DEATH of MRS. MART POUND
This community was shocked Wednesday morning of last week when the sad news of the death of Mrs. Mart POUND was reported.
She had been ill only a short time, being brought from her home south of town to the sanitarium (Butler's) Thursday
evening of the previous week. She had the flu and everything that loving hands could do was done, but to no avail as
pneumonia, with a complication of the heart, quickly developed and she passed away at 6 o'clock that morning.
Rhoda PHILLIPS was born in Ringold county, Iowa, August 11, 1877 and died at Stafford, Kansas, March 12, 1919: age 41
years, 7 months and 1 day.
She was married to William DELLINGER, who a few years later passed away. She was married to Mart POUND, May 17, 1905, at
St. John, Kansas and since that time has made her home south of the city. Besides her husband, she leaves her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Samuel PHILLIPS of Okeene, Okla., three sisters and four brothers - James PHILLIPS of Gate, Okla., Mrs. Anna
BAILEY of Hennessey, Okla., Mrs. Rosa HAWORTH of Tulsa, Okla., Oscar PHILLIPS of Okeene, Okla., Charles PHILLIPS of
Oklahoma City, Okla., Elic PHILLIPS of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Mrs. Lois GREGG of Forth Worth, Texas - other relatives
and many friends mourn her death.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the M.E. church and were conducted by Rev. Guy SPEAR. Music
was furnished by Geo. DALE,, Miss Bernice PAFFORD, Miss Hazel AKERS and J. L. AMENT. Interment was made in the Stafford
The Courier joins the friends in extending sincere sympathy to the bereaved relatives in their hour of sorrow.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2009
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