Posted By:Joseph L. Pollard
Subject:Obituary of George W. Daniels b. 1889
Post Date:March 30, 2002 at 11:44:15
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Forum:Adair County, MO Genealogy Forum
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I saw several people searching for Daniels family. I ran across this obituary in my grandmothers clippings. There is no date nor name of newspaper. There is a photo to go along with the obituary. Hope this helps someone.
Photo is captioned "George William Daniels - (Photo by Alexander)

G. W. Daniels, 75, of Rural Novinger Dies

In Failing Health Past Year; Funeral Thursday Afternoon.

George William Daniels, 75 of rural Novinger, died at 2:10 this morning in a Kirksville hospital where he had been a patient since June 24. He had been in failing health for the past year and a half and had been seriously ill one month.
Funeral services will be held in the Novinger Methodist church Thursday at two p.m. with Elder Clyde O. Johnson of Green Castle officiating. Burial will be in the Green Castle cemetery.
The body will be at the Dee Riley Funeral Home until one o'clock Thursday afternoon when it will be taken to the church. The casket will be closed at this time and following the services will be reopened.
The son of Elisha and Margaret (Niece) Daniels, he was born in Adair county of Jan. 21 1889. On May 8, 1912 in Kirksville he married Bertha Ethel Burchett and to this marriage five children were born.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Fred (Mildred) Steel and Mrs. Ellis (Lola) Riley, both of rural Novinger; two sons, John E Daniels of 1102 S. Bradford and Donald E. Daniels of Novinger; two sisters, Mrs. Sidney (Hazel) Osborn of Vancouver, Wash. and Mrs. Harvey (Dorcia) Harden of Route 4, Kirksville; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son who died in infancy and two brothers.
Mr. Daniels was a rural mail carrier from 1908 until 1917 when he started farming. In 1923 he became the manager of the Novinger MFA Exchange and in 1935 became post master at Novinger where he remained until his retirement in 1953.
Mr. Daniels had been an active member of the Novinger Lions Club.