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FESTER. Fred Fester, 61, an excavating contractor, was born January 6, 1924, in Calhoun County to the late Fred & Henrietta (Krause) Fester. He married Margaret Louise (Clarkson) , and she died January 31, 1984. He was a WWII veteran and a member of the Church of Christ. Funeral services were August 19 at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Wayne Pendleton officiated and burial was in Oak Grove cemetery. He is survived by 1 son, Brad Fester, Jerseyville; 1 daughter, Sharon Fester, Jerseyville; 3 brothers, Louis of Dow, Glenn of Batchtown and Warren of Fieldon; and 1 grandchild. Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FOILES
Hardin - Asa Douglas Foiles, 90, a former sheriff and schoolteacher, died Monday night at the Montreat nursing Home in Hardin. Mr. Foiles, a former resident of Hamburg, had lived in Hardin since March. He was born July 17, 1875, in Calhoun County, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaiah Foiles. Mr. Foiles is survived by a foster daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Crain of Peoria. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Summit Grove Presbyterian Church. The rev. Joe. T. Maynard will officiate. Burial will be in the Summit Grove Cemetery near Kampsville. Friends may call at the C.C. Hanks funeral home after 11 a.m. today.
[Alton Evening Telegraph- 13 Jul 1966, Wed. page 26 - Contributed by Cheryl Clendenny]


FOILES
Funeral services will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. for Dennis W. Foiles, 87, a retired school teacher who was struck and fatally injured by a car Thursday in Hardin. Foiles served at one time as county surveyor and commissioner of Calhoun County where he was a member of the presbyterian Church of Hardin. He was born Feb. 8, 1881, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Foiles. Survivors include a brother, Oscar, of S. Dakota, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two daughters-in-law. Friends may visit the Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin after 4 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. James Jarrell officiating at the service. Interment will be in the Hardin Cemetery.
[Alton Evening Telegraph 18 Oct 1968, Fri. page 19 - Contributed by Cheryl Clendenny]


FOILES
Luther Foiles Rites Held Today at Hardin
Hardin- Funeral services for Luther Foiles were held at the Presbyterian Church here this morning and burial was in the Hardin cemetery. Foiles died at his home in Tucson, Ariz., last week. He was the son of Dennis Foiles of Hardin and is survived by his wife and two sons. *note* Another death announcement dated same week, stated that they moved for his health.
[Alton Evening Telegraph 27 Sep 1951, Thu. page 10 - Contributed by Cheryl Clendenny]


FOILES
Funeral services will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. for Dennis W. Foiles, 87, a retired school teacher who was struck and fatally injured by a car Thursday in Hardin. Foiles served at one time as county surveyor and commissioner of Calhoun County where he was a member of the presbyterian Church of Hardin. He was born Feb. 8, 1881, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Foiles. Survivors include a brother, Oscar, of S. Dakota, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two daughters-in-law. Friends may visit the Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin after 4 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. James Jarrell officiating at the service. Interment will be in the Hardin Cemetery.
[Alton Evening Telegraph 18 Oct 1968, Fri. page 19 - Contributed by Cheryl Clendenny]


FOILES
Conduct Last Rites for North Calhoun Women
Hardin- Dec.9.- Funeral services for Mrs. Mamie Foiles were conducted by the Rev. E. J. Cockrell at 1 p.m., today in the Summit Grove Presbyterian church, four miles west of Kampsville. Burial was in the Summit Grove cemetery.Mrs. Foiles was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Lumley sr. She was 71 and most of her life was spent in North Calhoun. She is survived by her husband, A. D. Foiles; her sisters, Mrs. Alta Goltz and Mrs. Essie Saunders of Calhoun County, and another sister who lives in Colorado. Her three surviving brothers are Thomas, Pearl, and George of Phoenix, Ariz., and Ross of Colorado
[Alton Evening Telegraph 09 Dec 1949, Fri. page 7 - Contributed by Cheryl Clendenny]

FOILES
Merle E. Foiles Rites at Hardin
Hardin, July 9 (Special) - Funeral rites were conducted at the Presbyterian church here at 10 a.m. today by the Rev. F. M. Hedger, pastor of Grace Methodist church of Alton, for Merle Ellis Foiles, 36, whose death occurred early Sunday morning in an Alton hospital where Foiles had been receiving treatment for two weeks. Burial was in the Hardin cemetery. Some time ago Foiles, who operated his father's farm southwest of here, was severely injured when a mule kicked him and it is believed that his death was the result of the injury. He is survived by his wife and two children, his father, D. W. Foiles and one brother, Luther A. Foiles, all of this vicinity
[Alton Evening Telegraph 09 Jul 1940, Tue. Page 8 - Contributed by Cheryl Clendenny]


