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28 February 2006

Obituary: Jerry Douglas

Jerry Douglas was my wife's father. This obituary is from an unknown newspaper.

Jerry Douglas
HINDSBORO - Jerry D. Douglas, 38, of Charleston, formerly of Hindsboro, died Saturday (Feb. 21, 1976) at home.

Funeral services willb e at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Taber Funeral Home, Oakland. Burial will be in VanVoorhis Cemetary, north of Hindsboro.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Douglas was born July 28, 1937 at Hindsboro, a son of Ralph and Ethel Hanks Douglas. He married Sharon Dunn March 12, 1960 at Redmond.

Surviving are two daughters Nancy Carol and Amanda Jean, and a son Jerald Andrew, all of Charleston; his parents, Hindsboro; two brothers, Bill, Hindsboro and Leon, Urbana; and two sisters, Mrs. Joyce Seitz, Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Frieda Roberts, Indianapolis, Ind.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, a brother, and a sister.

He was a member of the Hindsboro United Methodist Church, Mattoon Moose, and was an engineering technician for the Illinois Division of Highways, Paris.

Below is a memorial card handed out at his memorial service

In Memory of
Jerry D. Douglas
July 28, 1937 Feb. 21, 1976

Wednesday, February 25, 1976
1:30 O'clock P.M.
Taber Funeral Home
Oakland, Illinois

Rev. Arthur Scott
Rev. Donald Lemkau

Mrs. Robert Juriga
"Amazing Grace"

Howard Johnson Jerry Edgar
Tom Mood Dave Morgan
Jerry Shields Richard Dunn

VanVorrhis Cemetary

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