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 Sidna Mae Mullineaux

Sidna Mae Mullineaux

Union County, Illinois, USA
Death 6 Sep 1984 (aged 93)
Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Burial Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100041407 · View Source
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Miss Sidna Mae Mullineaux, 93, of Murphysboro, was born February 9, 1891, in Union County, Illinois, the oldest of four children of William G. and Alice Rendleman Mullineaux. She died September 6, 1984, at the Jackson County Nursing Home after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her parents and both brothers, Thorwald and William.

Miss Mullineaux graduated from Murphysboro Township High School in 1908, and was teaching in the Murphysboro grade schools by 1914. She and her sister Alice Mullineaux were both teachers at Lincoln School in Murphysboro in 1923. In 1929, Sidna Mullineaux was elected Supervisor [superintendent] of Murphysboro city schools by the school board. After her years in Murphysboro, she taught school in Vienna, Ill.

Sidna Mullineaux was a member of the National Education Association, the Illinois Education Association, and the Retired Teachers Association. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, belonged to the Women's Association of the First Presbyterian Church, was past president of the Murphysboro Women's Club, and was a member of the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce.

Survivors include a sister, Alice Hardy of Murphysboro; and two nephews, Dr. Bill Hardy of Gainsville, Fla., and Bob Hardy of Spring.

Her parents and two brothers preceded her in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Murphysboro.

Funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church. Burial was in Tower Grove Cemetery in Murphysboro.

Partial source: Southern Illinoisan, Fri., Sept. 7, 1984

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  • Created by: C. Ann Carruthers
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100041407
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sidna Mae Mullineaux (9 Feb 1891–6 Sep 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100041407, citing Tower Grove Cemetery, Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by C. Ann Carruthers (contributor 47250479) .