King W. Bean
KING A BEAN, A RETIRED FARMER, DIED ON SUNDAY
King W. Bean, well known retired farmer and a lifelong resident of
Jefferson county, died at 5:40 o'clock. Sunday morning at his home, 313
Herbert street. His age was 82 years, seven months and 17 days. Mr.
Bean retired from active work in 1932.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at
Bethel Tabernacle church, conducted by Rev. Charles Karch, and burial
will follow in Wolf Prairie cemetery. The body will remain at the home
on Herbert street until the funeral hour, where his many friends may
call at any convenient time.
Mr. Bean was born September 20, 1856, in Jefferson county and spent his
entire life here as a respected citizen. He was united in marriage with
Anna Laney May 13, 1877. His widow survives.
He was the son of William King Bean and Clemenza Thompson Bean, both of
whom preceded him in death.
Besides his widow, he is survived by three sons, E.V. Bean, Earnest
Bean, and Stewart Bean; all of Mt. Vernon; one daughter Mrs. Lillian
Dixon of Mt. Vernon; four sisters, Mrs. Synthia Hester of Mt. Vernon,
Catherine Dennis of Waltonville, Mrs. Sade Dees of Taylorville and
Martha Holloway of Benton; 23 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
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