Newspaper Unknown - Sept. 26, 1930

Mrs. Belle Z. M'Kown passed away at her home in this city Monday afternoon, September 22, 1930 after a lingering illness at the age of 73 years, 8 months and 22 days.

She was a daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. Samuel G. Zinn and was born near Stillwell, Hancock county, Illinois, December 29, 1856. On October 6, 1881, she was united in marriage to Rev. Charles F. M'Kown of the Illinois conference. Her husband preceded her in death in April 1922. She was the last member of her family to pass beyond, two brothers and five sisters having preceded her in death.

She is survived by an only son, Roy Z. M'Kown and two grandchildren, Elizabeth J. and Ruth J. M'Kown, all of Springfield.

Funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday afternoon, September 21, at 2 o'clock. Rev. J. T. Thomas of Springfield officiating, assisted by Rev. Paul J. DuBois of Athens.

Interment was made in the Hall cemetery.

Transcribed by:Bertha Emmett


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