Ida May Stewart, daughter of James and Melissa (Pooler) Stewart was born near Lancaster Mo. May 15, 1876 and departed this life on March 27,1959 at the Lacy rest home, Bethany Mo. at the age of 82 years, 10 months and 11 days.
Ida, who was of a family of 10 children, moved to Harrison County with her parents when quite small. The all preceded her in death. Brothers and sisters were Tom, John, James, Nancy, Ellen, Lula, Lizzie, Mrs.Rebecca Solomon, and Mrs. Katie Smith.
On October 30,1898 she was united in marriage to Ulysses S. Geyer. To this union two children were born: Jesse of near Bethany, and a daughter who died in infancy in 1902. The husband preceded her in death December 28, 1939.
After the death of her husband she made her home at New Hampton, Mo. Although in failing health for several years she was able to retain her home until three months ago when she was taken to the home of her son, Jesse and wife Mary where she was tenderly cared for. It became necessary just a few days before her death to move her to the rest home.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her son Jesse, a daughter-in-law, a grandson,"Buster" and a granddaughter-in-law; also a number of nieces and nephews and a host of friends. She was a member of the Hazel Valley Methodist Church. Funeral services were held at the Noble Funeral home in Bethany at 1:30 p.m. Sunday March 29, 1959 with burial in the Logsdon Cemetery.
submitted by Melody Beery
source: personal papers of Clara Fish.
Golda Faye Gibson
Little Golda Faye Gibson, youngest daughter of Francis and Ella Gibson, was born August 17, 1907 and departed this life September 22, 1918, aged 11 years, 1 month and 15 days. Little Golda had been a sufferer for more than a year with that dreaded disease, tuberculosis and all was done that loving hands could do or loving hearts provide, but all was in vain. The Savior needed another little angel, so He called her home. She was a favorite in her Sunday school class and also with her schoolmates, always wearing a smile for everyone. She bore her suffering so patiently and would at times plan what she was going to do when she got well. She will be sadly missed in the home circle. For six weeks before her death she was unable to walk, but would have them carry her to the table at meal time, when she couldn't hold her little head up nor eat a bite and did this until about four days before she died. She leaves to mourn, her father , mother, one sister, Bessie, and one brother Johnnie, one sister, Clara, dying in 1905, besides hosts of relatives and friends. Her home preacher, Rev. Burris, of Bethany, conducted the funeral services, burial being in the Logsdon Cemetery by the side of her little sister, Clara, on Monday afternoon, September 23rd. Mrs. John Barnett, Mrs. Harley Edwards, Misses Merle McNelly and Waive Snipes acted as pallbearers. The songs sang were "What a Friend we have in Jesus", "Beautiful Isle" and "Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me."
Source: Bethany Republican, September 25, 1918
Samuel Nelson Glaze
was born in West highland County Ohio, March 9, 1843 and passed away at 9:00 a.m. January 28, 1924 at the house which he loved so well and lived for 51 years. Aged 80 years 10 months and 19 days. He was a son of Samuel H. and Sarah A. Glaze and the third of a family of nine children, being survived by two sisters, Mr. W.C. Baker and Mrs. J.H. Summers and one brother, D.R. Glaze.
He was married on April 3, 1873 to Miss Mary E. Kinion. To this union four children were born, Oscar L. of Sedley, Sask., Bert, Carey and Carl. Carey having died in infancy. He also has two grandchildren, Grel D and Garland R. Glaze of Sedley Sask., and one great grandchild.
Source: Unknown clipping
SUSE ANN GLENN
Suse Ann Smith Glenn, daughter of George A. and Sarah
Elizabeth (Humphry) Smith, was born in Worth County, Mo., Sept. 7,
1880. She passed away in a hospital at Medford, Ore., February 12,
1973, at the age of 92 years, 5 months and 6 days. She was united in
marriage to Steve Glenn Sept. 27, 1903. To this union was born three
children, one son and two daughters.
source: personal papers of Clara Fish
Ben H. Goodwin, 54 years old, a man whose acquaintance over Harrison county was wide died at 11:15 oclock last night at a local hospital. He had been ill for two weeks or longer and his ailment was recognized from the beginning as dangerous. Mr. Goodwin was born at Ridgeway, Feb. 9, 1889 and was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Goodwin. His father died when he was a small child and his mother died about 34 years ago. Beside his wife Hazel, his is survived only by a brother Herschel Goodwin, Bethany. Mr. Goodwin had resided here for more than 20 years, coming here to enter the employ of Slemons & Walker Bros. He also was employed for a long while by the Shroyer Music Co.
The Rev. Robert Turner will officiate at services this Thrusday morning at 10:30 oclock at the Wheeler funeral home and burial will be at Yankee Ridge cemetery, southeast of Ridgeway.
Source: Bethany Republican Clipper, Sept. 22, 1943
ARCHIE SYLVESTER GRAHAM
Archie Sylvester Graham, the first child of Henry H. and
Zelphia M. (Westlake) Graham, was born October 7, 1910, in the Washington
Center Community and lived there to manhood. On October 8, 1930 he
and Nina B. Edwards were united in marriage making their home in the
Martinsville area. To this union three children came to bless their
home: Robert Lee, Leona Joyce and Royce Gene.
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