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Yates, Bessie Ann

Age: 91

1301 W Oak in Herrin

 

Born: 04 Feb 1894 Crofton, KY

Died: 05 Oct 1985 Herrin

Buried: East Lawn

 

Mother: Anna Jane Moseley

Father: Charles Jasper Long

 

 

Married: 16 Dec 1911 Marion

Spouse: Wm Spencer Yates

(deceased)

 

Children:

Mrs Helen Locker of Clarksville, IN

Mrs Helen Poffenberger of Kettering, OH

Mrs Ruth Giffen of Centerville, OH

Children:

Mrs Doris Fuller of Centerville, OH

Mrs Margaret Jane Nelson of Dayton, OH

Mrs Jo Ann Romeo of Blairsville

Brothers:

Paul (deceased)

 

 

Sisters:

Mrs Iva Mae Proctor of FL

 

 

Other Persons:

13 grandchildren

2 grandchildren deceased

 

Other information

retired cook Herrin Schools

 

 

Yates, Paul W

Age: 65

903 Farris Carterville

 

Born: 07 May 1915 Herrin

Died: 11 Jun 1980 Herrin

Buried:  East Lawn

 

Mother: Bessie Long (living)

Father: Spence Yates

 

 

Married: 1937 Benton, MO

Spouse: Mary Manning (living)

 

 

Children:

Mrs Ruby Holmes of Evansville, IN

Mrs Suellen Hock of Herrin

daughter deceased

Sisters:

Mrs Helen Lacher of Largo, FL

Mrs Sue Poffenberger of Dayton, OH

Mrs Ruth Griffin of Dayton, OH

Sisters:

Mrs June Springhart of Dayton, OH

Mrs Jean Fuller of Daton, OH

Mrs JoAnn Romeo of Blairsville

Other Persons:

6 grandchildren

sister deceased

 

Other information

retired heavy equipment operator

Member UMWA & Operators Eng Local 318

 

Young, S Glenn

Age:

murdered in Herrin, IL

 

Born: 04 Mar 1866 near Long Island, KS

Died: 24 Jan 1925 Herrin, IL

Buried: Herrin City Cem

 

Mother: Eva (d bef 1925)

Father: George B Young

 

 

1st Married:

Spouse: unknown

 

 

Children:

Doris & June age 9 twins

 

 

2nd Married:

Spouse: Maude Simcox d/o Geo B & Florence

 

 

Children:

son Bobbie age 23 months

 

 

Brothers:

George B of Cedar Rapids, MI

Leo of Virgil, SD

Roy of Taft, CA

Brothers

Paul of Medford, OR

Phil of Medford, OR

 

Sisters:

Mrs Eva Harper of Virgil, SD

Wilhelmina of Medford, CA

 

Other information

His father lived in Medford, OR former US Marshall

Maud's family from Patoka, IL

Glenn worked for Dept of Justice, brought in 3000 deserters during WWI

 

studied medicine in WI

Federal prohibition officer

Glenn was a member of the KKK

 

40,000 people attended his funeral

 

 

His funeral was held at the Herrin Prairie Baptist Church in Herrin. The funeral was presided over by Rev IL Lee of Herrin, Rev AM Stickney of Herrin and Rev John O Musgrave of West Frankfort.  Addresses were given by Rev JE Story of 1st Christian Church, Herrin: Rev William Carlton of Baptist Church in Marion; Rev PR Geotfelty of Methodist Church in Herrin, Rev BE Green of Herrin and various other ministers from Southern Illoinis.  Pallbearers were: Arlie O Boswell, States Attorney; Leonard Stearns, Circuit Clerk; Fred Simpson, Co Recorder; John H Smith, garage owner; Glen Fowler, Young's aid and driver and Roy Browning, contractor, all Klan members.



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