STERLING DAILY GAZETTE, Sterling, Il
June 06, 1930, Pg.8
RITES OF MRS. ELLA FARRELL
Services Held At Late Home In Tampico Sunday
Funeral sevices for Mrs.Ella Farrell were held at the home in Tampico Sunday afternoon at two o'clock. Rev. Frank T.Palm, pastor of the Methodist church, officiated.
Mrs.J. M.Conroy and Mrs. N. E. Denison sang two hymns, "In the Garden" and "Sometime We'll Understand."
Friends who served as pall bearers were A.E. Bennett, J. M.Jacobs, W.J. McCreedy, R.F.Woods, J.M. Olsson, and William Burden. Burial was in the Prophetstown cemetery.
Ella Smith Farrell was born inTampico township, October 14, 1882, andpassedaway at her home in Tampico, May 30, 1930, aged 87 years seven months and 16 days.
She was a third daughter of Harlow and Louisa Pope Smith. Her early childhood and girlhood was spent on a farm in Hume. November 27, 1895, she was married to Jas. Farrell of Prophetstown. After her marriage they moved to her husband's farm, southwest of Prophetstown, where they continued to reside until her husband's death February 23, 1909,afterwhich she moved to Tampico and assisted in the care of her invalid mother.
She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Tampico, also a member of the Harmony club and an active member of the Eastern Star.
She leaves to mourn her departure three sisters and two brothers, Mrs.Fred Brown of Hume, Mrs. R.B.Smith, Mrs. Minnie Round and Willliam Smith of Tampico and Bert Smith of Eybrow, Sask, Canada. Truly a good woman has gone from our midst,and she will be greatly missed by her family, and also by many friends in the community, who tender their sympathy to the relatives at this time.
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