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
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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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.