Death of Mary Ann Kipple Henry

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Death of Mary Ann Kipple Henry - MRS. MARY A. HENRY, Mrs. Mary Ann Henry, an...
MRS. MARY A. HENRY, Mrs. Mary Ann Henry, an aged and honored lady of Juniata, passed out from life-at life-at life-at 9:30 Saturday morning, peacefully ending a long and useful life as she slept quietly away into the great beyond. Mrs. Henry, widow of the late George Henry, deceased some ten years since, was in her 86th year; having been born in Dauphin county on April 20, 1829. Fifty years ago Mr. and Mrs. Henry located their homestead homestead on soil now occupied by the borough borough of Juniata, and - the- the- esteemed lady who died on Saturday was for more than a generation beloved in the rising community as Grandmother Henry. Her lifetime covered an active active period of development in this state and in recent years- years- she interestingly interestingly recalled scenes back, to days of travel on the old Pennsylvania ca nal. ' Mrs. Henry enjoyed remarkable health up to almost the moment of her aeatn. bne ate supper-at- supper-at- supper-at- supper-at- table - on Friday evening and retired as usual with, no indication that her end was near. On Saturday morning she was too weak to rise and dropped into a quiet slumber that drifted her i spirit Into the world beyond. Surviving- Surviving- are two sons, Samuel Henry, of Texas, and AVilliam Henry, who devoted the past tew years to loving. care of the. aged mother, and one step-son, step-son, step-son, Isaac Henry, of-Kansas of-Kansas of-Kansas City. She is also survived by three brothers and two sisters: Andrew Kipple, sr., George Kipple, Mrs. William Kaiser and Mrs. Emma Hicks, of this city, and Cyrus Henry, of Chicago. She leaves five grand children and one great grandchild. Mrs. Henry was a lifelong Christian worshipping in the Lutheran faith and funeral service over her remains will be conducted by the Rev. S. J. Taylor. D.D., pastor of Trinity Lutheran church. The service will be held in her late home at 630 Seventh avenue, Juniata, this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and will be followed by private' interment interment In Fairview cemetery. Friends will please omit flowers. .- .-

Clipped from Altoona Tribune12 Oct 1914, MonPage 12

Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania)12 Oct 1914, MonPage 12
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