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Obituaries - Elizabeth Sellers

The Peoria Journal STAR. Oct. 6, 1919, Peoria, Illinois.

Mrs. Elizabeth Sellers an esteemed resident of Peoria for fifty years passed away after a brief Illness.

Mrs. Elizabeth Sellers age 78 years passed away at her residence 116 Maywood Ave, at 9:55 o'clock last evening after an illness of two weeks duration.

Mrs. Sellers was born in McDonough County Ill., July 1, 1841, a daughter of James B. and Clarky ( Hays ) Tomberlin. Fifty years ago she came to this city, where she has since made her home.

In 1865 Mrs. Sellers was united in marriage with Asa M. Sellers, and to this happy union seven children were born. She leaves to mourn her great loss, five children - Thomas J.- Fred and George Sellers, Mrs. William Morris and Mrs. James Walkins all of this city.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Arcadia Presbyterian Church. Commitment will be in Springdale Cemetery

Contributed by Dennis Haun