The Mount Ayr Record-NEWS, 1927
OBITUARY - MRS. A. D. NYE.
Annettie SCOTT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James SCOTT, was born in Kansas September 13, 1873, and departed this life at the
home in Benton, Iowa, November 16, 1927, aged 54 years, two months and three days. She was united in marriage to A. D. NYE,
March 19, 1893. To this union four children were born, Edgar H., who died several years ago, Thomas Truman, Howard H. and
Grace Annettie, who survive her. Besides her husband and three children, she leaves to mourn her departure, her mother and
four brothers and four sisters as follows: Edward and Winfield SCOTT, both of Sheridan, Mo., and Harley and Fred, of
Athelstan, Iowa; Mrs. Lillian SHAW, of Warsaw, Kan.; Mrs. Ada RAPER, of Bloomington, Neb.; Rosa, at home, and Mrs. Junie
McDONALD, of Estherville, Iowa, besides many other relatives and friends.
She united with the Baptist church in Athelstan,
Iowa, several years ago and still held membership with this congregation at the time of her death. She was a woman of
sterling character and was loved and respected by all who knew her. The family resided in Athelstan for many years where Mr.
NYE served the Great Western railway as agent. They then moved to Bedford, Iowa, where they resided during the two terms
Mr. NYE served as county treasurer and the district one term as state senator. The present home is in Benton, Iowa, where
Mr. NYE is again serving as agent for the Great Western, where the family is held in high esteem.
The funeral services
were held in the Athelstan Baptist church November 19, 1927, conducted by Challie E. GRAHAM, and the remains laid to rest
in the Athelstan cemetery [Taylor County, Iowa]. The singers were Mrs. William HAVILAND, Mrs. Kyle PACE, Mrs. Ralph MILLER,
Miss Pauline WATSON, Miss Wilma DILLENBURG, Mrs. Glen CORNELISON, with Mrs. Asa KEMERLING as pianist. The hymns sung were
"Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," "It is Well With My Soul," "Tell Mother I'll Be There" and "Abide With Me." The pall bearers
were Don CAMPBELL, John GOLLIDAY, Harold BEAL, Lester OUDERKIRK, Earl FLETCHALL and Guy BURCH. There were many beautiful
The bereaved ones have the sympathy of their many friends, all of whom unite in wishing for them the
comfort and blessing of the loving Heavenly Father and His guidance for the journey to the "Better Country" where all tears
shall be wiped away and blissful union enjoyed forever.
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