Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa Thursday, November 6, l924
JAMES L., son of MR. and MRS. JEFFERY BINNING, was born in Delaware County, Iowa, March l2, l867; departed this life October 29, l924, being at the time of his death, 57 years, 7 months and l9 days of age.
MR. BINNING was united in marriage to ANNIE STEVENS, October l4, l890.To this union four sons were born, LEWIS and FLOYD, of Merna, Wyoming; LAWRENCE and ARTHUR, of Grand River, Iowa.
Coming to Decatur County 33 years ago and have lived on the home place for the past 25 years.MR. BINNING has been a great sufferer for the past l0 years, but has been patient in his affliction.He was a kind and loving husband and father and will be greatly missed in the home.
He leaves to mourn his departure, his faithful wife, four sons, one grandson, BILLY, three brothers, WILL H., of Hartley, Iowa; ED W., Osmond, Nebr.; GEORGE F., of Greeley, Iowa; one adopted sister, MRS. JOHN BRAMMER, of Des Moines.
Funeral services were held at the Maple Grove Church Friday, October 3lst at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. E.C. Vanderpool, of Lockridge, Iowa.Interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.
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