Mary A Howard Obituary 8 Jul 1908
OBITUARY. - The remains of Mrs. Mary A. Howard Howard v.'ere laid tj rest tit Oakland cemetery Saturday, July 4. Funeral services were conducted at the home at 11 o'clock by Rev. E. H, 'Kitch, pastor of the Lutheran church. She was a member of the Lutheran churcfa for over CO years. Mary A. Darr was born in Somer aet county, Pa., Dec. Si, 1882. Was married to Abraham Howard Dec. 24, 1848. They moved to Jackson county, 111., in 1804 and located on a farm our miles northeast of DeSoto The former departed this life in March, 188(1. Deceased leaves to mourn her death 1 children, They are David of DeSoto, DeSoto, 111. ; Peter and John of Pitts, Ark. ; Philip of Hurst, 111. ;Mrs.Henry Morris, Herrin. 111. : Mrs. J. W. Mnrry. and Henry Howard of near DeSoto, DeSoto, 111. She resided on the home place with her youngest son, Henry, until her death. She also leaves to mourn her death two sisters, Mrs. J. J. Miller, Kregar, Pa., and Mi's. J. L. Miller of Bloomingdale, Mich., 21 grandchildren grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren and a host of other friends. Death was due to a stroke of paralysis of wnich she suffered for several weeks.