Mary Elizabeth Jones Herrick

Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Death 1 Oct 1958 (aged 85)
Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
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(Table Rock Argus, Oct. 9, 1958. Posted courtesy of the Table Rock Historical Society.)


Mary Elizabeth Jones, daughter of John and Ellen Jones, was born June 28, 1873, in the Clear Creek precinct northwest of Table Rock and passed away early Wednesday morning, October 1, 1958 at her home in Table Rock She had reached the age of 85 years.

When a child she attended the Clear Creek school and in later years played the organ for church services in the same school house.

On April 11, 1894, she was united in marriage to William Murray Herrick. To this unions were born: Edna, Mildred and Bernice.

At an early age she joined the Methodist Church and later changed her membership to the Christian Church. She remained a faithful member until death.

No one ever went to her for help and comfort without feeling better after he left.

She was active both in church and club work before her accident confined her to her home. She was a charter member of the Altrurian Club and the Eastern Star, holding offices in both organizations before her illness.

Mrs. Herrick is survived by her husband; three daughters, Mrs. Edna Woods of La Mesa, Calif., Mrs. Mildred Mehlin of Table Rock, and Mrs. Bernice Wadlow, Wilmington, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Effie Horton of Table Rock; two grandchildren, Dale Woods and Mary Alice Winchell of La Mesa, Calif.; and five great-grandchildren; besides many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held from the Christian Church in Table Rock, Friday afternoon with the Rev. G. D. Danskin officiating. Interment was made in the Table Rock cemetery.

Music was furnished by a trio composed of Marilyn Wenzbauer, Sharylin Vrtiska and Janice Cunningham, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Wayne Diehm.

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