Velma Dalby
Mrs. Velma DALBY, 68, of Sesser, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Miner's Hospital 
at Christopher.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Baptist 
Church in Sesser, of which she was a member.  The body will lie in state at the 
Brayfield Funeral Home in Sesser where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Mrs. DALBY was born December 14, 1895, in Jefferson County, the daughter of William 
and Cora (MANNEN) HODGE.  She was married to Lucius Vance DALBY, who preceded her in 
death in 1948.  She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hazel CONNER of Sesser and Mrs.
Maxine HARRISON of Murphysboro; two brothers, Lester HODGE of Mt. Vernon and Guy HODGE 
of Kinmundy; a sister, Mrs. Opal NEWELL of Waltonville; three grandchildren and two 

Hodge, Wm. A. 1865
f. James Hodge 1834
m. Martha Hudson 1846
Cora B. Mannen 1871
f. Leslie C. Mannen 1847-1900
m. Lucretta Hamilton 1851-1935

Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: Monday, July 27, 1964
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta 

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