Richard Milford's brother, George

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Richard Milford's brother, George - Funeral Rites For Rev. Milford Funeral services...
Funeral Rites For Rev. Milford Funeral services were held Saturday Saturday at Old Stonington Baptist Church, near Taylorville, for the Rev. George E. Milford, 71, retired Baptist minister, who received his theological training at Shurtleff College, Alton. He was a brother brother of R. J. Milford, an employe on the college campus for -10 years, and of Charles M. Milford, Alton. Burial was in Old Stonington cemetery. cemetery. Taking part in the funeral riles were a number of Baptist minister minister from the Springfield district including the Rev. J. L. Springer, pastor of the Stonington Baptist Church; the Rev. C. A. Boyd of Springfield, assistant secretary of the Illinois Baptist State Convention; Convention; the Rev. F. C. Webber, moderator moderator of the Springfield District Baptist Association; the Rev. L. Clarke Grandfielti, pastor of Old StonlnRton Baptist Church. Musical selections were by Charles Nolan and Mrs. L. Clarke Grandfield. The Rev. Milford, who died Thursday, Jan. 15, at St. Vincent Hospital, Taylorville, had been a patient in the hospital since Dec 13. He had held pastorates at Litchfield, Litchfield, Hillsboro, Latham, Herrick, Herrick, Stonington and Cordova. Surviving five his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Fred Ward of Bethany, a son, Karl Melford. Herrick; Herrick; and the following sisters and brothers: Mrs, John Faulkner ami Marion Milford, Jcr.seyvillc; Charles and Richard Milford, Alton, Mrs. Emma Ash and Leslie Milford ol McCHisky. Among relative* from Alton and nearby places attending the funeral funeral were Mr. ami Mrs. Charles Milford, Alton; Mr. mid Mrs. M K. Dullng, Brighton; Mrs. F.nuiia Khoads, Alton, and Mrs. R. J. Faulkner, of Jerseyville. j

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 19 Jan 1942, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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