Sugar Grove


Newspaper Unknown - 1918

The death of Arthur Clinton Zellers son of Mr. And Mrs. Eugene Zellers who reside north of this city died at St. John's hospital in Springfield, Monday, October 28, 1918 at 2:20 o'clock from pneumonia following an attack of influenza.

Arthur Clinton Zellers was born July 23, 1883. He was married on June 1, 1908, to Miss Amanda Herrin. Rev. C. F. M'Known officiating.

Deceased resided nearly all his life in Menard county, most of the time in Athens. About three years ago he moved to Springfield where he resided until his death, October 28, 1918 aged 35 years, 3 months (part of newspaper missing here) wife, and (missing) aged 8 years; his parents, Mr. And Mrs. Eugene Zellers, one brother, Edwin and one sister, Mrs. Barnes, all of Athens and a host of friends.

Early in life he was baptized in the Christian church. He was a member of Local Union No. 3495 UMW of A at Shelbytown.

Private funeral services were held from the porch at the home of his parents, Wednesday morning, October 30 at 10 o'clock, Rev. C. F. M'Known officiating. A committee of the Local Union at Shelbytown acted as pall bearers.

Interment was made in the Sugar Grove cemetery.

Transcribed by: Bertha Emmett


Newspaper Unknown - January 1, 1937

Mrs. Sarah E. Austill past away Friday, December, 25 at the St. John hospital at the age of 74.

She is survived by one son Homer, of Sweetwater, two sisters, Mrs. Hattie Banay and Mrs. Anna Bradley of Greenview. One brother, J. D. Propst of Albert Lea, Minn.

Services were held Sunday Dec. 27 at the Christian Church. Rev. LaVern Taylor officiating. Interment at Sugar Grove cemetery.

Transcribed by: Bertha Emmett

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