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Albert Allen
Yates Center News   March 26, 1903

ALLEN: Died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Allen, northwest of town, Albert Allen, aged 23 years. For the past five or six months had been gradually failing with consumption, from which disease his wife died early last fall. He was a bright young man whom everybody admired and called friend. The funeral was preached at the residence last Friday afternoon by Rev. Hale and the remains taken to Howard Saturday morning for burial beside his wife. It was his request that he be buried there. His father and uncle, D. W. Dannady accompained the body to its last resting place. Mrs. Allen was sick and unable to go.

Submitted by: Charlotte Lewin
Researched by: Kay Herman

Velda E. Harp
Winfield Kansas Daily Courier   Monday Dec 17 2001

Wichita - Velda E. Harp, 93, of Wichita, died Dec. 12, 2001, at her home. Services were held at 10 a.m. today at Hillside Funeral Home East Chapel. Pastor Peggy Triplett Oficiated. They Rev. Vern Wilkinson officated at the burial in Greenlawn Cemetery at Grenola, Kansas. Vern and Grace Wilkinson and Lowell Harp sang 'Peace in the Valley' and 'The Old Rugged Cross'.

Casket bearers were Harp's great-grandchildren. A memorial has been established with Trinity United Methodist Church, 411 S. Martinson, Wichita, Kansas 67213. Harp was born January 5, 1908, in Chautauqua County, to Emma B. (McClure) and Charles Wesley Morris. She was raised and educated in the Cloverdale area. In 1926 she married Frank Harp who died in 1930. They had one daughter. In 1935 she married James Harp and the family moved to Wichita. He died in 1956. Harp worked as a quality control inspector at Boeing Aircraft for 25 years before retiring in 1965.

She was member of Trinity United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, the Women's Association of Railroad Lodge, the Chat and Dine Club at Marion Lake and an extension homemaker unit. Survivors include a daughter, Lorretta Knox, Wichita two step-daughters, Audra Schiffer, Denver, and Cindy Cameron, Hollywood, California; two sisters, Faye William, Fredonia, and Ellen 'Ella' Jering, Gooing, Idaho; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grand child.

Submitted by: Catherine Widener

Nancy Jane Alderson
Nancy Jane Butts was born in Platt Co., Mo., August 15, 1835, and died at the home of her son, Charles, east of Howard, February 11, 1920.  She was married to W. B. Alderson, October 13, 1859, and they but recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
 Mrs. Alderson is survived by her husband, and sons, Bud, Charley, and Derwood of Howard, and Henry of Cleveland, Mo.; three daughters, Mrs.. J. T. Moody, Garden City, Kans., Mrs. Ed McLaughlin of Walla Walla, Wash., and Mrs. E. C. Allen of Dilworth, Okla.; 17 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.  Funeral services were conducted from the home of her son, by G. H. Ransom of Howard, and burial was made in Cresco Cemetery.
 "Even down to old age all my people shall prove my constant, eternal, unchangeable love; and when hoary hairs shall their temples adorn like lambs they shall still on my bosom be borne."
Submitted by: Louise Havens

Samuel Lee Alderson
The Howard Courant-Citizen,
Howard, Elk County, KS, Thursday, March 25, 1954
ALDERSON---Samuel Lee Alderson was born September 29, 1872 and passed away March 16, 1854 at a Fort Smith, Arkansas hospital after a short illness.  Mr. Alderson was a retired farmer and a resident of Fort Smith for two years. He was born in Cass county, Missouri, and came to Elk county in 1889, where he spent most of his life.  He was a member of the Union Valley Grange.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie Alderson, of Fort Smith; six daughters, Mrs. N. C. Nigh of Fort Smith; Mrs. Mont Carmona, Vallejo, California; Miss Lovina Alderson, Fort Smith; Mrs. Arnold Calloway, Fort Worth, Texas; Mrs. Al Wagner and Mrs. Edward Moore, St. Louis, Missouri: two sons, Carl and Alfred Alderson, both of Sacramento, California; one sister, Mrs. Maude Palmer, Pittsburg, Kansas; four brothers, Manzie and Bert Alderson, Healbsburg, California; Lon Alderson, Howard, Kansas, Kirby Alderson, Parsons, Kansas; 18 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

