Wyoming.—Simeon Arthur Graves, 85, of Wyoming, died at 2:20 p.m. Friday
in Methodist hospital, Peoria. He had been a patient there nine days
after falling at his home fracturing his hip.
will be held at 2:30 CST Sunday in the Wyoming Congregational church,
with the Rev. Joseph Carroll officiating. Burial will be in the Wyoming
Cemetery. The Cox Memorial Home had charge of arrangements.
of Benjamin F. and Mary E. Webber Graves, he was born July 10, 1871 in
Essex township. A lifelong resident of this area, he attended local
schools and followed the occupation of farmer. He was married Feb. 22,
1894 to Susan Cornall. She died in 1945.
Surviving are two daughters,
Mrs. Geneva Dixon and Mrs. Emma Lloyd King, both of Wyoming; five
grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one brother Quincy Graves,