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 Henry E Best

Henry E Best

Birth
Rochester, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Death 26 Mar 2002 (aged 88)
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Burial Palmer, Christian County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 6295301 · View Source
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Henry E. "Pick" Best, 88, of Tovey died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. He was born Aug. 18, 1913, in Rochester, the son of George Henry and Mary Robb Best. He married Rosalie "Rose" Hardt in 1946 in Springfield. He was preceded in death by a son, James Best. Mr. Best was a face boss at Peabody Coal Mine 10 in Pawnee, retiring in 1973, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of United Mine Workers of America Local 9819. Survivors: wife, Rosalie "Rose"; two daughters, Carol Kohler of Tovey and Patricia (husband, Cyrus) Devol of Palatine; three sons, Robert Best of Palatine, William Best of Fort Madison, Iowa and Gary Best of Tovey; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, the Rev. James Gilbert "Gib" (wife, Reba) Best of Tovey. Services: 11 a.m. Friday, Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid, the Rev. James Gilbert Best officiating. Burial: Anderson Cemetery in Palmer.


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  • Created by: Lillie Riney
  • Added: 28 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6295301
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry E Best (18 Aug 1913–26 Mar 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6295301, citing Thomas Anderson Cemetery, Palmer, Christian County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lillie Riney (contributor 22403448) .