Obituary contributed by Sheila Cadwalader.
Seth Philander Ingram
Funeral Services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock for Seth
Philander Ingram, who passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Herschel B. Jones, in Carlyle.
Mr. Ingram was born in Hamilton County on March 23, 1848, and at the time
of his death was 87 years of age. For
many years he was a business man and general merchant at Thompsonville,
but for the past two years had made his home with his daughter.
Death was caused by a paralytic stroke suffered Wednesday evening.
The body was brought to Benton at 8
o’clock Sunday morning where it lay in state until the hour of the
funeral, which was held at the First Baptist church with Rev. J. Will
Howell of West Frankfort officiating.
It was taken to the Baptist church in Macedonia where old friends
might view it before interment in the Macedonia cemetery.
The Freeman Funeral Home was in charge.
Besides Mrs. Jones, he is survived by
another daughter, Mrs. Ruth Bethman of San Diego, California, and six
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