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Thursday, March 11, 2004

Oscar Jeffers, 90, of Cory, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at Harborside Healthcare Center.

He was born Oct. 18, 1913, in Perry Township in Clay County, the son of Lewis and Hattie Hofmann Jeffers. He graduated from Cory High School.

He was a member of the Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church. He was the district director for 39 years of the UDWI, the rural electric co-operative. He was a farmer in the Cory area.

He married Erma McCullough Jeffers; she preceded him in death on March 3, 2002.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Doris and Phil Spriestersbach of Terre Haute; one grandson, Doug Spriestersbach and wife Jill of Terre Haute; one granddaughter, Lynn Smith and husband Doug of Decatur, Ill.; two great-grandchildren, Reba Spriestersbach and Jodie Smith; and nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with the Rev. Max Brunton officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service.