NameDenver Edward Carlton

From:  The Southern Illinoisan, Carbondale, Illinois
Date:    October 1933  

Denver Edward Carlton, son of Samuel and Pearl Carlton, was born at Macedonia, July 27, 1899 and departed this life Sept. 30, 1933.

He was united in marriage with Ruth Anderson on Feb. 31, 1921, "with whom he lived happily until death separated their happy union. To the above union two children were born, Charles Dewain and James Edward, who sorrow at the untimely passing of their father.

Denver once made a profession of religion at the Macedonia church several years ago, but never united with any church. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Macedonia, #1128, also of the M. W. of A. Denver was of jolly disposition and was possessed of a gift of making friends, and has many that mourn his untimely and unexpected passing. He had chosen the profession of barber, and for a while worked at his trade at Macedonia, but for the last six years has engaged in that work at McLeansboro.

He leaves to mourn their loss, his broken hearted companion and two children, father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Carlton, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Kern, one brother, Donald Carlton of Benton, one sister, Mrs. Ada Alexander of El Paso. One sister preceded him in death. He leaves besides these relatives a host of friends, who mourn his passing. "Our loss is his eternal gain."

Funeral services were preached by Elder John B. Maulding at Macedonia. Interment in Macedonia Cemetery.