Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
82nd Congress Meets Mrs. Kotherine Irons Dies Sunday; Rites Thursday Mrs. Katherine May Irons, widow of Dr. L. L. Irons, died at 7:15 p. m. Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Irons suffered a stroke while shopping downtown on December 19, and succumbed without ever regain ing consciousness. She was 78 years, three months and 20 days of age. Born September 11, 1872, the daughter of Newton and Anna L (Bogan) Pace, she was married in March, 1909, to Letcher Irons a dentist, who died in 1938. Mrs. Irons was a descendant of Jefferson county pioneers on both the Pace and Bogan side of her family. She is survived by three sons Edward of San Diego, Calif., Rob ert P. of Bethesda, Md„ and Arthur L. of New York, and two daughters, Mrs. Louie Reid of Decatur and Mrs. Elizabeth Maxey of Mt. 'Vernon, nine grandchildren and three great grand children. All three of her sons are military officers. Arthur and Robert are dentists - and Edward is physician. Funeral services will be held at the First Presbyterian church of which she was a lifetime member. It will be the first funeral held in the new church on West Broadway. The service will be at 2 p m. Thursday, conducted by Dr. R. B. Guthrie, the pastor. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Pulley Funeral Home after 10 a. m. Wednesday. It will be removed to the church Thursday at 12 noon to lie in state until the funeral hour.