MAY 19, 1949
Last Rites Held for John C. Halsey             			

J C Halsey died Sunday at 4 a.m. in the Lowell Nursing Home in El Paso,Il.
following an illness of two years.  He was 83 years of age.  He was 
born August 25, 1865 in DeWitt County, son of Alexander and Mary Halsey.
He married Sarah Iseminger of Heyworth.  She preceded him in death.  Mr.
Halsey farmed near Heyworth and also operated a Hotel and restaurant in

Surviving are: a daughter, Mrs. Nellie Gambrel of Winnebago, Il., three 
sisters:  Miss Minnie and Miss Anna Halsey of Heyworth and Mrs. Etta Cruse
of Burbank, Calif, and a brother, O. A. Halsey of Bloomington.  Mr. Halsey
was a member of the Presbyterian Church.  Funeral services were held 
Tuesday afternoon in the Carmody Funeral Home, Bloomington.  Burial was in
Heyworth Cemetery.
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