The Menard Messenger Vol. XI No. 36 Thursday, July 25, 1918
Mrs. M. Bethel Mrs. M. Bethel died at their home ten miles east of Menard Sunday, July 21st, and the funeral was held the following day the remains being buried at Hext. Mrs. Bethel was born in Mason county on the 18th of May 1877 and has lived in this vicinity for a number of years. She was a loving mother and wife and leaves a host of friends to mourn her loss.