Obituaries
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[ANDERSON, CLARA ELLEN CONRAD]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, March 5, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. C. P. Anderson Dies in Sister's Home in Parnell
Mrs. C. P. Anderson of Maryville died this morning at 9 o'clock at the home of her sister, Mrs. Hiram Day in Parnell. Mrs. Anderson was fifty-seven years old. She was born in Gaynor and had lived in Nodaway county all of her life.

Mrs. Anderson is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Conrad of Parnell; her husband; one brother, Dr. H. S. Conrad of St. Joseph, and two sisters, Miss Getha Conrad and Mrs. Day, both of Parnell; one daughter, Mrs. Getha Schumacher of Chicago; two sons, Glenn Anderson of Portland, Ore., and William Anderson of Maryville; and three step sons, Carl, Merrill and Grover C. Anderson, all of St. Joseph. A brother of Mrs. Anderson, Roy Conrad of Maryville, died last spring.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[ANDERSON, CLARA ELLEN CONRAD]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, March 6, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites For Mrs. Anderson Sunday
Funeral services for Mrs. C. P. Anderson, who died yesterday morning in Parnell at the home of a sister, Mrs. Hiram Day, will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church in Parnell. Burial will be at Parnell cemetery.

 

[ANDERSON, CLARA ELLEN CONRAD]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 9, 1931, p. 4
Anderson Rites Tomorrow
Funeral services for Mrs. C. P. Anderson, who died Thursday, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Methodist church in Parnell. Burial will be made in Parnell cemetery. Weather conditions prevented the holding of the services yesterday as planned.

 

[ANDREWS, MARY ELIZABETH UHRICH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, February 4, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Arthur Andrews Dies in Kansas City
Mrs. Arthur Andrews, 79 years old, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her son, A. C. Andrews, in Kansas City, Mo. Mr. Andrews, who has been dead for a number of years, was at one time, 1879, Nodaway County surveyor.

H. C. Martin of Harmony, a nephew, is Mrs. Andrews only other surviving relative.

Burial will be made tomorrow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Short services will be held at the grave by the Rev. W. W. Steinmetz of Harmony.
[Note:  Her maiden name is also spelled Whirch.}

 

[ATTEBERY, URIAH SPENCER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, March 10, 1931, [p. 1]
U. S. Atteberry of Near Hopkins Dies Yesterday—Was 84
U. [riah[ S. Atteberry [Attebery] died yesterday morning at his home near Hopkins. Mr. Atteberry was born eighty-four years ago in Buena Vista, Ark. He had lived in the vicinity of Hopkins for forty-five years.

He is survived by his widow, three daughters, Mrs. Elta Booze of Hopkins, Mrs. Sally Mobley of Shenandoah, Ia., and Mrs. Elsie De Voe of Missouri Valley, Ia., and one son, Shelton Atteberry of Hopkins.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Baptist church in Hopkins. Burial will be made in Hopkins cemetery.
[Note: His last name is spelled Attebery on his headstone.]

 

[AULT, ANDREW]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, February 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Andrew Ault Dies in Home of Niece Here at Age of 76
Andrew Ault, almost 76 years old, of Bolckow, a former Nodaway County resident, died at 10:45 o'clock Sunday morning at the home of his niece, Mrs. J. D. England, in Maryville.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Price funeral home, conducted by the Rev. I. E. LaRue and burial will be at the Ohio cemetery, Burlington Junction. There will be short services at the grave.

Mr. Ault had been living at the England home here since last August, except for three weeks when he was in a St. Joseph hospital. Death was due to a complication of diseases.

Mr. Ault, the eldest son of William and Elizabeth Ault, was born near Chillicothe, Ohio, February 17, 1855. He moved to Wyoming, Ill., in 1876. In 1878 he was married to Miss Sarah Graves at Toulon, Ill.

In February, 1883, Mr. and Mrs. Ault moved to Nodaway County, settling on a farm near Burlington Junction.

Mrs. Ault died twenty-four years ago. Mr. Ault moved to Maryville in 1908, living here for two years when he moved to near Arkoe in 1910. Since 1920 he has been living at Bolckow. He had been making his home with his son, Lyman Ault, at Bolckow, prior to coming to Maryville.

He is survived by two children, Lyman Ault of Bolckow and Miss Josephine Ault of Maryville, three brothers, Charles Ault of Chillicothe, Ohio, and George and Lyman Ault of Wamego, Kan. and one sister, Mrs. Sarah Meeker, Chillicothe, Ohio. The two brothers, George and Lyman of Wamego and Miss Josephine and Lyman the children, were here yesterday.

 

[AULT, ANDREW]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, February 11, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites for Andrew Ault Are Held Here Yesterday
Funeral services for Andrew Ault, who died here Sunday morning at the home of his niece, Mrs. J. D. England, were held yesterday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Price funeral home. The Rev. I. E. LaRue conducted the services. Burial was made in Ohio cemetery at Burlington Junction.

Out of town relatives who attended the services were: Mr. and Mrs. A. Shelby, Nebraska City, Neb.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Graves, Mrs. Perry Graves, Mrs. Charles LaRue, Mrs. Poe Winters, Marshall Claypool and Charles Bevard all of Council Bluffs, Ia., Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Claypool, Red Oak, Ia., and George Lyman Ault of Wamego, Kan.

 

[BAKER, LILLIAN BELLE NEELEY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, February 10, 1931, p. 4
Mrs. Lillian Baker Dies in St. Joseph After Auto Accident
Mrs. Lillian Belle Baker, 3307 East 20th street, Kansas City, died at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the Missouri Methodist hospital in St. Joseph as the result of injuries sustained Sunday afternoon in an automobile accident on highway No. 71 near New Market, south of St. Joseph.

According to reports, Mrs. Baker was driving alone when her automobile collided with a car driven by E. P. Pennington of Platte City and turned over. She was brought by passing motorists to St. Joseph and was found to have suffered fractures of both arms and internal injuries. Little hope was held for her recovery.

Mrs. Baker was in Maryville Friday conferring with Otho Robey about some of her property in Maryville. She left here and went to Burlington Junction to visit a cousin, Mrs. Fred Fleming, Friday night and Saturday. She left Burlington Junction about 9 o'clock Sunday morning on her return trip to Kansas City.

Mrs. Baker's maiden name was Neeley and she formerly lived with her parents in Burlington Junction. Later all of the family moved to Maryville and while here she was married to Ernest Baker, son of Billy Baker, an old barber in Maryville.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Baker is survived by a daughter, Frances, both in Kansas City; Mrs. Fleming, a cousin, and a sister in New Market, Ia.

Funeral services have not been completed.

 

[BASFORD, CHARLES RANSOM]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, March 7, 1931, [p. 1]
Charles Basford, Former Ravenwood Resident, Dies
Charles R. Basford, age 63, who was born and reared in this county, living the greater part of his life at Ravenwood, died Thursday night at his home in Oklahoma City, Okla. He moved there ten years ago.

Funeral services will be in Oklahoma City. The body will be brought to his county Monday for burial at Parnell cemetery.

