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Eva N. Norton Purcell

Illinois, USA
Death 20 Feb 1943 (aged 71)
Hopkins, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA
Burial Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100126134 · View Source
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Mrs. Eva N. Purcell Dies
At Home of Her Daughter

Mrs. Eva Norton Purcell, a long time resident of Bedford, Ia., died at 5:30 o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Silson, in Hopkins, following a long illness. She was 71 years old. She had made here home in Bedford until last October 15, when she moved to her daughter's home in Hopkins. She had suffered a stroke last August.

Mrs. Purcell was the daughter of Amos and Nancy Norton, and was born June 25, 1871, at Milan, Ill. She moved with her parents to Taylor county, Iowa, when she was 10 years old.

On January 20, 1890, the former Eva Norton married H.A. Robbins of Bedford. Mr. Robbins and four of their sons preceded her in death. In 1941 she married L.E. Purcell of Bedford, who survives.

Six children survive her. They are three daughters, Mrs. Robert Silson, Hopkins; Mrs. Stella Tella, Kansas City; Mrs. Opal Crawford, Blue Creek, Wash.; and three sons, Beryl Robbins, Indianapolis, Ind.; Arthur Robbins and Harry Robbins, both of Kansas City.

Other survivors are one sister, Mrs. Paul Laipple of Hopkins and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services have been set tentatively for 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Walker and Son funeral home in Bedford. Rev. O.S. Lincoln of the First Christian church of Bedford will conduct the services. Burial will be in the Bedford cemetery.

The Maryville Daily Forum, Maryville, Missouri
Saturday, February 20, 1943, Page 2

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