FORD -- Mrs Winnie E. Ford, 92, of Nebo died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1981 in the Jacksonville Convalescent Center. She had been ill for about one month. Mrs Ford was a homemaker and seamstress and had formerly taught school in Calhoun county.
Born March 15, 1889 in north Calhoun county, she was a daughter of Timothy and Hortensa Swaders Johnson. She married Clyde B. Ford in Pittsfield on July 4, 1913. He died Sept. 10, 1963. Survivors include a son, Weybern Ford of Kansas City, Mo.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints at Pleasant Hill, of which Mrs Ford was a member. Burial was in Crescent Heights cemetery. Ward-Lummis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. [Submitted by Bill Browning]

FOSTER -- Jesse J. Foster, 88, of Quincy, formerly of Mozier, died Saturday, March 6, 2010, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.
A WWII Army veteran, he received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon and the New Guinea Campaign Star. He was a retired welder/mechanic and farmer. Born May 9, 1921 in Mozier, he was the son of the late Jesse W. and Rosa May (Highman) Foster. Surviving are a sister, Lena Taylor of Pittsfield; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Watson, Harold, William, Guy and Otis Foster; three sisters, Velma Sidwell, Lois Sichmeier and Lola Foster.
Visitation was held Thursday, March 11, from 10 a.m. until time of service at Hanks-Gress Funeral Home in Hardin. The funeral was conducted Thursday, March 11, at 11 a.m. at Hanks-Gress Funeral Home in Hardin with Rev. Wilson Ramsey officiating. Burial was in Fox Creek Cemetery in Mozier with full military rites.
(Pike Press, Submitted by Bill Browning)

FOWLER. Arthur D. Fowler, 86, well known resident of Calhoun County, formerly of Jerseyville, died July 28, 1952 at Alton Memorial hospital. He had been a patient for a week following surgery. He had recently undergone successful surgery for the relief of an eye ailment and was convalescing at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Albert Uzzell in Wood River, when other complication developed major surgery and from that he failed to rally. Mr. Fowler was a horticulturist, preacher and lecturer on prohibition. The Fowler family had resided in Jerseyville for several years. He was a son of the late Rev. & Mrs. William Fowler and was born January 28, 1866, in Hardin. On August 3, 1887, he married Flora Dell (Hadley). Her death occurred in 1938. One year after their 50th anniversary. Surviving are 5 daughters, Mrs Albert Uzzell of Wood River, Mrs. G. C. Rockwood of Springfield, Mrs. O. H. Berry of Bluffs, Mrs. Clarence Skeel of San Francisco, CA, and Mrs. Kenneth Sidwell of Tempe, AZ; 4 Sons, Arthur L. Fowler of Alton, Charles P. Fowler of Springfield, William F. Fowler of Jacksonville and E. L. Fowler of Bluffs; 1 sister, Mrs. Mollie Bernsdorft of Ellinwood, KS,; 2 half sisters, Mrs. John Day of Jerseyville and Mrs. Ella Day of Hamburg; 19 grandchildren and 14 g-grandchildren. Funeral rites were held July 31, at Hardin Presbyterian church and burial in Hardin cemetery. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FOWLER, Mrs. Masie Fowler, Funeral Sunday, Funeral services for Mrs. Masie Fowler, 57, wife of William F. Fowler, who died Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at her home in Jacksonville, will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 p.m. (CST) in Belleview Church, Calhoun County. Interment will be in Hardin cemetery. The body is at Williamson funeral home, Jacksonville, pending time of the funeral rites. Mrs. Fowler, the former Miss Masie Cloninger, was born in Calhoun County. Her mother, a former resident of Jerseyville, died a month ago. Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Herbert and Porter, Jacksonville, and a daughter, Mrs. Emma Delly Norby of South Dakota, and a brother, Clifford Jewsberry, Jerseyville.
[Alton Evening Telegraph 03 Sep 1949, Sat. page 6 - Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny]


