Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Hickling, Martha Hutchins 1864- Edmeston Obituary


Hickling, Martha Hutchins 1864-

Mrs. Martha Hickling

Mrs. Martha Hickling passed away Sunday morning at about 8:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Howard Colburn. She suffered a shock six weeks ago.
Mrs. Hickling was born February 20, 1864, daughter of Martin and Evangeline (Mott) Hutchins. She taught school for several terms. In 1884 she married Joseph Hickling and they resided in the town of New Lisbon, near Welcome until moving to Edmeston twenty-three years ago. He died 'fifteen years ago. In 1935 she married Fred Hickling of Edmeston, who died in 1939. She was a member of the Welcome Baptist church and in Edmeston attended the Baptist church. A very energetic woman, she was always doing for others in time of need and will be greatly missed by a wide circle of friends.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Colburn; one brother, Eugene Hutchins, of Mt. Vision; twelve grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins, to whom the sympathy of all is extended.
Funeral was held Tuesday at the house, the Rev. D. J. Dundbar of Edmeston officiating. Burial in Union cemetery.


Hickling Funeral Largely Attended

New Lisbon---Funeral rites for Mrs. Martha B. Hickling were conducted Tuesday afternoon at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Colburn, near Brick School, and were attended by a large number of relatives and friends. Rev. Daniel J. Dunbar, pastor of the Baptist church of Edmeston, officiated. Mrs. Daniel J. Dunbar sang “The Old Rugged Cross.”
The esteem in which she was held was evidenced by the flowers given by the immediate family, relatives, individual friends, neighbors, Welcome Baptist church, Edmeston Baptist and Edmeston Methodist churches.
Bearers were six nephews, Paul Hickling, Claude Hickling, Clesson Hickling, Clarence Hickling, William Hickling, and William Dutton.
Those attending from out of town were from Utica, Holmesville, Bouckville, Sidney, Toddsville, Davenport, Mt. Vision, New Lisbon, and Gilbertsville.

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