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CHEZUM, Mabel Helen 1914 - 1923


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/26/2020 at 16:11:03

"The Daily Ledger-Journal"
Fairfield, Iowa
Monday, March 5, 1923
Front Page, Column 6

Funeral Services Held This Afternoon At 1 Oclock At Free Methodist Church

Mabel Helen CHEZUM, the little eight year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen CHEZUM, passed away Saturday night at 11:30 oclock at the home of her parents in College Addition, after a week's illness. Several days ago she took ill with a hoarseness which kept getting worse until bronchitis set in, which caused her death.

She was born November 7, 1914, and departed this life in her childhood days at the age of 8 years, 2 months and 21 days. A sister Ethel May preceded her in death January 23, 1913 (sic - Feb. 5, 1914). She leaves to mourn her death her parents and two brothers Ralph age six, Harry, age two, and a sister Emma Grace, age four.

The funeral services were held this afternoon at one oclock from the Free Methodist church, conducted by Rev. O. B. Devine. The remains were laid to rest in Evergreen cemetery.


"The Weekly Ledger-Journal"
Fairfield, Iowa
Thursday, March 8, 1923
Page 8, Column 2

Just Among Ourselves

... --Mrs. Robert Lawrence of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Charles Garrison of Excelio, Mo., Mrs. Thomas Litton, Mrs. Antha Metcalf and George Smith of Glasgow; Frank Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ruby of Stockport; Paul Ruby of Hillsboro; Mrs. John Hollingsworth and Cloa Tilford of Salem were called her (sic) to attend the funeral of Mabel Helen CHEZUM yesterday.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: Buried in the Public Grounds section, in Row 4, Space 15, with no gravestone. Her age of eight years, 2 months and 21 days noted above is a bit off; according to her death certificate she was 8y 2m 27d, but should be 8y 3m 27d.


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