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Name: Harlan Charles VALLERY
Newspaper: Journal-Courier, Jacksonville
Date of Newspaper: January 13, 2003
Submitter: Marcia Cox
Harlan Charles Vallery - 1922-2003 - Rushville
Harlan Charles Vallery, 80, of Rushville, and formerly of Beardstown, died early Sunday morning, Jan. 12, 2003, at the Culbertson Long Term Care Facility in Rushville.
He was born August 10, 1922, in Cass County, the son of Charles and Agnes Hale Vallery. He married Mildred L. Rohn Oct. 3, 1942, in Palmyra, Mo., and she survives.
He is also survived by two daughters, Nancy Gish of Beardstown and Janie (husband, Jim) Malcomson of Rushville; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one brother, Clyde (wife, Peggy) of Tucson. He was preceded in death by one son, John; and two sisters, Edith Danner and Jean Cody.
Mr. Vallery was a World War II Navy veteran. He was the 16th man assigned to the new ship USS Intrepid. He retired from General Dynamics Freeman United Coal Mine in 1984 after 10 years of service. He was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown, the Beardstown Moose and the Beardstown American Legion Post 605. He enjoyed woodworking and making items from metal.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown, with burial at Beardstown City Cemetery with military rites by Guthrie Pierce VFW Post 1239. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Wood-Roby Funeral Chapel in Rushville and one hour prior to the service at the church Wednesday. Memorials are suggested to the Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice
Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent online to the family at [email protected].