FOWLER, William S. Fowler, 67, a former Calhoun county resident, died Tuesday at noon at Passavant hospital, Jacksonville, following a brief illness. Mr. Fowler had resided in Jacksonville since 1940 and had been employed in a hospital there. He had worked last Saturday and had no warning of the impending attack, a coronary thrombosis. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Fowler, he was born in Calhoun County, and was a member of a well known family there. Nearly all of his married life was spent in the Belleview area. His wife, the former Masie Cloninger, died 10 years ago. Surviving are two sons, Porter and Herbert of Jacksonville; a daughter, Mrs. Emma Dell Norby, Minnesota; two brothers, Lee Fowler, Springfield, and A. L. of Alton; five sisters. Mrs. G. C. ROckwood, Springfield; Mrs. O. H. Berry, Bluffs; Mrs. Harriett Skeel, San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Glenn Mansell, Glendale, Ariz., and Mrs. Albert Uzzell, Rosewood Heights, six grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Following memorial services Friday in Williams Funeral Home, Jacksonville, the body will be taken to the Methodist Church in Belleview for services at 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Hardin Cemetery.
[Alton Evening Telegraph, 03 Dec 1958, page 23 - Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny]


FOILES. Violet Burdette Foiles, 58 years, 11 months, 2 days, of Jerseyville, wife of Cecil Foiles, died July 13, at Jersey Community hospital where she had been a patient 39 days. Rev. Roland Hastie officiated at the Assembly of God church. Burial was in Summit Grove cemetery. Visitation hours were held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Memorials may be given to the Leukemia Guild was designated as a memorial. Mrs. Foiles was employed as a nurse's aide at Jersey Community hospital. She was a daughter of the late Louis & Liza (Bunch) Peuterbaugh and was born August 11, 1911, in Calhoun County. Surviving in addition to her husband are 3 sons, Eugene Peuterbaugh of Lee Summit, MO, William Powell of Jerseyville and Gary Powell of St. Louis; 1 daughter, Mrs. Sue Hill of Jerseyville; 24 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Russell and Byron Peuterbaugh of Pleasant Hill; 3 sisters, Mrs. Wilma Wyatt of Pekin, Mrs. Lee Foiles of Creve Couer and Mrs. Virgil Davis of Detroit, IL; and 4 stepsons, Raymond, Roger and Roland Foiles of Carrollton and Robert Foiles of Bellview. The death of her first husband, Ernest Powell, occurred in 1964. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FOILES
Hardin- Funeral services for William S. Foiles, 88, of Kampsville, will be held Wednesday at 2 PM in Summit Grove Church with the Rev. F. B. Hockemeyer officiating. Burial will be in Summit Groves Cemetery. The body is at C. C. Hanks Funeral Home, Kampsville, where friends may call after 2 PM today. Mr. Foiles died Monday in Jersey Community Hospital. He was born in Calhoun County, July 27, 1875, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Foiles. Survivors are four daughters, Mrs. Otho Clendenny, Nebo; Mrs. Lawrence Schumann, Mrs. Jerry Wirth and Mrs. Robert Moore, Kampsville, and Mrs. Robert Moore, Coffeyville, Kans., three sons, Fred, Kampsville, Shelby, Michael, and Lawrence, Winchester, and a half brother, Joe Foiles, Colorado. His wife preceded him in death. [Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton Illinois) 24th of March 1964, Tuesday. Page 6, Contributed by CherylClendenny]


