Funeral of Lila Anderson Brand and daughter, Jeanette
MOTHER AND BABE ARE LAID TO REST Largely Attended Services Are Held For Mrs. Lila Brand and Daughter Jeannette. Funeral services for Mrs. Lila Brand, wife of Paul Brand of Bel-mar, and her two-months'-old Infant daughter, Jeannette, who were found dead In the kitchen of their home Thursday morning, were held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock In the First M. E. church at Point Pleasant. Rev. E. R. Craig, pastor, officiated. The church was crowded with friends and lodge delegations from Belmar and Point Pleasant, many being turned away for lack of room. Mrs. Brand was born and reared in'i Point Tleasant and was well known in that community. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson of Philadelphia boulevard. Point Pleasant, also well known residents there. Preceding the service at the church, a brief service was held at the Brand home, 411 Thirteenth avenue, Belmar, at 1 o'clock. In charge of Rev. D. Roe Haney,' pastor of the M. E. church, Belmar. The choir opened the services with a favorite hymn of Mrs. Brand, after which Re Haney of Belmar gave a short prayer. Arthur Birdsall sang, "Jesus Savior, Pilot Me." Rev. Mr. Craig read a verse from the scripture and told of the career of Mrs. Brand, who always took an active part in the church affairs and was also a Sunday school teacher. The casket resposed amid a bank of flowers. The double tragedy occurred Thursday morning while Mr. Brand was at the fire at the Michelsohn building. Death was duo to poisoning caused by the exhaustion of burning gas of the oxygen in the kitchen where Mrs. Brand and her baby were. Their bodies were discovered about 10 o'clock when Mr. Brand returned from tho Are. At the grave, Paul Broome, a friend of Mr. Brand, offered a brief prayer. The pallhrarers were all members of the Herbert-Worthing-ton-White Post 151 of the American Legion of Belmar, of which the husband is a member. They were Harold Hoffman, Jay Pridham, Leon Abbott, Edward Conover, Mr. Wright and William White. Onward council. Daughters of Liberty of West Point Pleasant, of which the deceased was a member had a large representation, while the Red Men of Belmar turned out in good numbers. Burial was made in Whitelawn cemetery, West Point Pleasant by Undertaker J. H. Harvey.