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The Sterling Daily Gazette
Friday, March 18, 1983; A6;1
PROPHETSTOWN – Mallory Hull, 68, died early this morning at Community General Hospital, Sterling.
Private graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown, with the Rev. Bruce Janes, pastor of the United Methodist Church, officiating. There will be no visitation.
Mallory Hull was born on Dec. 16, 1914 in Kansas City, Mos., the son of Harvey C. and Maysie (Hill) Hull. He graduated from Prophetstown High School in 1832 and attended Illinois Wesleyan University in 1933-34 where he was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.
On May 29, 1942 he married Laura Hellier of Prophetstown in the Hollywood Presbyterian Church, Hollywood, Calif. They lived in Hollywood until 1946 when they returned to Prophetstown. He was employed as credit manager for the Elipse [sic - Eclipse] Lawn Mower company until 1960 after which he worked for General Electric Company, Morrison, as an expediter. He is a member of the Prophetstown LIONS Club, the Loyal Order of the Moose, Sterling and a member of the board of directors of the Prophetstown-Lyndon Alumni Association.
Survivors include his wife, one daughter, Cynthia Holldorf, Prophetstown, one son, Douglas M. Hull, Prophetstown and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Sterling Gazette, Sterling, IL
Tuesday, May 19, 1942; 7;2
Miss Florence Heller, R. N., plans to leave Thursday for California where she expects to spend two weeks. She will accompany her sister, Miss Laura Heller of Prophetstown, whose marriage to Mallory Hull, formerly of Prophetstown, will take place I that state. Miss Heller expects to visit her sister Wilma and brother, Robert Heller, in Los Angeles and Hollywood, also Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hickcox, former Erie residents who now reside in Hollywood.
Saturday evening Miss Hellier’s [sic] sister, Mrs. Joseph Leslie of Cairo, arrived in Erie and on Sunday they with several other members of the family were dinner guests at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Heller, in Prophetstown. Mr. and Mrs. Abe Martin of Dixon were afternoon visitors at the Heller home. ***end***
The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, IL
June 1; 1942, 8; 2
The marriage of Miss Laura Heller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Heller of Prophetstown and Mallory C. Hull, only son of Harvey C. Hull, and Mrs. Maysie Hull of Prophetstown, was solemnized at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 29, in the First Presbyterian church in Hollywood, Cal. The Rev. Dr. Joseph P. Hicks performed the ceremony. The attendants were Miss Florence Heller of Erie, sister of the bride, and John H. Reimert, a roommate of the bridegroom. The bridegroom’s father, H. C. Hull of this city, was present at the ceremony.
A wedding dinner and reception was held, following the ceremony at the home where the bridegroom lived since he has been in California. The happy couple will enjoy a honeymoon tripof a week in California. They will reside at 5406 Lexington Avenue, Edgemont Apartment 108, Los Angeles, Calif.
The bride graduated from the Erie Community high school in 1938 and attended Illinois State Normal College at Normal two years. She taught one year at the Pleasant Ridge School in Portland Township, and last year at the Jefferson Corners School, southwest of Prophetstown. She and her sister, who served as bridesmaid, left here for California on May 21.
The bridegroom is a graduate of the Prophetstown high school and took one year of post-graduate work there, after which he attended Illinois Wesleyan University at Bloomington one year. He was employed at various positions in Prophetstown, including one year in the office of his father, until he went to California in August, 1941. Since then he has been employed with the Aircraft Accessories Corporation at Burbank where he has a good position. The many friends of the popular young couple extend congratulations. ***end***
The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling, IL
March 8, 1943; 6; 4
Prophetstown relatives have received announcement of the birth of a daughter on Friday, March 5, to Mr. and Mrs. Mallory Hull of 5406 Lexington Avenue, Los Angeles., Calif.
The Sterling Gazette, Sterling, IL
March 10, 1943; 8; 3
The daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Hull of Los Angeles, Calif. has been named Cynthia. The child was born March 5, at the Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital. The mother was the former Laura Heller of Spring Hill.
The Sterling Gazette, Sterling, IL
December 2, 1944; 5; 6
Prophetstown relatives have received word of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Mallory Hull of Los Angeles, Calif. on November 27. He has been named Douglas Mallory.
The Sterling Gazette, Sterling, IL
February 5, 1946; 6;4
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Mallory Hull of Prophetstown, a son Monday evening at the Moline City Hospital.
The Sterling Gazette, Sterling, IL
September 5, 1969; 8;1
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Hull, R. R. 1, Prophetstown, are the parents of a son born Thursday at Community General Hospital.
Sterling Gazette, Sterling, IL
September 15, 1971; 22;3
NEW ARRIVALS                
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Hull, 10 Locust St., Prophetstown , a son, Sept. 14, at Community General Hospital.
Two Sterling Gazette articles were printed out because they had pictures.
  1. Feb. 13, 1964; 14;6 – Cynthia Hull engaged to Larry Holldorf  (see "Misc. News Articles" Picasa Album)
  2. June 9, 1964; 9;1-3 – Cynthia Hull weds Larry Holldorf.  (see "Misc. News Articles" Picasa Album)
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[i] Sterling Gazette Newspapers, Sterling, IL on microfilm at the Sterling Public Library. Transcribed by Denise McLoughlin, Family History Coordinator, Tampico Area Historical Society, Tampico, IL & RAOGK Volunteer for Whiteside County, IL.

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