|Birth: ||Aug. 21, 1875|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 1938|
Alpha, Ill, Feb 25 – (Argus News Service) --Mrs. Allie McCurdy, wife of Clyde McCurdy died at the age of 62 at 8:17 o’clock last night in the Cottage hospital, Galesburg. Death resulted from pneumonia which followed a major operation performed last Friday.
Mrs. McCurdy, formerly Allie McDowell, was born Aug. 21, 1875 at Viola, a daughter of George and Anna Calkins McDowell. She was reared and educated at Viola, New Windsor, and Alpha.
On Dec 17, 1902, she was married to Clyde McDowell [McCurdy] at Normal, Ill. The family home had been in Alpha for 14 years and in Henry County for 47 years.
Mrs. McCurdy was a member of the Alpha Baptist Church and was one of the church’s most active workers.
Surviving are the widower; two sons, Howard and Nyle of Alpha, a brother R.E. McDowell of Altona, Ill.; a sister, Miss Mae McDowell of Orion and two grandchildren. Two brothers—Charles and Donald—died recently.
Funeral services will probably be held Monday at 2 p.m. from the home in Alpha with the Rev R. B Flavoright, Baptist pastor, in charge. Plans were not complete this morning.
Rock Island Argus
Friday February 25, 1938
Page 19, Column 4
George Washington McDowell (1847 - 1924)
Ann Cone Calkins McDowell (1846 - 1926)
Clyde B. McCurdy (1871 - 1941)*
Nyle A McCurdy (1905 - 1989)*
Howard R. McCurdy (1910 - 1994)*
Charles Oral McDowell (1869 - 1937)*
George Donley McDowell (1873 - 1936)*
Aram Allen McDowell (1875 - 1920)*
Allie A. McDowell McCurdy (1875 - 1938)
Philena May McDowell (1879 - 1958)*
Robert E McDowell (1881 - 1966)*
Note: Wife of Clyde
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