Joseph S. Crain Obituary - Illinois

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The Daily Pantagraph (in Bloomington, Illinois) - January 28, 1930

Joseph S. Crain

M’LEAN, Jan 28. – Joseph S. Crain died at his home at 8:35 p.m. Monday of kidney disease with which he had been afflicted for almost 15 years. He underwent an operation for the ailment in November and never completely recovered.

Mr. Crain was born June 5, 1861 at Russelville, Ky., and came to Illinois with his parents at the close of the Civil war. He was the youngest of 10 children of William D. and Amanda Crain. He was a farmer until three years ago where he retired.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Merritt Gifford, Mrs. Dorr Hammitt, Mrs. Arthur Van Ness and Mrs. Lee Longworth; two sons, Delmar and Merlin, and a sister, Mrs. Rilla Ewing.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Methodist Episcopal church, with the Rev. Charles Thrall, Pittsfield, assisted by the Rev. J.P. Cummins, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church here, and the Rev. Thomas Bachellor, pastor of the local Christian church assisting.

Pallbearers will be the four sons in law and two sons.