|Birth: ||Mar. 18, 1863|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 1942|
Synthia Isabelle Hill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Hill, was born March 18, 1863, in Shelby county, Illinois, near Moweaqua, and passed away October 19, 1942, in Leon, Iowa, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Winnie Painter, at the age of 79 years, seven months and one day.
She was united in marriage to Elick D. Housh on November 1, 1882, who preceded her in death on August 9, 1931.
To this union were born four children, all of whom are living: Laura M. Alldredge, Winnie J. Painter of Leon, Lula E. Caster and Charles A. Housh of Des Moines. Besides these children she leaves six grandchildren and five great grandchildren, also five brothers, James Hill , Shelbyville, Illinois; Samuel Hill and Levi Hill of Pana, Illinois, and W.A. Hill of Allerton, Iowa. These, with a host of other relatives and friends, mourn her departure.
The family came to Iowa in October, 1895 and lived in Decatur county since with teh exception of two years spent in Des Moines.
Mrs. Housh confessed Christ as her redeemer in 1910, becoming a member of the Leon Christian church and contributed liberally of her time and means to the support of its activities until of failing health she was unable to attend.
She was a devoted wife and a good mother and nieghbor and her home was always open to all.
The funeral services were conducted at the Stewart Funeral Home Wednesday, October 21 at 2:30 o'clock p.m. by Rev. G.A. Civey of the Leon Christian Church. Two appropriate hymns were sung by Mrs. Helen Maughan accompanied by Miss Tressa Tullis. The body was laid to rest in the Leon cemetery beside that of her husband.
Card of thanks
We wish to thank all our friends and neighbors for their kind expressions of sympathy and for the beautiful floral offerings, during the illness and passing of our beloved mother.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Housh
Mr. and Mrs. M.M. Painter
Mrs. Laura Alldredge
Mrs. Lula Caster
Levi Hill (1832 - 1904)
Nancy Jane Roberts Hill (1832 - 1913)
Elick David Housh (1864 - 1931)
Laura Mabel Alldredge (1884 - 1963)*
Charles A. Housh (1889 - 1964)*
Created by: Matt Ferguson
Record added: Apr 13, 2012
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