Della Miller Irwin

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Tallula, March 21. - Mrs. Della Miller Irwin, 58, wife of Harry Irwin, died at 8 p. m. Sunday [in 1938 or 1939]at her home in Tallula, following an illness of nine years duration.

Mrs. Irwin was born in Menard county, April 20, 1880, the daughter of Marion and Rozella Plunkett Miller. Most of her life has been spent in Menard county.

She is survived by her husband, three daughters, Mildred and Mrs. John Ross, Tallula; Beulah, Peoria; two sons, Ray, Chicago; Howard, Tallula; six grandchildren, and two brothers, Frank Miller, Pleasant Plains, Jesse of Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at the home at 2 p. m., Tuesday and at 2:30 p. m. at the Tallula Presbyterian church, conducted by Rev. C. F. Janssen of Morrisonville. Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery, Petersburg.

Contributed by Matthew Ferricks