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Age 84, Dies
Mrs. Hattie Karns, 84, a well-known resident, died Tuesday in Mount St. Mary Hospital, here where she had been admitted on Saturday following a stroke.
A native of Athens County, she was the daughter of the late Uriah and Leah Tippie. Surviving are four sons, Charles, Floyd, Alva, and Ervin, of Chauncey; one daughter, Mrs. Grace Weldon, of Corning Route 1; 16 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Ezra Karns, and three sons have preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Chauncey Church of Christ, where funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p. m. by the Rev. J. A. Long, assisted by the Rev. Gilbert Courtney. Burial will be in the Nye Cemetery at Chauncey. Friends may call at the family home at any time.
[Athens Messenger. April 28, 1954. — submitted by Anita Hamer]
Ages Widow Dies At Home Near This City Early Sunday
Mrs. Susan Tippie Knox Was One of Eighteen Children
From a family of eighteen children the death yesterday of Mrs. Susan Tippie Knox, 81, widow of Joseph W. Knox at the home in Harmony leaves eight brothers and sisters, the oldest 86 and the youngest 66.
Mrs. Knox died at 7 o'clock yesterday morning following a two week's illness of heart trouble and pneumonia.
Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Clarks Chapel. Burial will be made in the adjoining cemetery.
Mrs. Knox was born in Coshocton county. Most of her life has been spent in Athens county. Her husband preceded her seven years in death. She leaves five children; John Knox, Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Bessie Hartley, Escanabe. Mich.: Miss Angeline Knox, Sidney: J. W. Knox, Athens: Thurman Knox at home: also the following brothers and sisters: J.W. Tippie 86 Hodkine, Mo.: Mrs. Phoeba Painter, Alexandria, Ind.: Mrs. Barbara Misner, Bucoda. Wash.: Mrs. Emma Farrow, Wylan. Ala.: Mrs. Rebecca Haning, Shade: John Tippie, Sugar Creek: Marion F. Tippie, Athens and Mrs. Hattie Carnes, 56, Chauncey.
[Athens Messenger. Jan. 17, 1927. — submitted by Anita Hamer]
Canaanville - Mr. John Konkoskia, who, for a short time has been a resident of this place, died on the 16th at his residence after a lingering illness, of consumption. The deceased leaves a wife and two small children.
[The Athens Messenger, February 3, 1881]