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 Grace Josephine <I>Gillham</I> Clowser

Grace Josephine Gillham Clowser

Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 Apr 1940 (aged 60)
Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Burial Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Plot Section J Row 5 Grave 22
Memorial ID 54313966 · View Source
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Wife of Charles Edwin Clowser. Daughter of Isaac Gillham and Nancy Jane Jennings


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, May 2, 1940


Mrs. Grace Clowser passed away at the home of her brother, Arthur Gillham, on Wednesday morning, April 24, 1940, at the age of 60 years, 2 months and 18 days, after an extended illness of several years.

Grace Josephine Gillham, daughter of Isaac and Nancy Gillham, was born in Monmouth, Ill., on Feb. 16, 1880. When quite young she came with her parents to Iowa and settled in Lucas county where she has since made her home.

She was married on August 18, 1897, to Charles Edwin Clowser. This this union five children were born, two of whom have preceded her in death. Her husband also preceded her in death five years ago.

Her remaining children are Gail Clowser and Mrs. Thomas Reid, of Chariton; and Olan Clowser, of Los Angeles, Calif.; also eleven grandchildren.

Her parents, five sisters and two brothers also preceded her in death. Two sisters and four brothers survive her, Mrs. Maude Walthall, of Promise City; Mrs. Ella McKinley, of Waterloo; Jesse and Ira Gillham, of Chicago, Ill.; Alzia Gillham, of Promise City; Arthur Gillham, of Chariton; and a host of relatives and friends.

She was converted into the Pentecostal faith and received the baptism of the Holy Ghost and lived a faithful and consistent Christian life until called to her heavenly home, and will be greatly missed in the family circle.

The last year she made her home with brother and wife and was tenderly cared for until the Lord saw fit to call her to where sickness never enters and no tears dim the eyes.

Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Chas. Hollingshead, of Des Moines, and Rev. Harry McCarty, of Confidence, were held at the Miley funeral home Saturday afternoon at two o'clock and burial was in the Chariton cemetery.

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