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Urbana Daily Courier, Urbana, IL
Obituary of William Thomas Love

November 6, 1917

William Thomas Love

Thomas Love, son of Oscar and Mary B. Bickley Love, was born near Kinderhook, Ill., August 2, 1842. At the age of five years he accompanied his parents to Love's Mills, Va., and later took up residence at Castlewood Va. He served with the Confederate army during the last year of the war.

In 1869, Mr. Love moved to Pike county, Ill., and remained there until 1874, when he came with his sister and family to this county, settling on a farm in Philo township, four miles southwest of Philo. In 1900 he moved with his sister, Mary Frances Love, to the present home address in this city.

Mr. Love had ben afflicted with cancer of the bowels for about a year, and had been confined to his bed three weeks.

He is survived by two sisters, Mary Frances Love and Mrs. Susan Dickinson, both of this city, and one brother, S. W. Love, former mayor of Urbana, now of Pesotum. Mrs. A. A. Nyberg and Mrs. V. R. Williams are nieces.

The decedent united wih the Methodist Episcopal church at Quincy, Ill. in 1872 and since that time has been a faithful member of that denomination.

Funeral services will be conducted from the home, 6045 South Race street at one o'clock Thursday afternoon. Interment will be made in Mt. Hope cemtery.

[Issue of 11/7/1917.]

Burial Will be Made in Woodlawn

The remains of W. T. Love will be laid to rest in Woodlawn cemetery tomorrow afternoon, instead of Mount Hope, as announced yesterday. The funeral will be conducted at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon from the home, 604 South Race street.

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