A sister, Mrs. Lila Steiger and a brother, L. C. Basford, lived with him in Oklahoma City. Four cousins live in this county. They are: Paul Basford, Mrs. Roy Yeaman, and Mrs. Alma Clark, Maryville, and Roy Lyle, of Burlington Junction.

 

[BECK, CARL ALMA]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, March 6, 1931, [p. 1]
Man Killed by Mule Is Buried Near Guilford
A mule kick was responsible for the death Monday evening of Carl Alma Beck, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Beck of Guilford, at his home in Centralia, Okla. Mr. Beck had tied the mule to a post outside a barn on his farm preparatory to harnessing it and [it] is assumed that the mule kicked him at that time. There were no witnesses to the scene. Bruises were found on Mr. Beck's left jaw and over his heart.

Mr. Beck is survived by his parents, his wife, one son, Clifford Albert, three brothers and one sister.

Funeral services were held in Guilford yesterday. Burial was made in Graves cemetery.

 

[BRASHEAR, LAURA LAVANCHE GRASON]
Democrat-Forum and Tribune (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, March 9, 1927, p. 8
Mrs. T. A. Brashear Died Late Yesterday
Parnell Woman Is Survived By Husband And Three Children; Funeral Is Friday.
Mrs. Laura LaVanche Brashear, 77 years old, died at her home at Parnell at 6 o'clock last night. She succumbed to a lingering illness. Mrs. Brashear was born at Three Rivers, Mich., August 29, 1849.

The funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church at Parnell, Friday, the Rev. I. C. Green, Farrar, Ia., will conduct the services. He will be assisted by the Reverend James.

Mrs. Brashear was the mother of nine children, three of whom survive with the husband, T. [homas] A. [lexander] Brashear. The surviving children are Mrs. Charles Evans and B. H. Brashear, Parnell and Mrs. G. W. Korell, Savanna; grandchildren are: Mrs. W. R. Uhrmacher, Hale, J. B. Korell, St. Joseph, V. A. Korell and Lucille Korell, Savannah; James Brashear, Holden, Kan.; Matie Evans and Anna Laura Brashear, Parnell; great grandchildren are Bill Ardery and Ruth Anna Korell, St. Joseph.

 

[BRASHEAR, THOMAS ALEXANDER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, February 24, 1931, [p. 1]
Thomas A. Brashear Succumbs to Pneumonia—Civil War Veteran
Thomas A. Brashear, 90, died about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Evans, in Parnell. Death was due to pneumonia, although Mr. Brashear has been bedfast for nearly a year.

Mr. Brashear was born March 30, 1840, in Hancock County, Ill. He came to Missouri when a young man and on October 27, 1867, was married to Miss Laura L. Grason at Greentop, Mo. Mrs. Brashear died March 8, 1927.

They were the parents of nine children, three of whom are still living. They are Mrs. J. W. Korell of Savannah, Mrs. Charles Evans of Parnell and B. H. Brashear of New Orleans, La.

Mr. Brashear joined the Union Army in Adair County, Mo., and was given his honorable discharge at Chattanooga, Tenn., after three years and three months service. He was in the battle of Shiloh, the Siege of Corinth and the siege of Vicksburg.

A pioneer resident of Parnell, Mr. Brashear bought the first lot and built the first building there in 1887. In January 1898, he was appointed postmaster of Parnell and served in that capacity for seventeen years. He joined the First Methodist church in 1889 and has been a member ever since.

Mr. Brashear was a charter member of the G. A. R. post in Parnell and was commander of the post for ten years. Later he transferred his membership to the G. A. R. post in Maryville along with several other members of the Parnell post.

He was a progressive and patriotic citizen, and always stood for the best of everything in the community.

Mr. Brashear is survived by seven grandchildren, J. B. Korell of St. Joseph, V. A. and Lucille Korell of Savannah, James T. Brashear of Holton, Kans., Mrs. W. R. Whrmacher [Uhrmacher] of Avalon, Mo., and Anna Laura Brashear of Blockton, Ia. He is also survived by two sisters and three brothers. They are: Mrs. Cynthia Hosley, Ramona, Okla; Mrs. Martha Conkle, Brashear, Mo.; Dr. J. W. Brashear, Hutchison, Kans.; R. M. Brashear, Eolia, Mo., and G. B. Brashear, Bartlesville, Okla. There are also three great grandchildren, Billy Ardery and Ruth Ann Korell of St. Joseph and Maurice K. Whrmacher [[Uhrmacher] of Avalon.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Methodist church in Parnell. Burial will be at Parnell cemetery.

 

[BREMER, ROSE MORRIS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 9, 1931, p. 4
Mrs. Rose Bremer Dies in Parnell; Rites Tomorrow
Mrs. Rose Bremer, age 74, died at 7:45 o'clock Saturday night at her home in Parnell. She had been in failing health since the fall of 1929.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 o'clock tomorrow morning at St. Joseph's church in Parnell. Burial will be at Parnell cemetery.

Mrs. Bremer was born June 7, 1856 at Osceola, Ia. She was married August 13, 1877, to Clement Bremer and they moved to a farm west of Worth, Mo., where they lived until twenty-six years ago, moving to Parnell.

Surviving is the husband, and six daughters, Mrs. John Boedecker, and Mrs. Joe Spires, Parnell, Miss Margaret Bremer, Kansas City, Mrs. Clara Madden, and Misses Veronica and Gertrude Bremer, all of Portland, Ore. She also leaves nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.

 

[BROWN, EDWARD RANKIN]
Daily Democrat-Forum and Maryville Tribune (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, May 10, 1928, [p. 1]
Hopkins Man Dies In Car
Edward Brown, 63, Stricken Near Bedford  Heart Attack Fatal
Member of Hardware Firm Had Taken Wife to Doctor.-- Widow and Sister Survive
Edward Brown, 63 years old, a resident of Hopkins for 38 years, died as he was driving his motor car from Bedford, Ia., to Hopkins about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon.

He had accompanied his wife to Bedford, where she went to consult a physician. Mr. and Mrs. Brown had started home and they were nearing a bridge when Mrs. Brown noticed that the steering wheel was turning back and forth without guidance. By the time Mrs. Brown stopped the car her husband was dead. Heart disease was given as the cause of death.

Charles Applegate of Hopkins, who also had been a Bedford visitor yesterday, arrived just as Mr. Brown died.

Mr. Brown had been in the hardware and garage business at Hopkins for many years. The firm is known as Mutti and Brown. The garage has the Hopkins Ford agency.

Besides the widow, one sister, who lives in Wisconsin, survives. No funeral arrangements will be made until her arrival tomorrow.

Mrs. Brown suffered a stroke of paralysis last winter, but is improving.

Mr. Brown was a native of Wisconsin. He first went to Hopkins in 1881. He had been in the hardware business in Hopkins since that time and formerly was with Sid Frayne, a brother of Mrs. Brown.

 

[BROWN, EDWARD RANKIN]
Daily Democrat-Forum and Maryville Tribune (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, May 12, 1928, [p. 1]
Brown Funeral at Hopkins Tomorrow
Services to Be Held at 2:30 p. m. in Christian Church.—Masons to Take Part
Funeral services for Ed R. Brown of Hopkins, who died Wednesday while driving his car home from Bedford, Ia. will be held at the First Christian Church in Hopkins tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The Rev. B. H. Harmon pastor of the church will deliver the sermon.

