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Mrs. J.H.Woldridge
Mary Elizabeth Vaughn was born in Greensburg, Ky, October 8, 1847, passed away September 20, 1934 at the home of her daughter, Maria ________ of Fay, at the age of 90 years, 11 months and 12 days.

In 1857 she moved with her parents to Petersburg, Ill, and there in 1863 she was united in marriage to Jackson Heath Woldridge. They later moved to Kansas where they lived several years, thence to Oklahoma where she lived the remainder of her life.

To this union six children were born, three of them, Lulu, Willie and Sam, and her husband preceding her in death.

She leaves to mourn her loss two daughters, Mrs. Maria T_______, of Fay, and Mrs. Elizabeth McGraw, of Oklahoma City, and a son, Harley Woldridge of Fay, 33 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, many other relatives and friends who are greatly saddened at her departure.

In 1900 she united with the Church of the First Born, of which she remained a faithful member.

Funeral services were conduted from the Church of the First Born by Reverend _______ and Reverend Porter, September 31. Interment was made in the Liberty cemetery near Fay. Keller funeral home was in charge of the arrangements.


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