Corda Belle Kemp Harvey

This obituary was submitted by Dan Houser

Harvey, Corda Belle Kemp
Died November 21, 1948, Pilot Knob, Indiana

Pilot Knob - Corda Belle Kemp, daughter of G.B. and Minerva Wiseman Kemp, was born October 25, 1870, at Alton, and died November 21 at the age of 78 years.

She was married to Josiah Harvey. To this union were born three daughters and four sons. Her husband and two sons Virgil L. and Herman, preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, Harry Harvey, of Milltown, Route 1; Kedric Harvey, of Michigan City; three daughters, Mrs Ressie Harvey, of Lovington, Ill.; Mrs Belle Parde, of Richmond, Ind.; Mrs Eleanor Rogers, of Monticello, Ill.; 12 grandchildren, four great grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs Minnie Newkirk, of Chenoa, Ill., and Mrs Edna Ridge, of Alton.

In early life she became a member of the Deuchars Christian Church. After moving to this community, she attended the Pilot Knob E.U.B. Church as long as her health permitted.

Mrs Harvey maintained her own home as long as possible. She spent the last few months of her life in the home of her son, Harry.

Funeral services were held on November 23 at the Pilot Knob E.U.B. Church, with burial in the El Bethel cemetery. The Rev Robert Poindexter, of Marengo, officiated.

Card of Thanks - We wish to extend our sincere thanks to everyone who assisted in any way during the illness and at the death of our mother, Corda Belle Harvey. The Family.