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Edith Jane Jackson Carrithers 1880-1960


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 9/12/2014 at 23:47:43

Armstrong woman succumbs to long illness
Armstrong Mrs. Edith Jane [Jackson] Carrithers, 80, died Sunday at the Hosteder Rest Home, Estherville, following a long illness. Born April 22, 1880, at Lacon, Ill., she was married Dec. 28, 1897, to Clarence Emmet Carrithers. They farmed in the Armstrong area since 1926. He died in 1948.

Surviving are two children, Mrs. Gladys Miner, Ottawa, Ill., Emery, Armstrong and a sister, Mrs. Herman Long, Ringsted.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the First Methodist Church here. The Rev. W.A. Parmer, Swea City, will officiate and burial will be in Armstrong Grove Cemetery. Slaba Funeral Home is in charge. (Mason City Globe Gazette, Mason City, IA, August 1, 1960)

Longtime Area Resident Dies; Rites Are Today
Edith Jane Carrithers, 80, longtime area resident, died 3:30 a.m. Sunday [July 31, 1960] at the Hofstader Nursing Home in Estherville. She had been an invalid for the past 12 years.

She was born April 22, 1880, at Lacon, Ill., and married Clarence Emmet Carrithers Dec. 28, 1897. They then farmed in Adams County from 1902 and in 1920 moved to Gruver. In 1926, they once again moved to a farm near Armstrong.

Mrs. Carrithers is survived by one son, Emery of Armstrong; a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Miners of Ottawa, Ill.; and one sister, Mrs. Herman Long of Ringsted. Preceding her in death were her husband and two sons.

Services were to be held at 2 p.m. today at the First Methodist Church in Armstrong with the Rev. W.A. Parmer officiating. Burial was to be in the Armstrong Grove Cemetery with Slaba Funeral Home in charge of services. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, August 2, 1960)


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