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STERLING EVENING GAZETTE, Sterling, IL
Monday, June 6,1910; 5;3
DEATH OF A SISTER
Mrs. E. D. McClure received a dispatch Saturday from Iowa Falls, Ia., telling her of the death of her sister, Mrs. Anna Brace, of pneumonia. The funeral occurred today at her house. Mrs. Brace was born and raised in Tampico. Her husband, died last March. She leaves six children, Ida, Ethel, Ruth, Neva, Hazel and Edmund. She also leaves five brothers and four sisters, Wilbur and Marion Hughes of Nebraska, Grant of Oakland, Cal.,Edgar and Eugene of Oklahoma. Her sisters being Mrs. Henry Asphol of Clinton, Iowa, Mrs. E. D. McClure of this city, Mrs. Mary Osborne of Clinton, Ia., and Mrs. Susie Sipple of Tampico.The deceased was well known here where she had visited a number of times.
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STERLING EVENING GAZETTE, Sterling, IL
Thursday, June 9, 1910; 2;3
FORMER TAMPICO RESIDENT DIES
Former Resident Dead -
The body of Mrs Anna Brace of Iowa Falls was brought here Tuesday morning for burial and the services held at 10 o'clock in the Baptist church, Rev. J. E.Sneed officiating. The music rendered was by a ladies' quartet composed of Mrs. Herrick, Mary Richardson, Minnie and Myrtle Emmons. Those who acted as pall bearers were L. W. Denison, G. J. Sherman, George B. Jackson, Albert Ferris, Robert McKenzie and Alfred Smith. Many beautiful floral pieces showed the love the deceased.

Anna Isabella Hughes was born at Tampico, Ill., Feb.21, 1860 and died at Iowa Falls, Ia., June 4, 1910. For some time when a young girl she made her home with Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Hovey and accompanied them to their home in Independence, Ia. when they moved there. She was married to Jas. E. Brace in 1886. To this union were born six children all of whom survive her. They are Ida, Ethel, Ruth, Hazel, Neva and Edmund. The husband preceded her to the unseen about three months ago, his death occurring in Canton,Miss. Thus the children are left without a father's or mother's loving care. Anna united with the Baptist church of this place very young, but later removed her membership to Independence, Ia., where it remained till her death. She lived a consecrated, sincere life and lived constantly in a manner to obtain the joys of a life to come. Immediately following the death of her husband she came back to Iowa. Besides her children she leaves to mourn her loss, four sisters and five brothers. Her burial occurred on the twenty-fourth anniversary of her wedding. Those attending the funeral from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ashpole, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ashpole, Mary Osborns and daughter Dora, John, Frank, Martha, Besse and Lillie Ashpole, all of Clinton, Ia. Mr. and Mrs. Barker of Delmar,Ia. Ida, Ruth and Edmund Brace of Iowa Falls. Myron Hughes of South Dakota and Wilbur Hughes of Davenport, Neb.
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STERLING DAILY STANDARD, Sterling, IL
Monday, June 6, 1910, 6;2
MRS. E. D. McCUNE CALLED TO IOWA BY SISTER'S DEATH
Mrs. Anna Brace, Formerly of Tampico, Leaves Six Orphan Children
Mrs. E. D. McClure was called to Iowa Falls, Iowa, Sunday by the death of her sister, Mrs. Anna Brace, who died Saturday. She had been ill of pneumonia but a short time and her death was a great shock to her relatives and friends. Her husband died last March and there are six orphan children left to mourn the death of their parents, five girls: Ethel, Ida, Ruth, Neva and Hazel, and one son, Edmund. Mrs. Brace also leaves five brothers and four sisters, Wilbur and Marian Hughes, of Nebraska; Grant Hughes of Oakland, Col.[sic]; Edgar and Eugene Hughes of Oklahoma; Mrs. Henry Asphol of Clinton, Iowa; Mrs. Mary Osborne of Clinton, Iowa; Mrs. E. D. McClure of Rock Falls, and Mrs. Susie Sipple of Tampico. All the children were born and raised in Tamico. The funeral services were held today at Iowa Falls, Ia.
[In a prior obit, Grant Hughes was listed as living in Oakland, Cal. - here he is listed as Oakland, Col.)
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STERLING DAILY STANDARD, Sterling, IL
June 11, 1910, 8;2
DEATH AND BURIAL OF MRS. J. BRACE OF TAMPICO
Funeral on Tuesday of Well Known Lady Who Died June 4 at Iowa Falls
Miss Anna Isabelle Hughes was born at Tampico, Ill., February 21, 1860, and died at Iowa Falls,Iowa, June 4, 1910. The remains were brought to Tampico Tuesday and the funeral was held the same day at 10 o'clock at the Baptist church, Rev. J. E. Sneed officiating. Interment was in Tampico cemetery. The pall bearers were: Albert Ferris, George B. Jackson, Alfred Smith,L. W. Denison, G. J.Sherman and Robert McKenzie.

She was married to James Brace in 1886, and to this union was born six children, Ida, Ethel, Ruth, Hazel, Neva and Edmund who survive her. Five brothers, and four sisters also survive her, they are: Wilbur of Davenport, Neb.; Myron, of aherrick, S. Dak.; Oklahoma; Eugene of Little Rock, Ark; Grant of Oakland, Cal.[sic]; Francis Ashpole of Lyons, Iowa; Mary Osborne of Clinton, Iowa; Emma McClure of Rock Falls; and Mrs. C. F. Sipple of Tampico. She united with the Baptist church of Tampico while young but later removed her membership to Independence, Iowa, where it remained until her death. Her religion was one of sincerity, she lived constantly in view of the better land.

Her husband preceded her to the unseen world about three months ago, his death occurring in Canton, Miss. Immediately following his death, Mrs. Brace with her six children, came north to Iowa - Tornado.
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Charles F. and Susie Sipple buried in TMC.
 

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