LEAD BELT NEWS, Flat River, St. Francois Co. MO, Fri. July 4, 1947
JESSE E. GIDEON
Jesse Elbert Gideon was born in Doe Run, Missouri on November 8, 1883, and passed away in the City Hospital, St. Louis, on June 28, 1947, aged 63 years 7 months 20 days.
Mr. Gideon had never married. He lived in Doe Run until 1900 when he moved to Elvins and later resided in Bend, Ore., and Boise, Idaho. Since 1917 he has made his home in St. Louis.
He is survived by four brothers: John Calvin Gideon of Bismarck; Homer Z. Gideon of St. Louis; Lehman Alfred Gideon of Farmington; and Luther M. Gideon of Greensboro, N.C.; three sisters: Mrs. Laura Alice Brown of Leadwood; Mrs. Ibbie Rapp of Farmington; and Mrs. Birdie Lamont of Flat River; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Sparks Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. Arthur R. Hicks, pastor of the First Baptist Church. Interment was in the Doe Run Cemetery.