William Greene obit
William Greene Dies at Age 65 William Greene, a resident of Wood River for the last 20 years, died at 10:45 a. m., Wednesday, at Edwardsville at the age o£ 65. His death culminated from a gradual decline due to a heart ailment which had troubled him for years and which recently reached an acute stage. A native of Rockbridge, born Oct. 19, 1871. Greene had followed railroad worl£ from early manhood until about 12 years ago. He had been employed by the old C. P. & St. L., also the Wnbash and C. & E. I. railroads. On coming to Wood River, he had worked as a construction construction foreman, and his last .employment, up to about two years ago when his health condition forced forced retirement, was as a night watchman for tho merchants. Greene's wife, Mrs. Effie Mcfcv tyre, died 12 years ago. They had been married in 1901 at Rock- bridge. Surviving him are three daughters, Mrs. Beryl White of East St. Louis, Mrs. Victor Pyle and Mrs. Wilbur Welsh ot East Alton; Alton; and /our sons, Theodore L., Robert, Pearl, and William Ureene, all of Kant Alton. Ha also leaves a sister, Mrs. William Bauer of Granite City, and two brothers, Samuel and Newt Greene of Wood River. Greene's body is at the Klunk funeral home in Alton, where the rosary is to be recited at 6:45 this evening. Funeral services are to be at 9 a. m., Friday from St. Bernard's Bernard's Catholic Church in Wood River to Greenwood cemetery in Alton. The cortege will move from the funeral home to the church.