JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
ELK PRAIRIE WOMAN
Mrs. Martha Farthing, widow of F. P. Farthing, who died June
3rd. died at the home of her granddaughter Mrs Guy Dare in
Elk Prairie last Thursday.
Mrs. Farthing had been in failing health for several months
having taken her bed a short time before her husband's death.
She was 78 years of age. Her maiden name was Kirk. she is
survived by two granddaughters, Mrs. Fay Dare and Mrs. Reeva
McGhee. She is also survived by one twin brother, S. J. Kirk
of Benton, and one sister, Mrs. Eliza Rogers of Mt. Vernon.
Funeral was held at the Elk Prairie Christian Church Friday,
conducted by Rev. C. L. Wood of Keenes. Burial at Kirk
Article from the Ina Observer
August 30, 1934
Submitted by Phyllis Patterson
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