Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Southworth, Della C. 1867-1958 Morris Obituary

Southworth, Della C. 1867-1958 Morris Obituary

Mrs. Della C. Southworth

MORRIS---Mrs. Della C. Southworth, 90, of Morris, died April 27 following an illness of several years.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Sloan Funeral Home, Morris, with the Rev. Arthur Clum, rector of Christ Episcopal Church, Gilbertsville, officiating in the absence of the rector of Zion Church, the Rev. Carl Truesdale. Burial will be in Hillington Cemetery, Morris.
Mrs. Southworth was born Nov. 9, 1867 in Maple Grove, Town of Morris, daughter of Erastus and Sarahette (Bennett) Jakes Carr. She was married to William R. Southworth, New Lisbon, Sept. 21, 1885. He died Feb. 12, 1930.
She was a resident of New Lisbon until 1948 when she went to make her home with her son, Claude Robert Southworth, Endicott. He died Sept. 1, 1955, and she came to live with her niece, Mrs. Mary Edwards, Oneonta. For the past year she had been cared for by a cousin, Mrs. Florence Mallory of Morris.
She was a member of Zion Episcopal Church.
Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Nellie Jester, New Lisbon; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Nettie Southworth, Johnson City; two nieces, Mrs. Edwards and Mrs. Lena Culver, Cannonsburg, Pa.; two nephews, Harry Pegg, Maple Grove, and Ira Pegg, Morris, and several cousins.

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