Monday, October 29, 2012

Myers, Julia Pope 1867-1929 Edmeston Obituary

Myers, Julia Pope 1867-1929  Edmeston Obituary

Mrs. Andrew S. Myers Dies
Friday at New Lisbon Home

Native of Edmeston
But 42 Years Resident of Myers Mills
Funeral This Afternoon

New Lisbon, July 21. --- After four and one-half years of intense suffering Julia E. Pope, wife of Andrew S. Myers, owner of Myers Mills, passed peacefully away at the family home Friday at 1:20 p.m. Through her long illness she had borne her sufferings without a murmur, and with patience that is seldom excelled.
The deceased was born in the town of Edmeston January 1, 1867, a daughter of Seth and Julia (Hawkins) Pope, her early life being passed at that place and Leonardsville. She was educated in the Edmeston High school and taught in district schools for a number of years previous to her marriage to Andrew S. Myers of New Lisbon, March 21, 1887. They began housekeeping and always lived at Myers Mills, where for many years her husband has owned and run the grist mill, she very capably assisting him as long as her health permitted.
She was of a quiet disposition and highly esteemed, a dear wife and mother, kind and considerate to all. Her death not only brings deep sorrow to her family but to a wide circle of friends.
Surviving besides her husband is an adopted daughter, Mrs. Harry Dunbar of Butts Corners; one brother, Daniel Pope of Edmeston; four nieces and two nephews and several cousins.
The funeral will be held at her late home Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. E. E. Hutchinson of Morris will officiate and interment will be in Union cemetery at Edmeston.

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