Obituaries - Amos ELDER
Amos A. Elder, 83, of Macomb, died at McDonough District hospital Wednesday of last week. He has been ill for the past five months.
Funeral services were held Friday at 3:30 p.m. at the Clugston Funeral chapel in Macomb. The Rev. Orval Bear and the Rev. DeWitt Ellinwood officiated and burial was in Forest Lawn Memory Garden.
He was born Dec. 26, 1885 at Bayliss, the son of Dele and Susan Curfman Elder. He was married Aug. 21, 1907 at Good Hope to Anna Grace Coder. He resided in Pittsfield for 15 years and moved to Macomb 10 years ago. He retired in 1951 from the Moorman Manufacturing Company at Quincy. He was a member of the United Methodist church, Masonic Lodge, Shrine, Quincy Consistory, Pittsfield Lions club, Rocking Chair club and Eastern Star.
Surviving are the widow; five children, Ted Elder of Leland, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Greer of Littleton, Dale Elder of Corpus, Christi, Tex., George Elder of Farmington, and Mrs. Luther (Dorothy) Rigg of Macomb; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
[Newspaper clipping sent to Russell A. Elder. Submitted by Marjorie Elder Goodrich]
Contributed by Marjorie Elder Goodrich