Lenox Time Table
Thursday, July 23, 1936
OBITUARY ~ VIOLA LEONARD CREW
Viola Leonard, daughter of Joseph and Sarah Leonard, was born in Viola, Iowa, July 29, 1854 and died July 18, 1936 at the age of 81 years, 11 months and 19 days.
On Nov. 7, 1878 she was married to James Crew. To them were born five children, three sons and two daughters, all of whom are living, and mourn her. They are Mrs. J. D. Barrans, Mrs. Frank Ewalt, J. R. Crew, all of Clearfield; Ivan Crew of Diagonal, and Fred Crew of Benton, Arkansas.
Early in life she confessed her savior and united with the Christian church. Her faith and devotion to the church was lived out in kindness of spirit and in abundance of loving deeds all through the years.
Mrs. Crew was a charter member of the Royal Neighbors and the Fortnightly club.
In addition to her children, she also leaves behind to mourn her death, 7 grandchildren and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held at the Christian church Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. Nystrand of Picketing, Mo., a former pasted officiating, assisted by the Rev. H. B. Hutchman, pastor of the United Presbyterian Church, and Rev. W. C. Henn, pastor of the Methodist church. Interment was in Clearfield cemetery.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, January of 2012
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