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 William “Willie” Boone

William “Willie” Boone

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Death 20 Aug 1902 (aged 23)
Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 43441729 · View Source
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DECATUR HERALD 8/22/1902

WILLIAM BOONE

WILLIAM BOONE DIED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 10:05 AT THE HOME OF HIS GRANDFATHER B. F. BLAKENEY, 723 N CHURCH STREET, OF CONSUMPTION. HE WAS BORN IN DECATUR AUGUST 3, 1879 AND WAS 23 YEARS OLD AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. HE GREW UP HERE AND AS A YOUNG MAN WAS EMPLOYED IN THE DRY GOODS BUSINESS BY LINN & SCRUGGS, BRADLEY BROTHERS, GUSHARD AND STEWART. HE HAD BEEN AN INVALID FOR A YEAR AND HAD BEEN SERIOUSLY ILL FOR THE PAST TWO WEEKS.
HE WAS A DEVOUT MEMBER OF THE TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN CHURCH AND AN EARNEST WORKER IN THAT CONGEGATION HAVING BEEN BAPTIZED INTO THE CHURCH BY REV. GEORGE F. HALL.
THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD FRIDAY AT 3PM FROM THE RESIDENCE 73 NORTH CHURCH STREET AND THE INTERMENT WILL BE AT GREENWOOD CEMETERY.


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Age 23 y 17 d


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  • Created by: janet donner
  • Added: 23 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43441729
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William “Willie” Boone (3 Aug 1879–20 Aug 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43441729, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by janet donner (contributor 46623112) .