Voncille Tellie


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Posted Online: April 20, 2013, 7:55 pm
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Services for Voncille Tellie, 82, Davenport, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport, with visitation 10 a.m. to services. Burial is at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
She died April 16, 2013, at Genesis East, Davenport.
She was born Sept. 17, 1930, in East Moline.
Surviving are her siblings including, Rochelle Perkins, Josephine Dixon, Betty Boswell, Davenport, Stephanie Hall, Rock Island, Ernest Dixon, Davenport; aunt, Beverly Johnson, East Moline. She was preceded in death by husband, Willie Leon.












 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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