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THE SIDNEY ARGUS Sidney, Fremont co., Iowa May 12, 1927.


All Thurman and vicinity was saddened Saturday when news of the death of Mrs. Roy McCartney in Council Bluffs reached here at noon. Although Mrs.McCartney had not been well for several weeks she was able to be about her accustomed household duties.

Thursday she, with her husband and Dr. Cole, went to the Jennie Edmundson hospital where she was operated on Friday morning. Late Friday night word was received that she was resting easy and every hope was entertained for her complete recovery. During the night, however, her heart began to fail and at 9:20 Saturday morning she passed away.

Susie Martin McCartney, eldest daughter of A.J. and Etta Martin, was born in Thurman October 23, 1886 and passed away May 14, 1927. She had spent her entire life in this community having graduated from the Thurman schools and two weeks later, on May 29, 1905 was united in marriage to Roy McCartney. To them were born five children, one dying in infancy. The others are Milton, 20; Gerald, 15; Dorothy, 13; and Maurice, 8.

Besides the children and husband she leaves her mother, Mrs. Etta Martin, of Burlington; four brothers: Guy, of Akron, Colorado; Burl of Thurman; Harry of Burlington; and Harold of Hamburg. Five sisters: Mrs. Jennie Sheldon and Mrs.
Verna Rogers, Percival; Mrs. Stella Buck, Houston, Texas; Mrs. Marguerite Harvey and Miss Tate Martin of Omaha.

A large nubmer of other relatives and sympathizing friends, the majority of whom were life-long friends, gathered Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock to pay their last tribute to the departed one. Services were conducted by Dr. Sisson of Percival and itnement was made in Thurman cemetery. A partial list of those from a distancle who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Ambler of Omaha, Ora Ambler of Omaha, Mrs. Carl Buck of Houston, Mrs. Grace Cole and son of Council Bluffs, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey of Omaha, Mrs. Etta Martin and son Harry, Burlington, Misses Tate Martin of Omaha; a number of relatives and friends from Rockport, Missouri, and nearly every town in the county.