This was originally published in the newspaper of Vandalia, IL, approximately the last week of December, 1939:
THOMAS J. ANDREWS
DIES AT HIS HOME
NEAR MULLBERKV GROVE
Thomas J. Andrews, father of Mrs. Murl Henderson of this city, who had been ill for three weeks with heart complications died at his home one mile south of Mulberry Grove December 17 at 3:30 in the afternoon. He was 74 years 3 months and 27 days old.
Thomas Jefferson Andrews was the son of Thomas and Eliza Elam Andrews, born in Fayette County August 20 1865. He left this county 40 years ago end moved to Bond County to the home where he died. He was married October 7 1890 to Mary Viola Carroll, who died April 18, 1936. He is survived by three sons. Murl. of Greenville; Wayne, of Libertyville; Glen, of Pleasant Mound Township, Bond county; two daughters, Mrs. Silas Crutchley, of Pleasant Mound; Mrs. Murl Henderson. of this city; and seven grandchildren.
The body was cared for at the Runells Funeral home in Mulberry Grove and then taken to the home of Mrs. Crutchley Monday afternoon where it remained until funeral services which were held Tuesday morning, 11 o’clock at the Christian church with Rev. Dellas Newby officiating. The body was brought to McInturff for burial.
Card of Thanks
To those who expressed their sympathy in so many beautiful and practical ways during our recent bereavement, the death of Thomas Andrews, we extend our heartfelt thanks.