The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1900
OBITUARY - MRS. THOS. A. TEALE.
Funeral services for Mrs. Thos. A. TEALE, brief mention of whose death was made in the
Record-News last week, were held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the
Methodist Episcopal church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. E. S. MENOHER, assisted by T.
S. RHOADES. The funeral was largely attended, a large delegation being present from
Tingley, the girlhood home of the departed. Floral offerings were profuse and beautiful.
The body was laid to rest in Rose Hill cemetery [Mount Ayr].
The following obituary was read at the funeral service:
Leota Eleanor HOUSE was born October 28, 1892, at Tingley, Iowa, and departed this life
March 22, 1932 [age 39], at her home in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Her home was in Tingley
until her marriage to Thos. A. TEALE, of Mount Ayr, July 5, 1913, since which time her
home has been in Mount Ayr. To this union were born three children, Rose Marie, Tommy,
Jr., and Clifford Dean.
Besides her husband and children she is survived by her father,
O. C. HOUSE of Tingley; one sister, Mrs. Louva GRAY, of Mount Ayr; three brothers, J.
Randall of Mount Ayr, Bert and Clifford of Helena, Mont.; two nieces and five nephews.
Her mother preceded her in death nine months ago.
On March 3 she took the flu and on
March 4 the infant son was born. Pneumonia developed from which she did not recover.
She united with the Methodist church at Tingley in early girlhood, later transferring
her membership to the Mount Ayr Methodist church. She loved the church and the Sunday
school and was active in their interests.
She was also a faithful member of the Maccabee lodge.
CARD OF THANKS.
We gratefully acknowledge the kind acts and sympathy so generously bestowed by
neighbors and friends during the illness and at the death of our loved one. For all the
kind ministrations and the floral tributes, expressive of love and sympathy, we are
- Thos. A. TEALE and children.
O. C. HOUSE,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. TEALE.
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