Petersburg Observer, November 12, 1915

Death of Wm. R. Tripp.
Died at a hospital in Peoria Monday, Nov. 8, 1915, Wm. R. Tripp of Greenview, aged 57 years, 2 months and 17 days. The remains were brought back to his late home in Greenview on Tuesday morning, the funeral taking place yesterday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock p.m. from the Presbyterian church, conducted by Rev. S. P. Taylor assisted by Rev. I. E. Rogers. The funeral was under the auspices of the Masons, escorted by the Odd Fellows. Interment was in Elmwood cemetery.

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