The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, March 9, 1905
MRS. MARY A. MORRISON, aged 89 years, 3 months and 13 days, died at the home of her daughter, MRS. VIRGINIA A. CLOSE, at Waterloo, Iowa, on February 27, 1905. She had made her home with MRS. CLOSE for the past seven years. MRS. MORRISON will be remembered by many of the Belmont County, Ohio people, residing in Lucas County. MRS. CLOSE accompanied the remains to St. Clairsville, Ohio, for interment.
The mother is survived by five children, MRS. ELIZABETH HAINES and JOHN MORRISON, of Washington, D.C.; JOSEPH MORRISON of Cadiz, Ohio; S.L. MORRISON of Lincoln Township and MRS. CLOSE of Waterloo, besides twenty-eight grand children and nine great grand children. The deceased was a noble woman and had filled her measure of life well and hers is a reward of the just.