|Jennie Edes Fuller
Pioneer Woman Dead
|Mrs. Jennie Edes Fuller died at her home in this city Saturday morning after an illness of two weeks.
The deceased was born near Glasgow, Scotland, May 26, 1842. At the age of nine she came to America with an older brother and his family, her parents having died. They settled in Scotch Grove, Iowa, where she received her early education and later attended the Cedar Rapids Academy. In October 1868, she was married to Mr. Samuel Edes and they came to Lake City to live. In 1895, about ten years after the death of Mr. Edes she was united in marriage to Rev. George Fuller, former pastor of the First Baptist church of this city, who died in 1908.
Funeral services took place this afternoon at the First Baptist church of which she was a loyal member for nearly sixty years. Dr. Charles Plummer officiating.
The pallbearers were Lucius Mason, James Monroe, Thomas Sampon, Dr. E. H. Bayley, M. L. Collins, William Pletsch.
Those from out of town who are here for the funeral are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bowers of Sabula, Iowa, Miss Laura Miller of Minneapolis, both ladies being nieces of Mrs. Fuller. Mrs. Lillian Fuller Gray of Minneapolis has been here during the past two weeks attending Mrs. Fuller during her illness.
Submitted by: Cyndi Hailey
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