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Rosa Ann Kirby Bennett
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1885
Dade County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1934
Golden City
Barton County
Missouri, USA

Mrs. Harry Hurrel Had Been in Poor Health for Months.
Her Last Days Were Full of Suffering. Funeral and Burial Monday, Sept. 3, 1934.
Death brought relief to Mrs. Harry Hurrel of this city on September 2, 1934. Mrs. Hurrel had been suffering intensely for several weeks. She developed a cancer on one her breasts and about a year ago it was decided to have her examined by specialists. She was taken to specialists in Carthage and Joplin, who pronounced her case as incurable inasmuch as it had gone so far that medical science could do nothing to effect a permanent cure. Later her husband in an effort to prolong her life took her to cancer specialists at Savannah, Mo. Her condition was such that they would not attempt to take her case.
Still later she was taken to Springfield were an operation was performed. For a short time it seemed as if it would be successful, but not for long. Her system was permeated with the germs of the dread disease and it was not long until it spread. During the last days of her life she suffered greatly, but bore her suffering with true Christian fortitude. Her husband and her mother cared for her tenderly, but their heroic effects to prolong her life were of no avail.
Rosa Ann Kirby was born in Dade county, Missouri, April 11, 1885, and died in Golden City, Mo., Sept. 2, 1934.
She was united in marriage to Walter E. Bennett, Feb. 18, 1915. To this union, one son, Frank Bennett, was born, his father passing away Sept. 10, 1917.
On Oct. 8, 1920, she was united in marriage to Harry Hurrel: to this union two children were born, Roy, 13, and Leota Mae, 11. She was united with the presbyterian church in 1948 and lived a faithful Christian life.
She is survived by her husband and three children, and her mother, Mrs. Sarah Kirby. Her father preceded her in death January 2, 1933. She also leaves a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted from the Phillips Funeral Home, Monday, Sept. 3, 1934, at 10 o'clock, conducted by Rev. J. Clifton Lee, assisted by Bro. L. A. DeGood. Her body was taken to the I.O.O.F. cemetery and while a sorrowing number of friends and relatives gathered around her grave. It was consigned to the soil.
-Golden City Herald, Golden City, Barton Co, MO,Thurs.6 Sep 1934- 
Family links: 
  William Taylor Kirby (1851 - 1933)
  Sarah Katherine Pippenger Kirby (1866 - 1939)
  Walter E Bennett (1882 - 1917)
  Harry D Hurrell (1892 - 1967)*
  William Franklin Bennett (1915 - 1979)*
  Gaylord Leroy Hurrell (1921 - 1970)*
  Leota M Hurrell Duncan (1923 - 2001)*
  Rosa Ann Kirby Bennett (1885 - 1934)
  John Franklin Kirby (1890 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
IOOF Cemetery
Golden City
Barton County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Sec E SE Corner Plot 90 Grave 3
Created by: Sue Brunner Miley
Record added: Jun 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53933728
Rosa Ann <i>Kirby</i> Bennett
Added by: Sue Brunner Miley
Rosa Ann <i>Kirby</i> Bennett
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