FORD, DORMAN R.
Dorman R. Ford, age 89, of White Hall, died Wednesday morning, March 30, 2005 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. He was born February 10, 1916, in North Calhoun County near the Pike-Calhoun line in Howell Hollow near the Mississippi River Bluff, the son of Rev. Harley and Verna Guthrie Ford. He married Joyce McPherson on June 15, 1940. He later married Evelyn Bane Murray on Nov. 9, 1968 and she survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Margaret Ford (husband Douglas Hiester) of Decatur; one son Dan (wife Nancy) Ford of Monongahela, Pennsylvania; one stepdaughter, Cynda Arce; granddaughter, Talissa Ford; one step-granddaughter, Stephanie (husband, Jay) Meagher; three step grandsons, Charles Kirkland, Andrew Kirkland, and Allen Arce; one step great granddaughter, Anysa Kirkland and a nephew, Aaron (wife Rhonda) Ford. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Burwell Ford (surviving wife Macie of St. Louis, Missouri). Mr. Ford attended many different grade schools as his father pastored small country churches. He graduated from White Hall High School, which he attended all four years. He attended Illinois College and MacMurray and received his A.B. Degree at both colleges. He received his Master?s Degree in Education at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He taught at Oakland Rural School and Patterson School, both in Greene County; and taught at Alsey School in Scott County for seven years. He was principal and a teacher in Warrensburg Grade School in Macon County for three years and was principal and Superintendent at Williamsfield Community Unit School District 210 in Knox County for 10 years. He was Regional Supervisor for Title I Public Law 8910, for 12 years. He held a State Life General Supervisory Certificate for teaching all grades in Illinois. He retired in 1978. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was active in Antique Car Clubs; President of the Central Illinois Vintage Car Club; served on the Board of Directors of the Model T Ford Club of America and wrote articles for National Magazines and the Model T Ford Times. He received the Rosenthal Award in the Model T Ford Club of America for helping others in the hobby. He was a member of the White Hall First Baptist Church in White Hall. Funeral services will be held at Noon Saturday, April 2, 2005 at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall with burial at Crescent Heights Cemetery in Pleasant Hill. The family will meet friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m . Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the charity of the donor?s choice. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FOSTER, WALTER K. "PUD"
Walter K. "Pud" Foster, 90, of Hamburg, died Saturday, May 8, 2004 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. A farmer and orchardist, he had been a member of the Indian Creek Church of Christ in Hamburg since 1934, and was presently serving as an Elder. Born Feb. 27, 1914 in Hamburg , he was the son of Charles and Lucinda Bensinger Foster. He married Marguerite M. Tolbert Oct. 1, 1938 in Hardin and she survives. Also surviving are a son, Walter R. Foster of Bethalto, a sister, Blanche Little of South Roxana; four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, a great-great grandson. He was preceded in death by two brothers and seven sisters. Visitation was held Tuesday at Hanks-Gubser Funeral Home in Hardin. The funeral will be conducted Wednesday, May 12, 2004 at 1 pm at Indian Creek Church of Christ in Hamburg with Rev. Art Rowland officiating. Burial will be in Indian Creek Cemetery in Hamburg . Memorials may be made to the Indian Creek Church of Christ building fund, the church cemetery or the Calhoun Ambulance Service. [Submitted by Christine Walters]


FOX, CARLENE M.
PLEASANT HILL, Ill., Carlene M. Fox, 74, of Pleasant Hill died at 5:20 p.m. Thursday (April 6, 1995) in her home. Born Jan. 12, 1921, in Belleview, Mrs. Fox was a daughter of Frank and Pearl Roach Martin. She married Eurbane C. Fox on March 4, 1939 in Ellsberry, Mo. He died Feb. 18, 1993. She was a member of Mozier Christian Church. Survivors include two sons, Leonard Fox of Hamburg and Lonnie Fox of East Alton; one daughter, Cheryl Sackreiter of Columbia, Mo.; one brother, Paul Martin of Pleasant Hill; eight grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren. She was preceded by one brother, Gilbert E. Martin.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the Ward-Lummis Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill by Brother Jerry Webster. Burial will be in Nebo Cemetery in Nebo.

FOX,
Harry L. Fox, 88, died at 1:03 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 31, 1918, in Mozier to Theodore C. and Nellie L. (Shireman) Fox. He married the former Ella G. Wood on June 25, 1940, in Quincy, Ill. She died Nov. 16, 1985. He was a pipe fitter at Clark Oil Company for 36 years, retiring in 1981. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, training with "C" Company First Battalion 193rd Glider Infantry regiment at Camp Mackall, N.C. After Tennessee maneuvers, he completed Airborne training at Camp Forest, Tenn., prior to joining the 17th Airborne Division, where he was stationed in England prior to his participation in the Battle of the Bulge. He later joined "L" Company of the 194th Glider Infantry regiment. After flying in a glider behind the Rhine, he was wounded on three separate occasions. He was honored with The Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal, Expert Infantryman Badge, Combat Infantry Badge and three Battle Stars; the Ardennes, Central Europe and the Rhineland. He was also entitled to wear the European-African Middle-Eastern Theatre Campaign Ribbon with Bronze Arrowhead and the Gliderman's Badge. He was a lifetime member of Pipefitters Local 553, VFW Post 1308 in Alton, VFW Post 2859 in Wood River, the American Legion in Louisiana, Mo., and the DAV and The Christian Church in Mozier. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Carole S. and Robert Klunk of Michael, Ill., Joan N. and Gary Greer of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Jeannie E. and Robert Fleming of Godfrey; five granddaughters, Michelle Brady, Rebecca Wade, Julie Krol, Lori Kampwerth and Elizabeth Price; 10 great-grandchildren, Alicia Brady, Kayla and Hannah Wade, Jacob and Nicholas Darr, Isaiah Campbell, Caroline and Mary Kathleen Price and Amberly and Caroline Krol; a brother, Kenneth Fox of Mozier; and a sister, Eula Staufler of Nebo, Ill. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Sherri J. Fleming; a sister, Myrtle Peuterbaugh; and five brothers, Loren, Eurban, Harold "Butch," Lloyd and Frank. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. today at Elias-Smith Funeral Homes and Crematory in Godfrey. Pastor Bob Phillips will officiate. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey, with full military rites by the Ritual Team of VFW Post 1308 of Alton.
Donated by: Shelly Brady


