Garrett Viles obituary

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Garrett Viles obituary - : : GARR ET A. V1LES DIES T CrvB War Veteran...
: : GARR ET A. V1LES DIES T CrvB War Veteran Was Employed ; in Illinois Central Shops For 30 Years. JOHN TACKWELL DIES I ; Charles G. Prettyman, 67, and k Sarali Williams, 62, Married Tuesday Evening. j CLJNTON, April 15 Garret A. Viles, jveterari of the civil war, died in . his jliome in this city yesterday of pneu-j.monia.He had been confined to his bed only nine days. He was born in Detriot, Mich., in 1S39 and with his parents moved to Champaign county, Illinois, at an early age. After this the family moved to Hudson and from there to Bloomington vhere Mr. Viles learned the blacksmith trade. In 1S61 he enlisted in a regiment which was organized at Blooming-ton and servied during the war with credit. Returns to Bloomington After the war he returned to Bloomington and in 1865 was there married to Hiss Catherine Neighbarger. With his wife he then went to Ncosha, Kan., where he lived for four years, later going tt Toneka, where they lived for some time before returning to Illinois and locating at Gilman. After residing for a short time in Gilman. Mr. Viles with his family moved to Clinton, where he was employed in the Illinois Central position for 30 years and was discharged only a few years ago on account of his age. Vlfe Survive Besides his wife, he leaves two sons William of Clinton-and Garret of Decatur. He also leaves one brother and one sister: Mrs. Jennie Brown of Colfax. III., and J. D. Viles of Cridley, 111. The funeral services will be held in the home, 1019 East Main street, where he had lived continuously for the past 35 vears. at 2:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon. Rev. E. K. Towle of the First Methodist church officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery. The members of the G. A. R. and W. R. C. will attend the funeral services In a body. John Tackwell Dies John Tackwell, residing near Lane, died yesterdav morning: at 2:30 o clock following- an illness of two weeks of pneumonia, iast October he suffered an attack of grip from which he never fully recovered. . He was born on a farm near Clinton in January 1873 the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Tackwell. In September, 1894 he was married to Miss .Laura. Spain-hour. He leaves his wife and one son, Carl, aged IS years, and nine brothers and sisters, Marion. Cleaveland. Theodore. William and Mrs. C. 0. Cope of Phillipsburg. Kan.. Melvln and Kay of Goodland, Kan.: Geneva of Waynes-ville and Nannie of Lane. He was a member of the - Christian church of Lane and was one of the principal workers. The funeral services will be held in Lane at 11 o'clock Wednesday morninsr and burial will be In Woodlawn cemetery. Frettymsm Williams) Charles G. Prettyman. 67. and Sarah Williams, 62 were married last evening- at 7 o'clock in the home of; Mr. and Mrs. George Reid. 509 East Julia street. Rev. Ralph Callaway of the First Christian church performed the ceremony. Both bride and groom are well known and well liked old people of Clinton. Mr. Prettyman having been a resident of this countv for over 40 years and one nf the vi'mt TioWltt county men to volunteer for service in the civil war. for

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  1. The Decatur Herald,
  2. 15 Apr 1914, Wed,
  3. Page 10

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