From the Chatsworth Plaindealer Chatsworth,Livingston,Illinois
MRS. FLORENCE OLIVER-ROSS APRIL 8, 1943
Mrs. Florence Oliver-Ross, 70, died at a Decatur hospital Tuesday (Apr. 6) morning. She had gone to Decatur to visit with her son, Thomas, and became ill with pneumonia and later suffered a heart attack and was taken to the hospital Monday. Mrs. Ross lived with her daughter, Mrs. Muriel Anderson, in Momence, who with her brother Joe, brought the news to Chatsworth Tuesday afternoon wile on their way home from Decatur. Mrs. Ross was the daughter of Franklin Oliver, the first white man to settle in Chatsworth vicinity and was born south of Chatsworth. She spent her girlhood in the locality before moving to Momence some 45 years ago. Surviving are three son, Joe, of West LaFayette, Indiana; Thomas, of Decatur, and Charles of Indiana. There are also three daughters, Gertrude, who lives in Oklahoma; Ruby, of Chicago; and Mrs. Anderson, of Momence. The body was taken to Momence for burial and it was expected here that the funeral would be on Friday.