Elva Florence (Whalen) Hand Rector
Florence Hand Rector Dies At Age Of 78 Years Mi-s. Florence Elva Hand Rector Rector died at 11:40 Sunday morning at her home, 1001 south Sixth street. She was 78 years and ten days of age. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Myers Chapel. The Rev. Ace Summers will officiate and burial will be in Famsworth cemetery, in Wayne county. The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. today. Mrs. Rector was bom December December 23. 1881 in Wayne county, the daughter of John and Mary (Maulding) Whalen. She was first married to Garfied Garfied Hand, who died in 1930. In 1949 she was married to Arley Rector, who survives. Mrs. Rector was a member of the Bethel Tabernacle. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Leonard Hand of Ivll. Vornon; tliree daughters, Noma PIKK of Mt. Vernon,. Pauline Gardner of Lima, Ohio, and Nadine Mayberry Mayberry • of WIdwood, 111.; four brothers, Vem Whalen of Bluford, Bluford, Roy Whalen of Rochelle, 111., Ed Whalen of Roxanna City, 111., and Robert Whalen of Wood River. III.; Four sisters, Laura McQure of Flint, Mich., Nora Jones of DeKalb, 111., Golda Guthrie of Peoria and Clara Loge of Mt. Vernon; 11 jjrand- children and 13 grreat grandchildren. grandchildren.