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Waverly Journal, March, 1920

Eliza Turner, aged 65 years, daughter of Israel and Ruth Turner, was born near Waverly, where she spent her childhood days. She died in Jacksonville, Tuesday, March 16.

She was married to Albert Deeter forty-five years ago. Earl in life she was converted and joined the old brick church south of Waverly, and was a consistent Christian the remainder of her life.

She leaves to mourn their loss her husband; one sister, Mrs. Mary E. Whitlock of Waverly, one brother, Andrew Turner of Pike Co.; six half brothers, Allan of Waverly; Willis and Thomas of Modesto; Joseph, Peter and George Turner of Corona, Calif. Her home for the past thirty-five years has been in Fishhook, Pike Co., Ill.

The remains were brought to Waverly Wednesday afternoon, and brief funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. Mary Whitlock yesterday at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Walter Mitchell pastor of the M.E. Circuit officiating. Interment was made in Turner Cemetery.

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