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 Laura <I>Pierce</I> Birdcell

Laura Pierce Birdcell

Birth
Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Death 22 Nov 1950 (aged 87)
Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Burial Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 115673682 · View Source
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Laura Birdcell, 87, Life-Long Resident, Dies at Waynetown

Waynetown- Mrs. Laura Birdcell, 87 years of age, died at her home in Waynetown at 5 o'clock Wednesday morning following a stroke suffered Tuesday evening. Mrs. Birdcell, however, had been confined to her home for the past 10 months due to a broken hip suffered in a fall.

The daughter of James and Lydia Tracy Pierce, Mrs. Birdcell was born in Waynetown June 29, 1863. She married Oct. 17, 1886, to John J. Birdcell, in the Waynetown Baptist Church. Mr. Birdcell died many years ago.

Mrs. Birdcell resided in Waynetown throughout all of her life with the single exception of the brief period during which she lived in Hillsboro.

Mrs. Birdcell was a life-long member of the Waynetown Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star from which however she took a demit 20 years ago.

Survivors include a son. Fern J. Birdcell, of Waynetown; a grandson, John J. Birdcell; two great-grandchildren and a brother Joseph Pierce, also of Waynetown. A daughter Louise, died Feb. 4, 1895.

Funeral services will conducted at 10 o'clock Friday morning, at the Grenard and Servies Funeral home in Waynetown, in charge of Rev. Harvey S. Burns. Burial will be in the Masonic cemetery at Waynetown. The body will remainat the funeral home where friends may call to pay their respects.

Published in the Crawfordsville Journal Review, November 22, 1950


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  • Created by: Erin
  • Added: 18 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115673682
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Pierce Birdcell (29 Jun 1863–22 Nov 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115673682, citing Waynetown Masonic Cemetery, Waynetown, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Erin (contributor 47634564) .