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BRISTLEY, Sarah Anna 1866–1940

BRISTLEY

Posted By: Pat Hochstetler, Volunteer (email)
Date: 3/8/2013 at 14:24:48

Miss Anna Bristley Dies Suddenly at Hospital Tuesday

Funeral services for Miss Anna Bristley will be held at the Conrad Methodist church Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock following a prayer service at the Alexander funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Rev. E. C. Allen, pastor of the church, will conduct the services. Burial will be in the Conrad cemetery.

Miss Bristley died Tuesday forenoon in the Deaconess hospital where she had been a patient for the past several weeks, following a major operation. She was feeling well until shortly before her death, which came suddenly, and had planned to come home soon.

Sarah Anna Bristley, daughter of George and Catherine Bristley was born at Hamilton, Ohio, on November 5th, 1866 and died at the Deaconess hospital in Marshalltown, Iowa, Sept. 10th, 1940.

She came to Iowa with her parents in September 1880 and has lived in the vicinity of Conrad since that time.

She is survived by three brothers, George P., Judson C. and D. C., and two sisters, Elva and Mrs. Oliver Beeghly, besides the nephews and nieces, all of Conrad and immediate vicinity.

She joined the Methodist church at Conrad soon after it was organized and she has been a faithful member since.

Note: Typed as printed in the newspaper.

Source: Unknown newspaper clipping found in scrapbook belonging to my great grandmother.

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Funeral Rites for Anna Bristley Held Thursday

Funeral services for Miss Anna Bristley who died at the Deaconess hospital in Marshalltown last Tuesday forenoon, were held last Thursday afternoon. A prayer service was held at the Alexander funeral home at 1:30 p.m. followed by services at the Methodist church at 2 o’clock with Rev. Ernest C. Allen, pastor of the church, in charge. Interment was in the Conrad cemetery.

Music was furnished by Mrs. Grant Frier and Miss Velma St. Clair, with Miss Evelyn Stevens at the piano. Pall bearers were Francis, Ralph and Harold Bristley, Raymond and Clarence Beeghly and Melvin Stover. The flowers were cared for by Miss Alice Beeghly, Mrs. Melvin Stover, Mrs. Robert Bridgeford and Mrs. Francis Bristley.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Dillman Domer of Spencer, South Dakota, Mrs. John Helene of Cedar Rapids, Walter Ritter of Marshalltown and Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Galloway of Liscomb.

Source: Unknown newspaper clipping found in scrapbook belonging to my great grandmother.


 

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