OBITUARY: Copied from a
clipping from the White River News.
John W. Elliott, the youngest
son of Jacob and Mary Rumble Elliott was born October 14, 1869 in Gibson
County, Indiana. He was united in marriage to
Margaret Fithian Sept. 11, 1890. He gave his life to the Lord and Master in the year 1915 at the Methodist church at Hazleton, Ind. He was a member of the
Woodmen of the World since Aug. 15, 1906. On the night of May 28, 1928, Mr. Elliott suddenly departed this life, at the age of
58 years, 7 months and 14 days. He had been in failing health for
several months and had told his relatives and
friends that he was ready to go anytime the Lord saw fit to call him.
He leaves, besides a widow (whose life is crushed) one son Daryl, one brother, Joseph W. of Hazleton: two sisters, Mrs. Frank DUNN of Vincennes and Mrs. Joseph KINMAN of Hazleton, and a host of relatives and friends to mourn
CARD OF THANKS: (same
source as obituary)
We wish to thank our many
faithful friends for thier deep sympathy and
beautiful flowers: Rev. Skelton, Rev. Taylor, Rev. Barnes, the
choir, each and every one for their kindness, also the flower girls who
assisted so beautifully in the time of sorrow and bereavement of our Husband
and Father. Mrs. John W. Elliott Daryl M.
(Note: These clippings were found in his Bible that
had been kept by his adopted son, Daryl M.)
DLE, 29 May 2007.