The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1926
OBITUARY - MRS. JOHN STEPHENS.
Martha Jane CAMPBELL was born in Monroe county, Iowa, October 19, 1852, and passed away at her
home near Caledonia, Iowa, November 8, 1926, at the age of 74 years and 19 days.
She moved with her mother and sisters and brothers from Monroe county to Ringgold county in 1870.
On February 28, 1878, she was married to John STEPHENS who preceded her in death. Five children
were born to this union - Albert, John G. and Mary J., who survive her; Roy and Earl, who preceded
her in death.
She also leaves to mourn her death three brothers, Dan CAMPBELL and H. G. CAMPBELL,
of Mount Ayr, Iowa, and Wm. J. CAMPBELL, of Grant City, Mo., three grandchildren and a number of
nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 20, at the home in Lotts
Creek township, by Rev. W. L. THORNBURG, of Mount Ayr. Interment was made in the cemetery at
Caledonia.CARD OF THANKS.
Since it is not possible for us to see all
the neighbors and friends and thank them personally for their kindness during the illness and on
the occasion of the death and funeral of our mother, we take this means of expressing our
heart-felt thanks to all for the help and sympathy so generously bestowed.
MARY J. STEPHENS
JOHN G. STEPHENS AND FAMILY
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