Decatur County Journal Thursday, September 30, l9l5
MINA KING was born near Pleasanton, Iowa, June 28, l874, and died in Denver, Colorado, September l2, l9l5.
She was married in Stanberry, Mo., January 2l, l903, to JOHN KELLY and located at Carbondale, Illinois, where their little son, ROBERT, was born November 2, l904.Later MR. KELLY's health failing they moved to Denver.MRS. KELLY had been quite a sufferer from rheumatism, which affected her heart and she was an invalid for the greater part of the last four or five years, and the sad part was that MR. KELLY did not regain his health and went east in the hope that he would get better.
MRS. KELLY's mother, MRS. E.A. ALLEN, known to many people in Decatur County, was with her daughter until the end and with the little son, ROBERT, accompanied the body to Carbondale, Illinois where it was laid to rest among the many beautiful flowers, tributes of love from friends both in Denver and Carbondale.Her's was a beautiful life; patient, bright, cheerful.She was an inspiration to every one with whom she came in contact.Her husband will remain in Carbondale, but the mother and little son will return to Denver for the present, passing through Leon on their way home.