Obituaries
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[ALBRIGHT, REBECCA ANN BLACK]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday January 20, 1931, [p. 1]
Funeral For Mrs. Rebecca Albright to Be Tomorrow
Mrs. Rebecca Albright, age 83, died shortly after midnight Sunday at Skidmore. She was one of the pioneers of this county.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the residence. The Rev. E. T. Dodson, Skidmore, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be at Skidmore.

Mrs. Albright was born February 11, 1847 at Galesburg, Ill. She came to Missouri in 1869 and settled on a farm east of Quitman. On December 31, 1874, she was married to Daniel Monroe Albright. They later moved to farm near Skidmore.

Five children and three stepchildren survive.

 

[ALLEN, CHARLES EDWIN, JR.]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, January 13, 1931, p. 2
Allen Child Dies
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Allen Is Dead in Illinois
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Allen have received word of the death of their grandson, Charles Edwin Allen, jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Allen of Westmont, Ill. The child who is two and a half years old, died at 10 o'clock yesterday morning following an illness of sixteen days.

Surviving are the parents and four sisters.

 

[APPLEGATE, GEORGE]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, March 23, 1943, [p. 1]
George Applegate Rites Held at Hopkins Today
Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Swanson funeral home in Hopkins for George Applegate, 83 years of age, of Hopkins, who died at 7 o'clock Monday morning in a hospital at Bedford, Ia. Rev. O. S. Lincoln, pastor of the Christian church of Hopkins, officiated. Burial was in the Hopkins cemetery.

Mr. Applegate was born in Illinois and had resided practically all of his life in the Hopkins community. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Weigert, Los Angeles, Calif; and Miss Georgia Applegate of the home, a son, Charles Applegate of the home, and a sister, Mrs. Alice Gamel, Hopkins. His wife and a daughter preceded him in death.

 

[APPLEGATE, SARAH ELLEN BLACK]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, February 2, 1931, [p. 1]
Extended Illness Brings Death to Mrs. G. Applegate
Mrs. George Applegate, 67, died at her home in Hopkins Saturday morning from a complication of diseases. She has been ill for some time.

Sarah Ellen Black was born in May 1863, in Illinois. She came to Nodaway County in 1876 with her parents, and settled near Hopkins. She was married to Mr. Applegate in 1881 and they were the parents of six children, four of whom survive her. They are Miss Georgia Applegate of Hopkins, Mrs. Katherine McBride of St. Joseph, J. W. Applegate of Omaha, Neb. and C. T. Applegate of Hopkins. One daughter, Mrs. Grace Nelick, died several years ago, and a son, Joe, died in infancy.

Besides her husband and children, Mrs. Applegate is survived by three brothers and two sisters. The brothers are Fred Black of Omaha, Charlie Black of Kansas City and Frank Black of Hopkins.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the Baptist church in Hopkins by the Rev. A. L. Garten. Burial was in the Hopkins cemetery.

 

[BATTANIER, ELLEN L., MRS.]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, January 27, [p. 1]
Mrs. Ellen Battanier Dies in Hopkins at 85
Mrs. Ellen Battanier died yesterday morning at her home in Hopkins, following an illness with pneumonia.

Mrs. Battanier, who was 83 years old, was born in Maine. When she was 27 years old, she went to Massachusetts where she was employed in a factory. After her marriage, when she was 47 years old, she and Mr. Battanier went to Corning, Ia., a small settlement of persons of French descent. Her husband died when they had been married six years. Mrs. Battanier came to Hopkins in 1899 as housekeeper for Dr. Thomas Lafayette, whom she had known in Corning. Dr. Lafayette has been dead for several years.

There are no surviving relatives. The funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home. The Rev. B. H. Harmon read the service. Burial was made in the Hopkins cemetery.

 

[BONFILS, MARY JANE TESON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, January 6, 1931, p. 2
Mrs. Mary Bonfils Dies This Morning in K. C.
Mrs. Mary Bonfils, age 84, a former resident of Maryville, died at 3:30 o'clock this morning at Kansas City, according to word received here by a niece, Mrs. John Eickholt. The funeral will probably be held at Kansas City Thursday.

Surviving is a son, Charles Bonfils, Detroit, Mich.; three daughters, Mrs. George Tait, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Henry Dooley, Kansas City, Kans.; Miss Jessie Bonfils, Kansas City.

Mrs. Bonfils lived west of Maryville about thirty years ago. Her husband Fred Bonfils died several years ago.

 

[BRADLEY, FRED DOUGLAS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 26, 1931, p. 4
Infant Son Dies
Fred Douglas Bradley, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bradley, 922 East Second street, died Saturday night of cerebro-spinal meningitis, following pneumonia. He was six months old.

Burial was made this afataernoon at 2 o'clock at the Myrtle Tree cemetery northeast of Maryville.

 

[BRADY, JOHN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 5, 1931, [p. 1]
John Brady Dies
Former Resident of Maryville Drops Dead in Omaha.
Word was received here today by Chief of Police B. F. Dougan that John Brady, a former resident of Maryville, dropped dead in Omaha, Neb., yesterday. Mr. Brady is the son of Mrs. Catherine Brady, now of Kansas City. He leaves a brother, Charles Brady, and two sisters.

Mr. Brady was a brother of John Brady, a 12-year-old lad who was accidentally stabbed and killed at the Garrett schoolhouse some thirty years ago.

 

[BRADY, JOHN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 8, 1931, p. 4
Funeral Services for John Brady Are Held
Funeral services for John Brady, who died Sunday at his home in Omaha, Neb., were held at 9 o'clock yesterday morning from the St. Patrick's church, conducted by the Rev. Father Graham. Burial was in St. Patrick's cemetery. Mr. Brady was a former resident of Maryville.

The pallbearers were Will Donahue, John Murphy, Henry Buhler, James Murphy, Mike Dougan and Noah Thompson.

The surviving relatives, all of whom attended the funeral services, are the mother, Mrs. Dudley Brady of Kansas City, three sisters and one brother, Mrs. Dora Walt, Mrs. Katherine Dixon, Miss Mary Brady and Charlie Brady, all of Kansas City.

 

[BRADY, MARY JENNA, SISTER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 12, 1931, p. 3
Funeral For Sister Mary Jenna Brady Is to Be Held Tuesday
Sister Mary Jenna Brady, 32 years old, died at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon in St. Anthony's hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla., according to word received here.

The body arrived in Maryville at noon today. Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 8:30 o'clock in the St. Francis hospital Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Monsignor James Brady of St. Joseph, an uncle, assisted by the Rev. Father Ambrose, chaplain at the hospital, the Rev. Father Graham, St. Patrick's Church and the Rev. Father John Kunkel of St. Mary's church. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery.

Sister Mary Jenna was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willis E. Brady of Conception Junction. She had been a member of the Third Order of St. Francis for twelve years and before going to Oklahoma City about seven years ago was in the St. Francis hospital here. She has made several visits here during the past few years.

Besides her parents, she is survived by three sisters, Anna, Katherine and Margaret and two brothers, Martin and Paul, all at home. One brother, James, died during the World War.

 

[CAIN, WILLIAM SEBERN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 15, 1931, [p. 1
William S. Cain Is Found Dead in Kitchen of Home
William Sebern Cain, 73, was found dead shortly after 1:30 o'clock this afternoon at his home, 1301 East Cooper street, by O. T. Culver. Mr. Cain was lying in a coal box back of the stove, fully dressed. He apparently had been starting to build a fire when he was stricken.

Mr. Culver sold Mr. Cain some coal about a month ago and returned today to sell some more. When no one answered the door, Mr. Culver turned the knob and went in. He then saw Mr. Cain lying back of the stove, which had been almost knocked down.

Dr. C. D. Humberd, county coroner, was called and pronounced Mr. Cain's death as being from apoplexy. Death was almost instantaneous and occurred about 3 o'clock yesterday morning, the doctor said. A search of Mr. Cain's clothing revealed the fact he had nearly $650 in cash and negotiable notes in his pockets.

