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[This next obituary was unreadable for the fist three lines. Underneath in handwriting, it was written "Mary Dixon Matthew"]

Last Tuesday afternoon____________ the funeral of Mary (Dixon Matthew) Her death occurred at the home of ___ iam La Rue of this cty. She had been suffer ( mistake in newspaper) from consumption for some time and the ravages of this disease caused her death.

She was born in Clear Lake township, June 17, 1855 and died in Athens, Nov. 17th ,aged 52 years and 5 months.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Anna Howard and Mrs. Goldie Johnson both of this city, two sisters and one brother.

Funeral services were held from the residence at two o'clock Tuesday afternoon, Rev. F. E. Welton officiating. Interment in West Cemetery.

Transcribed by:Rajean Gallagher


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