Arthur Robley, Sr. obit-p.8-Alton Evening Telegraph-11 April 1940
Simpson funeral home here and will I be there until time for the funeral i jat the Carrollton Presbyterian lor, Wilma. visited at Alton Saturday with Mrs. Clarence Denby and family. The first group of the Episcopal | church at 2 p. m. Friday. The Rev. , Guild held its meeting Monday eve! ning with Mrs. William H. Dams. ; Plans 'vere made for an entertainment to be given at a later date. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Middlekauft 1 entertained their daughter, Mrs. Kngene Parker, and Mrs. Hilbert Dubbledee, and husbands at dinner Sunday. The dinner was in honor of the birthday of Eugene Parker, Arthur Robley, 82, Eldred, Dies CARROLLTON, April 11—(Spe- rial)—-Arthur Robley, aged resident of Eldred, died «t his home there at 4:30 p. m. Wednesday, one day before his eighty-third birthday. He had been a resident of Eldred and vicinity his entire life. The body was brought to the Lyle D. Stone pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in White Hall cemetery. Robley was married 51 years ago to Gertrude Dayton, who survives him. He also is survived by the following children: Miss Gllda Robley of Chicago, Arthur jr., of Tell City, Ind., Ross of Springfield Mo., Lester of Mineola, Long Island, Yates of Eldred, Mrs. Hershel Hackley of Carrollton; and a sister, Mrs. Emily Glller, also of Carrollton. The United States Coast Guard maintains an academy for training its officers at New London, Conn. Major J. W. Powell made the first boat trip down the turbulent Colorado river, through the Grand Canyon, in 1869. Nevada contains more public domain than any other state.