John Alexander Williams
John Alexander WILLIAMS, former resident of Ina, but for the 
past several years a citizen of Bonnie, died Sunday morning at 
St. Lukes Hospital in St. Louis where he had been a patient for 
a week.  He was 57 years old.  Mr. WILLIAMS was a former machinist 
at the Mt. Vernon Car Shops.  He was born November 6, 1898 in 
White County, the son of Monroe and Laura (HAYES) WILLIAMS.  
He was married to Edna Mae CAMPBELL, August 17, 1921, who survives.  
Mr. WILLIAMS was a member of the Bonnie Church of God.  

Besides his wife he is survived by four sons, Billy Gale, Marvin and 
Thurman of Bonnie, and Robert of Mt. Vernon; two step sons, Glen and 
Fred SHURTZ of Waltonville; three sisters, Leta, Geneva and Marie, 
all of Chicago; a half brother, Earl SON of Elgin; and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bonnie Church of 
God conducted by Rev. Loy SHAW.  Burial was in Kirk Cemetery.

Source: The Ina Observer
Date: Thursday, July 26, 1956
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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