Mr. Cain was born January 10, 1858, near Maryville and was the son of Isaiah and Palmyra Cain. He married but was divorced over thirty years ago.

Surviving are a brother, H. W. Cain, Helmville, Mont., and a sister, Mrs. Lucretia Dick of Ossian, Ia. There are four half-brothers also. They are Lon and Albert Cain of Maryville, Lemuel Cain of Omaha, Neb., and George Cain of Los Angeles, Cal.

 

[CAMPBELL, JOHN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, January 12, 1949, [p. 1]
John Campbell Dies at Son's Home Near Hopkins
John Campbell, 96 years old, died Monday at the home of a son, Jack Campbell who lives east of Hopkins.

One of fifteen children, Mr. Campbell was born April 14, 1852 in Ballomoney [Ballymoney], Ireland. He and a brother came from Ireland August 1, I873, and settled at College Springs, Ia. , where he lived for five years. While there he married Miss Theresa Edgar. For the last 71 years he resided near Hopkins where he owned and operated a farm.

Besides his son, Jack Campbell, with whom he made his home, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Robert Houston of Hopkins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon by the Rev. Vernon Wheeler, pastor, at the Hopkins Methodist church

 

[CAMPBELL, MARY TERESA EDGAR]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 19, 1931, p. 4
Paralytic Stroke Is Fatal to Mrs. John Campbell Yesterday
Mrs. John Campbell, 76, died at her home near Hopkins at 9:15 o'clock yesterday morning following a stroke of paralysis. Mrs. Campbell came to Hopkins 52 years ago from College Springs, Ia., and lived there until her death.

She is survived by her husband, three sons and one daughter. They are Mrs. Robert Houston and Jack Campbell of Hopkins, Leslie Campbell of Salina, Kan., and Andrew Campbell of Tarkio. Another daughter, Mrs. Charlie Thompson of Hopkins died several years ago.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the home by the Rev. J. Howard Thompson.

 

[CUMMINS, MARY CLARE "MAYME"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 3, 1931, [p. 1]
Miss Mary Cummins Dies in Colorado Hospital
Word was received at noon today of the death of Miss Mary Cummings, 48, at St. Francis hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo., where she had been for the past year. The body will be brought to her former home at Burlington Junctions. The funeral will be held Sunday morning at the St. Benedict's Church at Burlington Junction.

Surviving is a sister, Sister M. Blandina Cummins, Mundelein, Ill.; six brothers, Rev. Fr. Patrick Cummins, Rev. Fr. Damian Cummins, Abbey at Conception; Ed Cummins, Maryville, Emmett, Will and Gerald Cummins, all of Burlington Junction.

 

[CUMMINS, MARY CLARE "MAYME"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, January 7, 1931, [p. 1]
Funeral Rites For Miss Mary Cummins Are Held
Funeral rites for Miss Mary Cummins, who died Saturday at St. Francis Sanitarium at Colorado Springs, Colo., were held this morning at St. Benedict's Church at Burlington Junction. Rev. Fr. Patrick Cummins, a brother, sung the solemn mass, assisted by another brother, Rev. Fr. Damian Cummins, pastor at Plattsburg, Fr. Ambrose Bucher, chaplain of St. Francis Hospital, presided at the organ.

Assisting in the chant were the Rev. Fr. Peter and Rev. Fr. Stephen of Conception Abbey, both former Burlington Junction pastors, Rev. Fr. Odilo, pastor at Conception Junction, and Rev. Fr. Andrew at Clyde. The Rev. Fr. Bonaventure assisted at the altar. The Burlington Junction pastor, Rev. Fr. Alcium Knecht gave the sermon.

 

[DYE, BERTHA]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 19, 1931, [p. 1]
Funeral Services for Auto Victim Held in Sheridan
Funeral services were held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at the Christian Church in Sheridan for Miss Bertha Dye, age 21, who was killed Friday night when a car in which she was returning from a skating party overturned in a ditch. The accident occurred at 2:30 o'clock at the city limits east of Sheridan. After the accident Miss Dye was taken to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Hurley Dye, where she died forty minutes later.

Six persons were riding in the Chevrolet coupe at the time. They were Lawrence Campbell, Clifford Carr, Madeline Jackson, Wilma Wray, Reece Streeter, and Miss Dye. A heavy fog was responsible for the accident. Others in the car were injured, but not seriously.

 

[ELLSWORTH, WARREN SUMNER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, January 7, 1931, [p. 1]
Warren Ellsworth Dies
End Comes to Former Maryville Resident in Braddyville.
Warren S. [umner] Ellsworth, age 58, a former Maryville resident, died January 2 in Braddyville, Ia., at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Alta Meads. The funeral was held at 11 o'clock Sunday morning at the Christian church at Braddyville. Burial was at High Prairie cemetery, near Elmo.

Mr. Ellsworth was born September 16, 1872, near Maryville. He went to Wellington, Kan., in 1893 and married a year later to Miss Clara Gile of Wellington, after which they returned to Maryville and lived until 1899, moving back to Wellington.

 

[DRAGOO, JAMES MILTON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, January 2, 1931, [p. 1]
J. M. Dragoo of Fairfax Dies at An Advanced Age
Mrs. Belva Hartman received word this morning of the death last night of J.[ames] M. [ilton] Dragoo of Fairfax. Mr. Dragoo was 85 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the home. Burial will be in the Fairfax cemetery.

Surviving are the widow and six children, N. S. Dragoo, Mrs. Dott Bigley, Mrs. Charles Snyder and Mrs. Trinty Mapes, all of Fairfax, Dr. Cline Dragoo of Tarkio and Mrs. Sophia Ward of Craig.

Mrs. Hartman and children, Estella and Addison left this morning for Fairfax. Mrs. Hartman, whose parents died when she was an infant, was reared by Mr. and Mrs. Dragoo.

 

[FREDE, HENRY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 24, 1931, p. 3
Rites for Henry Frede
Funeral services for Henry Frede were held at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church at Parnell. Burial was at Parnell. Mr. Frede died at 3:40 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home of a sister, Mrs. Ben Hovenkotter.

 

[GOFORTH, MARY SMITH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 31, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Mary Goforth Dies at Age of 84 in Daughter's Home
Mrs. Mary Goforth, age 84, died at 12:20 o'clock this afternoon in Barnard at the home of a daughter, Mrs. George Sell. Death followed a paralytic stroke suffered some time ago.

Mrs. Goforth was married March 15, 1866, to John C. [alvin] Goforth. She was the daughter of Elijah and Susana (Cooper) Smith, among the earliest settlers in Andrew County.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Willis Hazelwood, Barnard; Mrs. Glen Cobb, Blockton, Ia.; Mrs. Charles Groves, Wichita, Kans.; Mrs. George Sell, Barnard; two sons, W. H. Goforth and Jake Goforth. She also leaves a sister, Mrs. Thomas Moore, Barnard, and a brother, John Smith, Savannah.

Arrangements for the funeral have not been completed.

 

[GREEN, MARY ANN REBECAH VINZANT]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 3, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Frank Green Dies Today After Prolonged Illness
Mrs. Frank Green, age 69, died at 10:30 o'clock this morning at her home in Pickering. An illness of heart diseases extending over a long period caused her death.

Mrs. Green was born December 9, 1861, at Stanford, Ind. She moved to Nodaway County with her parents when she was four years old. The Green family first settled on a farm five miles southeast of Pickering, known as the John Wray farm.

Surviving is the husband, two daughters, Mrs. Jessie Simmons, east of Pickering; Mrs. Alice Hogue, west of Pickering; a son, Frank Green, Hannibal, Mo., and a brother, Lee Vinzant, Pickering.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[GREEN, MARY ANN REBECAH VINZANT]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 5, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites For Mrs. Frank Green
Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Green, age 69, who died at 10:30 o'clock Saturday morning at her home in Pickering, were conducted yesterday afternoon at the Christian church in Pickering by the Rev. Charles R. Hagee. Burial was in the Coleman cemetery, a little west of Pickering.

