Clark County Illinois
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Obituaries and
Death Notices


Alma N. Jeffers
Mrs. Alma Nora Jeffers, wife of E. Jeffers died at her home, 912 West Second Avenue, Monday, August 5, 1928. The body will be sent to her old home at West York, Ills., tonight, via the Missouri Pacific for funeral and burial.
Mrs. Jeffers was born February 24, 1877 in Clark County, Illinois and was 41 years of age. She is survived by her husband.
[Walnut Valley Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1918]

Ben Jenkins
Ben Jenkins' Rites Conducted Saturday, Burial at Ridgelawn.... Funeral services for Ben Jenkins, 57, who died Thursday morning in the Paris hospital from a heart ailment, were conducted Saturday afternoon at the Greenwell funeral home at 2 o'clock. Burial was in the Ridgelawn cemetery. Mr Jenkins was an employee of the Ohio Oil company. Surviving are the wife, Grace, two daughters, Mrs. Doris Talbott of Greencastle, and Marjorie Ann Williams of Michigantown, Ind., three sons, Walter Eugene Rockville, Ind., Keneth Evan with the U.S. Army at Ft. Leonard Wood, and Bobby at home, four brothers and one sister.
[From The Martinsville Planet January 4,1956 - Submitted by: Jeannet]

Ina Johnson
MARTINSVILLE, Ill.- Services for Mrs. Ina Johnson, 86, who died at 6 p.m. Saturday at Tampa, Fla., will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Greenwell Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery.
Friends may call after 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Surviving are three brothers, Charlie Watson, Westville, Ill; Glenn Watson, Martinsville; and Lee Watson, Gorin, Mo; three sisters, Mrs. Mildred Kentner and Mrs. Retta Staley, Tampa, Fla; and Mrs. Hettie Miller, Martinsville.
[From the Terre Haute Tribune Star Mon - April 10, 1978 - Submitted by: Phyllis A. Watson Snider]

Maurine Johnson
Maurine Johnson, 95, Casey passed away 3:55 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002 in Heartland Manor Nursing Center, Casey.
She was born January 3, 1907 in Casey, the daughter of Dr. Lester Howard Johnson and Elnora Nancy Fouty Johnson.
Survivors include one brother, Dr. Eugene P. Johnson & wife Scotty of Casey; one sister-in-law, Mary Johnson of Casey; two nephews. Dr. James Johnson & wife Eva of Athens, Ohio and Kent Johnson of Casey; three nieces, Priscilla Johnson of Brooklyn, N.Y., Sara Johnson of Bloomington, Ind.; and Barbara Epstein of Berkley, Calif.; and several grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Dr. Howard Johnson; and two sisters, Bernadine Johnson and Marion Easton.
She was a math teacher in Arlington Heights for 4 years and Casey High School for 37 years. She was a 82 year member of the First Christian Church in Casey, First Christian Church Treasurer for 11 years, charter member of Casey Women's Club. life member of Clark County & Illinois Teachers Association, 50 year member of Order of The Eastern Star, and a member of Delta Kappa Gamma.
Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2002 at First Christian Church, Casey with Rev. Dennis Steckley and Dr. Mark Kaley. Burial in the Washington Street Cemetery. Visitation was one hour prior to service at the church.
From the Marshall Independent Choice - 7 Nov 2002 - Submitted by: Larry Wells]


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