Mount Ayr Journal
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY - MARTHA A. CROY
Martha A. CROY died at the home of her son Frank in Mount Ayr, Iowa Monday, 1:30 a.m., October 15, 1917, after an illness
of about five months of dropsy and heart trouble. She was a patient sufferer. The funeral services were held Wednesday,
10:30 p.m. at the home and were conducted by the pastor of the Christian church of Kellerton. Interment was made in Maple
Row Cemetery at Kellerton, Iowa.
Martha A. JONES was born in Whitley county, Ind., January 15, 1844. She was united in
marriage in Whitley County, Ind., December 8, 1862 to Abraham A. CROY. To this union was born thirteen children.
united with the Methodist Episcopal church in Indiana at the age of twelve years. Later she changed her letter to the
Christian church and continued to live a conscientious and consistant christian life.
For the last four years she has
been in poor health and had made her home with her children where attention could be given her.
She leaves to mourn her
death four sons and two daughters and a host of friends. The children are Albert CROY, of Los Angeles Cal., George B.
of Kellerton, Iowa, Frank J., of Mount Ayr, Iowa, Dan E., of Kellerton, Iowa, Thomas O., of Bedford, Iowa, Mrs. R. A.
BROWN, of Maloy, Iowa, Mrs. N. H. SMITH, of Ellston, Iowa. She also leaves twenty grandchildren and two great grandchildren
and one sister, Mrs. M. E. CRABILL, of Columbia, Ind.Card of ThanksFRANK J. CROY AND FAMILY
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