Jason E. Keyes
Contributed by Roselyn I. Mills Wells
St. Joe News, Jan. 19, 1928, Thursday
morning, January 5th, at 7 o'clock, ended the very intense suffering for
Jason E. Keyes at his home in Spencerville.
born near Perrysville, Ohio, on June 4, 1861 and lived 66 years, 7 months
and 1 day.
life he was a barber, living for twenty years in Fort Wayne. Three
years ago he came to Spencerville to reside, retiring from his trade an account
of his health.
united in marriage to Emma E. Allen on Oct. 26, 1910. The following
year they both united with the First Methodist Episcopal Church at Fort Wayne
and transferred here with their residence.
the widow and children: William Allen and family of Spencerville; Mrs.
W. L. Singer and family of Seattle, Washington; ten grandchildren and three
great grandchildren. Also a sister, Mrs. M. E. Singer, a brother, Thomas
and a brother, Harry, all of Canton, Ohio.
brother, William of Clarksburg, West Virginia and a brother, James, of Leesville,
Ohio, could not attend the funeral on account of illness. There are
many nieces and nephews.
last ten weeks he has required the most tender care from the family, assisted
graciously by his brother-in-law, David Opdike.
was held at the Methodist Church in Spencerville and interment in the
White City Cemetery. The Rev. Roy S. Brown, officiating.