Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
April 16, 1908
Well Known Farmer of Veale Township Dies from Carbuncle
Jesse Colbert, farmer of Veale township died from a carbuncle on his neck at 3:20 Wednesday afternoon after 7 weeks of sickness. Mr. Colbert was born in Veale township May 8, 1857 & was the son of Asel Colbert, whose death occurred a few months ago. He was a brother of ex-recorder Friend B.Colbert & leaves 5 brothers & 4 sisters. He also leaves a widow & 7 children who range in years from 8 to 24. The widow was Miss Arretta Tucker of Veale township. The funeral services will be held at 2:30 Friday afternoon at Bethel Church. Burial in the Bethel graveyard. The Rev. Mr. Hoon will conduct the services.
Contributed by: Keith Thompson