Alvis "Jabber" WINGO

Benton Evening News (Tuesday, 16 September 1975, page 7 column 1):

Alvis Wingo, Benton, dies Monday

Alvis "Jabber" Wingo, 67, of 1114 Anna Street, Benton, died unexpectedly Monday in Hamilton County.

A lifelong resident of Franklin County, Mr. Wingo was a retired coal miner. He last worked at Orient 5 mines, and was a member of local union 1284, United Mine Workers.

He is survived by his wife, Delia Shockley Wingo; two grandchildren, David and George Wingo; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Mary Ann Wingo, and a brother, Dallas Wingo, all of Benton.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gene Wingo, on June 9, 1972, and a daughter, Jane Ellen Wingo, in June, 1952.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Hobbs-Johnson Funeral Home in Benton.

The Reverend Stanley Joplin will officiate.

Interment will be in Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the funeral home after 6 p.m. today.