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 Jonas C. Wilhite

Jonas C. Wilhite

Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Death 20 May 1952 (aged 59)
Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Burial Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100025363 · View Source
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The Emporia Weekly News, 29 May 1952, Thursday


Jonas C. Wilhite, who lived at 202 Merchant, died Tuesday afternoon at 4:15 o'clock at his home.

Mr. Wilhite was born in Emporia December 19, 1891, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius A. Wilhite. He married Mary H. Joy in Cottonwood Falls September 8, 1926. He was a farmer until he retired two years ago because of his health.

He is survived by his wife, of the home; one son, Robert C. Wilhite, of the home; five brothers, Clifford H. Wilhite, Pocatello, Idaho; Edwin D. Wilhite, Long Beach, Calif.; George Wilhite, California; Carl Wilhite, Rt. 5, and Frank A. Wilhite, Rt. 1, Emporia; four sisters, Allie M. Smith, Benedict; Cora E. Riddle, 109 South Congress; Hallie D. Overlin, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Miss Ethel Wilhite, Rt. 1, Emporia.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the Roberts Blue Chapel for Jonas C. Wilhite, who died Tuesday at his home, 202 Merchant. The Rev. J. C. Brogan was in charge of the services. Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Gile sang, accompanied by Mrs. Robert Plummer.

Pallbearers were Robert Krueger, George Thornton, A. P. Hammond, John Fowler, R. V. Drake and Russel Jacob. Burial was in Fowler cemetery east of Emporia.

Out-of-town relatives who attended the services were Mr. and Mrs. Orville Smith, Edwardsville; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kline, Kanopolis; Mrs. Clarence Hall, Oklahoma City; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Aye, Allen, and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Overlin, Reading.

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