Edgar Lewis Wortham
Jun 21, 1898 – Jul 1, 1980

Dover -
Edgar Lewis Wortham, an 82 year old retired Indian Mound farmer, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital in East St. Louis, MO.  Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Anglin Memorial Chapel here with Maxie Milliken officiating.  Burial will follow in Smith Cemetery in Big Rock.  Mr. Wortham was born June 21, 1898 in Stewart County, the son of the late Robert Wortham and Ada Atkins Wortham.  Survivors include his widow, Lyda Manners; one son, Clyde Wortham, Dover; four brothers, Columbus, Earl, Woodrow, and Douglas Wortham; six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  Pallbearers will be Kenny York, Ross Bagwell, Dalton Bagwell, Gene Buchanan, Reed Wyatt and Troy Bagwell.

(Note:  Edgar Lewis Wortham’s mother, Ada Atkins Wortham, was a gg granddaughter of Rev. War soldier Lewis Atkins.)

Submitted by  Kyle, Melanie and David Atkins  on behalf of Louise Wyatt-  Thank you!


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