JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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Grace L. Willard
Grace Willard Mt. Vernon

Mrs. Grace L. Willard, 77, of 1415 S. 14th St., was dead on arrival 
at Good Samaritan Hospital at 2:05 a.m. Sunday. She was an employee
of the American Laundry for 17 years.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers Chapel, 
with the Rev. Howard Flota officiating. Burial will be in Bethel cemetery. 
Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Monday. 

Mrs. Willard was born in Columbus, Ind., on Aug. 9, 1897, the daughter 
of Albert and May (Jones) Stader. She was married to William Henry Willard 
on Jan. 22, 1917. He preceded her in death on Feb. 15,1944. Mrs. Willard 
was a member of the Waltonville Freewill Baptist church. Survivors include 
four daughters, Mrs. Thelma Webb, Mrs. Ruby Wicks, and Mrs. Mary Haynes, 
all of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Bonnie Pate, Waltonville; two sons, William Willard, 
Columbus, Ohio, and Meredith Willard, Ashley; one sister, Mrs. Gladys
Oxman, Vincennes, Ind.; 20 grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Monday, January 27, 1975
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman



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