Mrs. Sarah E. Perry  

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Mrs. Sarah E. Perry, widow of Gilbert Perry, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. A. E. Sykes in Gibbs Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock, following an illness of two years with tuberculosis.

Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m., at the Christian church at Gibbs, conducted by the Rev. C. E. Dunkelberger, of Macon, burial in the Union cemetery.

Mrs. Perry, a daughter of Jasper and Sarah (Axton) Moore, was born at Gibbs August 29, 1862. She was 67 years, 8 months and 27 days of age at the time of her death. She was married to Gilbert Perry December 12, 1880 and to this union were born eight children, of whom four preceded her in death.

Mrs. Perry is survived by three sons, Warner Perry, Los Angeles, Calif., Ace and Art Perry, both of Fayette, Mo., and a daughter, Mrs. Beulah Gluck, of Ft. Madison, Iowa. The late Mrs. John Hicks of LaPlata, was also a daughter. She is also survived by a sister, Mrs. A. E. Sykes, Gibbs, and five brothers, Levi Moore, Kirksville, William Moore, Los Angeles, John Moore, Emporia, Kan., Uecilleus Moore, Parsons, Kan., and Elestus Moore, Ft. Madison, Iowa. Twelve grand children and three great grand children also survive her. Her husband died Nov. 26, 1923.

Mrs. Perry united with the Christian church at Gibbs nine years ago under the ministry of Rev. Geo. Kitchen. She was well known and held in high esteem by her friends of the Gibbs community, where she had spent most of her life.
22 May 1930

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You are doing such a wonderful thing here - posting all this information so it is not lost. What a wonderful testament to your mother!
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Evelyn in Montreal

March 14, 2009 at 3:14 PM

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