Green Lawn Abbey

Cones, George W.

George W. Cones
Born 3/17/1858
Died 1/15/1936

G. W. Cones Succumbs Following Stroke

Stricken with apoplexy at his office, Wednesday morning, Gorge W. Cones, age 78, president of the Cones Lumber Co., 450 West Broad Street, died six hours later in Grant hospital. He apparently was in his usual health when he left home Wednesday morning. Mr. Cones, who resided at 920 Bryden road, had been in business at the Broad street address for 50 years, first as a member of the Cones and Menefee Co. Following the death of Mr. Menefee a number of years ago, the business was incorporated as the Cones Lumber Co.

Surviving Mr. Cones are: His wife, Mrs. Ida J. Cones; a son, Robert B. Cones, secretary of the Cones Lumber Co.; two daughters, Mrs. John C. Prior, of 2005 Luka avenue, and Mrs. Henry R. Shaffer, Miami, Fla., and seven grandchildren. He was a member of First M.E. church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, at the Schoedinger chapel. The body will be placed in Green Lawn Abbey.
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Ida J. Cones
Born 10/5/1862
Died 1/4/1948