Missouri Obituaries - September 28, 1911

MRS ELVINA STUBBS DIES AT HOSPITAL THURSDAY

Dies Following an Operation Which Was Performed Last Monday
Funeral Friday Afternoon

Mrs Elvina Hale Stubbs, sixty-seven years old, wife of Geo Stubbs, died at St Mary's hospital Thursday afternoon at one o'clock, following an operation which she underwent Monday night. The decedent had been in failing health prior to the operation, but the announcement of her death was a great shock to relatives and friends.

During her residence in this city, which was nearly half a century, she had won a host of friends by her Christian acts. She was beloved by all who knew hr and the family has the deepest sympaty of the community in which she lived. Mr and Mrs Stubbs were married in Henry county, Iowa, in 1865, and came to this city immediately afterwards where they had since resided. Besides her husband, she is survived by the following children: Ernest and Claude of this city; Walter and Frank of Kansas City; Mrs Roy Rogers, Bowling Green, Mo and Schuyler Stubbs residing in the West.

The funeral of Mrs Stubbs will be held Friday afternoon at her late home on Dickenson street. Rev E. O. Cole of the First M.E. Church will conduct the service. Burial will be made in Edgewood Cemetery.

Notes:
1. Copied, complete with misspellings, from obit in paper.
2. Son "Walter" is George Walter Stubbs, my ggrandfather.
3. Evaline Sarah HALES, NOT HALE, m George Bush STUBBS on 22 Nov 1865 in Muscatine Co, Iowa NOT Henry Co, Iowa
4. Unless daughter, Blanche, remarried .. was married to a J Marshall Williams on 25 Jan 1902, her 21st birthday.
5. Have pictures and description of headstones in Edgewood Cemetery.

Source:The Chillicothe Daily Constitution - Thursday, Sept. 28, 1911

Submitted by: Sally Rolls Pavia
Sun City, AZ
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