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Miranda Florence "Reny" Crenshaw (b. 20 Jun 1873, d. 26 Sep 1912)Miranda Florence "Reny" Crenshaw was born 20 Jun 1873 in Nodaway County, MO, and died 26 Sep 1912 in Maryville, MO.She married Leander Benton "Simon" Dixon on 12 Sep 1889 in Nodaway County, MO, son of William M. Dixon and Sarah Jane Burns.
Notes for Miranda Florence "Reny" Crenshaw:
Note: [Burns.GED]--OBITUARY-MARINDA FLORENCE CRENSHAW DIXON
(Note: This obituary was copied from a newspaper clipping provided by Garland Antrim Frampton Slagle)
"Marinda born in Nodaway County, June 20, 1873, died in Sisters' Hospital at Maryville, Missouri on September 26, 1912, age 37 years, 3 months 6 days.
She was married to Simon (Leander Bent) Dixon on August 20, 1889. No children were born to this union, but she leaves an adopted daughter, husband and four brothers, two sisters to mourn her loss. Brothers--Joseph Crenshaw, Lennox, Iowa; Zeph Crenshaw, Hershel Crenshaw and Walter Crenshaw of Parnell, Missouri. Sisters are---Mrs. William Birkenholz and Mrs. A. J. New, Parnell, Missouri.
She joined the M. E. (Methodist) Church when about 15 years of age and remained a constant member until death took her to the Great Beyond.
She was sick with typhoid about one week previous to her death, taken to Maryville Hospital Monday of last week and died there September 26. The remains were brought to this place, Thursday afternoon and burial took place Friday at the Parnell Cemetery. The funeral sermon took place at the M. E. Church, being attended by a large crowd. Sermon by A. Z. Bose."
Grave marker/ Tombstone- Marinda F. Dixon, 1873 - 1912 Gone But Not Forgotten.
More About Miranda Florence "Reny" Crenshaw and Leander Benton "Simon" Dixon:
Marriage: 12 Sep 1889, Nodaway County, MO.