Three relatives of Mr. Brown have arrived to attend the funeral. These are his sister, Mrs. Adelade Leitch, Columbus, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Cronk of Boone, Ia. Mr. Cronk is a brother-in-law of Mrs. Brown. Mrs. J. L. McIlree of Los Angeles, another sister of Mr. Brown, will not be able to attend.

Plans have been made for a Masonic funeral.

 

[BROWN, FRANK]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, March 3, 1931, [p 1]
Man Injured in Motor Car Crash Dies in Hospital
Frank Brown, 26, died at 12:20 o'clock this afternoon at the St. Francis hospital from injuries received Thursday night when the Chevrolet truck in which he was riding collided with a Buick sedan driven by Elmer Stevenson of near Clarinda, Ia. Mr. Brown never regained consciousness.

He was born at Fairfax, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown, who survive him. Other surviving relatives are three brothers, Olin, William and Charles; two sisters, Mrs. Urda Hedrick and Mrs. Wad Kincannon of Rock Port; his widow, Mrs. Lois Brown, and two children, one of whom is but two days old, having been born since Mr. Brown was rendered unconscious by the wreck.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[BROWN, LANVILLE ASHLEY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 30, 1931, [p. 1]
L. A. Brown Dies In Kansas City; Once Lived Here
L. A. Brown, formerly of Maryville, died unexpectedly yesterday at his home in Kansas City from heart disease. He was 65 years old.

Mr. Brown went to Kansas City from Maryville in 1900. He was engaged in the furniture business here. The Brown brothers firm was located where the Tribune building is now. In Kansas City he established a bed factory, which has grown into one of the largest concerns in the country for the manufacturing of apartment house beds.

Mr. Brown was well known in Republican politics in Kansas City, having served as county committeeman several years ago. He was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. May Brown, and a daughter, Miss Esther Mae Brown; one son, Rockwell L. Brown; his mother, Mrs. Martha J. Brown; three brothers, Charles A. Brown, William E. Brown and Joseph F. Brown; two sisters, Mrs. C. C. Zimmerman and Mrs. George A. Gomer, all of whom live in Kansas City and one sister, Mrs. Walter Baskett, who lives in Columbia, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in Kansas City. The body will be placed in the Forest Hill Abbey there.

 

[CARTER, ARCH AL]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 16, 1931, [p. 1]
Dr. Arch Carter, Former Resident, Dies in Hannibal
Dr. Arch Al Carter died Saturday evening at 7:45 o'clock at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Carter in Hannibal, Mo., following a long illness. Dr. Carter was born September 5, 1887 in Slater, Mo. He moved to Hannibal with his parents when he was five years old. Dr. Carter had lived in Maryville for several years. He enlisted and went overseas with the 89th Division from here. Shrapnel wounds received while serving in the Vosges  Mountains undermined his health and eventually contributed to his death.

Dr. Carter was a graduate of the American College of Osteopathy at Kirksville, class of 1925. He practiced in Cainsville, Mo., and Gainesville, Tex.

Besides his parents he is survived by his widow, formerly Miss Hazel Everhart of Maryville, a daughter, Betty Lee, and two sisters, Mrs. Wayne Crutchfield of Webster Groves, Mo., and Mrs. Jack Shelborn of Hannibal.

Funeral services will be held in Hannibal and burial will be made there.

 

[CAUDLE, HARRY J.]
Daily Democrat and Maryville Tribune (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, July 31, 1928, [p. 1]
Heart Disease Fatal to Harry J. Caudle
Funeral Services for Hopkins Man to Be Held Tomorrow Morning at Methodist Church.
Harry J. Caudle, 48 years old, died at the home of his father, Hiram Caudle, at Hopkins last night about 3 o'clock. His death was caused by heart trouble, it was reported. Mr. Caudle had lived in the Hopkins vicinity practically all of his life. He never married.

Besides his father, he is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Miss Stella Caudle, Hopkins; Fred Caudle, Sheridan; Robert Caudle, Kansas City; Ed Caudle, Fort Morgan, Colo.; and Frank Caudle, Twin Falls, Idaho.

Funeral services will be held at 10:15 o'clock tomorrow morning at the Methodist Church in Hopkins, and will be conducted by the Rev. J. H. Thompson. Burial will be at New Hope Cemetery.

 

[CAUDLE, HIRAM]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 16, 1931, [p. 1]
Hiram Caudle Is Dead
Funeral Is Held Today For Veteran Hopkins Resident
Hiram Caudle, eighty-seven years old, died Saturday afternoon at 5 o'clock at his home in Hopkins. Mr. Caudle was born in Jones County, Ia. In 1857 the Caudle family moved to a farm about one mile from where Hopkins is now located. Mr. Caudle lived near Hopkins almost his entire life until 1916 when he and Mrs. Caudle moved into the town.

Mr. Caudle ran away from his home in 1862 when he was not quite sixteen years old and enlisted in the fourth Missouri Cavalry. He served for three years in the state until he was discharged at St. Louis on April 15, 1865 the day that President Lincoln died in Washington.

Dec. 10, 1866 he was married to Miss Alvina Keplinger. Mrs. Caudle died in September 1926. One daughter, Miss Stella Caudle of Hopkins and four sons, Frank of Twin Falls, Idaho, Fred of Sheridan, Mo., Ed of Fort Morgan, Colo., and Robert of Kansas City, survive him. One son, Harry, died in 1928 and another son died in infancy.

Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Methodist church in Hopkins. Burial was made in New Hope cemetery.

 

[CHAMBERS, LUCINDA JEFFERS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, February 16, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Wm. Chambers Dies in Home Near Arkoe at Age of 81
Mrs. William Chambers, 81 years old, died Sunday morning at her home two miles east of Arkoe. Three weeks ago she suffered an injury in a fall, her arm being broken near the shoulder. Funeral services will be 2 o'clock Wednesday at the home.

Mrs. Chambers, formerly Miss Lucinda Jeffers, was born in County Armagh Ireland. She was married to Mr. Chambers in her native country in the spring of 1875. Mr. and Mrs. Chambers came to America soon after their marriage, locating first at Des Moines. They later lived at Detroit, Ottumwa and Sioux City, Ia., finally locating in the fall of 1884 at the Chambers home near Arkoe.

Mrs. Chambers is survived by her husband six children, Mrs. Lizzie Springer, Wilmington, Calif.; Mrs. Luly Gaddy, Turlock, Calif.; Samuel Chambers, Springfield, Mass.; Mrs. Margaret Wendell, Arkoe, and William and George Chambers at home. Mrs. Chambers was a member of the Arkoe Methodist church.

 

[CLYMENS, JOHN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, February 6, 1931, [p. 1]
Veteran Resident of Hopkins Dies in His Home There
John Clymens, 69, years old, died this morning at his home in Hopkins. Mr. Clymens was born in Iowa but he had lived in Hopkins for fifty years.

