OBITUARY ~ MRS. AMOS NICOLA.
Mary Ellen DOUGHTY, daughter of James and Frances DOUGHTY, was born January 27, 1862, in Jefferson county, Iowa, and
passed away February 11, 1946, in Fullerton, Calif., at the age of 84 years and 16 days.
On December 25, 1884, she
was married to Harvey A. CAVINESS at Fairfield, Iowa. To this union were born four children, Mrs. A. W. THOMPSON, of
Myrtle Point, Ore., Friend H. CAVINESS, of Indianola, and Clifford T. CAVINESS, of Lynwood, Calif., with whom she had
made her home for the last year, and a daughter who died in infancy.
Her husband passed away October 12, 1893, near
Mount Ayr, Iowa. She then moved to College View, Neb., and on March 14, 1899, she was united in marriage to Amos
Z. NICOLA, who was with her through her illness.
She united with the Seventh Day Advent church in the year of
1885 and lived a faithful Christian life.
She leaves to mourn her going her husband, three children, eleven
grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and four step-sons.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, February 18,
at two o'clock from the Rhoades Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, conducted by Hampton WHITE of Osceola, and Rendall CAVINESS
of Marshalltown. Interment was made in Rose Hill cemetery.
Those from a distance who attended the services
included Ben NICOLA, of Gurensey, Wyo., Leroy T. NICOLA, of Torrington, Wyo., Amos NICOLA and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford
CAVINESS, of Lynwood, Calif., Mr. and Mrs. D. K. NICOLA and Mrs. and Mrs. W. NICOLA, of Worthington, Ohio,
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. CAVINESS, Mr. and Mrs. Leoren CAVINESS, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert CAVINESS, Mr. and Mrs. Philip
HARTMAN, and Mr. and Mrs. Merle TROTTER, of Indianola, Mr. and Mrs. Walter CAVINESS and three sons, of Nevada,
Mr. and Mrs. Rendall CAVINESS, of Marshalltown, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis NEAL, of Osceola, Leslie BLAUER, of St. Joseph,
Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. STEPHENS, Mr. and Mrs. Howard STEPHENS and Donald STEPHENS, of Clearfield.
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