Ernest Easley Of Summum Dies

Ernest Easley, 72, of Summum, died at 9:55 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8, 1979, at Graham Hospital, Canton.

He was a retired carpenter and coal miner.

He was born Jan. 19, 1906, near Astoria, a son of Joseph and Dollie Trone Easley. He married Frances Scrogum May 7, 1927, at Lewistown. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Virginia Schisler of Walnut; one brother, Carl of Camp Point; three sisters, Mrs. Geneva Van Antwerp of Yates City, Mrs. Hazel Bankes of Creve Coeur and Mrs. Nina Derry of Morton; and two grandsons.

He was preceded in death by one sister.

He was a member of Summum Christian Church.

Funeral services were to be held at 1 p.m. this afternoon at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Collis Trone officiating. Burial was to be in Summum Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/10/1979

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