Olive Hone dies

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DEATH CLAIMS PIONEER LADY IRS. OLIVE JONES DIED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING Mrs. Olive Jones, for forty-three ears a resident of Hawarden, passed way very unexpectedly about 7 o'clock Saturday morning at the home of her ister, Mrs. E. A. Drew, to whose home he had gone a few days before for a rief visit. She had apparently been in er usual health and her death was a great shock to her relatives and riends. Funeral services were held at the 3nd Came Unexpectedly at Home of Her Sister—Was 78 Years Old and Leave's Four Children Associated church in this city Tuesday fternoon and burial was made in the fnmily lot in the Ireton cemetery. Rev. R. J. Cornell, pastor of the As- ociated church, conducted the services. Olive LaTisha Hone was born Aug. 6, 1852, in Sheperton, Middlesex, England, and so was in her seventy- linth year. She was confirmed in the Episcopalian church, Church of Eng and, when a young girl. At the age of 8 she came to the United States of America with her parents, who first ettled at Ripon, Wis. In December of the year 1880 she vas married to Joseph Jones and some ime later they moved to Iowa, as did icr parents, and engaged in farming n the vicinity of Ireton. Mr. and Mrs. ones were the parents of five chil- Iren, four of whom survive. They arc Mrs. Pearl Oilman, Walter A. Jones nd Mrs. Maude Boggess, all of Ha- vardcn, and Harry R. Jones of Osakis, Hinn. Mrs. Jones is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and one great grandchild; two brothers, Will Hone of Alcester, S. D., and Charles Hone of ; and two'BlUteWff'Mrs 3. A. Drew of Hawarden and Mrs. L. J. Freeman of Minneapolis, Minn. Her husband died about forty years ago and the responsibility of raising ;he family of four little children developed upon this earnest, faithful, lard working woman, who met life >ravely in spite of obstacles and hardships. She was optimistic and was often heard to say, "Let us live in lope rather than die of despair." She was a kindly woman, always trying to make others happy. Her last thoughts were of others for she had gone to her sister's home to help her with some sewing. Mrs. Jones came to Hawarden about forty-three years ago and has been a continuous resident of this city ever since. She was a long time member of ;he Hawarden Congregational church. She loved her family and her friends and will be greatly missed by them. Her death came but a few months after that of her brother, Jesse Searle Hone, who passed away last June. The following out of town relatives were here to attend the funeral: Harry R. Jones of Osakis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hone of Alcester; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Dreves of Sioux City; Mr. and Mrs. S. 0. Drew of Marshall, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shuck of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa.

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  1. The Independent,
  2. 15 Jan 1931, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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