Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) obituary from the Dickson County Herald dated July 18, 1919:
"Mrs. Ida BOWEN, wife of Bruce BOWEN, died Thursday, July 10 at her home on Piney of tuberculosis. She was (??) years old and is survived by a husband and four small children. Interment took place Friday in the family burying ground."
Reprinted with permission from the Dickson County Herald .
(NOTE from Vanessa Slea: Ida's age in the above obituary was very difficult to read on the microfilm. It could have said 35, 36, 85, or 86--I simply could not tell for sure.)