Will A. Crooker
Will A. Crooker, only son of Major and Mrs. J. P. Crooker, died at the
family home at 208 East North Street 10:30 last Saturday night
aged 33 years, 2 months and 10 days.
Deceased was born at Huntsville, Ala., July 13, 1866. He was married
June 3rd 1890 to Miss Etta See, of Alma, IL., who with two daughters,
Irene and Agnes, aged respectively eight and six years, were at his
bedside at the time of his death.
Mr. Crooker had been in ill health for a long time and had been confined
to his bed for several weeks.
The funeral services were hold at his late home at 2 o'clock this afternoon,
Rev. J. F. Harmon, pastor of the first M.C. church, oficiating.
The interment was at Oakwood cemetery.
The sympathy of the community is extended to the family in the bereavement
which had befallen them.
Will A. 's correct name was William Alanson Crooker
Source: Mt. Vernon Weekly Register
Date: Sept. 27, 1899
Submitted by: Deanna Higgs