RITES ON THURSDAY FOR JOHN P. PERISHO
John P. Perisho,
82 years old, life long resident of Edgar County, died at 6 o'clock last
evening at the family home, 430 west Madison street, his death being due
to complications, resulting from a fall two weeks ago, which effected
will be held from the home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, Dr. Jesse T.
Dodds pastor of the First M. E. church
officiating. Burial will be at Edgar cemetery.
the son of Harvey
and Elizabeth Ogden Perisho, was born September 16, 1849 in Symmes Township.
In 1916 he moved to Paris
from a farm ten miles west of Paris. On February 19, 1874 he was
united in marriage to Martha Morris, daughter of Jessie B. and Kitty Barnett
Morris, who survives, together with the following children: Mrs. Dessie
Conley, Mrs. Ruth Honnold, Mrs. E. O. Delap and Elbert Perisho, Paris;
Charles Perisho, Chicago and Mrs. Burr Honnold, Kansas.
are two brothers, W. W. Perisho, Paris and Abraham Perisho, residing west
of Paris, and one Sister, Mrs. Harlan Swango of Paris. There are
fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Mr. Perisho was
a Primitive Baptist and was formerly identified with the Modern Woodman
and Workman orders. He was a member of the Elks Lodge.
was the son of Hervey and Elizabeth Ogden Perisho)
Misspelled - should be Hervey Perisho.