Hussy at 1854 Evergreen

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Hussy at 1854 Evergreen - REV, HUSSEY NOTED BAPTIST MINISTER, DIES Death...
REV, HUSSEY NOTED BAPTIST MINISTER, DIES Death Comes at Evergreen Avenue Home, . After Serious Illness Lasting Three Days. TRUSTEE OF SHURTLEFF Held Pastorates at Paria, Paris, Meiidota and Pott- tiac — Funeral Sunday Afternoon. The Rev. Slmeon^Husaey, one , ot the best knewn Baptist ministers,In Illinois,' died' this morning at 6 o'clock at his home, 1J5B4 Evergreen avenue, after an Illness ot three days of bronchial pneumonia. The Rev. Mr. Hussey was active until noon Monday, attending services Sunday at the College Avenue Baptist church, and business matters Monday. After returning home Monday 10 complained of not feeling well. A chill developed, which forced him to take to his bed. The Rev. Mr. Hussey was 78 years old and a native of Trowbrldge, England. At 14 years of age he qitft school and, went to work in a wholesale clothing house in London; He continued to attend the Night TaW- mclo school at the Rev. Charles H. Spurgeon Tabernacle, and.became: a Ifo-Iong personal friend .of that famous Baptist divine. Formerly a mem- of the Church.of England, the Rev. Mr. Hussey became a member if tho Baptist denomination. At 21 years of n'sfy, the Rev. Mr. Hussey came to America and located at Elgin, Illi, where he-worked in ho watch factory for three years. He then entered Shurtleff college. He >arnod him way through Shurileff, completing his academic course In two years and/his collegiate and divinity course in four years. Later the Rev. Mr. Hussey served for 20 years ns a member of thu Board of Trustees of Shurtleff. During his college coureo at Shurtleff, the Rev. Mr. Hussey served several churches In this section of I1U. nola us supply pastor, . and after graduation occupied pastorates at 1'ana, Paris, Mondota and Pontiac. Following his work as pastor, the Hev. Mr. Hussey served m< state missionary under appointment from the Illinois Baptist Slate Convention; In Ills work in the pastorate and as' State Missionary, the Rev. Mr. Hussey was instrumental in building several churches in Illinois. His acquaintance became so extensive that during his active work in the minis- fry lie was culled to Wny places to officiate at .funerals, and! to perform inarrlnge ceremonies. Quite recently the Hev. Mr. Hussey noted that he IMS officiated at marriages of the third generation. On May 26 last, Mrs. Hussey, whoso maiden name was Lucy Ellen -Nelson, passed on. since which time the aged minister has upon more than ono occasion remarked to friends that he felt his work .was finished and that ho would soon join his departed helpmate.: i Three children survive, Frank Nelson Hussey, a teacher in' the Grover- Cleveland High school, St. Louis; Miss Bertha Hussey, .dean of women nt tho State Normal School, Stevens Point, Wls., and Miss Ethel Hussey °t Upper Alton. Miss Bertha Hus- soy arrived in Alton this morning, half an hour after her father's death. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at -2 o'clbck\ from tne family residence with : tho Rev. Dr. David T. Maglll, pastor of the upper Alton Baptist church, officlat-'' cemetery. Invited, The burial will be in Oakwood " Friends; of the family are Candler arid Wife Reunited, Is Report By Assosciated Press. ATLANTA, Ga.,' Dec. 11 -Asa O. umcller. capitalist and founder, of the Cola Company, and his wife, whom he has been estranged tor several months, today were bceln- nine their domestic relations anew

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 11 Dec 1924, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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