The funeral was held from the Moon Chapel at Howard, Kansas, March 18, 1854, Rev. Phonce L. Mitchell and Rev. Arnold Calloway officiating.  Casket bearers were Dean Boles, John Bowser, A. Z. Robinson, Clyde Carson, Grover Thomas and John Parker.  Burial was in Cresco cemetery.
Submitted by: Louise Havens

Lon Claude Alderson
Lon Claude Alderson, son of James and Sarah Moody Alderson, was born in Cass County, Missouri, February 5, 1883, and passed away at his home in Howard, Kansas, Friday, August 9, 1968, at the age of 85 years, 6 months and 4 days.

When he was a small child he came with his parents, brothers and sisters to Elk County, Kansas, where the family settled on a farm northeast of Howard.  He received his education in the rural schools of this county and then became a farmer, which work he carried on this entire life.

He was married to Alice May Parks on April 3, 1907, and to this union were born four children, two boys and two girls.  One son, Alva, died in infancy.  For forty-three years this couple lived on a farm.  These parents were Christians and brought their children up to love and respect the church.  They also believed in education and saw that their children were regular in attendance at schools.

In 1949, they moved to Howard and purchased a home.  Mrs. Alderson's health failed and for several years she was a semi-invalid.  Lon was a wonderful husband who cared for her in a tender manner until her death on June 22, 1963.  Since that time he has lived alone until about six months ago when he entered Twilight Manor Home.  He was not a bed patient and enjoyed visiting with the other patients and often pushed the wheel chairs of other members of the home.

Lon was a good neighbor who enjoyed the fellowship of others.  He was a kind and indulgent parent and a fond grandfather.  He was a member of the Church of Christ of Howard and attended services regularly.  He will be greatly missed.

Survivors are one son, Edward Lee Alderson, Newton, Kansas; two daughters, Mrs. Earl (Fern) Walter, Howard, Kansas and Mrs. Al (Nova) Medearis, Littleton, Colorado; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; his daughter-in-law, Nadine Alderson; two sons-in-law, Earl Walter and Al Medearis; one brother, Kirby Alderson, Hot Springs, Arkansas; one sister, Mrs. Maude Palmer, Pittsburg, Kansas.  There are other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of the Spurrier-Watt Funeral Home, Monday, August 12, 2:00 p.m., with the Rev. Arthur Frary, pastor of the Howard Methodist Church, officiating.  Music was presented by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Taliaferro, accompanied by Mrs. Raymond Henderson at the organ.  Casket bearers were Larry Alderson, Marion Friesen, Wayne DeWitt, Harold Eulert, Carl Morgan and Millard Shipman.  Concluding services and burial were in Cresco cemetery, north of Howard.
Submitted by: Louise Havens

Alice May Alderson
Alice May Alderson, daughter of Ed and Eliza Jane Parks, was born August 28, 1884, at Howard, Kansas and departed this life on June 22, 1963, at the Sedan hospital in Sedan, Kansas, at the age of 78 years, 9 months and 24 days.

She grew to womanhood on a farm near Howard, Kansas, attended the Cresco rural school, and early in life became a part of the work-a-day world, assisting with the many duties of a farm family. On April 3, 1907, she was united in marriage to Lon Alderson and to this union were born four children, two girls and two boys.  One son, Alva, died in infancy.

This family loved on a farm for forty-tree years and their children were born there and grew to young man and womanhood.  Alice May was a good mother who gave tender and thoughtful care in raising her children.  She was a Christian and taught them the real principles of living a Christian life.  When they moved to Howard, she transferred her membership to the Church of Christ here and was active as long as her health permitted.  She had been in poor health for a number of years, and her death was a release from suffering.

