The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1925
OBITUARY - IRIS IONA HOSFORD.
Iris Iona KNIGHT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis KNIGHT, was born in Jefferson county, Iowa, February 6, 1876. She moved
with her parents to Ringgold county when she was three years old. Here she grew to womanhood. On October 22, 1923, she was
united in marriage to Wm. L. HOSFORD. To this union were born two children, Mildred Louisa and Naomi LaVella. The latter
preceded her mother in death in 1902. In 1907 she moved with her husband to St. Joseph, Mo., where she resided until her
death which took place January 16th at the home of her sister, Mrs. Richard JOHNSON. She was 48 years, eleven months and
six days old. When she was fifteen years old she united with the Church of Christ at Delphos, Iowa. She leaves to mourn her
loss the husband, one daughter, two grandchildren, four sisters and six brothers beside many other relatives and a host of
The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at Middle Fork church conducted by Rev. Ross WILLIAMS, pastor of the
Church of Christ in Mount Ayr.
NOTE: Interment was at Middle Fork Cemetery, Ringgold County, Iowa.
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