Oliver Earl Carruthers

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Oliver Earl Carruthers

  • Birth 18 Oct 1930 Ava, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 8 Dec 1986 Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Ava, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 59353452

AVA — 0. Earl Carruthers, 56, of Route 2, died at 2:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, 1986, in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Murphysboro.

Mr. Carruthers was an oiler at the Captain Mine in Percy, and was also a farmer.

He was a member of the B.B.K. American Legion Post 480, Steeleville, and the United Mine Workers 7333 of Percy.

He was born Oct. 18, 1930, in Ava, to H.V. Carruthers and Mary Manor Carruthers.

He married Bonnie Bryant on July 17, 1954, in Murphysboro.

She survives, along with one son and one daughter; one grandson; five brothers and two sisters.

His parents preceded him in death.

The funeral will be at 1 p. m. Wednesday in the Wilson Funeral Home, Ava, with burial in the Ava Evergreen Cemetery.

Source: Southern Illinoisan, Dec. 9, 1986


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  • Created by: C. Ann Carruthers
  • Added: 28 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59353452
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oliver Earl Carruthers (18 Oct 1930–8 Dec 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59353452, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Ava, Jackson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by C. Ann Carruthers (contributor 47250479) .