There remains of her family her devoted and faithful husband, Lon; her son, Edward lee Alderson of Newton, Kansas; her two daughters, Mrs. Fern Vern Walter of rural Howard and Mrs. Nova May Medearis of Brewster, Kansas; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; her two sons-in-law, Earl Walter and Al Medearis; her daughter-in-law, Nadine Alderson; four sisters, Mrs. Rose Grant and Mrs. Melissa Alderson of Pittsburg, California; Mrs. Laura Tombaugh of Tucson, Arizona, and Mrs. Emma Hunt of Emporia, Kansas.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; two brothers, Frank and Edward Parks; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Barger and Mrs. Hulda Underwood, and her baby son. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 25, at 2 p.m., in the Spurrier-Watt chapel, the Rev. Dean Brown of the Howard Baptist church officiating.  Two songs were sun by Mrs. Dean Brown, accompanied by Mrs. Adron Hebb.  Graveside services and burial were in the Cresco cemetery.
Submitted by: Louise Havens

Alva Alderson
ALDERSON --Thursday September 10, 1908, Alva, the little five months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lon Alderson living southwest of Severy.  Funeral services were held Friday conducted by Rev. Gardner after which the remains were interred in Cresco cemetery.
Submitted by: Louise Havens

Sterling Thomas Armstrong
The Elk County Citizen, Howard
Elk County, Kansas Wednesday, November 25, 1914
Sterling Thomas Armstrong was born in Boyle County, Kentucky, April 22, 1846, died at his home twelve miles northwest of Howard, Kansas, November 18, 1914, age 68 years, 6 months and 26 days.  He came to Jackson county, Missouri, at the age of 7 years where he grew to manhood.

He was united in marriage to Bell Hall, December 23, 1868.  To this union were born two sons J. W. and Commodore, who died in infancy.

His first wife died in 1872 and he was married to Mary C. Young, October 8, 1877, who survives him.  To this union five children were born, C. F., of St. John, T. L. and H. J., of Howard, Mrs. Ruth Dunlap of Winfield and Miss Lillie Armstrong.  Besides these he leaves one brother, four sisters and a step-son, A. G. Young of Las Animas, Colorado. He came to Kansas in 1892.
 The funeral services were conducted at the home by Rev. T. A. Nichols, pastor of Howard M. E. church, and the body laid to rest in Cresco cemetery.

We desire to express our thanks to the dear friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted us in the sickness and death of our husband and father.
Mrs. Mary Armstrong and children.
Submitted by: Louise Havens

Mary Catherine Alderson Armstrong

OBITUARY--The Howard Courant-Citizen, December 29, 1933

Mary Catherine Alderson was born October 7, 1852 in Allen County, Kentucky, and passed away December 18, 1938, at Severy, Kansas, in the Fred Armstrong home.

When four years old she with her parents moved to Louisburg, Kansas, later moving to Cass county, Missouri, where on November 11, 1870, she was married to William Young.  To this union was born one son, Arthur Green Young.  Her first husband died in 1875.

She was married in 1878 to Thomas Armstrong, who passed away November 18, 1914.  To this union were born five children: Fred of Severy; Lee of Howard; Homer of Howard; Mrs. Ruth Dunlap of Lincoln, Arkansas; and Mrs. Lillie Davis of Severy.  She also leaves a son, Arthur Green Young; a step-son, William Armstrong of Neodesha; twenty-three grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She joined the Presbyterian church in early life, later transferring her membership to the Christian church at Howard.  She has been a resident of Elk county for fifty years.
Submitted by: Louise Havens

Thomas Lee Armstrong
Thomas Lee, second child of Mary and Thomas Armstrong, was born in Cass County, Missouri, January 31, 1880, and departed from this life at St. Mary's Hospital in Winfield, Kansas, November 14, 1952, at the age of 72 years, 9 months and 14 days.

When but eight years of age he came with his father to Kansas in a covered wagon to select a home site for the family and all came later to Elk county.  They moved to a farm near Fall River and during their remaining life time lived in various localities, but always in Elk county.

Lee received his education in the rural school and, as most young men of his generation did, in the school of hard work.  When but a young man he went to western Kansas where he worked on a ranch for several years.  He returned to Elk county in 1907, renewing his friendship with a former school mate, now a young widow, Mrs. Mabel Preston.  This friendship ripened into love and they were married on February 8, 1908.

