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Obits > Mrs. Robt. Bullington (Adria Sells) 1916

Tampico Tornado, October 12, 1916


Mrs. Robert Bullinton Died At Her Home Here Monday Evening.

Mrs. Robert A. BULLINGTON died Monday evening about 9 o'clock at her home in the rooms over the BULLINGTON restaurant following an coperation perfomred about noon by doctors SHEARBURN of Walnut and TERRY ofthis place in hope that some relief might be afforded from tubercular peritonitis with which she had been a sufferer for some time althought she was only taken sick a week ago last Saturday her condition becoming gradually worse until the end.

The remains were taken to her old home in Walnut tuesday afternoon and funeral services will be held Thursday at the Walnut Christian church, and interment in the Walnut cemetery.

Adria SELLS was born 29 years ago last August in Walnut and that place was her home until last February whenthe family moved to Tamp8co having purchased the retaurant located in the BROWN building. She was a graduate of the Walnut High school and spent her entire life in her home city where she was married Feb. 9, 1907 to Robert A. BULLINGTON who with four small children the oldest eight survive. They are: Adrian, Roberta 7, Rhea 5, Ardith 3. Her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. SELLS and three sisters also survive. Her father is very sick with tuberculosis and is not expected to live very long. Leaving four small children and her father also in the Valley of Shadows has made the sorrow a couble portion to the husband and other relatives. Although she had resided inTampico but a shrot time, people here had universally admired her as a a quiet, capable business woman wh showed her good qualities by her actions.

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