 

[GREEN, THOMAS FRANKLIN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, February 13, 1933, p. 4
Frank Green Dies In Pickering; Rites to Be Held Tuesday
Frank Green, age 78, a carpenter and painter, died at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home in Pickering. He had been in failing health for two years, but had been seriously ill only during the past three months.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m.  Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church in Pickering. The Rev. C. P. Heaton, pastor, will officiate. He will be assisted by the Rev. Charles Hagee, of the Christian church. Burial will be in Coleman cemetery, west of Pickering.

Mr. Green was born April 21, 1854, at Ironton, Ohio, the son of William and Hester Green. They came to Nodaway County in May, 1856, and settled in the vicinity of Pickering.

Mr. Green was married to Miss Mary Vinzant in 1883. She died about two years ago.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Albert Simmons, Pickering; a son, Frank Green, jr., Hannibal, Mo.; two brothers, Newton Green, Maryville; E. W. Green, Los Angeles, Cal.; six sisters, Mrs. John Wallace, and Mrs. Mary Maxson, Maryville; Mrs. John Besinger, Stanberry; Mrs. Ida Consolver, Gallatin, Mo.; Mrs. Stanton Garten, Pickering; Mrs. Dora Thornhill, Sedan, Kans.

 

[HAMBLEN, MARY MAUD PHINNEY HOVERDON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, January 14, 1931, p. 2
Mrs. Mary M. Hamblen Succumbs to Pneumonia
Mrs. Mary Maud Hamblen, 79, died shortly after 8 o'clock last night at Hildreth Osteopathic sanitarium just south of Macon, where she has been since November 11 for treatment. Death was due to bronchial pneumonia.

Mary Maud Phinney Hoverdon was born Sept. 18, 1851, on a farm near Bushnell, Ill. When 23 years of age she was married to Rodney F. Hamblen, and has lived in Maryville and Nodaway county some forty years.

Besides Mr. Hamblen, who lives in Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. Hamblen is survived by a brother, William Hoverdon in Shenandoah, Ia., and a sister, Mrs. William Wolfe in Bushnell.

Funeral arrangements have not been made but plans are to take the body back for Bushnell for burial. Blake Alexander, a nephew of Mrs. Hamblen, gave the information to friends in Maryville today.

 

[HAMBLEN, MARY MAUD PHINNEY HOVERDON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 15, 1931, [p. 1]
Funeral For Mrs. Hamblen
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at Bushnell, Ill., for Mrs. Mary Maud Hamblen, age 79, who died Tuesday night near Macon, Mo. Rodney Hamblen of Los Angeles, Cal., the husband, is ill and will be unable to attend the funeral.

 

[HANNA, OSCAR]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, January 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Oscar Hanna, Formerly of This County, Dies
J. F. Hanna of Pickering received word Thursday of the death of his brother, Oscar Hanna, of Burbank, Cal., January 7.

The deceased was about 79 years of age. He was born at Gallipolis, Ohio, and when a child was brought to Nodaway county by his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hanna, who settled on a farm three miles southeast of Pickering, a part of which is yet owned by J. H. Hanna and Miss Effie Hanna, a brother and sister of the deceased.

Mr. Hanna grew to manhood in that community but went to California several years since.

 

[HUNTSMAN, ALBERT "BERT"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, June 25, 1981
Area residents' relative dies Wednesday morning
OREGON - Albert "Bert" Huntsman, 69, died Wednesday morning at a St. Joseph hospital.

He is the father of Jim Huntsman, Maitland, and the brother of Leonard and Dale Huntsman and Lillian Cromer, all of Maitland.

A lifelong resident of Holt County, he was a farmer. He had served on the board of directors for the Federal Land Bank Association for the last 20 years and was a member of the New Point Presbyterian Church.

Other survivors include his wife, Roena Huntsman; another son, Hilen Huntsman, Chillicothe; another brother, Wilson Huntsman, Union Star; another sister, Wilma Pyle, Bronson, Kan.; and eight grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the New Point Presbyterian Church, with burial in the New Point cemetery.

The family will meet friends from 7:30 to 9 p.m. today at the Eiser Funeral Home in Oregon.

 

[HUNTSMAN, ESTHER LOUISE WEHRLI]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 8, 1981
Esther Huntsman
MAITLAND — Esther Louise Huntsman, 74, died Wednesday morning at an Oregon, Mo., nursing home.

She was born Jan. 3, 1907, in Mound City, the daughter of Jacob and Jennie Lydia McDonald Wehrli. She married Leonard D. [elos] Huntsman in 1924.

She was a member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church, Mound City, and the Everready Club and women's mission society of the church.

Survivors include her husband; four daughters, Frances Herbert and Doris Meyer, Oregon, Linda Brown, St. Joseph, and Charlotte Sherod, Pleasanton, Calif.; a brother, Russell Wehrli, St. Joseph; a sister, Ruby Holmes, St. Joseph; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Maitland. Burial will be in the Maitland Cemetery.

The family will meet friends from 7:30 until 9 tonight at the funeral home

 

[HUNTSMAN, LEONARD DELOS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, November 30, 1983
Leonard D. Huntsman
MAITLAND - Leonard D. [elos] Huntsman, 83, a lifelong resident of Newpoint Community, died Tuesday (Nov. 29) at the Fairfax Community Hospital in Fairfax.

He was born Dec. 24, 1899, in Maitland, the son of Wilson H. [enry] Huntsman and Laura G. [ertrude] Hardman Huntsman.

He was married Nov. 1, 1924, to Esther Louise Wehrli in St. Joseph.

Mr. Huntsman's wife preceded him in death on Jan. 7, 1981.

He was a retired farmer.

Mr. Huntsman is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Francis Herbert, Oregon, Mrs. Doris Meyer, Oregon, Mrs. Linda K. Painter, St. Joseph, Mrs. Charlotte Sherod, Pleasanton, Calif.; two brothers, Dale Huntsman, Maitland, and Wilson Huntsman, Union Star; two sisters, Mrs. Wilma Pile, Bronson, Ks., and Lillian Cromer, Maitland; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 3 step great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Johnson Funeral Home in Maitland and burial will be at the Maitland Cemetery.

The family will meet friends from 7:30-8:30 p.m. tonight at the Johnson Funeral Home in Maitland.

 

[HUNTSMAN, LEONARD DELOS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, December 7, 1983

Huntsman service held

MAITLAND - Services for Leonard D. [elos] Huntsman, 83, who died Nov. 29, were held Thursday (Dec. 1) at the Johnson Funeral Home in Maitland with the Rev. Harvey Elder officiating.

Burial was at the Maitland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Richard Meyer, Donald Meyer, Rex Reynolds, Jim Herbert, Bill Slusher and Charles McComb.

Dorothy Stephenson was the organist and the vocalist was Linda Painter.

 

[JACKSON, SHELTON "SHELT"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, January 6, 1931, p. 2
Former Hopkins Man Dies.
Irvin Hanna received word at his home at Hopkins that Shelt Jackson, formerly of the Jackson-Sherry lumber company of Hopkins, died at Los Angeles, Calif. The body was shipped to Jacksonville, Ill., for burial. Jackson-Sherry were former owners of the present Cowley-Lanter lumber company at Hopkins.

 

[JOHNSON, FRANKLIN GEORGE]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, January 9, 1931, [p. 1]
No Doctor in Sheridan
Dr. F. G. Johnson Died Tuesday in St. Joseph Hospital
Sheridan is now without a physician. Funeral services were held at 10:30 o'clock Thursday morning for Dr. F. G. Johnson, who died Tuesday night in a St. Joseph hospital. Dr. Johnson is survived by his widow, two sons and one daughter. He had been in failing health for several months. Dr. Johnson was the only physician in Sheridan, which is located almost on the Nodaway-Worth County line.

