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 Moss Matilda <I>Edwards</I> Clarke

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Moss Matilda Edwards Clarke

Birth
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Jun 1958 (aged 61)
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Burial Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Plot Pine Lawn III
Memorial ID 131182342 View Source
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Daughter of Albert R. Edwards and Sarah Adeline Richardson.

Reno Evening Gazette, 20 Nov 1939
"Mrs. John Robb Clarke is leaving tomorrow for San Francisco and will be accompanied home by her daughter Josephine Ruth Clarke, who is attending school (Dominican College) at San Rafael, Calif."

Reno Evening Gazette, Thursday, 19 Jun 1958
Death Takes Reno Matron

"Mrs. John Robb Clarke, wife of a prominent Reno attorney, and long time resident of the city, died at 3:00 p.m. today in a local hospital after a brief illness.

Mrs. Clarke, the former Moss Matilda Edwards and Mr. Clarke were married in Las Vegas in 1921 and she had made her home in Reno for 35 years. She was active in club and fraternal organizations and held membership in the Rebekah Lodge and the Reno Business and Professional Women's Clubs and Neighbors of Woodcraft. She also was active in the operation of the El Ruth Court. She was born in Pennsylvania April 11, 1897.

Surviving, in addition to Mr. Clarke is a daughter, Josephine Ruth Clarke who appears in western pictures under the name of Reno Brown {sic}.

Funeral services will be announced by the Ross-Burke Company."

Josephine lived in Hollywood at the time of her mother's death.


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  • Created by: Bill & Eileen
  • Added: 10 Jun 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 131182342
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/131182342/moss-matilda-clarke : accessed ), memorial page for Moss Matilda Edwards Clarke (11 Apr 1897–18 Jun 1958), Find a Grave Memorial ID 131182342, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Bill & Eileen (contributor 46886393) .