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Funeral of Mrs Knoles
The funeral of Mrs J. J. Knoles, the only victim of Saturday evenings storm, at Dewey was held at the Christian church in this city at 11 o'clock this afternoon.

The remains accompanied by a number of relatives and friends of the deceased arrived over the Santa Fe at 10.30. A large number of the friends of the family were at the depot to meet the funeral party. They were driven to the church where the funeral service was conducted by Rev. E. J. Stewart, of the Baptist Church, the Christian minister being out of town. "The music, which was so appropriate to the occasion, was in charge of Mrs. W. A. Kidd. After the services at the church, the remains accompanied by many friends, of this city were taken to the city, cemetery where internment was made.

The pall bearers were J. W. Davis, Walton Everman, A S Rupard, O D Huling, and J A Soloson. One of the sad features of the funeral was the fact that the husband of the deceased could not be found and so knows nothing of his wife's death.

Those of her family who were present were her sisters, Mesdames Riley and Denton of Greenville, Ill, her daughter and family, Mrs C Denton of Colony, Kas, Robert McGary and family of Independence, Mrs Widick, a step daughter, of Iola and Mrs Elizabeth Eshelman of Dennis, Kansas and C L Eshleman and family at whose home she was (paper torn there).

Transcribed by: Bette Jo Lawson


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