Margaret Ellen Runnels
Margaret Ellen Runnels Dies At Age Of 82 Years
Mrs. Margaret Ellens (sic.) Runnels, of 1310 Westcott street,
died at 5:20 this morning at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was
82 years, seven months and 13 days of age.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p. m. at Myers Chapel.
The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call
after 4:00 p. m. Sunday.
Mrs. Runnels was born December 14, 1874 in Saline county, Ill.,
the daughter of F. M. and Nancy (Brown) Gwaltney. She was first
married, to Elighue Cox, in 1896. She was later married to
William A. Runnels, who died March 23, 1954. Mrs. Runnels was a member
of the Marlow General Baptist church. She is survived by one son,
Earl Cox of Broughton, Ill., a stepdaughter, Mrs. Sarah E. Powell of
San Francisco, Calif., two stepsons, Clarence Runnels of Nashville, Tenn.,
and William Runnels of San Diego, Calif., two grandchildren and three
Married Wm. Arthur Runnels. Married second Thomas M. Detty.
Marie and Arthur apparently divorced, but are buried next to each other at
Kirk Cemetery, and share a stone. She is listed as M. E. Runnels.
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index:
RUNNELS, WILLIAM A BAILEY, MARIE 1890-12-08 006 0000 JEFFERSON
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Saturday, July 27, 1957
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman
Name: Mrs. M. E. Runnels Detty
Titles and Terms (Original):
Event Date: 25 Dec 1933
Event Place: Mt. Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois
Race: Age: 64
Birth Year (Estimated): 1869
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1869
Birthplace: Newport, Pa.
Father's Name: James A. Bailey
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace: Unknown
Mother's Name: Harriet Slonaker
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: Unknown
Spouse's Name: Thos M. Detty
Spouse's Titles and Terms (Original):
Burial Date: 28 Dec 1933
Burial Place: Spring Garden, Jefferson, Ill.
Digital Folder Number: 4008315
Image Number: 163 GS
Film number: 1675058
Vol 95 cn 139 #44921.