|Birth: ||Dec. 4, 1888|
|Death: ||Aug. 26, 1968|
Obit: Tuesday, 8-27-1968, DuQuoin Newspaper.
Services will be held for Jacob C. Bird, 80 of Pinckneyville, 2 p.m. Thursday in Pyatt Funeral Home with Rev. Shaw DeMent conducting services. Interment will be in Mueller Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. Wednesday.
The deceased resided at 404 East St. He died Monday in Pinckneyville Community Hospital. A lifetime resident of Perry County, he was born Dec. 4, 1888, to Henry and Rachel Ann Queen Bird, both deceased.
Mr. Bird held membership in Holt's Prairie Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer and custodian at Pinckneyville Community High School.
He married the former Gertrude Wolfe in Pinckneyville Dec. 10, 1911. She survives.
Also surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Herschal (Inez) Tanner of Du Quoin, Mrs. Ruby Smith of Wentzville, MO., Mrs. Francis (Marcella) Ballheimer of Wentzville, MO., Mrs. Joe (Eva) Ahlers of Pinckneyville; two sons, Henry of Pinckneyville and Howard of Du Quoin; one sister, Mrs. Etta Kowalski of Percy; one brother, Rev. Lawrence Bird of Sparta; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Two sisters and four brothers preceded him in death.
Henry Bird (1855 - 1919)
Rachel Ann Bird (1861 - 1924)
Gertrude Mae Wolfe Bird (1895 - 1977)
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