Sunday, October 11, 2015

Sunday's Obituary - Harry L. Littrell

Me - My Mom - Ruby Alberta Belknap - Bessie Beatrice Landers - Angeline Henrietta Littrell - her brother - Harry Lincoln Littrell

  Thanks to my cousin Jo for sharing this obituary. 

HARRY L. LITTRELL PASSES                                           

  Harry Lincoln Littrell, son of John
and Ellen Littrell, was born near
Keithsburg, January 11, 1864, and de-
parted this life, at his home, July 26,
1920, at the age of 56 years, 6 months
and 15 days.
  He was united in marriage the 20th
day of September 1904 to Mrs. Linnie
M. Burch. To this union was born a
daughter L. June Littrell.
  He began his duties as a man in
early years, as a teacher, afterwards
moving to Chicago with his mother
where he was connected with the Chi-
cago postoffice for a period of 15
years. After his marriage he again
began to teach in which vocation he
continued until his late illness.
  He became a member of the Metro-                                                    
politan lodge No. 860. A. F. & A. M.,
being initiated January 19, 1904, pass-
ed February 23, 1904, and raised
March 29, 1904. He was an enthus-
iastic and consistent worker in the
order and a firm believer in its prin-
  He became a member of the M. E. 
church at an early date and after-
wards affiliated with the Disciples of
Christ with when he walked the re-
mainder of his days.
  He leaves to mourn his departure,
his wife, Mrs. Linnie M Littrell, his
daughter, L. June, two sisters, Sadie
E. Hyfield of Burlington, Iowa, and
Lucinda Herson of Fonda, Iowa; two
brothers, Charles and William H.
Littrell, two step children, Everett M.
Burch of St. Paul Minn., and Mrs. 
Mary E Kemp of this city. Besides
these many other dear ones and a
host of friends.
  He was wholesoled and heartily
fervent in his profession, a great
brother in his order, a true disciple of
his Christ, a loving husband, a fond
parent and a loving friend. 
  Funeral services were held Wednes-
day afternoon, July 28, at the Chris-
tian church, Rev. J. M. Dawson of
ficiating under the direction of Ro-
bert Burns Lodge No. 213 A. F. & A.
The Times Record
Aledo, IL
Vol. XXXVII, #7, 29 July 1920
Part 2, p. 13, "Keithsburg Happenings"
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