|Jennie Smith White
September 13, 1855–October 4, 1928
|Funeral services for Mrs. William White were held at 2 oclock last Saturday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Moses. Mrs. White was in an auto accident about a year ago and never entirely recovered from her injuries. During that time she was tenderly cared for by her loved ones and all that medical skill could do was done for her, but to no avail. The Rev. G. O. Long, pastor of the Presbyterian church, had charge of the funeral services. Burial was made in the Madison township cemetery.
Jennie Smith was born in Perthshire, Scotland, September 13, 1855 and died October 4, 1928 at Center Junction, Iowa. When about 12 years of age she came to America with her father, settling in Jones county, where she resided until the time of her death.
She was united in marriage to William White, March 16, 1876, establishing a home near Scotch Grove. There was born to this union, one son, William, at home, and two daughters, Mrs. J. M. Moses and Evelyn, the latter having preceded her mother in death about 28 years ago. When but a girl, Mrs. White united with the Four Horn Presbyterian church of Wayne and later united with Presbyterian church in Center Junction. She was a faithful member of this church until her death, being especially interested in the missionary society and was also active in the other organizations of the church.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, son William, and daughter, Nelle Moses all of Center Junction. One brother, David Smith of Indianola, also survives, and two sisters. Mrs. Elizabeth Burton and Mrs. Margaret Bailey of Monticello, and two grandsons, Dwaine and Max Moses, of Center Junction.
Those from a distance who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Grimm from Anamosa; Mrs. and Mrs. John Bailer and daughter Mildred and son Irwin, of Monticello; Peter Bailey of Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Arthur McMaster from near Cedar Rapids; Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Serbousek of Monticello; Mrs. Alex Robertson of Anamosa; Mrs. and Mrs. Robert White and daughter, and Robert Platner of Wyoming.
Submitted by: Chlona Hanken Hoppe
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