Mrs. Emma Anderson, 61-year-old former Ava resident, died in Barnes Hospital in St. Louis Thursday night following an illness of six months.
She was born in Ora Township in Jackson County in 1893, and had lived in Granite City the past 27 years.
She was married in 1912 in Murphysboro to Monroe Anderson, who survives.
Mrs. Anderson also leaves one son, Homer of Granite City, two grandchildren, five sisters, Mrs. Walter Garver and Mrs. Ross Garver, both of Ava, Mrs. Raymond Woodward of Vergennes, Mrs. John Koen of Dupo, and Mrs. Charles Bricken of Granite City, and one brother, William Casteel of Ava.
Friends may call at the Wilson Funeral Home in Ava until the hour of services, Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Ava, the Rev. Roy Reeves and the Rev. H. G. Knaub officiating.
Burial will be in the Ava Evergreen Cemetery.
Source: Southern Illinoisan, Sunday, March 13, 1955
Obituary provide by contributor #47619237
James A Casteel (1860 - 1919)
Callie D Manor Casteel (1863 - 1932)
Monroe Alonzo Anderson (1891 - 1959)*
Homer James Anderson (1914 - 1963)*
Infant Casteel (1885 - 1885)*
Grace L Casteel Garver (1888 - 1967)*
Rebecca A Casteel Koen (1888 - 1965)*
David J. Casteel (1891 - 1892)*
Emma Casteel Anderson (1893 - 1955)
Vida Casteel Garver (1896 - 1974)*
Minnie E Casteel Bricker (1899 - 1965)*
William H Casteel (1904 - 1982)*
Bernice W Casteel Woodward (1906 - 1976)*
Created by: Diane Anderson
Record added: Oct 24, 2011
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