He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Edwards, Hopkins; Mrs. Hattie Fleming, Kingfisher, Okla.; Mrs. Kate Lammers, Westpoint, Neb.; and three brothers: Gene, Hopkins; Charles, Doland, S. D.; and Amos of St. Joseph. Mr. Clymens had never married.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from the home. The rev. Sells of Sheridan will conduct the service. Burial will be made in Hopkins cemetery.

 

[COLWELL, ERNEST MILBURN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, February 20, 1931, [p. 1]
Ernest M. Colwell of Skidmore Dies After Short Illness
Ernest Milburn Colwell of Skidmore died late yesterday afternoon at his home of diphtheria. He had been ill about a week. Mr. Colwell was twenty-seven years old. He was born in Nodaway County and had lived in Skidmore for five years.

In 1924 Mr. Colwell was married to Miss Fraulein Lucile Bailey. Besides Mrs. Colwell, he is survived by two children, Franklin Perry and Marilyn Lee; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Colwell, and one sister, Mrs. Emil Groves of Skidmore.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[CRABB, EVA ETTY MCDOWELL]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, March 7, 1931, [p. 1]
Dies in California
Funeral of Mrs. Robert Crabb Will Be Held in Maryville
Word has been received by Maryville relatives of the death of Mrs. Robert Crabb, which occurred at 10:56 o'clock last night at her in Long Beach, Calif. She had lived in California for two years.

The body will be brought back to Maryville for burial.

Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. James Croy and Mrs. Louella Phillips, of Maryville; three brothers, A. T. McDowell, Maryville; Clint McDowell, Pickering, and Richard McDowell of Graham.

Mr. Crabb died about five years ago.

 

[CRABB, EVA ETTY MCDOWELL]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites Will Be Wednesday
Funeral services for Mrs. Robert Crabb, who died Friday night at Long Beach, Ca., will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the First Christian Church here. Officiating will be the pastor, Rev. Willard M. Wickizer, assisted by members of the Eastern Star. Burial will be at Miriam Cemetery. The body will arrive in Maryville at 11:40 o'clock tomorrow night.

 

[CRABB, ROBERT LYON]
Daily Democrat-Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, November 17, 1923, [p. 1]
Darlington Man dies in Hospital Here
R. [obert] L. [yon] Crabb of Darlington, Mo., died at 12:30 o'clock today at St. Francis hospital, where he had been a patient for the last week. Death was caused by heart disease. No arrangements for the funeral have been made.

Mr. Crabb was about 70 years old and before locating in Darlington nine years ago was a merchant of Nodaway County for a quarter of a century. He operated a general merchandise store in Bedison for twenty years and later was proprietor of a similar business in Conception Junction. Surviving are the widow and three children, Mrs. Lora Richardson, Denver, Colo., and Earl Crabb, Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Ethel Anderson of Spokane, Wash. Several brothers and sisters, residing in Ohio, also survive. Mrs. Crabb is a sister of Mrs. James Croy and A. T. McDowell of Maryville.

 

[CRAIG, WILLIAM POLLARD]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, March 14, 1931, [p. 1]
Wm. P. Craig of Ravenwood, Civil War Veteran, Dies
Legion Post Will Conduct Military Funeral For Pioneer Resident
William Pollard Craig, age 83, Civil War veteran, died at 7:25 o'clock this morning at his home in Ravenwood. His condition had been critical since Wednesday afternoon, when stricken with paralysis while sitting in a chair at the Coon hardware store talking to friends.

Mr. Craig, who served with Co. H, 145th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, was one of the few surviving members of Sedgwick Post No. 21 of the Grand Army of the Republic, Maryville.

Military rites for the war veteran will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Christian church in Ravenwood. The Bradley-Hunterson-Oglesby post of the American Legion will be in charge. Burial will be at Oak Lawn cemetery.

Mr. Craig was born December 8, 1847, at Marietta, Ohio. He settled in this county, near Clyde, sixty-seven years ago, and later moved to Ravenwood, where he lived for about thirty-five years. Mr. Craig was married October 2, 1892, to Miss Lily May Burns.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Edith David, Maryville; Mrs. Wayne M. Brown, Champaign, Ill.; Mrs. Virgil McCrea, McCook, Neb.; four sons, Robert W., Des Moines, Ia.; William Hoyt, Ravenwood; and Calvin B. and M. Dale, both at home. He also leaves a brother, Daniel Craig, near Barnard.

With the passing of Mr. Craig, the only Civil War veteran now living in Ravenwood is M. Goodson.

 

[CRAIG, WILLIAM POLLARD]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 16, 1931, p. 3
Military Funeral Is Held For W. P. Craig, Ravenwood
The Christian church at Ravenwood was filled yesterday afternoon with friends who gathered to pay final respects to W. P. Craig, age 83, Civil War veteran, who died at his home Saturday morning. Military rites were held for the veteran. Members of the Bradley-Hunterson-Oglesby post of the American Legion at Ravenwood assisted in the funeral at the church and acted as pallbearers. Rev. Pliny F. Newton, Ravenwood pastor, preached the sermon. A firing squad from the Glen Ulmer post of the Legion at Hopkins officiated in the burial rites at Oak Lawn cemetery.

 

[CUMMINGS, MARK]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, March 25, 1931, [p. 1]
Mark Cummings Dies in Home Here After Prolonged Illness

Mark Cummings, for many years a resident of Nodaway county, died in his home at 215 ½ East Fifth street here this afternoon. He had been ill for several months.

Mr. Cummings was born in Ireland seventy-five years ago and emigrated to the United States while still a boy. He settled in Allenton, Penn., and a few years later was married to Miss Jennie McClellan.

They came to Nodaway County about 1885 and made their home near Arkoe. Mrs. Cummings died nineteen years ago.

Four sons and five daughters survive Mr. Cummings. The sons are James P. and Mark of Maryville; William, Seminole, Okla., and Roland, St. Joseph. The daughters are Lois Cummings, with whom Mr. Cummings made his home here, Mrs. Mabel Newlon, Rock Port, Mo.; Mrs. H. G. Case and Mrs. D. A. Ambrose of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Ray Zimmerman of Los Angeles. Four granddaughters and four grandsons also survive.

Mr. Cummings was a member of Maryville lodge number 165 A. F. & A. M.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[CUMMINGS, MARK]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, March 26, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites for Mark Cummings
Funeral services for Mark Cummings, who died here yesterday, will be held tomorrow afternoon at the Price funeral home. The body will lie in state there until after the service. The Rev. Joe P. Jacobs of the Baptist church will officiate. Members of the Maryville Masonic lodge 165 will have charge of the services at the grave. Burial will be in the Miriam cemetery.

 

[DAUGHERTY, SAMUEL PETER]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, April 11, 1931, [p. 1]
Funeral For Samuel P. Daugherty Tomorrow

Funeral services for Samuel P. [eter] Daugherty, who died early Thursday morning at his home west of Burlington Junction, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church in Blanchard, Ia. The Rev. G. T. Andrews will be in charge, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Doyle.

Mr. Daugherty was 56 years old. He had lived in the Burlington Junction community for a number of years. He is survived by his widow; two daughters, Miss Anna Margaret Daugherty and Miss Bessie Daugherty and two sons, Fred and Buford Daugherty. A brother, Al Daugherty, lives west of Burlington Junction.

