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Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2016, at 1:14 a.m.

Charles Lansford, 67, Arkansas

Charles Edward "Charlie" Lansford, 67, of Mountain Home. Ark.,died July 12, 1992, at his home.
Services and burial will be private, and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Kirby and Family Funeral Directors of Mountain Home are in charge of arrangements.

Memorials: Hospice of the Ozarks, 21 Medical Plaza, Mountain Home, Ark.
Mr. Lansford was born July 29,1924. in Nemaha, Iowa. son of Charles and Edna Crubaugh Lansford.
He was a machine operator for the G.E. Plant in DeKalb. He was a volunteer fireman for
32 years, was a member of the DeKalb Moose Lodge, Mountain Home Eagles Lodge 3133
and the Catholic church and served in the Merchant Marines during World War II.
He married Frances Dillon on June 15,1973, in Aurora.
Surviving are his wife; daughter, Candis Flood of Sycamore; step-daughter, Micki Crow
of Mountain Home; sisters, Marie Kozuszek of Vandalia and Betty Pruett of Vass. N.C.


Infant Son Dies:

Dale Wayne, the infant son of Monroe and Myrtle LANSFORD, was born Apr. 18, 1931
and was wafted back to the angels that sent him July 9, age 2 months and 20 days. His stay on earth was short but his suffering was intense from birth and now the tiny soul is at rest. Besides the dear mother and father, he is survived by 2 sisters and 2 brothers, his grandmother, Mrs. Nancy GREEN, and several aunts and uncles. Safe in the arms of Jesus; Safe on his gentle breast; These by His love oer shaded; Sweetly thy soul shall rest.


MRS. ELLEN GARRETT DIES, "The Kinmundy Express" (Apr. 18, 1935)

Mrs. Ellen Garrett, widow of the late Willie Garrett, passed away Tuesday morning at 2 o'clock, at the home of her son, Mr. Selby Garrett, aged 68 years, 11 months, and 5 days.
The funeral services were held from the Selby Garrett home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Rev. L.V. Lovell, officiating. Interment was made in the Sandy Branch Cemetery.

Life History of Mrs. Barbara Ellen Garrett, "The Kinmundy Express" (Apr. 25, 1935) Barbara Ellen, daughter of Jack and Sarah Holt Lansford, was born in Foster township May 12, 1865, and entered into perfect rest at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Selby Garrett, six miles west of Kinmundy, April 16, 1935. At an early age she was converted at a revival meeting held at Doolen school house and later joined the North Fork Church and was a true and faithful Christian until death called her home.

She was united in marriage to James William Garrett, February 10, 1887, by the Rev. John Ballance. To this union were born five sons and three daughters: Selby, Berthol, Frank, Clyde, and Harold, who died in early childhood; Mrs. Hazel Livesay, Mrs. Esta Robb, and Mrs. Mamie Bassett. A little nephew, Edson Jones, was given the love and care of mother and father until his passing away at the age of eighteen years. For more than forty-seven years she and her husband lived in the old Garrett homestead sharing their joys and sorrows together. They spent five months in Colorado. After the death of the dear husband and father,
July 28, 1934, she made her home with her son, Selby and wife. During the summer months she passed some time with her other sons and daughters.

She has been in frail health for a number of years but was only confined to her bed for the past few weeks. All that loving hands could do to comfort her were administered, but the angels called her home to dwell with them.
She was a devoted wife, a kind and loving mother and grandmother. Their home was one where a hearty welcome awaited the relatives, friends and neighbors. The children have sustained the loss of a dear mother, the community a dear friends, but what is our loss is her gain.

Besides the sons and daughters, she leaves to mourn their loss, one brother, Monroe Lansford, of Arnold Chapel; three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Atkins and Mrs. Bertha Robb of Kinmundy, and Mrs. Cliffie Gillespie, of Vernon; twenty-two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Two little granddaughters, Clara and Isabel Garrett, are waiting to welcome their grandmother at the Heavenly Portals.

Funeral services were held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Selby Garrett, Wednesday, April 17, at 10:30 a.m., Rev. L.V. Lovell, officiating. Interment was made in Sandy Branch Cemetery.


Henry Monroe Lansford
Henry Monroe Lansford, 88, of Monticello, formerly of Foster township, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, at 1:15 a.m. in Kirby Hospital, Monticello.

