|Birth: ||Jun. 2, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1988|
C. ALLEN ESSEX, Monmouth Review Atlas 26 Feb 1988, 67 of Oquawka died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1988 at 8:35 p.m. at the Community Memorial Hospital. He was born June 2, 1920 in Oquawka, the son of CLIFFORD S. ESSEX and NANNIE L.(HIGHTOWER) ESSEX. He was reared and educated in Oquawka. He married ELIZABETH M. CURTIS, June 7, 1947 in Gladstone. He was employed in the maintenance field by the State of Illinois and later at the Iowa Army Ammunitations Plant in Burlington and most recently at Wilson Foods. He was of the Methodist faith. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He was a veteran of Worl War II.
Surviving are his wife, ELIZABETH ESSEX of Oquawka, one daughter, JACKIE WISKIRCHEN, Oquawka; two grandchildren; two brothers, JIMMIE and BILLIE ESSEX of Oquawka and one sister, MARIBETH ESSEX of Oquawka; one aunt and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Turnbull Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Oquawka Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday and Saturday until the time of service. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday. A memorial is being established.
at the request of L. Forbes (#47991680)
Clifford S. Essex
Nannie L Hightower Essex (1901 - 1975)
Elizabeth M. Curtis Essex (1927 - 1996)*
C. Allen Essex (1920 - 1988)
Dale E Essex (1922 - 1983)*
Jimmie L Essex (1928 - 1997)*
Maribeth Essex (1936 - 2013)*
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Record added: Jul 13, 2011
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