Irene Coates

Born: 09/01/1876
Greene County, IL

Died: 02/10/1966
Jalappa Cemetery
Kane Township
Greene Co., IL
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William Henry Antrobus
Carrollton, Greene County, IL

Father: Alfred Coates
Mother: Mary Monk

Emmet Franklin
Lester William

Louis Howard
Lucy Irene
Raymond Edward
Sadie Ruth

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          Mrs. Irene Antrobus, 89, widow of William H. Antrobus, died at 9:13 p.m. Thursday at Villa Terrace Convalescent Home where she had been a patient nine year.

          Before entering the nursing home she had lived at Alton Womans Home for 10 years.

          A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Coates, she was born Sept. 1, 1876, in Greene County.

          She was married to William H. Antrobus Nov. 22, 1895, at Carrollton. Her husband died in July of 1955.

          Mrs. Antrobus, who had lived in Alton since 1923, was a member of North Alton Southern Baptist Church.

          Survivors are four daughters, Mrs. Louis Ressler, Chandler Ariz., Mrs. Edith Cox, East St. Louis, Mrs. Lucy Clawson, Overland Mo., and Mrs. Ruth Brown, Piasa Chautauqua, three sons, Raymond E., Millican, Tex., Louis H., East Alton, and Harry , Flint, Mich. There are 24 grandchildren, 44 great, and 12 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, seven sisters, and two sons.

          The Rev. Kenneth Marshall will officiate at funeral services Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in Smith Funeral Home, Alton. Burial will be in Jalappa Cemetery, near Kane.

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Antrobus Burial in Jalappa Cemetery

          Following services Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in Smith Funeral Home, Alton, the body of Mrs. Irene Antrobus was taken to Kane for burial in Jalappa Cemetery

          The Rev. Kenneth Marshall officiated.

          Pallbearers were Kenneth Clawson, George Ressler, Robert Antrobus, Paul and Addis Monroe, and Howard Antrobus.




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