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Mary Iola Green Moneypenny
May 13, 1871–December 11, 1921
Obituary—Mary Iola, daughter of Albert and Elizabeth Green was born in Oxford Mills, Iowa, May 13th, 1871, and departed this life in Olin, Iowa, December 11th, 1921, aged 50 years, 6 months and 28 days. The family moved to Olin when the deceased was about 7 years of age, where she grew to womanhood.
On the 26th day of February, 1896 she was wedded to Silas Moneypenny, who preceded her to the spirit land June 8th, 1916. She was converted, and with her husband united with the U.B. church. She leaves to mourn her going away her aged mother, three sisters and two brothers Mrs. Cora Wooder, of Hale, Iowa; Mrs. Elmer Wilkins, of Clarence, Iowa; Mrs. Eulalah Allen, of Bettendorf, Iowa; Garfield and Arthur, of Scotia, California, and an adopted daughter Rachel, and many other relatives and friends.
It was only twenty-four hours from the time any alarm was felt until her spirit broke through the walls of clay and wended its homeward way. The funeral services were held in the U.B. church last Tuesday afternoon conducted by the Rev. C. C. Dillavou, and the body was laid away to rest in the Olin cemetery.

Submitted by: Ginger France
Note: From the Olin newspaper which was burned and not microfilmed. This obituary was found in a box in the Olin library by LaVerta Langenberg.

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