 

[DAVIS, RUSH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, April 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Attend Rush Davis' Funeral
Mrs. Arno Fanning and daughter Doris returned to Maryville Tuesday after attending the funral of Mrs. Fanning's father, Rush Davis, at Bolckow. Mr. Davis had been ill for a month. He was an old resident of Andrew County. Mrs. Bess Holt, a niece of Mr. Davis, and her daughter, Mrs. Herman Miller, also attended the funeral.

 

[DAVIS, STEPHEN FLEMING]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, March 12, 1931, [p. 1]
Stephen Davis of Graham Dies—Funeral Tomorrow
Stephen Davis died last night at 8:15 o'clock at his home in Graham. He was born sixty-one years ago in Illinois, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Davis, who moved to Andrew county over half a century ago. Mr. Davis was one of nine children, of whom two are still living. He had lived in Graham fourteen years.

He is survived by his widow, one son, Oren Davis, of Graham, his two brothers, James Davis of Bolckow, and Logan Davis of Bedford, Ia., and one granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist church in Graham. Burial will be made in Graham cemetery.

 

[DAWSON, JOHN LOUIS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Wednesday, February 25, 1931, [p. 1]
John L. Dawson Dies in Home Near Clyde—Was 67
John L. [ouis] Dawson, age 67, died at 2:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home near Clyde. Hardening of the arteries caused his death.

Funeral services will be held at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning at St. Benedict's Church at Conception Junction, conducted by Rev. Fr. Andrew. Burial will be at St. Columba cemetery.

Mr. Dawson moved to this county from Grant City last summer.

Surviving is his wife, four brothers, George Dawson, Wheatland, Wyo.; O. H. Dawson, Albany; Hake Dawson, Grant City and C. B. Dawson, Los Angeles, Cal.

 

[DEMPSEY, FRANCIS CHARLES "FRANK"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, February 20, 1931, [p. 1]
Frank C. Dempsey Dies of Pneumonia—Was 49
Frank C. Dempsey died of pneumonia last night about 7:30 o'clock at his home on South Buchanan Street. Mr. Dempsey was born forty-nine years ago in the Rockford community. He lived there until coming to Maryville where he has lived for the past several years.

In 1908 Mr. Dempsey was married to Miss Maggie Donahue, who survives him. Other surviving relatives are two sons, Truman F. and Eugene D.; a daughter, Margaret Charlene, died in infancy; one brother, George of Pueblo, Colo., two sisters, Mrs. Rall Springer, Salina, Kan., Mrs. Ida Hull of Pasadena, Calif., and a niece, Mrs. Gaylord Baker of Maryville.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock at St. Patrick's church.

 

[DINSMORE, THOMAS CHALMERS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, February 7, 1931, [p. 1]
Thomas Dinsmore, Former County Resident, Dies
Thomas Dinsmore, a former resident of Nodaway County, died Thursday night at his home in St. Joseph.

The funeral was held this afternoon at the residence at 1906 Savannah Avenue. Burial was at St. Joseph.

Mr. Dinsmore settled in this section of the state in the spring of 1872. His father was the late Rev. S. D. Dinsmore of the Gaynor community.

Surviving is the wife and two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Hall and Mrs. Irene Spaulding, both of St. Joseph. He also leaves three grandchildren.

 

[DOBBS, ELVA PERMELDIA SPOHN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, March 28, 1931, p. 3
Mrs. Dobbs Dies
Funeral services for Mrs. William Dobbs, formerly of Nodaway County, were conducted Wednesday at the Christian church at Savannah by the Rev. W. E. Purdy and burial was in the Savannah cemetery. Mrs. Dobbs, who was born March 14, 1851, in Highland County, Ohio, died at the home of her brother Irvin M. Spohn, at Whitesville, March 23. She formerly lived in the Bridgewater vicinity south of Maryville.

 

[FLYNN, JOHN F.]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, February 7, 1931, [p. 1]
John F. Flynn Dies
Former Nodaway County Resident Is Found Dead In Columbia
Columbia, Mo., Feb. 7 – John F. Flynn, 56, a traveling salesman who had made his home in Columbia for the last twelve years, was found dead in his room at a hotel here last night, coroner E. G. Davis said today. Death was due to natural causes.

Flynn was born in Nodaway County. He is survived by his widow, a son and two daughters. No funeral arrangements have been made.

 

[FRIEMIER, WILLIAM     MACKEY, WILSON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, March 7, 1931, [p. 1]
Two Deaths Occur Last Night at County Farm
Two deaths occurred at the county infirmary last night, Wilson Mackey, Conception Junction, and William Friemier, Clearmont, who had been at the county farm only a short time, died during the night.

Mr. Mackey was 82 years old. He had been at the infirmary since February 12. Friemier was 82 years old and had been at the infirmary since Nov. 14, 1930.

 

[FORD, STANLEY RANSON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, February 28, 1931, [p. 1]
Stanley R. Ford, Son of Former Maryville Minister, Is Dead
Stanley R. [anson] Ford, age 45 years, died at Superior, Ariz. Thursday morning. The body will be brought to Maryville where funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at the Price funeral chapel, conducted by Dr. E. L. LaRue of the First M. E. church.

Mr. Ford was born November 29, 1885, at Abilene, Kan. He was married in 1910 to Clove [Chloe] Roark of Kansas City. For a number of years he was employed in government service to the Canal Zone. Mr. Ford is the son of the late Rev. J.[ohn] S. [cott] Ford, formerly pastor of the First M. E. church here who died in 1912.

Mr. Ford is survived by his mother, Mrs. J. S. Ford, 422 West Second street, his widow, two sons, John L. [loyd] Ford and Stanley, jr., and two sisters, Miss Merle Ford, Tulsa, Okla., and Miss Gladys Ford, Maryville. His son, John L. [loyd] , has been living with his grandmother in Maryville.

Mrs. Stanly R. Ford and son, Stanley, jr., arrived this noon, and Miss Merle Ford was expected to arrive this evening.

 

[FORD, STANLEY RANSON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 2, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites For S. R. Ford Tomorrow
Funeral services for Stanley R. Ford who died Thursday in Superior, Ariz., will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Price funeral home. The Rev. E. L. LaRue of the First M. E. church will conduct the services. Burial will be made in Miriam cemetery.

 

[FROM, JACOB JAMES]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, February 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Auto Accident on 71 Is Fatal to Jacob From
Wreck    Occurs Last   Night When Driver Dodges Hay-Rack.
Others Slightly Injured
Brothers Of   Maryville   Man   Were    In Car At Time Of Tragedy—Say Hay-Rack Carried No Lights.
Jacob From, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. James P. From of Conception Junction, was killed between 8 and 8 30 o'clock last night   on   highway   No    71   about a half mile north of Midway when   the car in which he was riding turned over. Mr. From's skull was fractured in several places, and he died on the way to the hospital.

