Martha Needham Obituary
Death Takes Mr-e.-Martha J. Dlxon Friday Evening After An Illness of Three Months. Funeral y/ill be Sunday Morning Martha J. Dixon, beloved mothei of Fred and Hugh Dixon, .died at her home in De Soto Friday eve ning at 11 p. m., aged 79 years, 1 months and 20 days. - : .\ Deceased had." been'.ill for the last three months with a complication of diseases. She was born in Jack son county and has lived all her life in and near Murphysboro. Her husband preceded her in death several years. Mrs, 1 Dixon was well known in Murphysboro and has many dear friends here who will regret to hear of her passing away. • She leaves the following children: Robert Dixon of Sand Ridge; Mrs. Flora Fulgha.m, Port land, Oregon; Mrs. Edith Bowlby of De Soto, with whom she made her home; Mrs. Sarah House, Fred and Hugh Dixon, all of Murphys- b'oro. She also-leaves two sisters, and one brother, namely, Mrs. Sarah Blassingham of Chicago, Mrs. Ellen Waller", St. Louis, and Henry Needham of Gorham.. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday morning at 11 o'clock at. the home in De Soto. The funeral party will then motor to Wortheu cemetery three miles west of Murphysboro. where the body will be buried 'at 1 o'clock. Rev. Rogers will officiate.