FREY
Frey, Annette, (nee Pontero), on Sun., Sept. 24, 1995, beloved wife of the late Walter Frey, dearest mother of Walter Jerry Frey and Annette Lorraine Vinson, dearest grandmother of Stephen Frey, Annette White and Nannette Vinson, dear sister of Milo Pontero, dear sister-in-law of Warren Frey, dear aunt, dear great aunt and cousin. Funeral Services from DREH-MANN-HARRAL CHAPEL, 7733 Natural Bridge, on Thurs., Sept. 28, 11 a.m. Entombment, Valhalla Mausoleum. Visitation Wed., 1-9 p.m. Grove cemetery.
[Submitted by Cheryl Clendenny]


FRENSLEY
Mrs. Zenna Ilean Frensley, wife of Leonard Earl Frensley of 104 West Penning Ave., Wood River, died at 2:30 a.m. today in Illinois Tuberculosis Sanatorium Mount Vernon. She had been ill since last May and a patient in the sanatorium for 10 days. A daughter of Lawrence Wintjen of Summer Hill, and the late Mrs. Oma Wintjen, she was born June 23, 1918, in Calhoun County. She was married to Leonard Earl Frensley July 1, 1952, in Arkansas. Surviving in addition to her husband and father are two brothers, Lawrence Wintjen, San Diego, Calif., and Robert L. of East Alton: five sisters, Mrs. Leslie ( Mourna) Hester, Wood River; Mrs. Althalia Hester, Arago, Ore., Mrs. J.C. (Melvina) Houston, Wood River; Mrs. Vernon (Nola) Payne, Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Una Isbell, St. Louis, Mo., and three stepchildren and Mrs. Donald (JoAnn) Parkhill, Chicago; Mrs. Phillip (Earline) Bowerman, and Robert Earl Frensley, Paducah, Ky. Mrs. Frensley was a member of the United Brethren Church, Wood River and the funeral rites Tuesday at 2 p.m. will be conducted in the church by Rev. Thomas Lowery. Burial will be in the Woodland Hill Cemetery. The body is at Marks Mortuary, Wood River, where friends may call after 7 p.m. Sunday.
[Alton Evening Telegraph 15 Nov 1958 Page 14 - Contributed by Cheryl Clendenny]


