Effie Rusher
Funeral services for Effie Rusher, 77, of  1012 Division St. Benton, 
will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Poulson Funeral Home, Benton. The Rev. 
Jane Sanders will officiate. Burial will be in the Ina Cemetery. 
Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Mrs. Rusher died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Franklin Hospital, Benton. 
She had been ill for sometime. She was a lifelong resident of Benton. 

She was born July 19, 1896 in Illinois. She was a member of the 
Apostolic Church, Rebekah Lodge and Royal Neighbors Lodge, all of 
Benton. Her husband, Lonnie Rusher, preceded her in death. Survivors 
are two sons, Gale L. Williams, Cincinnati, Ohio, and James L. Williams, 
New Lenox; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Social Security Death Index: 
Name: Effie Rusher State of Issue: Illinois 
Date of Birth: Sunday July 19, 1896 
Date of Death: December 1973 Est. Age at Death: 77 years, 4 months 
Last known residence: Benton Franklin Illinois 62812.

Effie's memorial stone has a birth year of 1897 
other records has a birth year of 1896.

Source: The Southern Illinoisan
Date: Thursday, December 6, 1973
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman

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