Mrs. M. I. Perry

     

OBITUARY:  undated newspaper clipping from unidentified newspaper - probably the Milford Press, printed ca 11-10-1941

   Mrs. M.I. Perry (the former Francis Salina “Fanny” Browning born 6-16-1877 in Calhoun Co., AL) died last week (11-4-1941) in Mertens at the home of her son Lee [sic - should be Earnest) Perry.   During the funeral she was praised for being a good and kindly Christian woman, who nev'r uttered an unkind word about anyone.  She was much beloved by family and friends.  Mourners filled the Mertens Baptist Church for her funeral. A long line of cars followed the hearse that carried her to her final resting place in the Richland Cemetery where she was layed to rest beside her her late husband, who died in 1932.   A native of Calhoun County, Ala., she had called Texas home for more than 40 years.  She will be sadly missed by her children, grandchildren and a host of loving neighbors and other relatives.

 

Contributed by "Ruth Hasten Walsh" <delins1@verizon.net>