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 Mary Jane <I>Doorne</I> Reece

Mary Jane Doorne Reece

Birth
Greene County, Indiana, USA
Death 6 Jan 1962 (aged 75)
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial Worthington, Greene County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 13963799 · View Source
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This is my great-grandmother on my mother's side. She was the daughter of George W. & Drucilla C. (Laughlin...sometimes spelled Loffland) Doorne. She was the mother of nine children.

Obituary taken from my grandmother's scrapbook. Name and date of newspaper is unknown:

Mrs. Mary Janie Reece, 75 years old, passed away at 4 o'clock Saturday morning in Memorial hospital at South Bend. She had been ill four and a half months.

She was born in Greene county on July 22, 1886, the daughter of George Doorne and Drucilla Loffland Doorne.

She and Simeon Reece were married in August 1901. He passed away on June 30, 1925.

Mrs. Reece was a member the Wilson Baptist church at Howesville.

She is survived by five sons, Daniel Reece of South Bend; George Reece and Woodrow (Jack) Reece, both of Worthington; Orville Reece of Mishawaka; Frederick Reece, South Bend; three daughters, Mrs. Guy Hardesty and Mrs. Elbert Payne, Worthington; Mrs. Thomas Biggs of South Bend; 24 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Myers Funeral Home at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning with Rev. Roy Bridwell officiating.

Burial was in the Worthington cemetery.

Bio by: Whispers From The Grave


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  • Maintained by: Whispers From The Grave
  • Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13963799
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Jane Doorne Reece (22 Jul 1886–6 Jan 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13963799, citing Worthington Cemetery, Worthington, Greene County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Whispers From The Grave (contributor 47262159) .