Mrs. Effie Sumners Brady

The death of Mrs. Effie Sumners Brady, a former Princeton woman, occurred at 11:15 o’clock Saturday (10 Mar 1917) night at the Brady home, 1047, Riverside Avenue, Evansville, following a short illness. Erysipelas was the immediate cause of her death. She was taken ill about a week ago but her condition was not considered serious until Friday, when she suffered a relapse.


The funeral was held 3 o’clock Monday afternoon at the family residence, conducted by the Rev. Hamilton Hymes, pastor of the Grace Memorial Presbyterian church. The body was laid to rest in the Oak Hill cemetery. Mrs. Brady was 51 years old and was born in Owensville. She was united in marriage to John W. Brady April 27, 1892. Surviving are the husband and three sons, John Brady, Jr., who is practicing law at Indianapolis; Thomas a student of the Holderness school at Plymouth N.H. and the youngest son, Phillip, at home. She is also survived by her mother, Mrs. Wyatt Gentry of Indianapolis, and a brother, Thomas Corn, of Evansville.


Mrs. Brady and family formerly lived here, moving to Evansville in 1913. Her death comes as a sudden shock to her relatives and a wide circle of friends.  


Courtesy of Jerry Sumners