|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1875|
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 1928|
Bedford Times-Republican (Bedford, Iowa)
Thursday September 20, 1928 [p. 4]
Daisy E. Gant
On Thursday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock, Mrs. Daisy E. [llen] Gant passed away at her home in Bedford. Mrs. Gant had been a patient sufferer for some time and had been tenderly cared for by her children. She always had a pleasant smile for all who came to see her and her friends were many.
The funeral services were held at the Christian church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. J. C. Harris. Interment was made in Fairview cemetery. The Rebekahs had charge of the service at the grave.
Daisy Ellen John, daughter of A. [mos] J. [ackson] and Mary E.[lizabeth Dean] John, was born Sept. 16, 1874, in Fremont County, Iowa, and died September 13, 1928, aged 53 years, 11 months and 27 days. She was married to David Jasper Gant on October 19, 1893, who preceded her in death Feb. 21, 1922. To this union were born four children, a daughter, Mrs. Vernon Cox [Mary Blanche] of Mineral Point, Wisconsin, and two sons, Francis and Paul, both of Bedford, another son having died in infancy. Besides these she leaves to mourn her going one sister, Mrs. Nettie Fuller of Hinton, Okla., and two brothers, Leon John and Cary John of Bedford, also a step-mother, Mrs. Fanny E. [Lizabeth Coy Hayes] John of Bedford, and brothers and sisters, Mrs. James Witt [Lola] of Elk Creek, Mo.; Mrs. Louie Roop of St. Joe, Mo.; Mrs. Ed Knox [Agnes] of Clifton, Kans.; [William] Kinsey John and Lawrence John of Bedford; and Sam Hayes of New Market, Ia. Mrs. Gant united with the Church of Christ of Siam, July 1894. After coming to Bedford, both husband and wife united with the Church of Christ here. Mrs. Gant was always at Bible school and church service when her health permitted and passed on in full faith in her Lord and Saviour. She loved her children and had the pleasure of seeing them all united with the church she loved and believed in. A good mother has gone to rest. Mrs. Gant was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge.
Amos Jackson John (1844 - 1918)
Frances Elizabeth Coy John (1854 - 1936)
David Jasper Gant (1872 - 1922)
Mary Blanche Gant Cox (1900 - 1982)*
Cary Columbus John (1870 - 1938)*
Leon Elgin John (1872 - 1942)*
Daisy Ellen John Gant (1875 - 1928)
Sarah Agnes Knox (1879 - 1961)*
William Kinsey John (1890 - 1970)*
Lawrence Amos John (1897 - 1979)*
Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: May 24, 2009
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