[Note: His Missouri State Death Certificate gives the place of death as Sheridan, Worth County, Missouri.]

 

[JOHNSON, MARGARET MURPHY CROCKETT]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 15, 1931, [p. 1]
Former Resident of Maryville Is Killed in Crash
Mrs. Margaret Johnson, Now of St. Joseph, Dies at Marshall.
Mrs. Margaret Johnson, 60 years old, formerly of Maryville, died last night at Marshall, Mo. of injuries suffered when two motor cars collided at the intersection of state highway No. 65 and U. S. highway No. 40 near Marshall. She was the mother of Ursie Crockett, manager of the Maco Print shop, operated in connection with the Maryville Daily Forum.

Mrs. Johnson was taken to a hospital at Marshall where she lived twenty minutes. Only meager details of the accident were learned here this morning.

Another woman, Mrs. Fred E. Gammill, age 55 years of Hamilton, a friend of Mrs. Johnson, also died of injuries received in the accident.

Four others were injured in the crash, Mr. Gammill and C. P. Hudson of Hamilton, who were riding in the car with Mrs. Gammill and Mrs. Johnson, and Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Peffink of Los Angeles, occupants of the other car.

Short funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at the E. R. Sidenfaden funeral home at St. Joseph and the body will be taken to Redding, Ia., Mrs. JohnsonÕs former home, where funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon and where the burial will be made.

Mrs. Johnson was born March 3, 1870, in Ringgold County, Iowa. About forty years ago she moved to Maryville and lived here until sixteen years ago when she moved to St. Joseph. Mrs. Johnson lived with two of her sons, Everett and Elvious, at St. Joseph. Mr. Crockett of Maryville is the other son. She is also survived by a brother, Frank Murphy of Redding, Ia., and two sisters, Mrs. John Ullery, Redding, Ia. and Mrs. Dorothy Dwyer, Estacada, Ore., and two grandsons, Robert Graham and Ursie Crockett, jr., of Maryville.

Mrs. Johnson went to Hamilton a week ago Wednesday to visit at the home of her friends, Mr. and Mrs. Gammill and she had written to her son here that they intended to make a trip later to Southern Missouri.

 

[JOHNSON, MARGARET MURPHY CROCKETT]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 19, 1931, p. 4
Funeral Services For Mrs. Margaret Johnson Are Held
Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Johnson who was killed in an automobile crash near Marshall last Wednesday evening, were conducted at the Redding, Ia., Methodist church by the Rev. Warrier Saturday afternoon. Burial was in the Oak Ridge cemetery where both her parents are buried.

Mr. and Mrs. Ursie Crockett and sons, Junior and Robert Graham, and Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Ford of Maryville were at the funeral. Everett and Elvious Crockett, both of St. Joseph, also sons of Mrs. Johnson, also were at the short services.

F. E. Gammill, husband of the woman who was killed in the same wreck with Mrs. Johnson, died in a hospital at Marshall yesterday from injuries received in the wreck. Mr. and Mrs. Gammill, Mrs. Johnson and C. P. Hudson were driving in a Model T Ford sedan on highway No. 65 when their car was struck by a Hudson sedan containing Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Pessink of Los Angeles, Cal. Mr. and Mrs. Pessink were only slightly injured.

 

[KINNEY, BEULAH BEATRICE]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, January 6, 1931, p. 2
Beulah Kinney Dies
Funeral for Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kinney Tomorrow
Beulah Beatrice Kinney, 14-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kinney living nine miles southwest of Maryville, died at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Methodist church in Graham. Burial will be in the Graham cemetery.

 

[KNIGHT, MARY ELIZABETH YATES SHADDUCK]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 5, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Charles Knight Dies in Shenandoah Hospital
Mrs. Charles Knight, 57, died at 7 o'clock Friday morning at the Hand hospital in Shenandoah, Ia., following a ten days illness. She is survived by her husband, four sons by a former marriage, Ralph and Hugh Shadduck of Shenandoah, Herschel Shadduck of Minneapolis, Minn., and Roy Shadduck of Chicago, Ill., a sister, Mrs. Charles O. Miller and a brother, Carl Yates, both of Maryville.

Funeral services were conducted yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Christian church at Shenandoah.

Mrs. Knight was well known about Burlington Junction, which was her home until she moved to Shenandoah some eleven years ago.

 

[LETHY, CHARLES]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, January 2, 1931, p. 4
Charles Lethy Dies
Mrs. Claud Wohlford of Barnard has received word of the death of her uncle Charles Lethy, age 68, who died at his home in Lena, Il. He leaves a wife, two children and one sister. Two years ago Mr. Lethy was in Barnard to visit his brother, the late A. N. Lethy.

 

[LEWIS, ELDORA DELITHA "DORA" BECKWITH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, February 3, 1938, [p. 1]
Mrs. Dora Lewis Dies At Home in Clearmont
Mrs. Dora Lewis, 68 years of age, widow of S. K. Lewis, died at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at her home in Clearmont following a several hours' illness. She was seized with a heart attack about 1 o'clock yesterday morning.

No arrangements for the funeral have been made.

Mrs. Lewis was born in Donaldson, Ind. Previous to moving to Clearmont twenty years ago, she lived at Parnell. Mr. Lewis was killed in an automobile accident a few years ago while en route to Maryville.

Surviving Mrs. Lewis are nine children, Mrs. Hubert Hawk, Blockton, Ia.; Mrs. John Newman, Hillsboro, Ore.; Earl Lewis, Columbine, Wyo.; Ira Lewis, Gresham, Ore.; Mrs. Don Hanna, Hillsboro; Mrs. John Beattie, Downey, Calif.; Mrs. Charles Harriett, Chicago; Oren Lewis, El Monte, Calif.; and Mrs. Roy Bast, Clearmont. There are also twenty-seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

 

[LEWIS, SIMMON KING]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, January 6, 1931, [p. 1]
S. K. Lewis, 70, Was Hurt December 31 When Car Plunged Into Ditch.
S. [immon] K. [ing] Lewis, age 70 years, of Clearmont, who suffered injuries in an automobile accident at noon December 31, died about 5:15 o'clock this morning at the St. Francis hospital here where he had been confined since the accident. Death was due to the injuries and complications of kidney trouble.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis, who had been to Maryville, were returning home, when their car went into a ditch on Federal Highway No. 71 six miles north and west of Maryville. Mr. Lewis suffered head injuries, a broken nose and a cut under one eye. Mrs. Lewis also suffered injuries.

The funeral services probably will be held Thursday at the Christian church at Clearmont.

Mr. Lewis was the first of a family of eight to succumb. He was born on May 25, 1861 in Ohio and when a young man about 21 years old, moved to Nebraska. He lived there until about thirty years ago when the family moved to the vicinity of Parnell. Later they moved to Maryville, living here about three years on North Main Street.

Mr. Lewis bought a farm west of Clearmont and moved to that town where he lived until his death.

He is survived by his widow and nine children, Mrs. Hubert Hawk of Blockton, Ia.; Mrs. John Loomer, Portland, Ore.; Ira Lewis, Portland, Ore., Mrs. Jack Bailey and Owen Lewis, Los Angeles; Earl Lewis, Midwest, Wyo.; Mrs. Charles Harriett, Chicago; Mrs. Roy Bast, Braddyville and Mrs. Don Hanna, Clearmont. The children from Portland are expected to arrive tonight and the son Earl of Midwest was expected today. All of the children except Ira Lewis will be here for the services.

Mr. Lewis also is survived by seven brothers and sisters, Frank and Jim Lewis and Mrs. Mack Martin, Hillsboro, Ore.; Mrs. Walter Cook, Peoria, Ariz.; Mrs. Wade Covington, Stonington, Ill.; Mrs. Ed Beckwith, Minden, Neb., Mrs. Sim Woodruff, Stanford, Neb., R. A. Lewis, Sunrise, Wyo., half-brother.

