Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
ALEXANDER, Pearl Caroline (APPLE) 79  Greenville IL  Greenville Advocate  Jul 1959  Dorothy Scott Falk 

Mrs. Pearl Alexander

Dies At Daughter's Home Here

Funeral Services To Be Held Friday; Interment at Duncan

Greenville Advocate about Jul 23 and Jul 28, 1959

Mrs. Pearl Caroline ALEXANDER, 79, widow of Richard Alexander, formerly of Keyesport, died at 9 p.m. Tuesday, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Richard SWARTZ, 1400 S. Second St., in this city. Mrs. Alexander had been in failing health for several years but seriously sick the last three weeks.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2p.m. Friday at the Donnell Funeral Home, the Rev. R. E. Wills of Patoka, officiating. Interment will be in Duncan cemetery.

Mrs. Alexander was the daughter of the late Richard J. and Emma (KESNER) APPLE and was born in Tamalco township, October 3, 1879, being aged 79 years, nine months and 18 days. She was married to Richard Alexander, October 19. 1898 at the home of her parents. Following their marriage they lived in Tamalco community, then moved to Clinton county for a time, later moving to Keyesport where Mr. Alexander passed away November 18, 1942. She is survived by four sons, Ransom Alexander of Joliet, Roy Alexander of Tamalco, Wayne Alexander of Brighton and Burl Alexander of Rosewood Heights, East Alton; two daughters, Emma, Mrs. Virgil DURELL of Roxana; Merle, Mrs. Richard Swartz of Greenville and three sisters, Miss Octa Apple and Mrs. Cressie DIXON of Clinton county, Mrs. Harley HORD of Boulder and two brothers, Clay R. Apple, Greeley, Colo., and Erwin K. Apple of Morton. Two brothers, Jacob V. Apple and Dean Apple have preceded her in death. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren (rest of article missing)

Services For Mrs. Pearl Alexander Are Held Friday Afternoon

..Pallbearers were William and Truman WHERRITT, Harold and Freeland Apple, Erwin EDWARDS and Bryan MILLS.

. Among those from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Apple and Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Alexander of Joliet; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Alexander and son Richard of Brighton; Mr. and Mrs. Burl Alexander and Mrs. Renna Apple and daughter of East Alton; Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Durell and daughter Ruth and son David of Roxana; Mr. and Mrs. Sam PARTON and daughters Shirley, Joyce and Diana of Kankakee; Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Apple, Mr. and Mrs. F. L. YAEGER and sons Ricky and David of Morton; Mrs. Harley Hord and Mrs. Lillie Hord of Boulder; Mrs. Raymond DUKE and Mr. and Mrs. Robert WORTMAN of St. Louis and Mr. and Mrs. Erwin EDWARDS of DeLand.  

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