Monday, April 16, 2012

Gregory, Adda Ruth Hollister 1861-1915 Obituary

Gregory, Adda Ruth Hollister 1861-1915

Mrs. John B. Gregory

Adda Ruth Gregory died at her home Sunday, Oct. 3d, 1915, at 1:45 p. m., aged 54 years and 3 days. She was the daughter of the late Edwin C. and Sarah Ann Hollister. She is survivied by her husband, John B. Gregory, a son, E. Basil Gregory, and daughter, A. May Salisbury, and one sister, Mrs. Amy Wright of Stetsonville. Cause of death was chronic heart trouble of several years duration. She has been seriously ill since last Janurary. From that time until June 20th she was unable to lie down and had to sit in a chair. Since that time she has been a great sufferer, but she had all hopes of recovered health until a short time before her death. At her thirtieth anniversary, which was held at heir home Sept. 15th, she seemed to enjoy every moment of the time. She was the telephone operator in this place for nearly ten years, where she won many friends. She was a member of the Baptist church at Welcome. The funeral was held this Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, Rev. L. A. Rowley of Edmeston officiating, with burial in the Union Cemetery at Edmeston.
Mrs. Salisbury, the daughter, has been efficient and untiring in the care of her mother.

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