|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1890|
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 1983|
Nellie Bly Deakin
PHOENIX, Ariz ----- Nellie Bly Deakin, 93, of Phoenix, Ariz. died early Monday [November 14, 1983] in Phoenix, Ariz. She lived in the Fiatt and Cuba area until moving to Arizona in 1954.
She was born Feb, 21, 1890, in Fulton County, the daughter of John B. and Mary (Manion) Churchill. She married Roy Deakin Jan. 22, 1914. He died May 4, 1970.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Fred Elmer Deakin, who was killed in World War II, four brothers and two sisters.
Surviving are one son, Don Justus Deakin of rural Cuba, one daughter, Gladys Sartoris of Phoenix, Ariz., six grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Graveside services were to be today in Memory Lawn Cemetery in Phoenix, Ariz.
Canton Daily Ledger (Illinois)
Tuesday, November 15, 1983
Transcribed by Linda Deakin Haynes
Post Note: Grandchildren include Patricia Sartoris DeBenon, Emma Sartoris Buchanan, and Maribel Sartoris Ockenfels all of Arizona and Richard Roy Deakin, Celia Mae Deakin Beam and Linda Kay Deakin Haynes all of Fulton County, Illinois
John Benjamin Churchill (1860 - 1934)
Mary Manion Churchill (1869 - 1943)
Roy Deakin (1889 - 1970)
Don Justus Deakin (1915 - 2008)*
Gladys Deakin Sartoris (1918 - 2013)*
Fred E. Deakin (1920 - 1944)*
Nellie Bly Churchill Deakin (1890 - 1983)
Gladys Fay Churchill Jacobus (1894 - 1976)*
Chester Arthur Churchill (1896 - 1966)*
Note: Roy and Nellie divorced.
Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Linda Haynes
Record added: Jan 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83748027