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Manchester, Delaware Co., Iowa
March 13, 1924
GEORGE AMZIE DAVEY
Earlville man borne to grave
Amzie G. Davey, well known Earlville resident, passes away.
Amzie G. Davey, a well known and highly esteemed farmer of this
county, passed away at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George
Davey, last Thursday forenoon at 11:30 o'clock, the cause of his
death being cancer, with which he had been afflicted for the past
year. Mr. Davey was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. George Davey and
he was about 48 years of age. He is survived by his widow who was
formerly Miss Maude Williams and an adopted daughter Esther Davey,
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Davey and three sisters, Ida, at
home, Mrs. Nettie Tinkey of Cedar Falls and Mrs. Henry Stonecipher of
near Earlville. Mr. Davey was prominently identified with the
Congregational Church here and was highly esteemed by all who knew
him. Funeral services were held in the M. E. church Sunday afternoon
at 2:00 o'clock, conducted by Rev. C. W. Stark, pastor of the
Congregational Church. The large congregation present and the many
beautiful floral offerings attested to the high esteem in which !
the deceased was held. Interment was made in Fairview Cemetery.
Friends of the family extend sincere sympathy.
[transcribed by Rebecca Hansen, February 2006]