Nancy Jane Truitt Standefer
Obituary of Mrs. Nancy Jane Standefer
*Contributed by Mitzi Calbreath
From: The Carrollton Patriot; pub. June 1, 1922; Green County, Illinois
June 1, 1922. Nancy Jane Standefer was found dead in bed Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. M. Jackson, near Wrights, where she had gone to visit. An inquest was held and the coroners jury found that death was caused by a stroke of apoplexy. The funeral service was held Monday after noon at 2 o'clock at the Pentecostal Tabernacle in Carrollton, conducted by Rev. Elmer Snyder, and the burial was in the city cemetery. Mrs. Standefer, age 75 years, 7 months and 5 days, was born east of Carrollton, and passed practically her entire life in Green County. She was married January 8, 1862 to F. M. Standefer and to them were born ten children, five of whom are living. They are Mrs. E. J. Brown of Alton; Mrs. E. Jackson of Wrights; Mrs. H. May Godar of St. Louis; Samuel of Kansas City; and John F. of Minneapolis, Kansas. She also leaves one brother, Charles Ashlock of Kansas City, Kansas. She also had a host of friends who will miss her presence and Christian fellowship.
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