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Etta Mae Wortley Darby
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1886
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1969
Hastings
Barry County
Michigan, USA

Hastings Banner Library Clippings book 22, page 265

Darby, Etta Mae (Wortley)
Hastings Banner Library Clippings book 22, page 265

Services for Mrs. Etta Mae Darby, 82, of rural Lake Odessa, who died early Thursday afternoon, July 10, at the Sunset Acres Rest Home near Hastings were held at 1:30 Saturday at the Pickens Chapel, Lake Odessa. The Rev. Richard Cornwell officiated with interment in Lakeside Cemetery. Mrs. Darby had been at the rest home for several years.

She was born in Campbell Township on July 23, 1886, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Lepard) Wortley and was a life-long resident of the area. She married Charles Darby on March 15, 1905, and they had lived on their present farm for the last 51 years. Mrs. Darby was a member of the Grace Brethren Church for 55 years.

Surviving are her husband; five daughters, Mrs. Victor (Dorothy) Clum, Ms. Morris (Cecile) Carter, Miss Meredith Darby, Mrs. Bruce (Glenna) Stuary, all of Lake Odessa, and Mrs. Richard (Iris) Gilbert of Joliet, Ill,; a son, Forrest Darby of Lake Odessa; 18 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren, and four sisters, Mrs. Ruth Cunningham and Mrs. Cleo(Glendora) Sears of Lake
Odessa, Mrs. Mary Campbell of Grand Rapids and Mrs. Lawrence (Lelia) Lundberg of Flint.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph E Wortley (1856 - 1942)
  Elizabeth Lepard Wortley (1857 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles F. Darby (1885 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  William J Wortley (1881 - 1969)*
  Walter E Wortley (1883 - 1966)*
  Etta Mae Wortley Darby (1886 - 1969)
  Howard C Wortley (1888 - 1931)*
  Gladys Pearl Wortley (1894 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeside Cemetery
Lake Odessa
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Plot: 1395
 
Created by: Bonnie Hoy
Record added: Jul 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73403034
Etta Mae <i>Wortley</i> Darby
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