Alton Telegraph (Tuesday, 14 June 1991, page A-11 column 6):

EAST ALTON -- Lillie Mae Yowell, 91, died at 3:45 p.m. Monday, June 3, 1991, at home.

Born in Carlinville, April 24, 1900, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Christian) [sic] Pursey.

She married Mark Yowell on Oct. 5, 1921, in St. Louis. He died on July 17, 1955.

Surviving are a daughter, Frances Yowell of East Alton; and two sisters, Dorothy Sembell of Springfield and Mildred Wills of Hillsboro.

A son preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights, where services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Jack Brown will officiate.

Burial will be in Union Chapel Cemetery at Girard.