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Henderson E. Farris (1940)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 6/22/2007 at 22:58:16

Winterset Madisonian - January 17, 1940
Winterset, Iowa


Henderson E. Farris, long time Union township resident, died at his home in Atwood, Colo., Sunday, January 14th. Mr. Farris who was 74 years of age, had been an invalid-------stroke of apoplexy, Saturday, caused his death.

Mr. Farris was born and raised in this county and here he was married to Miss Margaret Gentry. They moved to Colorado about thirty years ago, and on April 3, 1939, they celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary.

He is survived by his wife and their six children: William Farris at home, Mrs. Bertha Albright, Mrs. Nora Hutchinson, Mrs. Velma Bowman and Mrs. Lawrence Jones of Sterling, Colorado, and Walter Farris of Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Funeral services for Mr. Farris were held at Atwood, Tuesday afternoon. Two sisters of Mrs. Farris, Miss Sylvia Gentry of Winterset, and Mrs. A. P. Stickler of Altoona and her daughter, Mrs. Jennie Kroeter of Des Moines, left here Monday evening for Colorado to attend the funeral services.

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