Thursday, September 20, 1962, page 8
RAY JOURNEY RITES ARE HELD HERE
Memorial services were held for Ray JOURNEY, long time [Taylor] county resident, Sept. 12 at the Madison
Street Shum-Novinger Funeral Home, with Rev. Ivo RANDELS officiating. Burial was in Memory Cemetery, New
The following obituary was included in the funeral service:
Ray JOURNEY, son of Amos and Mary
Elizabeth (WOODS) JOURNEY, was born February 26, 1887, in Taylor County, Iowa, and passed away September 9,
1962, at his home in Bedford at the age of 75 years, 6 months and 14 days.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his beloved wife, Minnie; five children born of a previous marriage to May
Leona JOHNSON. They are: Gwendolyn MORTON, Safford, Ariz.; Hilda WHITE, Lynnwood, Calif., Neil JOURNEY, St.
Joseph, Mo., Thelma WALLACE, Lakewood, Calif., and Donald JOURNEY, Mesa, Ariz., sixteen grandchildren and
one great-grandchild; also two stepdaughters, Mrs. Paul MOHLER, Luverne, Minn. and Mrs. Ray ALLEN of Des
Moines. He also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Glen GODFREY, New Market and Mrs. Edna GARD of Des Moines; two
brothers, Claude of Denver and Floyd of New Market.
His parents and four brothers have preceded him in
death. They were Gale, Harry, H. C. and Stein.
He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Out of town relatives and friends attending the funeral were Mrs. Paul MORTON, Safford, Ariz., Mrs. Jim
WALLACE, Lakewood, Calif., Donald JOURNEY of Mesa, Ariz., and Neil JOURNEY of St. Joe.
Also Mr. and Mrs. Claude JOURNEY, Denver; Mr. and Mrs. Ora GARD, Mr. and Mrs. Ray ALLEN, Des Moines; Mrs.
Paul MOHLER, Luverne, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Lex SNYDER, Winterset; Mr. and Mrs. David GREER, Omaha; Mr. and
Mrs. Jay SNYDER and Carl SNYDER, Diagonal; Mr. and Mrs. Roy NASH, Parnell, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Ray McFarland,
Mr. and Mrs. Larry CAMPBELL, Kellerton; Mr. and Mrs. Roy HERBERT, Creston; Mr. and Mrs. James HENSLEY, Mr.
and Mrs. George CRAWFORD, Wade CRAWFORD, all of Clarinda; Mr. and Mrs. Joe JOURNEY, Mrs. Nellie JOURNEY, R.
H. PRATT, Claude DRENNEN, Mr. and Mrs. Joe HIPSLEY, Mr. and Mrs. Merritt FOSTER, New Market.
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