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|Charles Douglas Stivers
April 24, 1858–eptember 19, 1946
|Funeral services were held at the Methodist church at 2:30pm Sunday afternoon, September 29, 1946. Rev. William. Strait and Rev. W. T. Boston officiated. Mrs. Nellie Stivers sang "Face to Face" and "In The Garden," accompanied by Mrs.Elna Roehwedder.
The services were conducted by the Campell Funeral Home and interment was at the Olin Cemetary. Pallbearers were Frank Story, Oscar Story, Leon Stivers, Victor Glenn, Sam Alexander, and Edgar Everette Glenn.
Charles D. Stivers, 88, son of the late James and Elizabeth Clark Stivers, was born in Jackson Township Jones County, Iowa on April 24, 1858 and passed away at the Mercy Hospital, Anamosa, Iowa September 29, 1946.
Mr. Stivers spent his entire life in Jones county. He was born in the pioneer home established by his parents when they came to Iowa in 1855. He grew to manhood, one in a family of thirteen children.
On December 27, 1881, he was united in marriage to Ida Carter. They soon bought a farm near Newport and established their home. To them was born one child, a son Ray.
In 1907 Mr. and Mrs. Stivers turned over the suites and responsibilities of the farm home to Ray and his wife and moved to Olin in 1908 where they have since resided.
Besides his wife, he leaves his son, Ray and wife, granddaughter, Evelyn Stivers Whitmore, husband James; two brothers and a sister; Dan Stivers of Olin, J. C. Stivers of Anamosa, and Mrs. Nelli Osborne of Sedgwick, Kansas.
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