmer Overbey of St. Louis, Mrs. D. B. Coogan, St. Louis, Mrs. Eva Lawson, Mrs. Lizzie David and Miss Minnie Overbey, of this city. She was a member of the local Baptist church where funeral services were conducted on Thursday March 25, 1948, at 2:30 o'clock '.m. Rev. Don P. Hawkins officiating.
Mrs. H. Frank Greer and Mrs. Jesse Wilhite sand and Mrs. James W. Martin was the accompanist. The pallbearers were Thomas Harvey, Harold and Clayton Ford, Lewis Scott and George Arras.

John Day, a prominent farmer of Jersey County, died at his home six miles east of Jerseyville, Monday morning, Nov. 10th, at 10:50 o’clock following an illness of many months duration. At the time of his death, he was aged 58 years, 9 months and 20 days.
The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Sarah G. Day, three sons, Lloyd J., Leo and Charles, and one daughter, Mrs. Frank Loy, all of Jerseyville; his mother, Mrs. Thomas Day, one brother, Thomas Day, Jr., and two sisters, Mrs. Rose Reynolds of Jerseyville, and Mrs. Emma Burris of Seattle, Washington.
Funeral services will be held from the Bethel Baptist church, east of Jerseyville, Friday, November 14th at 1:30 p.m. Rev. William Johnson will officiate and interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. [13 Nov 1930]

MARY C “SIS” DAY, 89, DIED SUN AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. SHE WAS BORN IN JERSEY CO, DAU OF THE LATE JAMES V & MARY (NORRIS) HUGHES. SHE MARRIED REGINALD DAY AND HE DIED IN AUG 1974. SHE IS SURVIVIED BY 2 SIS, CLYDA DANIELS AND LUCY HOFFNER, BOTH OF JERSEYVILLE. ALSO PRECEDING HER IN DEATH WERE 3 SIS AND 6 BRO. VISITATION AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE WHERE THE EASTERN STAR SERVICES BY EASTERN STAR ELIZFABETH CHAPT #17. THE FUNERAL SEVICES WERE CONDUCTED WED AT THE FUNERAL HOME, REV V CLAY NOAH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN KANE CEM. MEMORIALS MAY BE GIVEN TO BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH WHERE SHE WAS A MEMBER.

REGINALD F DAY, 72, OF 308 ARCH ST, JERSEYVILLE, DIED AUG 15, AT GARNET CHATEAU. FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD SAT AUG 17, FROM GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE. REV CLARENCE CLARK OF HETTICK OFFICIATED, WITH INTERMENT IN KANE CEM. A RETIRED FARMER, HE WAS BORN IN ENGLAND ON DEC 8, 1901. MR DAY WAS A MEMBER OF KANE MASONIC LODGE, A PAST PATRON OF THE EASTERN STAR LODGE OF KANE, AND WAS A MEMBER OF BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH. HIS SURVIVORS ARE: HIS WIFE, MARY C (HUGHES) DAY; 5 BRO, CYRAL AND FREDERICK OF CALIFORNIA, VICTOR, GEORGE AND JOHN OF ENGLAND; AND 1 SIS, NANCY DAY OF ENGLAND. VISITATION AND MASONIC SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT GUBSER FUNERAL HOME IN JERSEYVILLE.

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