Ann Butler, widow of the late Charles Oscar Bannister, passed away at
her home north of Wilsonville on Sunday, March 11th, after a short
illness, in her 67th year. She was born at Courtland and about
thirty-six years ago married Charles Oscar Bannister, who predeceased
her eighteen years ago.
Those left to
mourn are two sons, Claude of Oakland, Harold of Conrad, Montana, and
one daughter, Mrs. Evan Cross of Brantford; also four brothers, David
Butler of Winnipeg, Charlie and Will Butler of St. Thomas, and Wesley
Butler of Courtland; two sisters Mrs. Albert Gorton of Port Arthur and
Mrs. Joseph Roberts of Oakland.
service will be held at the residence of her son, Claude Bannister,
Oakland, on Thursday, March 15th, at 2.30 p.m., and will be conducted by
Rev. H. Wilson, pastor of the Wilsonville United Church, of which Mrs.
Bannister was a faithful member. Interment will be made in the Oakland
cemetery. The pallbearers will be Messrs. Geo. Hilborn, Henry
Westbrook, Wallace Westbrook, Alam Barnes, Wesley Kelly and Arthur