Clay County


Geo. W. Malone, son of the late Patrick H. and Mary Malone, was born at Kalamazoo, Michigan, October 16, 1880. His early life was spent on a farm there; later he learned telegraphy; serving in the Philippine Islands, with U. S. Signal Corps for three years.

On December 1, 1906, he was united in marriage to Hattie Hudson, of Clay City, Illinois. He went to Chicago in 1912 where he lived until he was called to his reward, September 25, 1929.

He leaves a wife, four brothers and two sisters, Hattie Hudson Malone Frank, Fred, Berte, Henry, Mrs. May Caster, and Mrs. Belle Wonch, of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

He was a member of Siloam Lodge No. 780, A. F. & A. M., and Welcome Chapter, No. 679, O. E. S.

Services were conducted in Chicago, Saturday, September 28, at 4 p. m., under the auspices of Siloam Lodge No. 780, A. F. & A. M., and Welcome Chapter, No. 679, O. E. S.; his remains were then brought to St. Elmo, Illinois, where services were again conducted at the home of Mrs. Anna Hudson, under the auspices of St. Elmo Lodge, No. 769, A. F. & A. M., assisted by the Golden Rule Chapter, No. 278, O. E. S. He was then laid to rest in the beautiful Maplewood cemetery. His relatives from Michigan attended the services in Chicago. He was a kind considerate husband, and an affectionate brother, conscientious in all his dealings, and was patriotic. His honest dealings and cheerful disposition made for him a great circle of friends as was shown at the services Saturday in Chicago and Sunday in St. Elmo, where hundreds of friends came to pay their respects.

He will be sadly missed in his home and among friends.

Extracted 12 Jun 2017 by Norma Hass from 1930 Pictures and Biographical Sketches of the Business Men of Clay City, Illinois.

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