Obituaries - John A. WORTHINGTON
Macomb Daily Journal, Friday, March 23, 1973 - John Worthington, Good Hope, Dies
Who: John A. Worthington, 74, of Good Hope. Died: 2:57 a.m. Friday at McDonough District Hospital. Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday at Corman Memorial Home in Roseville, the Rev. James Weiss officiating. Born: Dec. 12, 1898, in Holdridge, Neb. Parents: Andrew and Teresa Irons Worthington. Married: Mabel Marie Cross on July 20, 1920, at Bushnell; she is deceased. Survived by: five sons, Kenneth and Keith, both of Roseville, John J. of Spokane, Wash., Frank of Good Hope and Lyle of Little York; eight daughters, Mrs. Lucille Hagemister of Harvard, Neb., Mrs. Bernice Sutton of North Highland, Calif., Mrs. Fern Woodworth and Mrs. Bernadine Bankes, both of Macomb, Mrs. Lodema Fawcett of Bartonville, Mrs. Joyce Brewer of Abindon, Mrs. Shirley Simmons of Roseville and Mrs. Linda Looper of Avon; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Schirber of Bancroft, Iowa; 50 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by: one grandchild, seven sisters and two brothers. History: After moving from Nebraska at the age of three, Mr. Worthington resided in Brown County and McDonough County. He was a member of the Macomb Elks Club and he attend the Swan Creek United Methodist Church.
Contributed by Eileen Harper Worthington