Obituaries and Death Notices
J. W. WILLIS -- Iola
Register -- Saturday Eve., May 29, 1909
J.W.WILLIS IS DEAD
John W.WILLIS died at the home of his son, Samuel L.WILLIS, of 310 North Cottonwood street yesterday afternoon after an illness of about three months with acute stomach trouble. During the three months' illness Mr. WILLIS suffered intensely and death came as a relief.
The deceased was 76 years of age at the time of his death and had been a resident of this county for the past twenty-three years. He was born in Kentucky and removed from that state with his parents to Illinois at an early age. Practically all his life in this county was spent on his farm near Bayard. During the past seven months he has made his home with his son, S.L.WILLIS of this city. he is survived by two sons, S.L. and J.A.WILLIS, proprietors of the "Cheap Charley" furniture store on North street.
The funeral services will be conducted from the Fairview church northeast of Bayard tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock. The interment will be made in Fairview cemetery. Rev. Sutton of Toronto will preach the sermon.
Submitted by Nancy J. Willis
903 N Kentucky, Iola, Kans. 66749