Thursday, April 1, 1954
OBITUARY ~ JESSIE (RITCHY) PINE
Mrs. Jesse R. Pine, 78, died Saturday March 20, 1954 at 1:15 p.m. at the home
of her son, Allen near Lenox. She had lived in the Lenox vicinity 21 years.
Funeral services were Tuesday at the United Presbyterian Church here with the
Rev. Willard M. Morris officiating. Burial was in the cemetery at Diagonal.
Jesse R. Pine was born, the daughter of A. J. and Mary Ritchey, Oct. 27, 1875
at Alexis, Ill., and passed away March 20, 1954 at the age of 78 years, 4
months and 21 days.
On Dec. 11, 1895, she was united in marriage to Fred A. Pine, and they made
their home in the Alexis community for six years.
In 1901 the family moved to a farm west of Diagonal, Ia., where they lived
until they moved to Galesburg, Ill. in 1920. Five years later they returned to
their farm near Diagonal, remaining until 1932, when they came to the Lenox
For many years, Mrs. Pine was a member of the Presbyterian church of Diagonal
and then transferred her membership to the Lenox United Presbyterian Church.
She remained active in the church until her final illness.
Surviving her are a son Max E., of Galesburg, Ill.; a daughter, Faye, (Mrs. W.
R. Rees) of Mesa, Ariz.; and a son, Allen L of Lenox; three grandchildren and
two great grandchildren.
Her husband preceded her in death on Dec 27, 1945, and a son, Jack, died in
1933. Throughout her life, her family, her home, and her church were her
principal interests. Her many friends and relatives remember her with love.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, June of 2011
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