Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa Thursday, November 6, l924
JENNIE ELIZABETH HUTCHISON, daughter of GEORGE and CATHERINE HUTCHISON, was born March 22, l855, at Indianapolis, Mahaska County, Iowa, and died October 3l, l924, at Leon, Iowa, aged 69 years, 7 months and 9 days. In November l876, she was married to WM. SCOTT at Ida, Kansas. To this union three daughters were born: MRS. JESSIE MUCK, of Garden Grove, Iowa; MRS. GRACE SMITH, deceased and MAE, of Leon.
In l874, she moved to Kansas, returning to Iowa in l896, and in Iowa the greater part of her life was lived. She united with the Baptist Church when a girl of sixteen, in Mahaska County, transferring her membership later to Hebron, Neb. Of late years by reason of her growing infirmities which confined her practically altogether to her home, she has been separated from the services of the church to her often expressed regret.
Two brothers and three sisters preceded her in death. Besides her daughters named above, she is survived by one sister, MRS. S.M. MCCLELLAND, of Des Moines, Iowa; three brothers, WM. and ELIJAH HUTCHISON, of Clovis, California; and PERRY HUTCHISON, of Tipton, California; and five grandchildren; MRS. GLADYS GAMBLE, HARRY and ELIZABETH MUCK, MERLE and SCOTT SMITH.
Services were conducted at the home Sunday afternoon, by J.E. Habliston, Pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church, assisted by R.B. Weakland of the Christian Church. Burial was at the Franklin Cemetery. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A CARD -- We desire to express our heartfelt thanks to the many kind friends and neighbors for their kindness and consideration for us during our bereavement, the death of our beloved wife and mother.
WILLIAM SCOTT, MRS. U.S. MUCK, MAE SCOTT.
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