Harry D. WINGO

Benton IL Evening News (Saturday, 21 November 1964, page 1 column 7):

Funeral Services for Harry Donald Wingo, Jr., Monday

Funeral services for Harry Donald Wingo, Jr., 34, of Valier who was killed in an above-ground accident Friday morning at the Old Ben 24 mine northwest of Benton, will be held at 2 p. m., Monday, at the Second Baptist Church in Valier.

Rev. Ted Arview and Rev. Harold Conroyd will oficiate [sic] at the service. Interment will be in the Maple Hill cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Brayfield Funeral Home in Sesser after 7:30 p. m. today.

A workman at the mine, Mr. Wingo was struck by a steel form that was apparently moved by a wind gust while he was placing bolts in another form. He died about 45 minutes after the accident occurred at 10:13 a. m. yesterday.

He was born in Valier June 16, 1930, a son of Harry and Ethel Eckles Wingo, Sr., who both survive him. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Valier.

He is also survived by his wife, the former Audrey Haywood, a son, Michael Lee Wingo at home, three brothers, Arnold Wingo of Valier, Nolan Wingo of Elgin and Dale Wingo of Rt. 3, Benton and a sister, Mrs. Arlene Micheletto of Christopher.