JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

ENTERED INTO REST Mrs Ida Palmer Passed Peacefully Away Thursday Night

Mrs. Mary Ida Palmer, daughter of Samuel and Angeline Gibson, was born 
Jan. 14, 1855, and died Nov. 24, 1904, at 11:30 a. m.

On May 20, 1877, she was married to Don Palmer, who died Sept. 18, 
1885. Three children blessed this union. Homer the oldest child, died June 
27, 1896.  She leaves her two sons, Harry and Charles D., her father, 
two sisters and six brothers.  She was converted when she was a young 
lady and joined the Presbyterian church.   Later, she   united  with the 
Cumberland  Presbyterian Church at Mt. Vernon. IL.    For many years 
before her death she was a patient sufferer, and, even when she realized 
that she would not get well, perfect confidence and trustful 
resignation characterized her and she passed away sweetly, sustained and soothed 
by the blessed thought that she was going home to be forever with her 
Savior and her loved ones who have already entered these shining portals

“Up to that world of light
Take us, dear Saviour,
May we all there unite,
Happy forever.”

The funeral services will be held at the Cumberland Presbyterian church 
at 2:00 o'clock Saturday afternoon, Nov. 26. Friends who wish to view 
the regains can do so at the residence, 708 North llth St., from 9 a.m. 
to 12 o'clock Saturday morning.

Mt. Vernon Daily Register
Friday, November 25, 1904
Submitted by: Lodi Palmer
Relationship = GGGrandmother



 
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