Name: Grace Mae Griffith 1 2
Birth: 3 APR 1902 in Hamilton Co., IL 1 3 2
Death: 25 JUN 1993 in Eldorado, Saline, IL 4 2
Burial: 28 JUN 1993 IOOF Cemetery, McLeansboro, Hamilton, IL 2
Her middle name is from the birth record of her younger 2 daughters.
The Social Security Death Index has her living in Saline Co., IL at the time of her death. She lived in McLeansboro, IL when her mother died in 1963, when her father died in 1968, and when her brother, Hallie, died in 1991.
Her obituary as printed in the 28 Jun 1993 edition of the Mt. Vernon, IL Register-News:
"Grace Campbell McLeansboro
Grace Campbell, 91, McLeansboro, died 8;45 p.m. June 25, 1993, at Fountain View Nursing Home in Eldorado.
Mrs. Campbell was a housewife.
She was born April 3, 1902 in Hamilton County, a daughter of Albert and Martha (Mayberry) Griffith. She married Wilford Campbell, who preceded her in death.
Services were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Billie Duncan officiating. Burial was to follow at IOOF Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Dale Campbell and wife, Mary, and Doyle Campbell and wife, Joyce, all of Evansville, Ind.; two daughters, Mrs. John (Dena) Sutton of Eldorado and Ms. Delma Campbell of Evansville; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Green of McLeansboro and Mrs. Nellie Farris of Bunker Hill; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Campbell was a member of First General Baptist Church in McLeansboro.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister and a daughter-in-law."
Father: Albert Newton Griffith b: 4 MAR 1873 in Hamilton Co., IL
Mother: Martha Isabelle Mayberry b: 10 DEC 1874 in Hamilton Co., IL
Wilford Jackson Campbell b: 27 FEB 1892 in Hamilton Co., IL
17 DEC 1920
in McLeansboro, Hamilton, IL 1
- Note: The obit of Wilford has the marriage date as 18 Dec 1920.
- Dale Dean Campbell b: 13 MAY 1921 in Hamilton Co., IL
- Doyle Eugene Campbell b: 13 DEC 1922 in Mayberry Twp, Hamilton, IL
- Dena Rose Campbell b: 21 SEP 1924 in Mayberry Twp, Hamilton, IL
- Delma Faye Campbell b: 24 JAN 1927 in Mayberry Twp, Hamilton, IL
- Title: Hamilton Co., IL Marriage Records
Media: Official Document
- Title: Obituary
- Title: Legacy of Kin, Vol. 2
Author: Harold G. Felty
Note: This was the work of a distant cousin. It is an extraction of obituaries from the newspapers of Hamilton Co., IL from 1958 to 1992.
Note: My own collection
Page: Page 1374, Listing 1960-43. Not an obit but a newspaper article.
- Title: Social Security Death Index
Media: Official Document