VeteranPaul Spillers

Paul H. Spillers, formerly of Beardstown, died at 3 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1997, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

He was born in Browning, Sept. 26, 1909, a son of Homer D. and Ann Lancaster Spillers. He married Neva Cox on Nov. 1, 1942, at Kahoka, Mo. She preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers, Fred Spillers and Donald Spillers of Browning, and two sisters, Georgia and Mary Spillers of Peoria Heights.

Surviving are his niece, Winifred Spillers Douglas of Quincy, and his nephew, Fred L. Spillers of Beardstown.

He served with the United States Army in World War II, participating in the Africa, Sicily, Italy and Germany campaigns. He had been associated with his father and brothers in the ice and coal business in Browning. After the war, he worked at CIPS Company in Beardstown for over 30 years.

Services were held at Kline Funeral Home in Beardstown with burial in the Browning Cemetery.

 

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/5/1997

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