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William Earls obituary

Wm. Earls Found Dead in Bed
May 13, 1926

     William Earls of the town of Broome, aged 86, was found dead in bed Sunday morning, may 9, at the home of his son in law, Lyman Debar, where he was stopping. The infirmities of old age were creeping over him, but he had been in his usual health. To all appearances he had passed peacefully to rest. he died as he often expressed the wish that he would.
     He was a farmer by occupation, was always industrious and thrifty. He was a loyal member of the M. P. church and for years was a class leader. he was twice married. Both wives preceded him to the better land. he is survived by two sons, Otis and George of Broome, and one brother, Hiram of Franklinton, and one sister Mrs. Angeline Benjamin of this place. His funeral took place Tuesday and was largely attended, rev. John Seaman, the new pastor of the M. P. church, officiating.


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