From: Times, February 10, 1920
JOHN HUTCHCRAFT DIES IN ST. LOUIS
BEEN IL FOR A NUMBER OF MONTHS
Viola Hutchcraft , daughter of James and Lumira (Williamson) Garrison
Garrison, Il May 14, 1876,
and was of a family of seven children as
Mrs. Estella Perry of Garrison, Il, Iona, who died at
the age of 13 years,
Clinton, Iowa, Arnold of East St. Louis, Mrs. Alma Peer of Harvey,
Ella, who died at the age of three years.
November 15, 1897 she was united in marriage to John Hutchcraft who
survives her and who did all he could to restore her to health.
union four children were born, Clarence E., Clyde R., Rachel M., and John
Dale Hutchcraft, all living.
About eight years ago she professed faith in Christ and later
Baptist church at Ellis Mound, where she remained a consistent
member until death.
About three years ago she began failing in health and after seeking
Having lived almost her whole life near the place where she was born, she
known, loved and respected. As
a Christian she was consistent. As
different sanitariums, denying herself the privilege of being with her
family that she loved so well. She
passed away at Mt. St. Rose Sanitarium,
Louis, Mo. February 12, 1920,
aged 44 years, 8 months, and 28 days.
she was one of the best, willing to share in all the responsibilities,
always cheerful and kind. As
devoted to her husband and family as one could be.
As a mother she was ideal doing all that a mother could do to raise
rightly, to see that they were comfortable, so long as she was able
desire was to get well so as to be their companion she felt she had
chance to get well and enjoyed this privilege by remaining in the
when she realized the end had come she was willing to go and -
asleep in Jesus
From which none ever
Wake to weep.
were conducted at the home of her sister, Mr. and Mrs.
Perry, where she was born and spent her early days, February 15, 1920.
W.A. Mayberry. Interment at
the Garrison cemetery.