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BROTHER OF LOCAL MEN DEED AT DLLMO MONDAY George E. Romine, brother of j Asa and Charles Romine of Sikes- j ton, died of a heart ailment 6:15 o'clock Monday night at a week's illness. Mr. Romine was born November November 9, 1878, near Mattoon, 111., and lived there until he was 16 years old, when he moved to Southeast Missouri. He worked as a carman for the Cotton Belt Railroad for 20 years and later followed the carpenter trade. For various at the past nine years he has been janitor at the Illmo grade school. He is survived by his widow, four children, Harold Romine of Milford, 111., Glenn Romine of Anna, Anna, 111., Earl Romine of Illmo, and Mrs. Earl Gibson of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Asa and Charles Romine of Sikeston, and nine grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Illmo Christian church at 2:00 o'clock yesterday afternoon with Rev. S. L. Spear, pastor of the Illmo Baptist Church, in charge. Interment was made in Lightner Cemetery. j

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  1. The Sikeston Herald,
  2. 30 Oct 1941, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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