She was united in marriage to Geo. W. Welton on March 15, 1887. To this union were born three children -- Nora C., Mrs. Ruby F. Ward, and Ray, all of who are still living.
She is also survived by her husband and three brothers, Orel of Olive, Clinton county; Kirk of St. Louis and Archie of Lansing, Mich. Besides these she leaves two grand-sons, two nieces, and many other relatives and friends to mourn their loss.
She was a charter member of Oak Leaf Camp No. 366 of the Royal Neighbors of Riley township. She was born and reared in a christian home and grew up under the influence of religion. She was a loving wife and mother and a kind neighbor, and although not a member of any church, she was a firm believer in God and her daily life was a fine example of practical christianity.
Funeral services were held at the farm home Nov. 4, at 1 o'clock p.m., Rev. W.H. Thompson of the Baptist church of DeWitt officiating. Interment was made in the Boughten cemetery of Riley township.
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