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 Alva Dees

Alva Dees

Birth
Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Death 1 Mar 1973 (aged 91)
Christopher, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Burial Buckner, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 125486021 · View Source
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The Southern Illinoisan, Friday, March 2, 1973
ALVA DEES
Funeral services for Alva Dees, 91, Christopher, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Gilbert Funeral Home, Christopher. The Rev. Marion Burzynski will officiate. Burial will be in Harrison Cemetery, Christopher. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Saturday. Mr. Dees died at 5:30 a.m Thursday in Miners Hospital, Christopher. He was a retired Christopher businessman. He owned and operated the Christopher Flour Mill in the early 1920s and later the Dees Feed Store. He was born Dec. 11, 1881, in Franklin County to Frank and Melissa Crawford Dees. His wife, the former Myrtle B. Rumley, died in 1971. A son five brothers and two sisters also preceded him in death. He is survived by a daughter, Myrl Van Zandt; Christopher; a son, Jay J., Decatur; and nine grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.


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  • Created by: Gravedigger49
  • Added: 22 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125486021
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alva Dees (11 Dec 1881–1 Mar 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125486021, citing Harrison Cemetery, Buckner, Franklin County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Gravedigger49 (contributor 47282320) .