 

[LEWIS, SIMMON KING]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 8, 1931, [p. 1
Funeral Services For S. K. Lewis Are Held in Clearmont
Funeral services for S. K. Lewis, Clearmont, who died Tuesday at the hospital here were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Christian church at Clearmont, conducted by the Rev. B. H. Harmon, pastor of the Christian church of Hopkins. Burial was in the Clearmont cemetery.

Besides his immediate family, Mr. Lewis is survived by his stepmother, Mrs. Sarah Lewis, who has made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Lewis for many years.

Relatives from a distance who were here for the services were Mrs. John Loomer, Hillsboro, Ore.; Mrs. Jack Beattie and Olin Lewis of Los Angeles, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lewis, Casper, Wyo., Mrs. Hubert Hawk, Blockton, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bass [Bast], Braddyville, Ia.; Raymond Lewis, Sunrise, Wyo.; Mrs. Charles Harriett, Chicago.

A son, Ira Lewis, of Gresham, Ore., was unable to attend because of illness.

Music at the services was furnished by a quartet from Braddyville.

 

[MARRIOTT, CHARLES]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 29, 1931, [p. 1]
Charles Marriott Dies as Result of Injuries
Charles Marriott, 28, died about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon in the St. Francis hospital from injuries received Monday afternoon when a tree fell on him. The accident occurred about two miles northwest of Skidmore.

Mr. Marriott is survived by his wife and two children, Virginia and Billy. The body was taken to Trenton yesterday evening for burial.

Mr. Marriott was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Marriott. He was born five miles northwest of Skidmore.

 

[MAWHINNEY, ELIZABETH SMART]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 5, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. F. L. Mawhinney Dies After Three-Day Illness
Mrs. F. [rank] L. [eslie] Mawhinney, 410 South Buchanan street, died at 4:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the St. Francis hospital following a three days' illness of pneumonia. She was 67 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon, at the Price Funeral Home conducted by Dr. Edward I. LaRue, pastor of the First M. E. Church. The body will be taken to Blanchard, Ia., former home of Mr. and Mrs. Mawhinney, for burial.

Besides her husband, those surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Edith Whitmore, of Bedford, Ia.; two brothers and one sister, Charlie and Robert Smart and Mrs. Mary Haines, all of Harveysburg, Ohio.

Miss Elizabeth Smart was born May 21, 1863 in Clinton County, Ohio, the daughter of Henry and Mary Smart. She was married to F. [rank] L. Mawhinney December 16, 1886 at Ness City, Kan. Mr. and Mrs. Mawhinney have been residents of Maryville for the past seven years, coming here from Blanchard, Ia.

 

[MAWHINNEY, FRANK LESLIE]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, December 28, 1937, [p. 1]
Frank L. Mawhinney Dies In Kansas City Hospital
Frank L. [eslie] Mawhinney, 77 years of age, living at 410 South Buchanan street, died at 8:55 o'clock last night at Research hospital in Kansas City. Mr. Mawhinney had undergone a major operation last Wednesday and was doing nicely until pneumonia developed yesterday, causing his death.

Mr. Mawhinney had lived in Maryville for ten years and was caretaker of the First Methodist church. In prior years he had been an extensive stock buyer at Blanchard, Ia. He was born in Page County, Ia., July 23, 1860.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lena Mawhinney, and a daughter by his first wife who died a few years ago, Mrs. F. L. Wetmore of Bedford, Ia.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Price funeral chapel in this city, conducted by Dr. D. J. Van Devander, Methodist minister. Burial will be at Blanchard, Ia.

 

[MEEK, WILKERSON KIBBY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 17, 1931, [p. 1]
W. K. Meek Dies
Father of Maryville Resident Had Been Ill For Year---Was 84.
W. [ilkerson] K. [ibby] Meek, Whitesville, father of George H. Meek, Maryville, died at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home at the age of 84 years. He had been in failing health for a year.

Mr. and Mrs. George Meek left this morning for Whitesville. A grandson, Lee Meek, Maryville, will attend the services to be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Flag Springs where burial will be made. Another grandson, Ellis Meek, lives in Maryville. Mr. Meek had been a resident of the Whitesville vicinity nearly all his life.

 

[MILLER, JOSEPH WILLIAM]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 3, 1931, [p. 1]
Joseph W. Miller of Barnard Dies There Last Night
Joseph William Miller, 74, died about 8 o'clock last night at his home in Barnard. Death was due to old age and complications.

Mr. Miller was born Sept. 9, 1856, in Callaway County, Mo., and was the son of Lycurgus and Mary Margaret Miller. When three years of age his parents moved to Nodaway County and Mr. Miller had lived here continuously from that time.

On Nov. 17, 1881, Mr. Miller was married to Ida May Lyle, and to this union were born six children, one preceding him in death. In 1879, two years before his marriage, Mr. Miller joined the Salem Christian church where his membership remained until 1915 when he joined the Barnard Christian church.

Besides his widow and a brother, R. Ward Miller of St. Petersburg, Fla., he is survived by five children, Orin Miller, Bismarck, N. D.; Mrs. Mary Lawson, Barnard; Mrs. Lotus Ingram, St. Joseph; Vernile Miller, Patton, Cal.; Mrs. Lolita Merrell, Barnard; and twelve grandchildren.

Mr. Miller was a Mason, a member of the Scottish Rite and Shrine lodges. He was also a member of the Eastern Star lodge. He was a man of unquestioned integrity, a lover of his family, and a man always ready to serve others.

Funeral arrangements have not been made pending the arrival of relatives.

 

[MOREHOUSE, ANDY P.]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, January 2, 1968, p. 8
Andy Morehouse Dies In Hospital
Andy P. Morehouse, 69, Hopkins, died at 5:45 p. m. Monday at St. Francis Hospital where he had been a patient for two days.

He was born Oct. 30, 1898, Hopkins, and was the son of the late Leman and Lily Hodges Morehouse. He was married May 19, 1920, to Miss Coryl Kysar who preceded him in death Oct. 17, 1965. He was a member of the Good Hope Church, Hopkins.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church, Hopkins. The Rev. Fred Paxton will officiate and burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery.

He is survived by three sons, Marlin Morehouse, Maryville; James Morehouse, Bedford, Ia. and Max Morehouse, Hopkins; a daughter, Miss Barbara Morehouse, College Springs, Ia.; two brothers, Faye Morehouse and Ula Morehouse, Hopkins, and eight grandchildren.

The body is at the Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins.

 

[MOREHOUSE, CORYL KYSAR]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, October 18, 1965, [p. 1]
RITES WEDNESDAY FOR MRS. MOREHOUSE
Funeral rites will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church, Hopkins, for Mrs. Coryl Morehouse, 65, of near Hopkins, who died at 11:30 a. m. Sunday at the St. Francis Hospital, where she had been a patient 15 hours.

The Rev. Loyd Means will officiate. Burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery.

Mrs. Morehouse was born Oct. 3, 1900, at Hopkins, the daughter of the late Alverrado [Alverado] and Martha Longfellow Kysar. On May 19, 1920, she was married at St. Joseph to Andy Morehouse, who survives. She had resided in the Hopkins area all of her life and was a graduate of the Hopkins High School, a member of the Christian Church and the SOS Extension Club.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Miss Barbara Morehouse, of the home; three sons, Max Morehouse, Hopkins: Martin Morehouse, Maryville, and James Morehouse, Bedford, Ia; a sister, Mrs. Eulalia Shields, Saginaw, Mich.; a half-brother, Clarence Kysar, State of Washington, and eight grandchildren.

The body is at the Swanson Funeral Home.

