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Fred Raymond Jeffries (1919)


Posted By: Mary Welty Hart (email)
Date: 8/4/2004 at 20:09:14

Winterset Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, June 5, 1919, page 7


Fred Raymond Jeffries, son of George C. and Laura E. Jeffries was born in Carlisle, Warren county, Iowa, September 12, 1875, departed this life May 8, 1919, at his home in Truro, being forty-three years, eight months and twenty-six days.

His early life was spent at Exira, Iowa, where he completed his education. Later he became a harness maker and located in Redfield, Iowa, where he resided for a number of years.

August 29th, 1900, he was united in marriage to Miss Peace Hayes of Prairie City, Iowa. To this union were born two children, a son who was called away in infancy and an only daughter, Joy who survives him.

Fred has been engaged in the harness business in Truro for eighteen years. Several years ago he united with the Christian church of this place of which he was a faithful member until the silent messenger called him. He was a member of the Masonic order and Knights of Pythias.

He leaves to mourn his loss, father and mother of Plover, Iowa, a sister, Mrs. C. H. Patty of Lake Park, Iowa, two brothers, Bert W. of Plover, Iowa, and Lyle E. now at Camp Dodge, and his wife and daughter, besides a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral services were held at the Christian church on Sunday afternoon, May 11th, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Hurst, assisted by Rev. Thompson and Rev. Wallace, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Young cemetery, there to peacefully sleep until the Resurrection morn.

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