McQuerry Family Genealogy Forum
Edna A. Clark, daughter of W.H. and Elinor McQuerry, was born near Pleasantville, Iowa, February 10th, 1866, and died at her home in Pleasantville September 26th, 1928, at the age of 63 years, 7 months and 16 days. Deceased was united in marriage to W. A. Clark February 2nd, 1890, and to this union three children were born: McQuerry, Callie and one who passed away in infancy. Those left to mourn are her husband and daughter Callie, now Mrs. H. H. Phillips, two grandchildren, Carroll and Bermiel, besides other relatives and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, four sisters and one brother. She was the last of the immediate McQuerry family. Deceased became a member of the Primitive Baptist Church in 1910, in which faith she was a strong believer until her death. She was a woman of noble, christian character, and her life was devoted to doing kindly acts. With the exception of about six month’s residence in Missouri, her entire life was spent in this immediate neighborhood, and she was loved and respected by all who knew her. She was devoted to her home and family, but was always ready to assist a neighbor in time of need. She was a good woman and will be greatly missed in the community, where she resided so long, as well as in the home.
Funeral services were held at the home, in West Pleasantville, Friday, September 28th, conducted by Elder Milton Young, of Indianola. Burial was in the Graceland Cemetery at Knoxville. Many beautiful floral offerings decked the casket, contributed by loving relatives and friends as a last tribute to one they admired.
(Mrs.) H. H. Phillips
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