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"Ben Lawhorn," obituary, The Peoria Journal Star, 11 May 1995, sect. D, p. 6; subscription database, ObitsArchive.com,



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  • Title "Ben Lawhorn," obituary, The Peoria Journal Star, 11 May 1995, sect. D, p. 6; subscription database, ObitsArchive.com,  
    Short Title Illinois. Peoria. The Peoria Journal Star. 11 May 1995 
    Publisher http://www.obitsarchive.com : accessed 14 April 2005 
    Call Number Obituary: LAWHORN Ben 
    Repository Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) 
    Source Type online obituary 
    Source ID S50 
    Text Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - May 11, 1995

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    Deceased Name: BEN LAWHORN

    WALNUT -- Ben C. Lawhorn, 77, of 512 Ross St. died at 12:50 p.m.

    Tuesday, May 9, 1995, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

    Born Sept. 1, 1917, in Anchor to James Levi and Rosetta Coats Lawhorn, he married Loraine L. Decker on Feb. 16, 1938, in St. Louis. She died Feb. 8, 1986. He also was preceded in death by one son, Wilbur L. Lawhorn.

    Surviving are one son, Ben C.J. of Poplar Grove; one daughter, Mrs. Glenn (Betty) Bunger of Kirkland; seven grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; one brother, Virgil Lawhorn of DeKalb; one sister, Freida Tubbs of Tucson, Ariz.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was a farmer in the DeKalb area until 1960. He worked for Amoco Oil Co. for about 20 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Farm Bureau, Walnut Senior Citizens, Illinois Sheriff's Association and Walnut Chamber of Commerce.

    He was a member of Mayfield Congregational Church in Sycamore, where services will be at 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Nancy Foellmer will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Burial will be in Mayfield Congregational Cemetery in Sycamore.

    Memorials may be made to Walnut Rescue Unit or his church.

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    Peoria Journal Star, The (IL)
    Date: May 11, 1995
    Edition: ALL
    Page: D6
    Record Number: 0000161130
    Copyright (c) 1995 The Peoria Journal Star, Inc. 
    Linked to LAWHORN Clifford Benjamin, Sr.