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Obituary ~ Nancy Ellen (Smith) Johnson
August 09, 1885 ~ January 14, 1912
Lineville, Wayne County, Iowa
January 25, 1912
Nancy Ellen Smith Johnson
Nancy Ellen Smith was born in Fayette Co., Ohio August 9, 1885 and died at Morgan [Township, Decatur County?], Iowa, Jan. 14, 1912; aged 56 years 5 months and 5 days. She was married to J. W. Johnson, Feb 13, 1872. She with her husband lived in Ohio until about twenty-four years ago, when they moved to Decatur Co., Iowa. To this union was born four children Bertha, who died in infancy, James F. of Oklahoma, Mertie, wife of John Davis and Harley M. who remains at home with the bereaved father.
She was converted when young and joined the M. E. church and remained a true and faithful Christian until death.
Funeral services were conducted at the home by the writer and interment made at the New Salem Cemetery.
- J. T. Gibson.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2015