Source: The Greenville Advocate 06/13/1956
John Meriday MAHON
J.M. Mahon, 82 Dies Suddenly at Home Here
Funeral for native of Fayette County on Tuesday afternoon
John Meriday Mahon (John Meriday Americus Demerit
Mahon), 82, a resident of Greenville for more than 30 years, died
suddenly at his home, 425 East Vine Avenue at 10:15 p.m. (D.S.T.) Sunday. Mr. Mahon had been in failing health for the
past year and had been hospitalized 3
times during that period. For the past 5 days he had not been feeling as well as usual. Sunday night he went into the bedroom
and lay down on the bed to rest. A short time later his wife went into the room and found him. A physician was summoned
but he was past human aid.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Donnell
Funeral Home at 2:30 p.m., Tues., the Rev. Carl H. Mitchell, pastor of
the Methodist Church officiating. Intermint will be at Mt. Auburn Memorial Park.
John Merida Mahon, son of Henry Dennis and
Elvira (Pryor) Mahon, was born March 31, 1874 in Lone Grove Township,
Fayette County and was aged 82 years, 4 months, and 12 days. He followed the occupation of farming in his early life and on
August 29, 1899 he was married to Miss
Nellie Stephens, at the home of her parents, near Loogootee. They lived on the farm until 1904 when they moved to
Loogootee where he operated a furniture store and was a funeral director. Later he was interested in a general store with his
brother-in-law, in Loogootee under the firm
name of Mahon & Hamilton. Still later he was in business in St. James with his brother. They moved to Meridian, Cal. in
1917 where they lived 2 years and then moved back to Fayette County. In 1923 the family moved to Greenville where Mr.
Mahon was employed at the Greider Bakery and its
successors for 17 years. He later worked at the Eakin Locker plant until he retired in 1954.
Surviving are his wife, 1 son, Gerald L., of
East St. Louis, 3 daughters, Emogene, wife of Fred Baker of Beckemeyer;
Lucille, wife of Verne E. Spratt of this city, and Lorraine, wife of Edward H. Loyd of Vandalia; seven grandchildren, 2 great
grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Asceola (Osceola) Hamilton of Vandalia. A son Glen Everett died in infancy as did a sister,
Prudence. 5 brothers "K", "B", Thomas, Rollin, and Jackson have preceeded him in death.
Source: Unknown.....Sunday, October 17, 1993
Clarence Eugene MAHON
Brownstown- Clarence Eugene Mahon, 90, of Brownsburg, Ind., formerly of Brownstown, (IL), died at 12:50 a.m. Saturday,
Oct. 16, 1993, at Brownsburg Health Care Center.
Mr. Mahon was born in Otega Township in Fayette County on Sept. 23,
1903, son of Zebedee Esaw and Susan (Nash)
Mr. Mahon was a member of Parkview Free Methodist Church in Vandalia
and was a retired farmer and carpenter. The Rev.
Ward Sussenbach will officiate at funeral services at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Interment will follow
at Zion Cemetery near Brownstown. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. Tuesday until time of services.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice and will be accepted at the funeral home.
Source: Unknown .... Nov. 18, 1995 .
Dennis Vincent MAHON.
Dennis Vincent Mahon, 81, of St. James died at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 1995, at Lutheran Care Center, Altamont.
Family graveside services were feld Tuesday morning at Stein-Stine Cemetery,
St. James, with the Rev, Elmer Hunsaker
officiating. Burial was in Stein-Stine Cemetery. May Funeral Home, St. Elmo, was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: St.
James Free Methodist Church.
Mr. Mahon was born April 14, 1914, in St. James, son of Rollin and Meda Hoover Mahon. He lived in St. James all of his
life and was a farmer. He was a World War II veteran and a member of the Fayette County Farm Bureau.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roland.
Eber E. MAHON
Eber E. Mahon, 83, Dies in Chicago, Wednesday
Funeral services for Eber E. Mahon, 83, a former Fayette county resident, were conducted at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Beck's
funeral home at Bloomington.
Mr. Mahon, a retired pharmacist, was the son of the late Jeduthan and Ruth Mahon, pioneer settlers on Hickory creek at what
is known as Old Loogootee, in Wheatland township, this county.
His boyhood days were spent on the farm. Upon reaching adulthood he entered college and graduated in pharmacy in which
profession he was engaged until retirment a few years ago. He located in Decatur in 1930 and lived there most of the last 11
years. His death occurred Monday afternoon in the home of a daughter,in Chicago, with whom he shared
a home a portion of his declining years. Besides the daughter, Mrs. Loberg, he leaves a son.