George Washington Dennis
George Washington Dennis, 87, a former resident of Waltonville, died at 4;20 a.m. 
today at Good Samaritan Hospital.  For the past eight years he had lived at the 
Setzekorn Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be held at 2;00 p.m. Thursday at 
the Fry Funeral Home in Waltonville with the Rev. Paul Sulcer officiating.  Burial 
will be in Knob Prairie cemetery.  The body will lie in state at the Fry Funeral Home 
where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.  

Mr. Dennis was born Feb 9, 1875 in Jefferson county, the son of Henry and Miranda (Gilliam) Dennis.  
In Nov., 1898, he was married to Julia Ann Sigwerth who preceded him in death.  He was also 
preceded in death by a son, Vernon Dennis.  He is survived by a son, Lawrence Dennis of Waltonville; 
a daughter, Mrs. Herbert Dennis of Sesser; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 
two great-great-grandchildren. 

Date: April 1962
Source: Mount Vernon Register News 
Submitted by: Rosemary Atkins

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