Mr. From, in company with two of his brothers, Chris and John, was returning from St. Joseph in a Chevrolet coach. Jacob was in the back seat asleep while Chris was driving the car. They had just come down the hill north of Midway and were starting up the next when the lights of the car flashed upon a hay-rack loaded with furniture on the pavement. The horse-drawn vehicle did not have any lights on it, according to John From this morning, and they did not see it until they were right upon it. Chris whipped the wheel to the left to avoid hitting the hayrack and the car turned over several times. Chris and John From received only minor cuts and bruises.

Jacob From was born November 9, 1906 on a farm east of Clyde. He lived there as a boy and later moved with his parents to Conception Junction. Three years ago he was married to Miss Alice Ralston, and the couple came to Maryville to live. Since coming to Maryville Mr. From has been employed as a meat cutter at Townsends.

Besides his widow, Mrs. Alice From, and an infant son, Bobby, he is survived by his parents, three sisters, Mrs. Lena Still and Mrs. Roy Mayes of Maryville and Mrs. Anne Laneheart of Conception Junction; and three brothers, Hans and Chris of Conception Junction and John of Ravenwood.

Funeral services had not been completed this afternoon.

 

[FROM, JACOB JAMES]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, February 10, 1931, [p. 1}
From Rites Wednesday
Funeral services for Jacob From who died of injuries received Sunday night in an automobile accident on No. 71 near Midway, will be held Wednesday afternoon. Short services will be held at the home on East First Street after which services will be conducted at the Methodist church at Ravenwood, conducted by the Rev. Lane Douglas of Maryville. Burial will be in the Ravenwood cemetery.

The Rev. Pliny Newton, pastor of the M. E. Church at Ravenwood, will assist in the services at Ravenwood.

 

[FRYER, LAURA EMELINE HAWK]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, March 7, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Laura E. Fryar Dies Early Today in Ravenwood
Mrs. Laura E. Fryar, age 74, a resident of this county her entire life, died at 5:30 o'clock this morning at her home in Ravenwood.

She was born July 27, 1856, on a farm three miles north of Guilford. Mrs. Fryar had lived in Ravenwood since 1895.

Surviving is her husband, J. [onathan] C. [lark] Fryar, three daughters, Mrs. Ward Bennett, Ravenwood; Mrs. James Sawyer, Maryville; Miss Blanche Fryar, at home; three sons, W. O. Fryar, Hillsdale, Wyo,; Leland Fryar, Ravenwood; Harry Fryar, Ravenwood; a brother, Frank Hawk, Redlands, Cal.; two sisters, Mrs, Robert Larmer, Maryville, and Mrs. Dona Felter, Redlands, Cal.

Arrangements for the funeral have not been completed, but burial will be at Sweet Home cemetery.
[Note: Her last name is spelled Fryer on her Missouri State Death Certificate and her headstone.]

 

[FRYER, LAURA EMELINE HAWK]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites for Mrs. Fryar
Funeral services for Mrs. Laura e. Fryar, age 74, who died Saturday morning at her home in Ravenwood, were held at 1 o'clock this afternoon at the Methodist church in Ravenwood. The pastor, Rev. Pliny F. Newton, officiated. Burial was at Sweet Home cemetery.

 

[GALE, VIANNAH E. GOODSON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, March 27, 1931, [p. 1]
Former Resident Dies
Mrs. A. L. Gale of Glencoe, Illinois, Succumbs in Minnesota

Word was received here today by Miss Jennie Garrett that Mrs. A. [lbert] L.[iscomb] Gale of Glencoe, Ill. died in Rochester, Minn. Tuesday. Mrs. Gale had been in ill health for about two months and was taken to the Rochester clinic for treatment. She formerly lived in Maryville. Mrs. Gale is survived by her husband, a daughter, Helen, and her mother, Mrs. Goodson.

 

[GARRETT, WILLIAM CHAPMAN "DOAK"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, February 17, 1931, [p. 1]
Father of Eleven Dies After Crash on Highway No. 71
W. [illiam] C. Garrett, 45-years old, of Fillmore, a farmer, died at a hospital in St. Joseph early today as the result of injuries suffered in a motor car collision south of Savannah about 9 o'clock last night. He is survived by a widow and eleven children.

R. Rutherford, age 43 years, also of Fillmore, who suffered injuries to his head and shoulders, recovered consciousness a few hours after the accident. Motorists from Maryville who passed by the scene of the accident today told that the Ford model T car in which Rutherford and Garrett were riding collided with a truck near interurban stop No. 19 on the Savannah road.

Garrett suffered a fractured skull and a fracture of the right leg. The Maryville persons were unable to learn the identity of the operator of the truck.

 

[GINN, SARAH MILLIGAN]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 16, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Sarah Ginn, Veteran Resident of Parnell, Dies
Mrs. Sarah Ginn died Saturday night at 8:45 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ralph Waits, in Parnell. Mrs. Ginn, who was eighty-two years old, was born in Oxford, about six miles from Parnell, and she had lived in and near Parnell all of her life.

Besides Mrs. Waits, Mrs. Ginn is survived by four other children: Mrs. S. L. Henderson of Maryville, Mrs. Carrie Davenport of Kansas City, Charles Ginn of Peoria, Ill. and John Ginn of Blue Springs, Mo. One brother, A. E. Milligan of Sparta, Mo., and twenty grandchildren, also survive.

Funeral services were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at Mrs. Waits' home. Burial was made in Parnell cemetery.

 

[GRAM, LOUIS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, April 6, 1931, [p. 1]
Louis Gram Dies at 65
Resident of Maryville Moved Here in 1891

Louis Gram died this morning at 9 o'clock at the St. Francis Hospital following an illness which developed the latter part of January. Mr. Gram, who was 65 years old, had lived in Maryville since 1891.

He was born in Steinback, Germany, November 17, 1865, and came to the United States in the spring of 1889. On July 30, 1889 he was married to Miss Engelbertina Bleuel at Conception. They went to Chicago where they lived for two years before coming to Maryville to make their home.

Mr. Gram established a concrete block manufacturing business here in 1909. Since 1914 Louis Gram jr., has been associated with his father in business.

Mrs. Gram died July 23, 1919. Louis Gram, jr., and Miss Mary Gram of Cheyenne, Wyo., who survive, are children of this marriage.

On January 10, 1923, Mr. Gram was married to Miss Josephine Stundon, who survives him. Other surviving relatives are a sister, Mrs. William Heller of Weslaco, Tex. and a brother, Frank Gram, who lives in Germany.

Miss Mary Gram arrived Saturday night from Cheyenne.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[GRIMSLEY, JACOB "JAKE"]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 30, 1931, p. 3
Jake Grimsley Dies
Oregon, Mo., Man Was Well-Known in Vicinity of Quitman.
Jake Grimsley, owner of property near Quitman and well known by residents of Quitman, died at 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon at his home near Oregon, Mo. He lived with two brothers, Henry and Ed Grimsley.

The funeral will be held at 11 o'clock tomorrow morning at the residence near Oregon. Burial will be in Ohio cemetery at Burlington Junction.

