JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
OBITUARIES

John Logan Risley
Risley Rites Held At Bonnie

Funeral services for John Logan Risley were to be conducted at 1:00 a.m. 
today at the Baptist church in Bonnie, with the Rev. Elmer Tice officiating. 
Burial was to be in Kirk cemetery.
 
Mr. Risley, 80, of Bonnie, died Saturday morning in Good Samaritan Hospital. 
He was bom April 7, 1884. in Franklin county, the son of Henry and Cora (Purnell) 
(sic.) Risley. Survivors include three sons, Roy Risley of Kankakee, Raymond and 
Jeff Risley, both of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Mrs. Mary M. Strain of Bonnie; three 
brothers, Tom Risley of Sullivan, Ill., Oscar Risley of Sesser, and Lawrence Risley 
of Macedonia; three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Huffstutler of Macedonia, Mrs. Maggie Brown 
of Sesser, and Mrs. Ella Ozie of Rock Island, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-
grandchildren. 

Mr. Risley was preceded in death by his wife, a daughter, and a son.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Monday, June 8, 1964
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman



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