Petersburg Observer or Democrat, April 14, 1933
CULVER CLARY DEAD; ILL TWO YEARS
Death Occurred at Home Here Saturday Morning; Funeral Services Monday
Culver Clary, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Clary, died at the home of his parents here Saturday morning April 8, after an illness of more than two years, of tuberculosis. His health declined gradually for more than a year, and for the past year the decline had been rapid. For two weeks preceding his death, he had been confined to his bed constantly. He was almost twenty-six old.
Culver Vern Clary was born August 29, 1907 on a farm north of Petersburg, the only son of Hardin J. and Bertha Clary. He came to Petersburg with his parents while yet a child, and received his education in the schools of this city, remaining here until 1924 when he went to Springfield where he had employment until 1926, when he removed to Detroit where he remained until two years ago, when failing health compelled him to quit work and return here.
While in Detroit he met and was married to Miss Madge Lampley of West Frankfort, their marriage taking place on April 27, 1929. To this union was born one son, Jackie, aged two years.
Culver united with the Methodist Episcopal church of this city on February 1, 1920 and was a member of that church throughout the remainder of his life.
Surviving are his wife and son, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Clary, four sisters, Mrs. Alma Campbell, Mrs. Marie Rogers, Mrs. Faye Feagans and Miss Dorothy Clary, all of Petersburg, besides a number of other relatives and a great many friends.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon April 10 at 2:30 at the Methodist church, with Rev. C.B. Wagner officiating, assisted by Rev. E.L. Banta, pastor of the First Baptist church. Burial was in Rose Hill. Pallbearers were John Zink, Jr., Henry Dixon, Charles Swan, Donald Clark, Paul Borchert and Maynard Todd.
Transcribed by:John Feagans