Bertha E. Loman
Mrs. Bertha E. LOMAN, 74, of Whittington, died at 3:40 p.m. Monday.  
She had been ill for a week with pneumonia.  Funeral services will 
be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Rescue Church northeast of 
Whittington.  The Rev. Tracy DEES will officiate and burial will 
be in Kirk Cemetery north of Ina.  The body will remain at the 
family home west of Whittington, where friends may call after 6:00 p.m. 

Mrs. LOMAN was the daughter of James M. and Sophronia KIRK.  She 
was a member of the Hazel Dell Free Will Baptist Church.  Her husband, 
Art LOMAN, preceded her in death May 11, 1953.  Surviving are three 
daughters, Florida FITZJERRELL of Sesser, Margaret MEISTER of Whittington 
and Fronia BURTON of Lake Bluff, Ill.; nine grandchildren and six great-
grandchildren; two brothers, Robert and Leo KIRK of East St. Louis; 
two sisters, Ollie PEARSON of Union, Mo., and Fronia Burton of Whittington; 
and seven step-children, Mrs. Myrtle DAY, Mrs. Fern LANCE, Mrs. Leota ROBERTS, 
Mrs. Mamie KIRKPATRICK, Lloyd Lee and Artie LOMAN.

Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 1956
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta 

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