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 W. Ernest Grace

W. Ernest Grace

Birth
Moss, Clay County, Tennessee, USA
Death 15 Mar 1985 (aged 80)
Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
Burial Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section A-Row 30 (2E 8B)
Memorial ID 100047971 · View Source
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PANTAGRAPH - MON. 16 MAR 1985

W. ERNEST GRACE

FAIRBURY - The funeral of W. Ernest Grave, 80, of 313 E. Oak St. who died Friday (March 15, 1985) will be at 10 a.m. today at the Apostolic Christian Church, Fairbury with church ministers officiating.

Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.

Visitation will be an hour before the service at the church. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home handled arrangements.

He was born Dec 18, 1904, in Moss, Tenn., a son of W. D. and Rachel Head Grave. He married Katherine Louise Obergfel Dec. 28, 1928 in Tompkinsville, Ky. She died May 3, 1981.

Surviving are one son, LeRoy D. Fairbury; one daughter, Rosemary Stockle, Colfax; two sisters, eight grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and one daugther.

Mr. Grave was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Modern Woodsmen of America and the Illinois Harness Horse Association.

He spent his childhood in Glasgow, Ky, moving to the Fairbury-Forrest area at age 16.

He attended the Apostolic Christian Church in Fairbury.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Obit furnished by The Fort
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Please Note: The obit says Graceland - it has been proven by The Fort in Lexington and the caretaker of the Apostolic Christian Cemetery that above person is buried in Apostolic Christian Cemetery which is right next to Graceland


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  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100047971
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for W. Ernest Grace (18 Dec 1904–15 Mar 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100047971, citing Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by My Family United (contributor 46590689) .