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Mary Ida Gibson Palmer

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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