To this union was born four children, three sons and a little daughter, Wilma, who died in 1912 at the age of 22 months.  His father and mother and older brother, Fred, also preceded him in death.

There remains of his family, his faithful wife, Mabel; his sons, Russell of Madison, Kansas; Roy of Topeka, Kansas, and Rex of Howard; his step-daughter, Grace Boren, of Severy, whom he raised as his own; his three daughters-in-law, Florence, Jean and Marjorie Armstrong, and a son-in-law, Claude Boren; five grandchildren, Charles Lee, Carl Rex, Rita Ann, Gloria and Patricia Armstrong; one brother, Homer Armstrong, of Howard; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Dunlap of Lincoln, Arkansas, and Mrs. Frank Davis of Piedmont; besides many other relatives and friends.

Lee was a good farmer and took special pride in stock raising, especially in his horses.  he left the farm three years ago when his health failed and he was no longer able to carry on his work, but he was lonesome for the farm and its interests.

He was very fond of children and his grandchildren were his great love, although many other little children will remember his friendliness, his kindness and his interest in them.

Funeral services were held at the Moon Chapel in Howard at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 18th, conducted by Rev. Frank H. McKinney pastor of the Howard Baptist church.  Charles Miller was soloist, with Mrs. Willis Miller accompanist.  The casket bearers were nephews of the deceased.  Interment was in Cresco cemetery, north of Howard.

The Howard Courant-Citizen, Howard, Elk County, Kansas, November 20, 1952

Among the out of town relatives and friends here Monday for the funeral services for Lee Armstrong were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Armstrong and children, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Armstrong and daughter, Topeka; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Armstrong, Mrs. Tom Ward, Mrs. Earl Kimball, Ralph Armstrong, Wichita, Mrs. Richard Armstrong, Denver, Colorado; Mr. and Mrs. Bus McCellend, Bud McFarland, Mr. Smith, Madison; Mrs. Clarence Fisher, Independence; Mrs. Charles Anderson, Lafontaine; Mrs. Lon Furrow, Mr. and Mrs. Bill McClayland, Severy.

Note:  The correct birth year for Thomas Lee is 1881.

Submitted by: Louise Havens

Mabel Alvira Armstrong
Mable Alvira, second of eight children of Nellie L. and Howard A. Miller, was born on a farm in Paw Paw township, north of Howard, on March 13, 1885, and departed this life at the Newton Memorial hospital in Winfield, Kansas, on Friday, August 28, 1953, after an illness of three months, ten weeks of which was spent in the St. Mary's and Newton memorial hospitals.

Mable grew to womanhood in the Paw Paw community and attended the Upper Paw Paw rural school, graduating with honors.  Her teacher at that time was A. F. Sims, who later was a well known Elk county attorney.

She was quite popular with the young people for her happy disposition and friendly nature endeared her to those about her.

At the age of fourteen she confessed her faith in Christ, was baptized and became a member of the Fairview United Brethren Church.  Each Sunday found her with the rest of the Miller family in Sunday School and church services.  She sang alto in the choir.  some of the other members of that choir were the Criger sisters, the Clark girls, and the Simons brothers, and the pianist was Mrs. Gertie Simpson Criger.

In February of 1903, Mable was united in marriage to Theodore Preston and to this union was born a little daughter, Grace Mae.  Her husband died March 10, 1905, after which Mable and her daughter spent the next three years at her parent's home.

On February 8, 1908, she was married to a former school mate, Lee Armstrong and four children came to bless this home, three sons, Russell, Roy and Rex, and one daughter, Wilma, who died in August of 1912 at the age of twenty months.

The family lived in several rural communities: Cresco, Highland, Fiat, Rock Creek and Bunker Hill.  Mable encountered the hardships, trials and the joys of a farm wife and mother of the early part of this century.  Through it all she was an understanding and loving wife and mother and always her first interest was her home and family.

In 1949 her husband's health failed and they moved to Howard and purchased a little home just west of the Howard Hotel, where the husband passed away November 14, 1952.

