From the Chatsworth Plaindealer Chatsworth,Livingston,Illinois
MRS. ADA HAWTHORNE JUNE 27, 1940
Mrs. Ada Hawthorne died at her home in Chatsworth last Thursday afternoon, June 20th at 3 o'clock following an illness of about three years. Funeral servicdes were held in the Methodist church Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. D. Ross Fleming. Mesdames Ann Matthias and K.R. Porterfield sang with Mrs. Elma Trinkle at the piano. Burial was in the Roberts cemetery, where Mr. Hawthorne was buried. He died October 31, 1937. Ada Bell Phipps daughter of John and Sarah Britton Phipps was born February 3, 1873 on a farm in Brenton township. She was married March 4, 1890, to John Hawthorne, son of the late Robert and Lillie Hawthorne, of Roberts. They lived on a farm near Roberts for twenty-two years moving to Chatsworth twenty-five years ago. She leaves to mourn her loss one son, Roy Hawthorne, of Roberts, and one daughter, Mrs. Agnes Frobish, of Chatsworth; three grandsons and one granddaughter, namely Wesley and LeRoy Hawthorne, Eldon and Arlene Frobish. Her husband and two daughters preceded her in death, Baby Hawthorne, at the age of six months and Myrtle, wife of Louie Ristow, in August, 1925. She was a member of the M.E. Church, Ladies' Aid, Home Missionary and Pythian Sisters. The latter attended in a body.