Lottie Coleman dies 22 Sep 1939
Miss Lottie Coleman m 4 Funeral Services The Rev. Harry Brown, pastor of First Methodist Church, officiated at funeral rites this afternoon at Morrow & Cutforth funeral home Sixth and George streets, for Miss Lottie Coleman, who died enrly Wednesday-morning at her home 214 Front street Rites at the funeral home at 2 o'clock were attended by a large assemblage of relatives and friends The burial ritual of the Daughter's of Rebekah, of which Miss Coleman was a member, was carried out at the grave at City cemetery where the body was Interred. Mrs. Florence Richardson was soloist at the funeral home, singing "The Old Rugged Cross" and another another hymn, "Oh, Gentle Presence " was read by Mrs. Laura Metzger of Wood River. The officiating clergyman, the Rev. Harry T.' Br'bwn of the First Methodist Church took as his theme at Miss Coleman'* funeral, "The Fruits of a Christian Life." The clergyman;seemed to have realized that in the life of Miss Coleman there was a fine example which . might be pointed out. His scriptural scriptural selections opened with the twenty-first chapter of the Book of Revelations, which begins "And I saw. a new Heaven and a new earth; for the first Heaven and the first earth .were passed away; and there was no more sea." Seventh ihapter of Revelations and read from the ninth to the seventeenth verses. After that he read from St. John. The minister dwelt upon the humility humility and the simplicity of the life of Miss Coleman, pointing out that she was a woman whose life had aeen full of good works and helpfulness helpfulness for her fellow creatures. Pallbearers were David Coleman, Ernest Boesewetter, Edward Kramer/James Kramer/James Maupin, Paul Armstrong Armstrong and T. J. Hussong. Among the out-of-town relatives here were Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jennrich and Andrew E, Jaeger, sll of Chicago.