There remains of her family, her daughter, Mrs. Claude Boren of Severy, her three sons, Russell of Madison; Roy of Topeka, and Rex of Howard; her five grandchildren, Charles Lee, Rita, Gloria, Patricia and Carl Rex; her son-in-law, Claude Boren; her daughters-in-law, Geneva, Florence and Marjorie; three brothers, Jesse, Roy and Glen Miller of the Howard community; four sisters, Mrs. James Baughman, Mrs. Walter Baughman and Mrs. Willard Morss of this community and Mrs. Floyd Doughty of Homestead, Oklahoma; also three uncles, John, Dell and Hayes Van Buskirk and two aunts, Mrs. G. E. Young and Mrs. Pearl Hight; many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

She was a member of the Howard Baptist church and the American Legion Auxiliary.

During her last illness, her gentleness, patience and unselfish Christian faith endeared her to the nurses, doctors and hospital attendants who gave her much careful attention.  She was also given tender, loving care by her daughter, Grace, and her daughters-in-law, Geneva and Marjorie.

She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren and her brothers and sisters.  Her death is the first break among the eight children of the Miller family.

Memorial services for Mrs. Armstrong were held at the Moon Chapel Monday, August 31st, at 2:30 p.m. conducted by Rev. Frank H. McKinney of the Howard Baptist church.  Music was furnished by Mrs. John Garison and Mrs. Alex Rader, with Mrs. Willis Miller accompanist.  The casket bearers were Glenn Miller, Willis Miller, Charles Miller, Don Baughman, Ted Miller and Geo. Baughman.  Concluding services were held at Cresco cemetery, north of Howard, in charge of the Legion Auxiliary.

Out of town friends and relatives attending the funeral of Mrs. Lee Armstrong were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Doughty of Homestead, Oklahoma; Bud McFarland of Madison; Mrs. Charles Anderson of LaFountaine; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Fisher and daughters of Independence; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Baughman and Donald Baughman of Moline; Mrs. Dale Kesner of Wichita; Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McClayland, Mrs. Fred McIntyre, Mr. and Mrs. Lon Furrow and daughter, Mary, of Severy

Submitted by: Louise Havens

Claude Samuel Boren
The Winfield Daily Courier, Winfield, Kansas, Wednesday, December 30, 1998
HOWARD--Claude Samuel Boren, 94, longtime resident of Severy, died Dec. 28, 1998, at Howard Twilight Manor. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Severy United Methodist church.  The Revs. Kibum Kim and Tony Pameticky will officiate.  Burial will be in Cresco Cemetery north of Howard. A memorial has been established with Hospice Inc. of Wichita.  Contributions can be made through Zimmerman Funeral Home.

Boren was born Dec. 10, 1904, west of Climax, to Benjamin Allen and May (Holmes) Boren.  He attended Para D'Sheen rural school and grew up near Climax.

On Oct. 11, 1925, he married Grace May Preston in Howard.  They made their home in the Severy and Howard area throughout their marriage.  She preceded him in death.

Boren was employed by the Kansas Department of Transportation for more than 12 years before retiring in 1970.  He moved from Severy to Howard Twilight Manor in January 1998.

Survivors include his caregiver, Opal Whittaker, Severy, and her three grandchildren and one great-grandchild, and two friends, Jesse Barr and Senaida Pineda, both of Severy.
Submitted by: Louise Havens

John William Armstrong
The Howard Courant, January 23, 1941

ARMSTRONG---John William Armstrong was born November 23, 1870, in Jackson County, Missouri, and departed this life January 5, 1941, at his home in Neodesha, Kansas, at the age of 70 years, 1 month, and 12 days.

He came to Elk County in 1892 and was married to Rosa Alpha Dewitt at Fall River, Kansas, in February 1902.  The family had been living in Neodesha since 1936.  Paralysis was the cause of death and he had been ill for three years.

Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Rosa Armstrong of the home, three half brothers, two half sisters: Fred Armstrong of Severy, Kansas, Lee, Homer, and Mrs. Lillie Davis of Howard, Kansas, and Mrs. Ruth Dunlap of Lincoln, Arkansas, and one step-brother, A. G. Young of Las Animas, Colorado.

