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Anna Viola McKinney Bearss
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Birth: May 2, 1888
Death: Sep. 8, 1967

Published in The Rochester Sentinel
Friday, September 8, 1967

Anna V. Bearss
Mrs. Anna Viola BEARSS, 79, R.R. 6, Rochester, died at 11 a.m. today at Woodlawn hospital, where she had been a patient for 1 1/2 years.
Born May 2, 1888 near Piper City, Ill., she was the daughter of John and Mary Hanna McKINNEY. She was married in Fulton county March 8, 1911 to Gresham BEARSS, who survives. She had resided most of her life in the Reiter community southwest of Rochester. She was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian church and also belonged to the Reiter Community club.
Surviving with the husband are a sister, Mrs. John (Bessie) WERNER; a brother, James McKINNEY, and a nephew, Donald WERNER, all of Rochester. A sister, Mable [McKINNEY], and two brothers, Fred and John [McKINNEY], preceded in death.
Last rites will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Zimmerman Brothers funeral home with the Rev. Allen JUMP officiating. Burial will be in the Rochester I.O.O.F. cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday and after 4 p.m. Sunday. The family requests that memorials in Mrs. Bearss' name be given to charity.

SOURCE:
Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1967
by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh 
 
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 Parents:
  John W McKinney (1851 - 1937)
  Mary Ann Hanna McKinney (1861 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Albert Gresham Bearss (1890 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Fred Stewart McKinney (1881 - 1918)*
  John W McKinney (1885 - 1964)*
  Bessie Belle McKinney Werner (1886 - 1972)*
  Anna Viola McKinney Bearss (1888 - 1967)
  James E. McKinney (1890 - 1978)*
  Mabel Margaret McKinney (1898 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Rochester
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 12, Row 2
 
Created by: April Gross
Record added: May 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37240098
Anna Viola <i>McKinney</i> Bearss
Added by: April Gross
 
Anna Viola <i>McKinney</i> Bearss
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