 

[GRISSINGER, MARLIN E.]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Friday, February 6, 1931, [p. 1]
Youth Who Fell Under Train Dies in Hospital Here
Marlin Grissinger of Burlington Junction Was Injured Yesterday
Marlin Grissinger, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Grissinger of Burlington Junction, died about 7 o'clock last night at the St. Francis hospital from injuries received when he was run over by a train near Stanberry.

Marlin, in company with B. T. Heriford, Virgil Barrett and Buddy Coder, all of Burlington Junction, had hopped a train at Burlington Junction and ridden to Stanberry. Here they alighted and boarded another train which was just leaving the yards going towards Burlington Junction.

Marlin fell off the train and one leg was completely severed and the other mangled. The three other boys started to get off the train but it was going so fast they had to ride on to Conception Junction.

At Conception they got back on the highway and started for Stanberry, catching a ride in an automobile. On the way they met an ambulance, so knew that Marlin was being brought to Maryville. They got out of the car in which they were riding and came on back to Maryville.

Besides his parents, Marlin is survived by two brothers, Elvin and O. M., Jr., and a sister, Virginia. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[GRISSINGER, MARLIN E.]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, February 7, 1931, [p. 1]
Grissinger Rites Tomorrow
Youth Died Thursday After Fall From Train
Funeral services for Marlin Grissinger will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Christian church in Burlington Junction. Burial will be made in the Ohio cemetery in Burlington Junction.

Young Grissinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Grissinger of Burlington Junction, died Thursday night at the St. Francis Hospital. He was brought here Thursday afternoon after a fall from a train had mangled his legs.

 

[GUNTHER, WILLIAM JOSEPH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 16, 1931, p. 4
W. J. Gunther Is Killed by Auto in Minnesota
Funeral services for W. [illiam] J. [oseph] Gunther, 41, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Gunther of Conception Junction, were held Wednesday at International Falls, Minn. Mr. Gunther was hit by an automobile Saturday night, March 7, and killed but his body was not found until the next morning at 10 o'clock. Two men who were said to have been intoxicated were driving the car [and] are being held by police officers.

Besides his parents, Mr. Gunther is survived by his widow and three children, two brothers, Frowen Gunther of conception Junction and Joe Gunther of Plentiwood, Mont., and three sisters, Mrs. Henry Meyers of Guilford, Mrs. Josephine Hengler of Conception Junction, and Mrs. Frank Meyers of Ravenwood.

Joe Gunther and Mrs. Frank Meyers attended the funeral.

 

[HAGEY, DOROTHY KATHERINE]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Dorothy Hagey Dies
Child Was Daughter of Burlington Junction Couple
Dorothy Hagey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Hagey of Burlington Junction, died yesterday morning at 5 o'clock at the St. Francis Hospital. She was seven years old. Besides her parents, Dorothy is survived by two sisters, Virginia and Mary Frances, and two brothers, Donald Dean and James Harold.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[HAILEY, ARTHUR]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, February 5, 1931, [p. 1]
Arthur Hailey Dies
Retired Farmer Had Lived Near St. Joseph for 55 Years.
Arthur Hailey, 84 years old, died Wednesday afternoon at his home eight miles northeast of St. Joseph. He had lived in that community fifty-five years. Mr. Hailey was born in England and came to the United States in 1855. He was a retired farmer.

Five daughters, Mrs. Emma Nelson of Guildford; Mrs. R. M. Jeffries, Stewartsville, Mo.; Mrs. Cassie Eppard, Cameron, Mo.; Mrs. Ed Kelley, Cosby, Mo.; Mrs. Julius Ladroute, St. Joseph, and one son, Alma Hailey, Maysville, Mo., survive him.

 

[HANNA, FRANCIS WILLARD]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, March 3, 1931, p. 2
Infant Son Dies.
Francis Hanna, nine-months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer B. Hanna of Pickering died this morning at 9:30 o'clock at St. Francis Hospital. Besides his parents the infant is survived by a brother, Billy, seven years old, and a sister, Doris, aged five years. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

 

[HATCHER, MARY A. PARKS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, February 14, 1931, p. 4
Mrs. Mary A. Hatcher of Graham Dies in St. Joseph
Mrs. Mary A. Hatcher, 68 years old, of Graham, died early this morning at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Joseph. Mrs. Hatcher has lived in Graham for thirty years. She was born in Andrew County.

She is survived by her husband, John Hatcher, and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Foley of Graham and Mrs. Belle Crawford of Maysville, Mo.

Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the home. Burial will be made in Antioch cemetery.

 

[HAWK, ANNIE BELLE SMITH]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Tuesday, February 3, 1931, [p. 1]
Mrs. Belle Hawk of Near Ravenwood Dies in Her Home Sunday
Mrs. Belle Hawk, age 59, a resident of Nodaway County her entire life, died at 5 o'clock Sunday morning at her home one mile and a half southwest of Ravenwood. She had been ill the past three weeks with pneumonia.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Methodist Church in Ravenwood conducted by the pastor, Rev. Pliny F. Newton. Burial will be at Oak Lawn cemetery.

Her husband, Oscar Hawk, died in 1917. They were married on January 31, 1895.

Surviving is the mother, Mrs. Elon Smith, Robstown, Tex.; a daughter, Mrs. Edna Horton, Ravenwood; a son James P. Hawk, near Ravenwood; four sisters, Mrs. Mattie Dirk, Oakland, Cal.; Mrs. Katie Wright, Robstown, Tex.; Miss Doris Smith, Kingsville, Tex.; Mrs. Della Fryar, Hillsdale, Wyo., and three brothers, Joe S. Smith, Hutchison, Kans.; H. P. Smith, Albuquerque, N. M., H. J. Smith, Los Angeles, Cal.

 

[HAWKINS, ALLEN THEODORE]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, February 26, 1931, [p. 1]
Allen Hawkins Dies Last Night After Long Illness
Allen Hawkins, thirty-one years old, died last night at the St. Francis Hospital following a five weeks illness. Mr. Hawkins was born in Maryville and had always lived here. He was employed at the South Side Bakery.

In 1923 he was married to Miss Emma Rowlett of Skidmore. Besides his wife he is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hawkins, three daughters, Allene, Gilberta, and Alice Jean; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Aufinson, Castlewood, S. D.; Mrs. Beatrice Ulmer, Blanchard, Ia.; Mrs. Opal Hubbel, Parnell; Miss Ada Mae Hawkins of Maryville, and one brother, Guy of Lincoln, Neb.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the First Baptist church. Burial will be made in Miriam cemetery.

 

[HERREN, GEORGE WESLEY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, March 21, 1931, [p. 1]
George Herren Dies as Result of an Accident
Maryville Man Falls In Bedroom of Home; Head Strikes Dresser.
A fall proved fatal to George Wesley Herren, 48 years old, well known Maryville resident, in his home at 410 South Main Street last night.

Mr. Herren had been ill for several days but was apparently recuperating when the fatal accident occurred. He had left his bed and was walking across the floor of his bedroom when he fell, his head striking the corner of a dresser. Death followed within a few minutes.

Mrs. Elsie Allen, housekeeper for Mr. Herron, heard him fall. She rushed to his room and immediately called Dr. J. A. Bloomer, who had lived with Mr. Herren for several months. Mr. Herren died without recovering consciousness shortly after 9 o'clock.

