The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1930
OBITUARY - MRS. W. S. TENNANT.
Mrs. W. S. TENNANT, 87 years of age and a resident of Ringgold county 61 years, passed
peacefully away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank TRIMBLE, in north Mount Ayr
Tuesday, June 17, at 11:30 p.m., after a critical illness of less than three weeks'
duration. The death of Mrs. TENNANT marks the passing of one of the best loved women of
the community. She is survived by two sons and two daughters - Mrs. John KIRKPATRICK of
Glendale, Calif., who came Friday to be at the bedside; George A. TENNANT of Mount Ayr;
Mrs. Frank TRIMBLE of Mount Ayr, and Clifford C. TENNANT of Des Moines, who visted his
mother during her illness and who came yesterday to Mount Ayr. An extended obituary is
not available for publication in this issue of the Record-News.
services will be held this (Thursday) afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Methodist church
and will be conducted by the pastor, Rev. E. S. MENOHER.
NOTE: Christina (TELFER)
TENNANT was born in 1843, Scotland. She was interred at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr,
Ringgold County, Iowa. Also interred at Rose Hill Cemetery, Civil War Veteran William S.
TENNANT, born 1838, and died on December 23, 1913. George A. TENNANT, Christina's son, was born in 1865, and died
on May 23, 1937 with interment at Rose Hill Cemetery. Christina's granddaughter,
Susie Gouldin TENNANT was born April 21,
1886, at Casey, Iowa, and died at the age of thirty-six on September 2, 1922, Grace
Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, with interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr.
Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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