Thursday, May 13, 1954
OBITUARY ~ JOHN ADAM WALL
John Adam Wall, son of Adam and Polly Wall, was born on a farm near Grant
City, Mo., May 9. 1870 and departed this life at his home in Clearfield May 6,
1954 at the age of 83 years, 11 months and 27 days.
On May 17, 1888 he was united in marriage to Cora L. Stanbus at Grant City.
They established their home nearby. To this union were born five sons and four
daughters. Two sons, David and Don, preceded the father in death.
Surviving are the three sons, Orville and Otis Wall of Clearfield; Floyde Wall
of Shenandoah; also the four daughters, Angle Waugh, Afton; Fern Lourie, of
Convay; Hazel Nelson, Roswell, N. M.;
and Frieda Snoenhair, Creston.
The family lived near Grant City until 1911 when they moved to Ringgold
County, Ia., near Diagonal. Mr. Wall later operated a produce house until they
moved to Lenox. The past eight years have been spent in Clearfield.
He was a faithful and consistent member of the Christian church from his
youth. He was a loving husband, father and enjoyed visiting with friends. He
was preceded in death by his parents. two sons and one sister.
Surviving besides the wife and children are 16 grandchildren,20 great
grandchildren, 2 nieces and 2 nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services. Rev. Wm. Howes officiating, were held Monday at Clearfield
Christian church with burial in Lenox cemetery.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011
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