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Obits > 1921 - Blanche Elinor Love


June 9, 1921, 1;1



The death of Mrs. Arlie Love occurred last week Wednesday after a lingering illness during which she was cheerful and uncomplaining. She had been in very poor health for several years and in spite of everything that could be done for her, she gradually failed until the end came.

The funeral services were held Saturday morning, June 4th at 10 o'clock at the Methodist church under the direction of the pastor, Rev. H. C. Brown, and interment made in the Tampico Cemetery.

Appropriate hymns were rendered by Mrs. F. A. Brewer and Mr. Homer Turner, Mrs. Neva Denison accompanist and Messers R. E. McKenzie, L. E. Smith, Clinton Brooks, Glen Brooks, James Arnold and Jesse Arnold acted as pallbearers.

A large number of relatives and friends were in attendance to pay the last tribute of affection to one whom they had always loved and esteemed, and many beautiful floral offerings were evidence of the universal esteem in which she was held.

Rev. Brown preached a beautiful and comforting sermon from the text "The Shepherd's Palm", a favorite reading of the deceased and which is a comfort to all the times of trials.

Blanche Elinor Aydelott was born April 17th, 1881 at Rockville Indiana and passed away at her home in Tampico, Illinois, June 1, 1921, age 40 years 1 month and 14 days. At the age of one and one-half years, the parents moved to Muncie, Indiana where the family resided until they moved to Tampico in 1899.

At the age of 19 years, she united with the Christian church, later transferring her membership, with her husband, to the M. E. church.  As long as her health permitted she was always active in church and Sunday school work. She was united in marriage to Arlie Love of Tampico April 17th, 1901. They moved to the Love farm six miles southwest of Tampico in the spring of 1902 where they resided until a year ago when they moved to Tampico. Mrs. Love's health began to fail almost five years ago and since last August she had been confined to her bed. All through her suffering, she was always patient and cheerful. In July, 1902 the father passed away. those remaining to mourn her loss are her husband, Arlie Love, one son, John William and her mother, Mrs. Adda Aydelott, besides other relatives and many friends who will hold her in loving remembrance. 

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