The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1926
OBITUARY - ALBERT BENJAMIN MORRIS.
Albert Benjamin MORRIS, son of James and Elizabeth MORRIS, was born December 1st, 1872, in Harrison county, Missouri, and died
August 25, 1926, in Mount Ayr, aged 53 years, eight months and 25 days. He was united in marriage to Miss May PASLEY April 5, 1898,
near McLoud, Okla. To this union seven children were born - Alva, James and Mrs. Walter NEWTON, of Kellerton; Mrs. J. C.
JENSEN and Miss Elizabeth, of Fort Dodge, and twin daughters who died in infancy. Besides his immediate family he leaves
a mother, five brothers, two sisters and two little granddaughters and a host of relatives and friends to mourn his loss. His brother
died January 27, 1904. A brother, Chas. B., died November 25, 1919, and a sister, Mrs. Lewis COLE, died June 25, 1920.
Albert was converted an united with the Church of Christ at Delphone several years ago and remained true to his Heavenly
Fther the rest of his life. His illness was of ten days' duration and his suffering was intense. In spite of all that medical
aid and loving hands could do, he passed peacefully away to his eternal sleep to await the coming of the reserection (sic)
morn when he will arise to walk in the newness of life.
Funeral services were held at the home of his siter, Mrs. Mel MAIN,
conducted by Rev. BRIGGS, of the Church of Christ of Kellerton. The body was laid to rest in the Kirk cemetery near
The floral offerings were profuse and beautiful.Card of Thanks.
We want to thank each and every one who helped us in any way in our sorrow and bereavement of our loved one. -- Mrs. Albert
MORRIS, Alva MORRIS, Mrs. Walter NEWTON, Mrs. J. C. JENSEN, James MORRIS, Elizabeth MORRIS, Mrs. Elizabeth MORRIS KENDALL,
Frank MORRIS, Mrs. Mel MAIN, J. L. MORRIS, John MORRIS, Philip MORRIS, Mrs. Ernest BRUMFIELD, Herbert MORRIS.
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