Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa
Thursday, April 3, 1947, Page 5
OBITUARY - MRS. W. I. WEAVER
Anna Gertrude WEAVER, daughter of John and Mary [(McCROSKEY) KNOWLES] PARKS, was born March 27, 1877, near
Mount Ayr, Iowa, and died Sunday, March 23, 1947, at Bedford at the age of 69 years, 11 months and 25 days.
At the age of six years she moved with her parents to McDonough County, Illinois, where the family lived
until 1892, at which time they returned to Iowa. She spent the remainder of her life in Page and Taylor
counties. She attended the State Teachers College at Macomb, Illinois and the Western Normal College at
Shenandoah. She taught for fourteen years in the public schools of Page and Taylor counties. She was
affiliated with the Order of the Eastern Star, the New Market chapter.
July 3, 1907, she was married to William Ingram WEAVER at Clarinda. To them a son, John [Parks], and a
daughter, Mary [Eugenia], were born.
Left to mourn her loss are daughters, Mary [Eugenia] of Omaha and [stepdaughter] Gertrude of Sioux City; sister, Mrs.
[Mary] Adelaide HUSHAW of Industry, Illinois; two brothers, Edgar K. PARKS of Des Moines, and Ross B. PARKS
of New Market. Her husband and infant son, John, preceded her in death.
Religion, education and her family were the devoted interests of Mrs. WEAVER's life. She was in the Sunday
school of the Methodist Church during many years of her life.
The funeral services were held at the Methodist Church in New Market, March 25, conducted by Rev. R. G. NYE
and Rev. JACKSON. Burial was in the Dallas Center[Iowa] cemetery.
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