Obituaries - Gr-Gu

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

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

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

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

LLOYD LOUIS GREEN, 71, D OCT 17, 1990, AT JERSEY COMM HOSP. HE RETIRED IN 1981, AFTER 27 YRS SERVICE AS A LINEMAN AT MJM ELECTRIC CO-OP, AND WAS A US AREM WW II VETERAN. BORN IN STARKWEATHER, ND, HE WAS THE SON OF THE LATE LLOYD E & ESTHER CLIO (BRADLEY) GREEN. APR 13, 1946, IN JERSEYVILLE, HE MARRIED PHYLLIS (WELLER) GREEN. SHE D MAY 3, L1979. ON JUNE 22, 1982, HE MARRIED JUNE F BIERBAUM IN LAS VEGAS, NV, AND SHE SURVIVES. ALSO SURVIVING ARE 2 DAU, LOIS "SALLY" RICHARDSON OF KANE AND BETTY O'DELL OF BETHALTO; 4 SONS, RICHARD GREEN OF PARIS, IL, DONALD, JACK AND KENNETH GREEN, ALL OF JERSEYVILLE; 1 STEP DAU, KAREN HOGAN OF ST LOUIS AND 1 STEP SON, ALVIN NENNINGER OF ST LOUIS; 3 GRANDCHILDREN; 5 STEP GRANDCHILDREN; 1 BRO, ROBERT GREEN OF JERSEYVILLE; AND 2 SIS, HAZEL ISRINGHAUSEN OF JERSEYVILLE AND FLORA CLARK, GILLESPIE. 1 SIS, BLANCHE CUMMINGS, PRECEDED HIM IN DEATH. VISITATION IS FROM JACOBY-SCHROEDER Funeral Home in Jerseyville. SERVICE WAS AT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN JERSEYVILLE. REV DAN HARRY WILL OFFICIATE. BURIAL WAS IN OAK GROVE CEM. Memorials may be given to AMERICAN CANCER SOC OR THE CHURCH.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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