Pearl Burrell


The Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois, July 4, 1967

Kilbourne--- Mrs. Pearl Burrell, 80, of Kilbourne, died at 5:40 a.m. yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Springfield.

She was born in Mason County, Oct. 20, 1886, the daughter of James B. and Mary Ellen Butler Sarff. She was married to Samuel Burrell June 20, 1906, at Havana, and he died May 9, 1919.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Grace Sisson of Kilbourne, and Mrs. Mary B. Smith of Bath; Two grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Sophronia Butler of Havana, and Mrs. Esther Ingram of Chandlerville; and one brother, Paul of Bath.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hurley Funeral Home, Havana, the Rev. William J. Boston officiating. Burial will be in Snicarte Cemetery near Bath. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

She was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church at Snicarte, and the Royal Neighbors of America there.

Contributed by: Sherry McCullough


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