 

[MOREHOUSE, JACK DEAN "JACKIE"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, November 12, 1962, [p. 1]
Boom Hits Power Line
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Hopkins Man Killed Today In Accident
A drag line boom struck a power line at 9: 10 o'clock this morning, electrocuting Jack Dean Morehouse, 33, an employee of the Galen Turner and sons Construction Co.

Morehouse, who had been employed by the company for seven years, was working on a project on    Nodaway County Rt. FF about five miles northwest of Maryville.

He had been on the ground attaching cables to a tube that was to be lifted onto a truck by the drag line. Whan a boom was raised to lift the tubing it struck a high tension wire, electrocuting    Morehouse who was guiding the tube from the ground.

William   Joseph    Wilson, Maryville, who was operating the drag line, summoned help from another Turner crew working a quarter mile away. Wilson was not injured in the accident, but soon went into shock. Upon arrival at St Francis Hospital, he was reportedly in a deep state of shock.

Today was Morehouse's fifth wedding anniversary.

Assisting at the scene of the accident was Trooper R. D. Stratton.

Mr. Morehouse, who spent nearly all his life in Hopkins, was graduated from Hopkins High School. He was a member of the Hopkins Christian Church and Xenia Lodge No. 50, AF & AM.

He was born July 21, 1929 at Bedford, Ia., the son of Faye Morehouse and Bessie Broyles Morehouse. He was married Nov. 12, 1957, to Mrs. Arieta Harrison, the former Miss Arieta Gray.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Arieta Morehouse, of the home; a daughter, Tammy Sue, of the home; a stepson Pfc. James R. Harrison, stationed in Germany; his parents, Mr. and Mrs Faye Morehouse; a twin brother, Harold Eugene Morehouse, and another brother, Richard Morehouse, Greeley, Colo; two sisters, Mrs. Elvin Walston, Mt.  Pleasant, Ia., and     Mrs Norman Oberhauser, Hopkins,

and a      half sister, Mrs.  John Anderson,  Hopkins.

Funeral      arrangements   are pending. The    body is at the Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins.

 

[MOREHOUSE, JACK DEAN "JACKIE"]

Kansas City Times (Kansas City, Missouri), Tuesday, November 13, 1962, p. 37
ELECTROCUTED ON JOB
DRAG LINE MISHAP KILLS HOPKINS, MO., MAN,
Accident Occurs on Wedding Anniversary of Jack Dean Morehouse 33.
(By The Star's Own Service.)
Maryville, Mo.—A 33-year-old construction worker was killed by an electrical shock yesterday in an accident on route FF in Nodaway County, nine miles northwest of here.

The victim, Jack Dean Morehouse of Hopkins, Mo., was connecting the chain of a drag line boom to a steel culvert when the boom struck a high tension wire. He died at St. Francis hospital here.

The drag line rig is owned by the Turner and Sons construction company for whom Morehouse worked.

A fellow worker, William Joseph Wilson, 20, of Maryville, also was taken to St. Francis hospital   where   he   was   in   a severe state of shock as a result of witnessing the accident. The hospital said he was in satisfactory condition. Wilson, however, was not injured in the accident.

Morehouse, who was born in Bedford, Ia., had lived in Hopkins most of his life. He was a member of the Xenia Masonic lodge in Hopkins and a member of the Hopkins Christian church. Yesterday was his fifth wedding anniversary.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Arieta Morehouse, a daughter, Tammy Sue Morehouse, both of the home; a stepson, James R. Harrison with the armed forces in Germany; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Faye Morehouse, Hopkins; two brothers, Harold Eugene Morehouse and Richard Morehouse, both of Greeley, Colo.; two sisters, Mrs. Elvin Walston, Mount Pleasant, Ia., and Mrs. Norman Oberhauser, Hopkins, and a half sister, Mrs. John Anderson, Hopkins.

 

[MORRISSEY, ANNA FLORENCE DONNIGAN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 12, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. James Morrisey Dies
Heart Disease Blamed For Death of Conception Junction Woman.

Mrs. James Morrisey [Morrissey], age 58, died at 1:15 o'clock yesterday afternoon at her home in Conception Junction. Death was caused from a disease of the heart.

Arrangements for the funeral have not been completed.

Surviving is the husband and six sons and four daughters.

 

[MORRISSEY, ANNA FLORENCE DONNIGAN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, January 13, 1931, [p. 1]
Will Hold Services For Mrs. Morrisey Tomorrow
Funeral services for Mrs. James Morrisey [Morrissey], age 58 years, who died at 1:15 o'clock Sunday afternoon at her home in Conception Junction, will be held Wednesday morning at 9:30 o'clock at the Holy Family church in Conception, conducted by the Rev. Father Odillo of Conception. Burial will be in St. Columba cemetery.

Mrs. Morrisey is survived by her husband, six sons and four daughters. They are C. R. Morrisey of Port Arthur, Texas, Jack, V. J. and Robert, at home; D. J. and L L. Morrisey of Dodge City, Kan., Mrs. R. E. Evans of Conception, Mrs. T. L. Egan and Miss Nelle Morrisey of Des Moines, Ia., and Mrs. Frankie Morrisey of Dodge City, Kan.

 

[MOUNT, GEORGE HENRY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, June 12, 1943, [p. 1]
George Mounts Dies

George Henry Mounts [Mount], 78 years of age, of Maryville, died at 2:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the Armstrong nursing home. He had been ill for some time, suffering with cancer, but his condition had been critical the past month.

He was born in this community in 1865 and had resided here practically all his life.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Campbell funeral home with Rev. L. B. Day officiating. Burial will be at Workman Chapel.

[Note:  The last name is spelled Mount on his headstone.]

 

[MOUNT, JEFFERSON DAVIS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, January 14, 1931, [p. 1]

Jefferson Mount Dies at Age of 69 From Pneumonia
Jefferson Davis Mount, age 69, died at his home seven miles north of Maryville, at 12:10 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Death was due to pneumonia, which followed an attack of the grippe.

Mr. Mount was born July 17, 1861, on a farm near Barnard, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harris Mount. His parents died when he was young and he lived with Billy Workman who reared him. All of his life has been spent in Nodaway County. Mr. Mount never married.

Surviving is a brother, George Mount, with whom he lived on the Harry Farrar farm. A sister may be surviving also, but she has not been heard from in ten years, and it is unknown whether she is still alive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Church of God in Maryville by Elder Walker. Burial will be in the Workman cemetery, twelve miles northwest of Maryville.

 

[NEW, FRANK MARION]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, September 22, 1958, p. 2
Frank M. New, 72, Dies At Home In Hopkins
Frank Marion New, 72, died suddenly at 9 a. m. Saturday at his home in Hopkins. He had been in failing health.

Mr. New was born Oct. 16, 1885, at Mohawk, Ind., the son of the late William New and Mary Dillon New. He was married to Letha Blake Apr. 7, 1917.

He had been a resident of the Hopkins community for 41 years and formerly was a section worker for the Burlington Railroad. He was a member of Hopkins Christian Church and Xenia Lodge No. 50, AF and AM.

Surviving are his widow of the home; four daughters, Mrs. Clifford Pullen, Sharpsburg, Ia., Mrs. Max Pullen, Clarinda, Ia.; and Mrs. Harold Millen and Mrs. Joseph Dawson, Bedford, Ia.; a son, Robert New, New Market, Ia.; 11 grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Leonard Owens, Bedford; Mrs. Cyrus Moore, Omak, Wash.; Mrs. Gene Florea and Mrs. Roy Clark, Bonner's Ferry, Idaho; Mrs. Cynthia Killion, St. Joseph, and Mrs. John Fisher, Maryville, and three brothers, Delmar New and Earl New, Parnell, and Bert New, Clearmont.

Another sister, Mrs. Cora Belle Whaley, died Thursday. Her funeral services were held Saturday afternoon.

The funeral rites for Mr. New will be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday at the Hopkins Christian Church. The Rev. A. V. Hart will officiate and burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery. Xenia Lodge will have charge of Masonic rites at the grave.

