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Mrs. Wm. HAUN Dies after Short Illness Thursday
[19 Apr 1928]

Maiden Name Was Sarah Elizabeth WALL, Aged 55 Years

Mrs. William HAUN died at her home north of Mt. Gilead at 7:45 p.m., Thursday following a short illness, although she had been in poor health for about a year. She was bedfast for about two days. She was aged 55 years, 3 months and 18 days.

Sarah Elizabeth WALL was born at Old Ripley, July 31, 1872, a daughter of Daniel and Louise MATHIS WALL. On October 22, 1893, she was married at the Wall home to Wm. HAUN, who survives her with four children, Mrs. Stacey PRICE, Marion Daniel HAUN, Guy Mathis HAUN, and Lois Lucille HAUN. Her parents are both dead. She is survived by two brothers, John WALL of Panama, and Wm. WALL of Cowden, and three half brothers, Dan W. WALL of Pocahontas, Perry WALL of Highland and Lee WALL of Greenville and by a half sister, Mrs. Alice METZER of Pocahontas, and by three grandchildren.

She leaves two step brothers, Ed WILKINS of Old Ripley and Chas. WILKINS of Erie, Pa. Mrs. HAUN was a faithful wife, a loving mother and a kind neighbor.

She was a member of the Mt. Gilead church uniting with the church eleven years ago, remaining a faithful servant until death.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p. m. Saturday at the Mt. Gilead church, the Rev. Wm. C. KREBS, pastor of the Greenville Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment was made in the Mt. Gilead cemetery nearby.

Among those from a distance who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Chas. STEVENS of Gillespie, Mr. and Mrs. Henry SCHMOLLINGER and daughter Pearl of Nameokl. Mr. and Mrs. Horace SCHMOLLINGER and Mr. and Mrs. Albert PETERSON and family of Edwardsville, Mrs. ___ BOWMAN and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. HAUN, Jr. at W___ River, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. WALL and family of Cowden and Mr. and Mrs. ___ WALL and family of Panama.

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Rev. A. D. HAWLEY performed the wedding ceremony of Milton H. PRICE of near Wisetown and Miss Stacy HAUN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. HAUN of near Old Ripley at his residence at 6:30 p. m., Friday. Mr. PRICE is a son of James W. PRICE. They will reside on a farm northwest of Greenville where they expect to go to housekeeping at once.


Miss Vera MERRY and Guy HAUN have surprised their friends in Greenville and vicinity by being married at Clayton, near St. Louis on Friday, January 7. The news of the marriage was only known by the immediate families and relatives until the last few days. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. MERRY and the groom is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. William HAUN, prominent farmers of near Greenville.

Mr. HAUN had been employed in St. Louis and Mrs. HAUN had been attending Brown's Business College there. They expect to come to Greenville in the near future and will make their home near here.


A. Nic SPIES, a prominent young farmer and school teacher of near Reno, and Miss Isadore HUNTER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. HUNTER of near Pocahontas, where married by Rev. M. C. POWERS at his home at DeWitt, Ill., on June 30th. Rev. POWERS is pastor of the Mt. Gilead church and the young couple went to De Witt to have him perform the ceremony. About fifty guests were present at the wedding.

The young couple have returned to their home and will make their home on a farm near Reno. The groom has been a successful school teacher for several years and has been employed to teach the Black Jack school the coming year.

A reception was given the couple at the home of her brother, Pearl A. HUNTER near Pocahontas Thursday evening, July 1st. About 150 guests were present. The dining room was tastefully decorated in gold and white. Music was furnished on the piano and guitar and ice cream and cake were served.

The couple were the recipients of many beautiful and useful presents.

Submitted 09 Jul 2011 by Dennis Haun

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