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Obits > 1922 - Anna Yarde

Tampico Tornado, February 1, 1922




The funeral services of the late Anna Yarde were held Monday afternoon at2:30 at the M. E. church, conducted by Rev. Geo. Gable A large number of sorrowing relatives and friends were present to pay their last respects to one wellknown and loved. The beautiful flowers also gave their mute testimony of the esteem in which the departed was held.

Members of the O. E. S. attended in a body. Mesdames Aldrich and McKenzie sang very beautifully  "Lead Kindly Light" and Face to Face."The friends acting as pallbearers were W. J. McCreedy, R. F. Woods, *. A. Pierce, J. S. Jonson, Ernie Clapper and J. M. Olsson.

Funeral services were also held at Larimore on Saturday after which the funeral party left for Tampico.

Anna Letitia Watson was born at Parsons, Kansas January 1st, 1893 and died at her home in Larimore, N. D., January 26, 1922 at 7 p.m. after an illness of only seven day. Death being caused by peritonitis. Her life until ten years of age was spent in Parsons when her parents moved to Abingdon, Ills., where she received her education. On May 1st, 1908 she was united in marriage to Frank W. Yarde of Galesburg, Ills. to this union were born two daughters, Evelyn Gertrude and ruby Francis.

Later Mr. and Mrs. Yarde moved to Tampico and have lived in this vicinity for a number of years, leaving a little less than a year ago for Larimore, North Dakota.

Mrs. Yarde was a member of the O. E. S. of Tampico and also a social member of the . N. A. She also held a membership in the church in Abingdon, never having transferred to Tampico.

In her passing she leaves her bereaved husband and two little daughters who will mourn the loss of a kind, affectionate mother, also her aged mother. Mrs. Anna Watson of Abingdon, Ills., seven sisters and five brothers, Mrs. Nettie Hoppaugh of Galesburg, Mrs. Jennie Townsend of Abingdon, Mrs. Della Bryan of Louisville, Ills., Mrs. Maud Gillen of Oakville, Ia., Mrs. Edna Miles of Berwick, Ills. Mrs. Katie Ralph of Mineral, Kas., Mrs. Blanch Cross of Muscogee, Okla.,  Albert of Abingdon, Ills, B. R. Watson of Evert, Washington, Fred of Parsons, Kas., W. T. Watson of Lang, Canada, and V. B. Watson of Detroit, Michigan.

Several of Mrs. Yarde's brothers, sisters, and other relatives from a distance were here for the funeral.

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