FRYE. Died 03-1898. James H. P. Frye, 68o, was born 3 miles west of Hardin in Calhoun County on September 28, 1829. He died at the home of his sisters in Jerseyville. He married Fannie (Estes) Frye, of canton, Ohio, October 22, 1862. they were parents of 9 children, 5 preceding their father in death. He leaves 2 sons, Lee and George Frye; 2 daughters, Sarah C. and Mary Virginia; 2 sisters, Emeline B. Johnson and Mary Louisa Patterson; and 2 nephews, William and Gustus Johnson. Funeral from home of Mrs. Johnson with Rev. G. W. Shepherd officiating. Burial in Oak Grove cemetery. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FULKERSON. Died 11-08-1973. Harry G. Fulkerson, 77, of Grafton, was dead on arrival August 11, at Good Samaritan hospital in Mt. Vernon. He had suffered a heart attack as he and Judge Howard L. White of Jerseyville were returning to the motel after attending a Shriners ceremonial in Mt. Vernon. Funeral services were held at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. James Rhea officiating. Interment was in Long cemetery, Belleview, Calhoun County. He was born July 22, 1896 in Belleview, a son of William & Mecia (Anderson) Fulkerson. His wife, Faye (Twichell) Fulkerson, preceded him in death. He was retired from the Illinois Department of Agriculture where he had worked for 28 years. He was a 50 year member of Hardin Lodge 792 AF & AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Ainad Temple, East St. Louis, a life member of the Directors' Staff, Royal Order of Jesters, Jerseyville Lodge BPOE, and had served on the Grafton City Council. Surviving are 2 sons, William A. Fulkerson, Godfrey and Harry R. Fulkerson, Grafton; and Mrs. Hilda Jocelyn, a close friend who had assisted in his care since he had submitted to major surgery several months ago. Masonic services were held during visitation at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FULKERSON. Died 19-12-1976. Harry Roy Fulkerson, 50, of Grafton, died December 19 at his residence. A truck driver in the construction industry, he was born September 8, 1926, a son of Harry G. & Faye (Twichell) Fulkerson. He was a member of AF & AM Calhoun Lodge, Hardin, Teamsters Local #525 Construction Div. and was a veteran of WW II. Surviving are 1 brother, William of Godfrey and 1 uncle, Raymond twichell, Batchtown. Services were December 22 at Jacoby Brothers Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Robert Patterson officiated and burial was in long cemetery, Belleview. Masonic services were held at the funeral home. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FULKERSONJerseyville - Mrs. Margaret Fulkerson, 87, died at 11:45 p.m. Monday in Jersey Community hospital. A resident of Belleview, she was preceded in death by her husband, John, on Oct. 19, 1928, and four sons, Frank, George, William and Homer. Mrs. Fulkerson was a daughter of the late Byron and Sarah Jefferies, was born Dec. 4, 1870, in Auburn, Mo. She was a longtime resident of Belleview and active in the Methodist Church there, where she taught in the church school for more than 50 years. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lulu Bumphrey of Kewanee, and Mrs. Nellie Wineland of Hamburg; two sons, Claude, Wood River, and Alfred of East Alton; 21 grandchildren, among whom is Mrs. Edna Beaver of Wood River, who was reared by Mrs. Fulkerson and 28 great grandchildren.The body is at Jacoby Bros. Funeral Home, where friends may call after 7 p.m. today and until 10:30 a.m. Thursday, when it will be moved to the Belleview Methodist Church for rites at 1 p.m. Friends may call at the church after noon Thursday. Interment will be in Long Cemetery, Belleview. [Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois) 25 Mar 1958, Tue. page 15 - Submitted by Cherly Clendenny]


FULLER. Died 19-07-1980. Francis Grover Fuller, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene of a hit and run accident west of Hardin. Services were held at Hanks Funeral Home, Hardin. Rev. Udell Meyers officiated and burial was in Indian Creek cemetery. Born in Jerseyville, he was the son of Charles H. & Francis Leona (Seeman) Fuller of Hardin and was a senior at Calhoun high. Surviving are his parents, 2 sisters, Sheila Ayres, Dow and Melinda Branham, Jerseyville; and 1 brother John H. of Hardin. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FULLER. Died 26-11-1987. August F. "Gus" Fuller, 73, of Brighton, died November 26 at his home. He was born in Calhoun County, son of the late Jeff & Alice (Hayes) Fuller. On October 5, 1968, he married Geneva (Gotlob) Fuller and she survives. He had been employed as a maintenance laborer at Beverly Farm in Godfrey. Also surviving are 3 Daughters, Nila Brandon, Kane, Vera Pyle, Redford, Missouri and Dottye Graham, Louisana, Missouri; 2 sons, Jack Fuller of Joliet and Keith Fuller, Kane; 2 step daughters, Joan Morey, Shipman and Mary Lou Corby, Alton; 2 Stepsons, Ralph Edelen, Brighton and Frank Edelen, Chicago; 31 grandchildren; several g-grandchildren; and 2 sisters, Dorothy Kraut, Hardin and Alice Haynes, Alton. He was preceded in death by 1 step daughter and several brothers and sisters. Visitation was at Targheatta Funeral Home, Brighton, where Hubbard Lodge #249 of Brighton conducted Masonic rites. Services were held at the funeral home with Rev. Pat Pyle officiating. Burial was in Wilson cemetery, Batchtown. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


FULLER. Died 17-12-1986. Carl E. Fuller, 84, of Keokuk, Iowa, formerly of Calhoun County, died December 17 in a Keokuk hospital. Fuller was born in Calhoun County, son of the late Jeff & Alice Fuller. On September 1, 1926, he married Nellie (Bull) Fuller and she preceded him in death. Surviving are 2 sons, William Fuller, Des Moines, Iowa, and Ronald Fuller, Quincy; 1 daughter, Thelma Waples of Alexandria, Missouri; 5 grandchildren; several g-grandchildren; 2 brothers, William, Alton and August of Brighton; and 2 sisters, Dorothy Draut of Hardin and Alice Haynes, Alton. Visitation was at Dejong Funeral Home, Keokuk, with Masonic rites conducted. Services was at Trinity United Methodist Church in Keokuk. Burial was in Oakland cemetery, Keokuk. [Unknown Contributor - Thanks!]


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