Mrs. Fannie Woodruff Lockwood
Pub. Times; September 17, 1917
Mrs. Fannie Lockwood Dies After a Lingering Illness
Fannie Woodruff was born July 23rd, 1838, in McLeansboro, Ill., departed this life September 22nd, 1917, age 79 years, 2 months.
On November 12, 1856, she was united in marriage to J. C. Lockwood who preceded her in death March 8, 1877. To this union 6 children were born, 5 sons and one daughter, two preceded her to the great beyond. Lily Lasater, Len Lockwood of McLeansboro, Frank Lockwood of St. Louis, and Samuel Lockwood of Ironmountain, Michigan are the four children living.
She was converted and united with the M. E. Church while young and remained a faithful member till her decease.
She has been sorely afflicted for about 15 years, and was bed fast for 10 years, during this time she was not able to talk, and was entirely helpless.
She bore her suffering and affliction with patience, never complaining of her lot.
Besides her children, she leaves 2 sisters, 13 grand-children, 8 great grand-children with a host of relatives and friends to mourn her departure.
Funeral services were conducted by her pastor Rev. C. W. Ivie at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. H. Lasater. Interment in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
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