Funeral services were held at the Kiblinger Funeral Home, January 8, 1941, at 10:30 a.m., conducted by Rev. A. S. Eason.  Interment was made in Cresco Cemetery, north of Howard. Those attending the funeral from Howard were:  Mr. and Mrs. Homer Armstrong and son Ralph, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Woods, Melvin, Louise, Phyllis and Harold Friend, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis and family.

Submitted by: Louise Havens

Homer J. Armstrong
Homer J. Armstrong Services on Wednesday
Homer J. Armstrong, retired farmer and stockman of Howard, died at 8:40 a.m. Sunday in Newton Memorial Hospital.  He had been in failing health for several years and was admitted to the hospital Thursday.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Moon chapel in Howard with Rev. Dean Brown officiating.  Burial will be in Cresco cemetery north of Howard.

Mr. Armstrong was born Oct. 31, 1886 on a farm near Independence, MO., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Armstrong.  He came to Kansas when a year old and had spent the rest of his life in Elk County.

He was married to Rozella Poole, who died about 15 years ago.  On March 4, 1947 he was married to Louisa Nigh at Eureka.  They lived on the home farm until moving to Howard in January.  He was a member of the Sunflower and Pomona granges.

Survivors include his wife: 2 sons, Howard J. of Elk Falls and Ralph of Derby; 2 daughters, Mrs. Gladys Woods of Longton and Mrs. Florence Friend of Howard; 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Cleland Wells of Howard and Mrs. Robert W. Hurt of North Kingston, R.I.; a sister, Mrs. Ruth Dunlap of Pico Rivera, Calif.; 22 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Submitted by: Louise Havens

Rozella Poole
Rozella Poole was born in Paw Paw township, Elk County, KS on February 14, 1889, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Poole.  She departed this life at the farm home eight miles northwest of Howard, KS, Thursday, July 19, 1945, at the age of 56 years, five months and five days.

She was married to Homer J. Armstrong On February 10, 1909.  To this union were born five children, three daughters and two sons.  All survive her except one daughter, Mildred Ruth Armstrong, who passed away July 25, 1923.  The surviving children are:  Mrs. Gladys Woods, Mrs. Florence Friend and Howard J. Armstrong, all of Howard, KS; and Pfc. Ralph H. Armstrong, serving with the United States Army overseas in Germany.  She leaves her husband, Homer J. Armstrong; her aged mother, Mrs. Florence Poole; three brothers, Marion Poole of Portland, Oregon; Arthur Poole of Omaha, Nebraska; Elbert Poole of Colorado; one sister, Alice Morris of Howard; six grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Howard Armstrong; two sons-in-law and a number of nieces and nephews, along with many friends.

She was always in good spirits and always willing to do her share up until she was taken.  She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

The funeral services were held from the Moon Chapel in Howard at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, July 22, conducted by Rev. W. B. McCollum of the Church of the Nazarene of Howard.  The music was furnished by Mrs. Willard Morss and Mrs. John Garison, with Mrs. C. A. Barnett, accompanist.  The pall bearers were Frank McLin, Wes McCoskey, Walter Baughman, Frank Hubbell, Roy Miller and Oscar Highsmith.  Burial was in the Cresco Cemetery, north of Howard.

Submitted by: Louise Havens

Mildred Ruth Armstrong
The Howard Courant, Howard, Elk County, Kansas, Thursday, August 9, 1923

Mildred Ruth Armstrong was born near Howard, Kansas, April 2nd, 1913 and died at her home July 25th, 1923, age 10 years 3 months and 21 days.  she was the third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Armstrong, a beautiful and lady like little girl and loved by everyone.  In her passing she leaves to mourn a father, mother, two sisters, two brothers and relatives.
The funeral services were held at the home Friday, July 27th, at 2 p.m. Interment was at the Cresco Cemetery.

We wish to thank our many friends and neighbors who were so very kind, also for the beautiful flowers and for all other services rendered in the passing of our dear one. --- Mr. and Mrs. Homer Armstrong and children.

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