A Couple George Crain Death Notices - Illinois




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The Daily Register (in Harrisburg, Illinois) - September 8, 1952

Father of Ralph Crain Dies at Energy

George S. Crain, 82, father of Ralph Crain, 716 West Poplar street, died about 11:30 pm. Saturday at his home in Energy.

Funeral services are to be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lone Oak church near Energy with burial in East Lawn memorial Gardens south of Herrin. The body is at the Storme funeral home in Herrin.


Southern Illinois - June 22, 1958

George Crain, 46, Dies In Carbondale

George Crain, 46, Gorham, died Saturday in Doctors Hospital in Carbondale. He has been ill for several years.

He was born in Gorham on Jan. 21, 1912, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clain Crain. Crain married Opal Fehringer in Dupo in 1931. He was a member of the Royal Neighbors Lodge.

He leave his wife, sons Robert, at home, and Paul, in the U.S. Army, a daughter Delores, at home; brothers Burl of Gorham, and Oscar of Murphysboro; sisters Mrs. Oza Griffith, Dupo, and Mrs. Jessie Lincoln, Los Angeles, Calif.

Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the Crawshaw Mortuary in Murphysboro. Funeral services are pending.


Belvidere Daily Republican - December 29, 1913

Former Bonus Resident Is Dead At Racine

George Crain Dies Suddenly at the Age of Seventy Six Leave Sister in Belvidere

Mrs. Mary Timoney of Belvidere has received word of the death of her brother, George Crain, formerly of the town of Bonus, who passed away suddenly on Friday last. Burial was at Racine on Sunday.

Mr. Crain was seventy six years of age and leaves a wife and several children.