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 Homer L Booth

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Homer L Booth

  • Birth 14 Apr 1899 Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 27 Sep 1988 Jerseyville, Jersey County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Eldred, Greene County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 44064130

Greene Prairie Press
Greene County, Illinois
6 October 1988

Homer Booth

Homer L. Booth, Sr., 89, formerly of Greene County, died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1988, at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville.

Born in Calhoun County, he was the son of the late John and Louisa (Bruns) Booth.

On Dec. 21, 1918, he married the former Florence Blackstone in Elsberry, Mo. She died Dec. 2, 1985.

Surviving are a daughter, Bertha Funk of Jerseyville; two sons, Harold Booth of Wood River and Homer Booth, Jr. of Eldred; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mandy Freesmeyer of Waverly and Sophia Jones of Nebo.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Gerald and Lowell Booth; two brothers, Roscoe and Chester Booth; and a sister, Lucy Goewey.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton with Rev. Bill Baughman officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Eldred.

Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association.


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  • Created by: Judy Clark-Wick
  • Added: 8 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44064130
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Homer L Booth (14 Apr 1899–27 Sep 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44064130, citing Eldred Memorial Gardens, Eldred, Greene County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Judy Clark-Wick (contributor 47100356) .