Mr. Herren was born September 22, 1882, in Maryville. He had always made his home here, taking care of the farming interests of the family. He owned a farm a short distance east of Maryville and was out to his farm early this week doing some work.

He is survived by his father, J. [ohn] W. [esley] Herren, and a sister, Mrs. Wray Dudley, Pittsburgh, Pa. Mr. Herren was a nephew of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Toel. Mr. Herren's mother died a year ago in March.

Wray Dudley, his brother-in-law, who has been in St. Louis on business, will arrive here tonight. Mrs. Dudley will come from Pittsburgh probably tomorrow. Funeral arrangements will not be completed until her arrival.

Mr. Herren was a member of the Masonic bodies here, Nodaway Lodge No. 470, A. F. and A. M., an officer in Owens Chapter No. 96, Royal Arch Masons. He was a member of the I. O. O. F. and the First M. E. church.

 

[HERREN, GEORGE WESLEY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 23, 1931, [p. 1]
Rites For George Herren Will Be Held Tomorrow
Funeral services for George W. Herren, who died Friday night following a fall, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Price Funeral Home. The Rev. E. I. LaRue will conduct the services. Nodaway Lodge No. 470, A. F. & A. M. will have charge of the services at the grave. Burial will be made in Miriam cemetery.

The pall bearers will be: Joseph Jackson, O. K. Bovard, F. R. Marcell, Dr. E. C. Braniger, W. J. Montgomery, and Vesta Cooper.

Mrs. Wray Dudley, sister of Mr. Herren, will arrive tomorrow morning from Pittsburgh, Pa., to attend the funeral.

 

[HERREN, JOHN WESLEY]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, April 9, 1931, [p. 1]
John W. Herren Is Dead
Veteran Resident of County Was 91 Years Old
John W. Herren died yesterday at Woodson sanitarium in St. Joseph. He was born 91 years ago in Vinton County, Ohio and came to Missouri in 1869, settling in Nodaway County on his arrival here. He engaged in farming until 1875 when he became the owner of a livery and feed stable.

Mr. Herren served in the Civil War for three years, 1862 until 1865. He was a member of Company F, 114th Ohio Infantry. He fought in the battles of Vicksburg, Arkansas Post, Blakely and Louisana, and was a member of the Red River expedition.

On January 28, 1869, he was married to Miss Nellie [Nettie] Toel, who died a year ago last month. A son, George W. Herren died March 20. A daughter, Mrs. Wray Dudley of Pittsburgh, survives.

Mr. Herren was a member of the G. A. R. and of the I. O. O. F., White Cloud Lodge, No. 92.

The funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Price Funeral home. The I. O. O. F. lodge will be in charge of the services. Dr. E. I. LaRue of the First M. E. church will deliver the funeral address. Burial will be made in the Miriam cemetery.

Mrs. Dudley will arrive from Pittsburgh tomorrow night.

 

[HITCHCOCK, WATSON ADOLPHUS]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, January 14, 1965, [p. 1]
Native of Maryville Dies in St. Joseph
Watson A. [dolphus] Hitchcock, 78, St. Joseph, a native of Maryville, died Wednesday morning at a St. Joseph hospital. He is survived by one stepson and one grandchild.

Services will be held at 3 p. m. Saturday at the Heaton-Bowman Funeral Home, St. Joseph, and burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

 

[HOLMES, ARTHUR]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Saturday, March 21, 1931, p. 4
Rites For Arthur Holmes
Funeral services for Arthur Holmes, colored, who died in Toledo, Ohio, Wednesday, will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the A. M. E. church here. Burial will be made in Oak Hill cemetery.

Holmes, who was forty-five years old, formerly lived in Maryville. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Dicy Braley of Maryville, wife, and one daughter, Bernice, of Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Bryant, Conway, Ark., and Mrs. J. Keene, Maryville; four brothers, Ned and Everett of Kansas City, Will of Leavenworth, Kan. and George of Omaha.

 

[HUFF, MARION]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 9, 1931, [p. 1]
Miss Marion Huff, Former Teacher in Maryville, Is Dead
Miss Marion Huff, at one time a teacher in the rural schools of Nodaway County, died this morning at 6:30 o'clock in Chicago. She was eighty-one years old last October. Miss Huff is survived by three sisters: Mrs. J. F. Haller of Wilcox, Mrs. Cora Logan of Quitman, and Mrs. O. H. Dike of Chicago. A nephew, Guy Haller, lives here.

Miss Huff was born in Indiana. She came to Nodaway County first as the guest of her uncle, Thomas Huff, who lived west of Quitman for many years. She taught in the district schools there and in other rural schools in the county. For a time she was postmistress of Burlington Junction. She won the appointment over eleven men. She taught for a time in the Maryville high school. In 1893 Miss Huff went to Silver City, N. M. where she taught in the mountain schools. In 1900 she went to Porto Rico as head of the English department of the public schools at San Juan. She returned to Chicago because the weather of Porto Rico was unfavorable to her frail health. In 1901 she took a special course at the University of Chicago. She went to the Philippines in 1902 where she taught for seventeen years. Miss Huff returned to Chicago in 1918 where she became general saleswoman for the publishers of a home reference work in Chicago. She has lived in Chicago since that time.

Miss Huff's remains will be cremated.

 

[HULL, JOHN WYATT]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Monday, March 9, 1931, [p. 1]
J. W. Hull, 80, Dies in Hopkins—Rites Tomorrow
J. [ohn] W. [yatt] Hull, eighty years old, died Friday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Oliver Young, in Hopkins. Mr. Hull was born in Marion County, Ohio. He came to Hopkins when he was fifteen years old and lived there for five years until he moved to Nebraska. Ten years ago he returned to Hopkins.

He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Mary Harrington of Tekamah, Neb., Mrs. Lucretia Hilkey of McFall, Ore., Mrs. Young of Hopkins and one son, Elmer Hull, who lives in Nelson, Neb.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Baptist church in Hopkins. Burial will be made in Hopkins cemetery.

 

[HULL, LUCY JANE FERGUSON]
Maryville Daily Forum (Maryville, Missouri), Thursday, March 19, 1936, [p. 1]
Mrs. Lucy Hull, Age 84, Hopkins Resident, Dies
Mrs. Lucy Jane Hull, a resident of the Hopkins vicinity for seventy years, died at 7:30 oÕclock last evening at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Oliver Young, at Hopkins. Pneumonia, from which she had been suffering the past week, caused her death. Mrs. Hull was 84 years of age.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Baptist church in Hopkins, of which she was a member, conducted by Rev. Ray Dick. Burial will be in the Hopkins cemetery.

Born at Delaware, Ohio, September 9, 1851, Mrs. Hull came to Nodaway County when a small girl and on December 2, 1869, was married to John W. Hull. Previous to his death, March 6, 1931, Mr. Hull was a blacksmith at Hopkins for many years.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Young of Hopkins, Mrs. Mary Harrington of Tekamah, Neb., and Mrs. Lucretia Hilkey of Butte Falls, Ore; one son, W. E. Hull of Nelson, Neb.; thirty-three grandchildren and sixty great grandchildren.