Harriet E. Clinton Book
Harriet E. CLINTON BOOK of 1025 S. 17th Street died at her home 
yesterday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock. She was the widow of 
William Lee BOOK and was 88 years, 9 months and 29 days of age 
at the time of death.

Funeral services will be held at the Free Will Baptist Church in 
Ina at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, conducted by the Rev. Thomas HARPER of 
Mt. Vernon. Burial will be in Kirk Cemetery. The body will lie in 
state at the Pulley Funeral Home, where friends may call.

She was born March 10, 1862, in Spring Garden Township, the daughter 
of James B. and Rebecca (McADOO) CLINTON. Surviving are four daughters, 
Mrs. Joe PRESLEY, Mrs. Herman BYER and Miss Hallie BOOK of Mt. Vernon 
and Mrs. Weaver WILLIAMS of Bonnie; three sons, Henry BOOK of Bonnie, 
C. L. BOOK of West Frankfort, and H. D. BOOK of Gary, Ind.; 16 grandchildren 
and 18 great-grandchildren. She was the last of a family of 16 children.  
Mrs. BOOK was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Ina.

(Please note the obituary says her father is James B. Clinton but her 
father is William Barnett Clinton.)

Source: Mt. Vernon IL Register-News 
Date: Tuesday, January 9, 1951
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta 

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News Date: Tuesday, January 9, 1951 Submitted by: John R. Ball

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