He was born Oct. 4, 1884, in Alma, son of Jack and Sally Holt Lansford. He was united in marriage to Myrtle Green, July 31, 1918 in Vandalia. She preceded him in death in 1958. Mr. Lansford was a retired farmer.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Elayne Fields and Mrs. Doris Perkins, Monticello, and Mrs. Agnes Kuder, DeLand; three sons, Everett, Centralia; Theodore, Benton Harbor, Mich.; Orville, of Bement; two sisters, Mrs. Cliffie Gillespie, Vandalia, and Mrs. Bertha Robb, St. Louis, seventeen grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at 1:30 from the Linton Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Dulaney of Salem officiating. Burial was in Sandy Branch Cemetery.

Kinmundy Express (Dec. 7, 1972)


Isaac Lansford, 78 Dies At Son's Home May 9

Isaac Lansford, 78, died at 3:30 a.m Sunday, May 9, at the home of his his son Charles, one and one-fourth miles South of the Four Mile Prairie Christian Church, In Otego township.
He suffered a light stroke on Wednesday, April 28 and failed to recover from a second stroke Thursday, May 8.

Son ot the late John and Mary Ann (Hammel) Lansford, he was born Dec. 9, 1884 in Lone Grove, in which township he lived his entire life. He and Anna Smail, daughter of the late Willam and Sarah Smail, were married about 50 years ago. Mrs. Lanstord died in 1901, when the Family lived in St. Peter.

They had three children. Clara, now wife ot Otto Krause, Webster Grove,Mo. John Clinton, and
Charles, of Otego township. Mr, Lansford was again married in 1918 to Mrs. Fanny Conant Lansford. widow of Mr. Lansford's brother, Isom. There were no children from that Issue.
Her death occurred several years ago.

In addition to the daughter and two sons, he leaves nine grandchildren. One a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lansford is in his country's service overseas: two half-brothers. Herman, of near Brownstown and Vaden, Savannah: a step-daughter, Mrs. Nola Yund, Kinmundy: many nephews, and nieces and other relatives.

More than 50 years ago Mr. Lansford was employed by Johnston Bros., St. Elmo contractors, in the construction of the Chicago, Paducah & Memphis railroad, now known as Chicago & Eastern Illinois, which was built across the east side of the county through Avena and Lone Grove townships.
After the railroad had been completed he had opportunities a number of times to accept the foremanship, which ba declined, and finally retired from the St. Peter section crew at the age of 70 years.
Practically all his life was lived in the village of St. Peter where be accumulated a wide circle ot friends.
He held membership for many years with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday. May 11, at the Four Mile Prairie Christian Church, with the pastor, the Rev. Carl Gibson officiating.
Burial was m the family lot in the Old Loogootee cemetery.

Pall bearers were Julius Neubauer, Henry Rothe, Ben Lotx, Otto Scheer, George Boye,
and Charles J. Schaal.


Virgil Livesay

Virgil Livesay, son of Harvey R. Livesay and Mary Dow Chick, was born January 5, 1889 in Foster Township, Marion County, Illinois and passed away July 9, 1970 in Salem Memorial Hospital.

He was united in marriage to Hazel Garrett, March 8, 1916. She preceded him in death on August 24, 1966. To this union, two children were born: Irene (Mrs. Fred Gammon) of Kinmundy, and Darrell Gene of Decatur, Ill. Besides these he leaves four grandchildren: Frederick Gammon of Hempstead, New York; Tim Gammon of Kinmundy; Regina Livesay and Dean Livesay, of Decatur, Ill.; also a sister, Mrs. Joseph P. McGrath of Brentwood, Missouri.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 11, at 2:00 p.m. in the Linton Funeral Home with Rev. C.C. Lowe, of Vandalia, officiating. Burial was in Sandy Branch Cemetery.

Among those attending from out-of-town were Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Livesay, Regina and Dean Livesay, Richard Coombe and Mrs. Rex Butts, of Decatur; Mr. and Mrs. Don C. Jackson and Miss Darlene Jost, Clinton; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Gammon, Hempstead, New York; Mrs. Art Muehlhausen, Forest Park; Clarence Livesay, Granite City; Mrs. Maurice Smith, Vandalia; Mrs. Phyllis Jernigan and Miss Roberta Quayle, Vernon; Mrs. Frances Thompson, Patoka; Mrs. Rada Caldwell, Gerald Livesay, Keith Livesay, and Donald Livesay, Salem; Mrs. Lewis O'Dell, Marshall; and Harold Robb, Charleston.


We wish to thank all our relatives and friends for the many expressions of sympathy, for the beautiful floral offerings, for those serving dinner and for any other acts of kindness shown us during our bereavement.

Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Livesay and family

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gammon and family

Kinmundy Express (July 16, 1970)


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