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Marion County Obituaries

Lucy Wainscott
Lucy Morris, daughter of Jesse and Mary Morris, was born in Kinmundy Township December 26,1859 and departed this life at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jesse Reese, in Kinmundy where she has made her home for the past 11 years, on December 9, 1932, aged 72y,11m,13d.  Aunt Lucy, as she was commonly known, was converted and united with the M.E. church South at North Fork in early life.  She was united in marriage to Moses Wainscott January 23, 1890.  To this union were born 3 daughter, the youngest dying in infancy.  ...... Funeral services were held from the M.E. Church, Rev. E. T. Carroll officiating.  Interment was made in Sandy Branch Cemetery. (no date)

Olive Webster
Mrs. Olive Chambers Webster, wife of the late Lee Frank Webster, passed away Friday morning in the Hines hospital in Hines, IL.  The body was brought to Salem by motor Monday morning and was taken to the home of Mr/Mrs Jerry Phillips.  Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church on Monday afternoon, Rev. H.C. Tample officiating.  Mrs. Webster was a graduate Nurse of the St. Louis Baptist Hospital, and upon coming to Salem did private duty Nursing for many years.  At the outbreak of the World War she enlisted as an Army Nurse and served nearly 2 years in France.  Upon discharge from the Army she was employed by the Marion County Tuberculosis Assoc. and in her work made many friends throughout the county.......
(Oct 1, 1932)

Mary Williams
Mary, daughter of James and Delila Hagans, was born in Kansas, Dec 3, 1859 and died March 4, 1932, aged 72y, 3m, 1d.  She was married to Thomas Williams, Feb 20, 1876.  .... Funeral services were conducted by Rev.C.J. Struebing, with burial in the Kinmundy Evergreen Cemetery.

Russell Wilson
Centralia -- Russell M. Wilson, 66, of Route 5, Centralia, died at 3:40 p.m. yesterday at Veteran's Hospital in Marion. Mr. Wilson was born in Waltonville on Jan. 21, 1905, the son of Phillip and Ethel (Newell) Wilson. On Oct. 3, 1943, he was married, in Centralia, to Vera Perry, who survives. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Military Police, U.S. Army. He was a member of American Legion Post 446 in Centralia, and was also a member of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers. He was also a member of the First United Methodist church of Centralia.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Keith-Swango Funeral Home in Centralia, with Rev. Don Burroughs officiating. Burial will be in Knob Prairie cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6:00 p.m. Friday. Military rites will be American Legion Post 446.
Mr. Wilson is survived by his wife, Vera; his step-father, Sam Rightnowar, Waltonville; a daughter, Mrs. Judith Ann Wilkins, Centralia; two grandchildren; and a brother, Rex Wilson, Galesburg.
[Mt. Vernon Register News - Submitted by: Cindy Ford]

Caroline Wooters
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today the Mrs. Carolina Wooters, who passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. L.. T. Hall, 540 Minnie Street, in Wamac at 3 a.m. Sunday. She was aged 81 years,10 months and 17 days. The services were held from the Boggs Funeral Home with the Rev. H. L. Metcalf, pastor of the Second M. E. Church, officiating, and interrment was made in the Zion Hill cemetery. Mrs Wooters was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson and was born near Salem, Ill., June 5, 1852. She was married to Jasper Wooters Feb 17, 1875 and lived on a farm east of Centralia near Zion Hill until 1900 when they came to Centralia. Mr. Wooters was the first rural mail carrier out of Centralia and traveled Route 1 until the retirement age. He passed away April 19, 1929. Since the death of Mr. Wooters she has made her home in Sandoval until about 14 months ago her health woild not permit her remaining in her own home and since then she has been with her daughter, Mrs. Hall. The surviving family consists of two sons, Harley (sic) Wooters, Pueblo, Colorado, Charles Wooters, Glenridge, three daughters, Mrs. L. T. Hall, Centralia, Mrs. Charles McEvers, Wagoushal, Washington, and Mrs. Asa Lydick, Tampico, Illinois; 23 grand-children and 10 great grand-chiildren. (Her son's name is Parley Wooters)
[23 April 1934, Centralia Sentinel - Sub by Mona Foltz]


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