The body is at the Swanson Funeral Home, Hopkins.

 

[NEW, LETHA ANN BLAKE]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, June 9, 1975, p. 4
Mrs. Letha Ann New, 79, Clarinda, Iowa, former resident of the Hopkins community, died Sunday morning at a Clarinda nursing home.

Born July 10, 1895, at DeWitt, Neb., she was the daughter of the late Lemuel W. and Mary Elizabeth Cousins Blake. She was married to Frank New, who died in 1958. The family lived in the Hopkins area prior to moving to Clarinda 14 years ago.

She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Harold Millen, Shenandoah, Iowa; Mrs. Viola Pullen, Lenox, Iowa; Mrs. Joe Dawson, Bedford, and Mrs. Max Pullen, Clarinda; one son, Robert New, Clarinda; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, Will Blake, Bedford; a half brother, Arthur Nicola, Falls City, Neb.; and one sister, Mrs.     Rosa     Van Fosson, College Springs, Iowa. She also was preceded in death by a son, Orville F. New, who was killed in World War II; a brother, Elza Blake, and two sisters, Florence Blake and Mrs. Lena Pistole, her twin. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Hopkins Christian Church, with the Rev. Larry Secore and the Rev. Carl Hoff officiating. Burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service. The body is at the Walker Funeral Home, Clarinda.

 

[O'REILLY, PHILOMENA WANNER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 31, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Mathew O'Reilly Dies of Heart Disease
Mrs. Matthew O'Reilly died yesterday afternoon of heart disease at her home in Conception Junction. Mrs. O'Reilly was born September 22, 1861 in Brookville, Pa. She had lived in Nodaway County for fifty-three years.

Mrs. O'Reilly is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Wallace Egan of Omaha, Neb. and Miss Mildred O'Reilly of Conception Junction and three sons, John of Philip, S. D., Matthew of St. Joseph and Ferdy of Conception Junctions. Mr. O'Reilly has been dead for over thirty years.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[PIERCE, MARGARET LARRIMER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, January 12, 1931, p. 2
Mrs. Margaret Pierce Dies at An Advanced Age
Mrs. Margaret Pierce died very quietly about 5:30 o'clock this morning at the home of her son, W. C. Pierce, 1029 North Main Street at the advanced age of 93 years.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the residence, conducted by the Rev. Albert Panhorst, pastor of the First Presbyterian church and the Rev. Joe P. Jacobs, pastor of the First Baptist church. Burial will be in the Oak Hill cemetery.

Mrs. Pierce is the widow of Henry Hamilton Pierce, who died August 13, 1865. She has been a resident of Maryville since 1879, coming here from Steelville, Mo. She is survived by two children, the son at whose home she died and Miss Hattie Pierce, also of the home.

The family requests that flowers be omitted.

 

[PIERCE, MARGARET LARRIMER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 15, 1931, [p. 1]
Court Adjourns During Funeral of Mrs. Pierce
Circuit court paused for an hour yesterday afternoon during the funeral services of Mrs. Margaret Pierce, which were held at 2:30 o'clock in the house of Mrs. Pierce's son, W. C. Pierce, on North Main street. The court was adjourned while members of the bar could attend the services, which were conducted by the Rev. Albert Panhorst, pastor of the First Presbyterian church. He was assisted by the Rev. Joe P. Jacobs, pastor of the First Baptist church. Burial was in Oak Hill cemetery.

The pallbearers were R. R. Brewster, Kansas City, T. F. Merrigan, Conception Junction, H. F. Leet, L. C. Cook, R. P. Hosmer and C. D. Bellows of Maryville.

Out-of-town persons who attended the services wee Dr. and Mrs. George A. Johns, Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Hanna and George C. Toel of St. Joseph; Mr. Brewster, Hunt C. Moore, W. E. West, Paul Ream, Kansas City; J. Fred Hull and Judge G. R. Ellison, Jefferson City; W. E. Freytag, Mrs. W. C. Wilson, Mrs. E. G. Hilsabeck and Miss Elizabeth Wall, Graham; W. B. Graham, Mr. Merrigan, Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Growney, Conception Junction; J. J. Enis, Clyde; Miss Nellie Ayshford, Bolckow, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Alexander, Hopkins.

 

[RACE, GEORGE HENRY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 8, 1931, [p. 1]
George H. Race Dies in Home of Daughter Here
Civil War Veteran Had Lived in Nodaway County Nearly 50 Years.
George Henry Race, age 90 years, a veteran of the Civil War, died yesterday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C. T. Wiley, 938 South Main Street. He formerly had lived at Dawson in Lincoln Township.

Funeral arrangements had not been completed this morning but the rites probably will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Wiley home and burial will be in the Dawson cemetery.

Mr. Race was a well-known figure in the northwest part of this county because of his farming activities. He had lived in this county for nearly fifty years, the last year and a half at the home of his daughter at Maryville. Death was due to infirmities of old age.

He was born September 20, 1840 in New York state, later moving to Illinois where he was married on February 6, 1861, in Fulton county to Miss Mary A. McBride, who survives. She is one week his senior.

In 1889 Mr. and Mrs. Race moved to the Dawson vicinity where Mr. Race engaged in the vocation of farming.

When he was 25 years of age he enlisted on February 6, 1865 at Springfield, Ill., in Company B, 148th Infantry and served until July 12, 1865, when he was discharged on account of illness.

Mr. Race is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. Wiley; two grandsons, Jay Race of Dawson and Leland Race of St. Joseph; three granddaughters, Mrs. W. R. Williams, Elmo, Mrs. Carl Black, Quitman, and Mrs. Lena M. Long, Loveland, Colo., and nine great grandchildren. A son, C. A. Race, preceded his father in death in 1917.

 

[RHOADES, MARCUS MORTON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 17, 1931, [p. 1]
Veteran Nodaway County Physician Dies at Age of 90
Dr. Marcus Rhoades of Graham Had Practiced There 50 Years.
One of the most respected citizens of Hughes township, Dr. Marcus M. [orton] Rhoades, a physician in Nodaway County for more than fifty years and a Civil War veteran, died at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home in Graham at the age of 90. He had been bedfast for three months.

The funeral services for Dr. Rhoades will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Graham Methodist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Joe P. Jacobs, pastor of the First Baptist church of Maryville. Burial will be at the I. O. O. F. cemetery.

Dr. Rhoades was a Baptist and was formerly a moderator of the church serving four counties. He did not miss a meeting in fifteen years.

Born In Missouri
Dr. Rhoades was born on a farm in Saline County, Missouri, June 11, 1840, the son of George and Jane (Hall) Rhoades, the former a native of Maryland. The Rhoades family settled in Saline County in 1826, being numbered among the earliest pioneers of that section. Marcus Rhoades received his elementary education in the common schools and was for two years a student at Mt. Pleasant College at Huntsville.

The Civil War came and in the fall of 1860 Dr. Rhoades enlisted in the Confederate army. Soon after entering the service he was taken prisoner and held for nine months, at the end of which time he was exchanged. He then enlisted in the Ninth Regiment of the Missouri infantry, with which he served until the end of the war, attaining the rank of adjutant of the regiment.

Moves to This County
Upon completion of his military service Mr. Rhoades returned to Saline County and took to the study of medicine. Later he studied at St. Louis Medical College, graduating in 1868 with the degree of Doctor of Medicine. In the following year he entered upon the active practice of his profession at Bigelow, in Holt County, but after one year there he moved to Graham.

On September 12, 1872, Dr. Rhoades married Mary T. [ennessee] Bond, a native of Clinton County, Missouri.

Surviving is the wife, three sons, Ralph and Wayne Rhoades of Kansas City, and Verne Rhoades of Ashville, N. C.

 

[SHELL, SOLOMON HENRY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 29, 1931 [p. 1]
Solomon H. Shell Dies
Prominent Landowner Was a Pioneer Resident
Solomon Henry Shell, 83 years of age, died at 1:30 o'clock this morning at his home, one-half mile south of Wilcox.

