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Fields_Nell_Obit_1944 - IssNell Fields Buried at Sims With Alton...
IssNell Fields Buried at Sims With Alton relatives In attend; attend; mce, funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Sims, 111., [for Miss Nell Fields of that city Iwho for 20 years was a resident of ;Alton. Miss Fields, who was 52, [had been in failing health for the last 18 months, and her death occurred occurred last Thursday in the Mt. Vernon hospital where she had been patient for seven weeks. Mrs. PM. J. Oden of Alton, a sister of Miss Fields, had been at Mt. ,Vernon ,Vernon attending her from the time : ihe entered the hospital until her ieath. Miss Fields for a number of years .past operated a grocery and rest- liurant at Sims. After long residence residence in Alton, she had returned to Sims, her girlhood home, in 1934, ind, after death of her mother "there in 1936, decided to remain. While in Alton she had been em- .ployed by Western Cartridge Co. land Owens-Illinois Glass Co. Besides Mrs. Oden, Miss Fields Is survived by two other sisters, ; Mrs. Alonzo Shewmake, Harrisburg, and Miss Nadine Fields, Sims; and i three brothers, Russell and Curtis i Fields of Alton, and L. M. Fields, F Princeton, Ind. Miss Sims also ; leaves ten nephews and a niece ' who are in military service. Two other nephews who were able to • obtain leaves, served as pallbearers • at the rites Saturday.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 20 Nov 1944, Mon,
  3. Page 17

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