Sarah Spencer


Mrs. Sarah Spencer, 85, Dies at her home here

Mrs. Sarah Spencer, 85, died yesterday afternoon at her residence at 704 East Washington street. She had been in ill health several years. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday at the Dodsworth -Piper chapel, the Rev. Leslie Whitcomb officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.

Mrs. Spencer was the daughter of John and Louisanna Holmes Carrison and was born Nov. 4, 1865 near Adair. She had lived in Macomb 30 years, and she was a member of the Presbyterian church here, having transferred from the United Brethren church at Pilot Grove. On Nov. 19, 1889 she married Leonard Spencer, deceased. A son and two daughters, Ernest J. Spencer and Mrs. John DeMoss of Adair, rural route, and Miss Ethel Spencer at home, survive. Six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also also survive. A brother, Ezra Carrison, two sisters, Elmyra and Emma Carson, and an infant son, Walter C., are deceased.

Friends may call at the residence until time of services.


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