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Yount - Hannibal Catterson

Source: Covington Republican April 26 1912

Hannibal Catterson Yount was a son of Mathias V. Yount, who died in 1907, and Priscilla Catterson Young, who survives. Six children were born in the family, a brother dying in infancy, another brother, Napoleon, dying in Dec. 1889 at the age of 23, while three sisters, Mrs. Charles Moorehouse of Sterling, with whom the mother lives, Mrs. Charles Hole of Mellott at the old home, and Mrs. Roy Little of Urbana, Ill, survive and with their families were all present at the funeral and his bedside during his last hours. He was taken ill on Saturday night, April 13, with Bright's disease, grew worse rapidly and died Saturday evening, April 20, about 8:30 o'clock, aged 52 years, 8 months and 22 days. Medical skill did not save him. He was conscious almost to his last hour and wanted to life it but for a brief season as there was so much that he had planned before him. In his last hours as in life, he was solicitous for the care of his aged mother and his cherished sisters and gave many directions at times as to his wishes, which were observed as far as could be determined. Gradually but swiftly he fell into a comatose stare and the fluttering and stilled heart told that he slept peacefully. The body was prepared for burial by undertakers Kerr & son and lay in state Monday at Mr. Yount's own bachelor office home. It was removed to the M. E. church Tuesday morning at an early hour where it was viewed by the entire city schools, he having been a member of the School Board many years and was such at the time of his death, being a school man and always having the cause of education and the schools at heart, and by his many lodge brothers and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. E. W. Streeper were held at 9 a.m. in the church, the Masonic lodge attending as a body and officiating at the grave. In accordance with an expressed wish of the deceased at the time of Mr. Ed. Mayer's death, when Miss Ollie Tayler of Lafayette sand the solo, "Face to Face," she rendered the same most beautifully at the opening of his funeral services. Following the services here the cortege left at 10:30 for the Lutheran cemetery south east of Wallace, in Jackson township, the early home of the family, where services for the friends there were held at 2:30 p.m. in the Lutheran church, interment following in the cemetery, the Masonic lodge officiating..  -- bd ? (think so , thanks)

Source: Kingman Star Apr 26 1912

One of the most prominent attorneys in Covington, passed away in his room in that city at nine o'clock last Saturday night after an illness of only one week, his final ailment being Brights disease from which he had suffered many years. He was prominent in politics and in his departure the Democrats lose one of the "main spokes in the wheel." He is a native of Fountain county having spent his entire life in and about the county seat, where he has practiced law for a number of years. All hopes of his recovery was abandoned late Saturday evening when the attending physicians announced that his time on earth was but a few hours. His mother and sisters, together with a few of his near friends gathered at the home in the evening to await the parting hour. Funeral services were held at 10 o'clock Tuesday forenoon and it was one of the most largely attended funerals witnessed in Fountain county in many years. Interment was made in a cemetery near Wallace. -- from bd ?
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