Petersburg Observer December 31, 1909

Death of Lucinda Jane Killion.
Died - at her home near Greenview on Monday, December 27, 1909. Lucinda Jane Killion age 84 years 7 months and 23 days. She was born in Fleming county, Kentucky, May 4, 1825; and came to this vicinity Oct. 23, 1826 with her parents, being among the earliest settlers of Menard county. She was married to Samuel Powell, to which were born two children George and a daughter who died in infancy.

She was married the second time, in 1848, to Jacob Killion, who still survives with her, five children, Mary and Lou of Greenview, Mrs. Willanne Knoles of Cherryvale, Kan., Rachel Hornback of Breckenridge, Mo., and Mrs. Kate Rodgers of Oakland, Ia.

She united with the Christian church at Sugar Grove on February 16, 1840, and lived a consistent Christian life.

Funeral at Greenview Thursday morning at 11 a.m., conducted by Elder C.E. Smoot. Burial at Lebanon.

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