Funeral arrangements for Mr. Shell who was a prominent farmer and was connected with the former Farmers Bank of Wilcox will be held at 1:30 o'clock at Wilcox. Burial will be in the Cain cemetery.

Mr. Shell came from a prominent pioneer family of this county. His father, Solomon Shell, was an early settler and was judge of the Nodaway county court from 1866 to 1868.

Solomon Shell was born in Platte County July 17, 1847 and had been a resident of Nodaway county since 1856.

Mr. Shell is survived by five sons, Claud Shell of northwest of Maryville, B. C. Shell, who lived at home, Elihu Shell of Maryville, and Gus and P. D. Shell of Wilcox, five brothers and one sister, Charles Shell of Eureka, Kan., William Shell of Cevra, Kan., T. B. Shell of Effingham, Kan., John Shell of Los Angeles, Calif., George Shell of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. J. A. Holt of Maryville, seventeen grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

 

[SMITH, CHARLES QUARLES]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, February 2, 1931, [p. 1]
Charles Q. Smith Dies
Former Maryville Merchant Was 88 Years Old.
Charles Q. [uarles] Smith, 88 years old, for many years a resident of Maryville, died Saturday night at his home in San Antonio, Tex. Mr. Smith had been in failing health since a paralytic stroke last summer.

He came to Maryville in 1875 and founded a dry goods store with his brother, J. Woodson Smith. The store was located on the site now occupied by the Remus mercantile company. Mr. Smith retired in 1895 and he and Mrs. Smith remained in Maryville until 1922 when they moved to San Antonio.

Mr. Smith was born in Arrow Rock, Mo., April 21, 1842. As a member of the Confederate army, he fought in the Battle of Westport. Mr. Smith began his mercantile experience in 1868 and before coming to Maryville he sold goods in Kansas City, Clinton and Arrow Rock.

In 1877 he was married to Miss Ella Jones. She has been dead seven years. Mr. Smith is survived by two sons and five daughters: Charles W. and William S. of Kansas City, Mrs. L. A. Hunt, Victoria, Tex., Mrs. E. C. Sturm, Oklahoma City, Miss Eleanor Smith, New York City, and Miss Frances and Miss Stella Smith, both of San Antonio.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow in San Antonio.

 

[SMITH, CORA ALICE BURCHARD]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 31, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Cora Smith Dies in Son's Home Here Early Today
Mrs. Cora Smith, age 75, died at 7 o'clock this morning at the home of a son, James Smith at 1004 East Second street. Death was caused from a complication of diseases.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Smith residence. Burial will be at Miriam cemetery.

Mrs. Smith was born at Chillicothe, O. She came to this county when a child and had lived in Maryville for forty-five years.

Surviving are two sons, James and Charles, both of Maryville; a brother, Parl Runnels, near Pickering, and two sisters, Mrs. Rosie Thompson and Mrs. Emma Whiting, both of Spokane, Wash.

 

[SMITH, ELDON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, January 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites For Eldon Smith
Former Resident of Ravenwood Died in Kingsville, Tex.
Eldon Smith, a former resident of Ravenwood, father of Mrs. Belle Hawk, died at his home in Kingsville, Tex., January 1. The body, accompanied by Mrs. Hawk, was taken to El Dorado, Kan., Sunday for burial. J. J. Smith and James Hawk went to El Dorado for the funeral services and with Mrs. Hawk returned to Ravenwood Tuesday. Mrs. Hawk has been at Kingsville the last six months assisting in the care of her parents.

 

[STUNDON, DANIEL]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 3, 1931, [p. 1]
Daniel Stundon Dies Yesterday in Iowa---Rites to Be Sunday
Daniel Stundon, 65 years old, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Stundon of Nodaway county died yesterday in Council Bluffs, Ia. The body arrived in Maryville last night and was taken to the home of his nieces and nephews, the Bloom family, in Barnard today.

Mr. Stundon was born in Omaha, Neb., but was reared on a farm east of Arkoe, which is known as the old Stundon home and which Daniel Stundon owned.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 o'clock Sunday morning at Conception Abbey. Burial will be in St. Columba cemetery.

Those surviving are one brother, William Stundon, Barnard and two sisters, Mrs. Louis Gram, sr., of Maryville and Mrs. Maggie Davis, Minot, N. D.

 

[TRUSTY, FRANCIS M. "FRANK"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, May 23, 1932, [p. 1]
Frank M. Trusty, 67, Dies Sunday in Pickering Home
Frank M. Trusty, age 67, who had lived the larger part of his life in this county, died at 6 o'clock yesterday evening at his home in Pickering.

Funeral arrangements await the arrival of a son, Cleo Trusty who is in North Port, Neb., on business.

Mr. Trusty was born January 16, 1865, in Southern Missouri. He lived for several years in Maryville and later moved to a farm east of Maryville, near the Council Corner School.

His wife, Sarah Lynch Trusty, died in February, 1931.

Surviving are two brothers, Ed and Joe Trusty and two half-sisters.

He was a member of the Methodist church.

 

[TRUSTY, SARAH JANE LYNCH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, February 2, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Frank Trusty of Pickering Dies Early This Morning
Mrs. Frank Trusty, age 76 years, of Pickering, died at 5 o'clock this morning at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church at Pickering and burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville.

Mrs. Trusty, formerly Sarah Jane Lynch, was born April 18, 1854 in the Connell Corner vicinity east of Maryville. She married Frank Trusty on December 29; 1889 and had lived in Nodaway county practically all her life.

She is survived by her husband; one son, Cleo Trusty of Pickering; and six brothers and sisters, A. R. Lynch, Irving, Kan.; Dr. J. D. Lynch, Sebastopol, Calif.; Mrs. Kate Jackson, Seattle, Wash.; Mrs. Ann Shepherd, Melrose, Mont.; Charles Lynch, Los Angeles, Calif., and W. D. Lynch, Weiser, Idaho.

 

[TURNER, RUTH CHRISTIAN CHENOWETH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, January 3, 1931, p. 2
Mrs. C. O. Turner Dies  Death Claims Former Resident of Lasher Community in California
Mrs. C. [harles] O. [scar] Turner, a former resident of the Lasher community, died December 13 at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Maud Renschler, in Sacramento, Cal. According to word received here. She was 83 years old.

Mrs. Turner is survived by Mrs. Renschler, Mrs. Will Hardesty, Mrs. Will Hughes and several other daughters in California.

 

[VANFOSSAN, MARY LOUISE FISHER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, January 2, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. H. M. Vanfossan Dies Unexpectedly in Cawood
Mrs. H. [arvey] M. [iller] Vanfossan, age 71, a sister-in-law of Mrs, J. H. Goforth of Barnard died suddenly Monday night at her home in Cawood while sitting in a chair. The funeral was held Wednesday at Walnut Grove church near Cawood, and burial was at the cemetery there.

Those from Barnard who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Goforth, Mrs. Mary Wehr, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davidson, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Wehr, Mrs. Marie Schmitt, Mrs. Verdie Daniels and Jack Goforth.

 

[WISEMAN, ANNA ELIZABETH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, January 21, 1931, [p. 1]
Miss Anna Wiseman Dies in Her Home West of Maryville
Miss Anna Elizabeth Wiseman died this morning at her home seven miles west of Maryville of a complication of diseases.

Miss Wiseman who was born March 20, 1874 in Nodaway County, had spent her entire life in the county. She was a member of the Methodist church at Wesley Chapel.

Miss Wiseman is survived by three sisters, Miss Charity Wiseman and Mrs. Ira Morton of Maryville and Mrs. W. E. Morton of Quitman, one brother, William Wiseman of the home address, and two half brothers, Jim Kelley of Elmo and Ike Kelley of Blue Rapids, Kan.

The funeral arrangements have not been completed.