Emma <I>Moore</I> Avery

Emma Moore Avery

Birth
Henry County, Illinois, USA
Death 2 Dec 1940 (aged 82)
Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, USA
Burial Spring Hill, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Plot Row 3 Lot 59 B
Memorial ID 98550662 · View Source
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The Clinton Herald Monday December 2, 1940 p 5 Mrs. John Avery, 82, for 50 years a Clinton resident, died at 8:15 o'clock this morning, following a week's illness. The body will repose in the Snell funeral home, beginning Tuesday. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Emma More was born Sept. 8, 1858, in Henry county, Ill., the daughter of Ashley and Susan Moore. She and John Avery were married in 1873 in Genesea, Ill. Surviving are the husband, two sons, Charles and William avery of Clinton; three daughters, Mrs. Alvert Matson, Davenport, and Mrs. Jack Andersen and Mrs. Oscar Wade, Chicago; a brother, Edward Moore of Clinton; a sister, Mrs. Lettie Leach of Minneapolis; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and nieces and nephews.
The Clinton Herald Thursday December 5, 1940 p 8 Last rites for Mrs. John Avery, 516 First avenue, were conducted at 10:30 o'clock this morning in the Snell funeral home, the Rev. H.E. Harned officiating. Harry Andrews, accompanied by Mrs. Nicholas Petersen, sang "Still, Still with Thee." Services also were held at 2 o'clock in the Sharon church near Erie, Ill., and burial was in Sharon cemetery. Pallbearers were Phil Hart, H.C. Baade, Charles Johnson, Ralph Beal and Frank Lynch. Attending the Clinton rites, from out of the city, were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wade and Mrs. John Mooney, Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Matson and Mr. and Mrs. J. Matson of Davenport and Mrs. Nettie Leach of Minneapolis.


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  • Created by: Michael Kearney
  • Added: 9 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98550662
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Moore Avery (8 Sep 1858–2 Dec 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98550662, citing Sharon Cemetery, Spring Hill, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Michael Kearney (contributor 47476572) .