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Fletcher, Nora Jane 1878-1955

FLETCHER, NALL, LEMEN

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 11/13/2019 at 23:15:23

Note: Her mother's maiden name was Lemen.

MRS. NORA J. FLETCHER SUMMONED YESTERDAY

Mrs. Nora Jane Fletcher, a resident of Akron vicinity for the past 46 years passed away Wednesday morning at her home here, after a heart attack, at the age of 76 years.

Surviving are a daughter and seven sons.

Her husband Lawrence and three daughters preceded her in death.

An obituary of this esteemed wiman will be published next week.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p. m. in the First Baptist church. Burial in Riverside cemetery.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, October 6, 1955
Akron, Iowa

ESTEEMED AKRON WOMAN SUCCUMBS TO HEART ATTACK

Rites Are Held Last Saturday Afternoon For Mrs. Nora Fletcher

Mrs. Nora Jane Fletcher passed away at her home in this city early Wednesday morning, October 5, 1955, at the age of 76 years, 11 months and 15 days.

The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Nall, she was born on a farm near Durham, Missouri, October 20, 1878. On September 18, 1898, she was married to Lawrence Fletcher, also of Durham. To this union eleven children were born; Mrs. Curtis (Lora) Johnson, of Dell Rapids, S. D.; Edgar and Roland of Des Plaines, Illinois; Raymond of Elk Point, S. D.; and Floyd, Darcy and Elmo of Akron.

She was preceded in death by her husband and three daughters, Muriel, Maude and Mrs. Kurt (Lorene) Moehling.

Besides her children, she also leaves to mourn her passing one brother, Bill Nall of Akron, and two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Scott of Akron and Mrs. Earl Elliott of Indianapolis, Indiana; also grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

In 1901, Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher, with their family, moved to Iowa; where they lived several years, and then moved to a farm west of Akron, where they resided until they retired and moved to Akron in the fall of 1944.

Mrs. Fletcher united with the Baptist church while living in Durham, Missouri, and since living here has been a member of the Akron Baptist church. A devoted wife and mother, a kind and helpful neighbor, she will be missed and mourned in her wide circle of friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:00 p. m. in the First Baptist church, conducted by Revs. Wayne R. Williams and Dan J. Peterson, Mrs. Hugh Swift sang and Mrs. V. G. Adams was organist. Pallbearers were six nephews of the deceased, Percy and Charles Smizer, Clarence Bennett, Lowell Nall, Willie Huebner and Harold Scott. Interment was in Riverside cemetery.

All of the children of the deceased were present for the final rites.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, October 13, 1955
Akron, Iowa


 

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