Livingston County Michigan

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ANDREWS, Eber S.

Funeral Held Tuesday for Eber S. Andrews:  WILLIAMSTON, Nov. 14 -- Funeral services for Eber S. Andrews, 92, a resident of Williamston for 71 years who died in a Lansing hospital Saturday following a brief illness, were held at the Gorsline Brothers chapel here Tuesday afternoon.
Mr. Andrews was the oldest paid grand master of the Michigan Grand lodge I.O.O.F., and many I.O.O.F. members from various parts of the state attended the funeral.  In addition to his I.O.O.F. affiliation Mr. Andrews was also a member of Williamston Masonic Lodge No. 153, R. A. M. No. 151 and R. and S. M. No. 64.
Born in Livingston county May 12, 1853, he came to Williamston in 1874 and purchased the Williamston Enterprise which he managed for about 25 years.  His son-in-law, G. A. Thompson, then took it over and operated it for another quarter century when it was taken over by Andrews' grandson.  Theodore A. Thompson, the present publisher.  Mr. Andrews also served as postmaster for a time and was a deacon of the Baptist church for several years.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. George A. Stoffer of LaCrosse, Wis,. and Mrs. Sydney Ash of Peace River, Alberta, Canada, and two grandchildren, Theodore Thompson of Williamson and Mrs. Florence McLean of Detroit and a number of great-grandchildren.
Officiating at the funeral services were Rev. Harold T. Reese of the Williamston Baptist church, Rev. William J. Robinson of the Methodist church and Rev. John Armistead of Battle Creek, grand chaplain of the Grand Lodge of Michigan, I.O.O.F.  Burial was in Lakeview cemetery, Howell.

ANDREWS, Mrs. Emma Huntington

WILLIAMSTON, Feb. 19--Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Huntington Andrews, 86, a resident of Williamston for 60 years, who died Monday morning, will be held at the Gorsline Brothers chapel Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. Mr. Frank Curry, pastor of the Okemos Baptist church, and the REv. Mr. Harold Reese, pastor of the Williamston Baptist church, officiating.  Interment will be in Lakeview cemetery at Howell. Mrs. Andrews was a member of the Baptist church, a former active member of the Ladies Baptist union, the Woman's club and the W.C.T.U. Surviving are the husband, Eber S. Andrews; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Stoffer of LaCrosse, Wis., and Mrs. Nina Ash of Peace River, Alberta, Canada; two sisters, Miss Frances Huntington of Howell and Mrs. Mina Phillips of Langdon, Alberta; a grandson, Theodore Thompson of Williamston, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Florence Thompson McLean of Detroit.


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