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William "Willie" Boone
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1879
Death: Aug. 20, 1902

DECATUR HERALD 8/22/1902

WILLIAM BOONE

WILLIAM BOONE DIED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 10:05 AT THE HOME OF HIS GRANDFATHER B. F. BLAKENEY, 723 N CHURCH STREET, OF CONSUMPTION. HE WAS BORN IN DECATUR AUGUST 3, 1879 AND WAS 23 YEARS OLD AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. HE GREW UP HERE AND AS A YOUNG MAN WAS EMPLOYED IN THE DRY GOODS BUSINESS BY LINN & SCRUGGS, BRADLEY BROTHERS, GUSHARD AND STEWART. HE HAD BEEN AN INVALID FOR A YEAR AND HAD BEEN SERIOUSLY ILL FOR THE PAST TWO WEEKS.
HE WAS A DEVOUT MEMBER OF THE TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN CHURCH AND AN EARNEST WORKER IN THAT CONGEGATION HAVING BEEN BAPTIZED INTO THE CHURCH BY REV. GEORGE F. HALL.
THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD FRIDAY AT 3PM FROM THE RESIDENCE 73 NORTH CHURCH STREET AND THE INTERMENT WILL BE AT GREENWOOD CEMETERY. 
 
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Age 23 y 17 d
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: janet donner
Record added: Oct 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43441729
William Willie Boone
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