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16 January 2006

Obituary - Ethel Douglas

"A TRIBUTE published in the pages of THE TIMES COURIER Charleston, ILL. June 29 1978"

Memorial Obituary

Entered Into Eternal Rest Wednesday, June 28, 1978


HINDSBORO - Ethel Douglas, 81, a life long resident of the Hindsboro area, died at 3 a.m. Wednesday in her home.

Her funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Taber Funeral Home in Oakland, where friends may call from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in the VanVoorhies Cemetary.

Born Feb. 15, 1897, she was a daughter of John and Amanda Cravens Hanks. she was married to Ralph Douglas for over 60 years. He survives.

Other survivors include a son, H. Leon Douglas of Urbana; two daughters, Mrs. Joyce Seiz of Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Freda Roberts of Indianapolis, and 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, three sons, one brother and three sisters.

Mrs. Douglas was a member of the Gold Star Mothers.

In Memory of
Ethel M. Douglas
Feb. 15 1897 June 28, 1978

Saturday, July 1, 1978
1:30 O'Clock P.M.
Taber Funeral Home
Oakland, Illinois

Rick Grace

Mrs. Margaret Taber
"In the Garden"
"How Great Thou Art"

Casket Bearers
Tom Seitz
Bob Douglas
Charlie Douglas
Rick Douglas
Chet Roberts
Chris Roberts

VanVoorhis Cemetary
Hindsboro, Illinois

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