Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa Thursday, October l3, l92l
NANCY ANN BRAMMER was born in Jackson County, Indiana, Dec. 8, l834; departed this life at the home of her daughter, MRS. LAVINA JIMMERSON in Grand River, Iowa, Oct. 7, l92l; being at the time of her death, 86 years, 9 months and 30 days old. She was united in marriage to FRANCIS MARION BRAMMER, July 4, l852. To this union were born 8 children, 3 having preceded her to the better land. Those who survive her are MRS. CLARISA ACTON, MRS. LOUISA WADSWORTH, MRS. LAVINA JIMMERSON, HENRY BRAMMER, all of Grand River and MARION BRAMMER, of Macon, Mo. She leaves besides her children, 22 grandchildren and 2l great grandchildren besides a host of neighbors and friends.
She was converted and united with Pleasant Valley Baptist Church 43 years ago and has lived a consistent Christian life, always willing to do her part to carry on the work of the Lord. She was loving and tender hearted, always present at the church when she was able to go. She was a loving mother always trying to lead her children and others in the right way, was a kind and loving neighbor, willing to welcome them into her home. She expressed her desire to go to rest and said the Lord will be with me all the way. She will be sadly missed in our homes, but we feel our loss is Heaven's gain. "Sleep on dear mother take thy rest. God called thee home, He knoweth best."
Funeral services were held at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Sunday, Oct. 9, at ll o'clock, conducted by Rev. E.C. Vanderpool and Rev. Joe Edwards, who was her Pastor many years ago and whom she desired to be present at her funeral. A large concourse of sorrowing friends and relatives followed her to her last resting place which was in the Young Cemetery beside her husband who preceded her l6 years ago.
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