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Lulu E. Keppler
Lulu E., daughter of Watson and Minnie Westfall Gilliland was born near Beaver, Ohio, August 4,1896, age 62 years, 10 months and 24 days. Lulu was the only child of the Gillilands.
She was united in marriage by P. K. Keppler on December 24, 1911. To this union were born one daughter, Minnie and two sons, Freddie and Bernard.
Lulu was a member of the United Brethren church since 1907. She was a regular attendant of church and Sunday School.
She belonged to the Beaver Garden Club and the Ladies Aid Society. She had held the office of treasurer in the Aid for many years. Her work had been very efficient. She enjoyed many happy hours with her friends in helping to develop the work of those societies.
[Jackson Herald, Monday, September 17, 1979 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

John M. Kimberling
Mr. John M. Kimberling, one of Wellston's best known citizens and business man, died at his home in that city last Monday morning of an attack of heart trouble.
Mr. Kimberling formerly resided in this city. He and his brothers, James and Will, formed the Kimberling Bros. Dry Goods Co., and occupied the rooms now known as the Cavett & Jones Clothing Co.
He leaves a wife, formerly Miss Ida Scurlock, of Winchester, two sons and a daughter. The funeral was held at the Presbyterian church and interment in Ridgewood cemetery, Wellston.
[Jackson Semi-Weekly Sun, Thursday, March 4, 1915 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]



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