Thomas Timmons

Unknown newspaper, Dec. 1950
Submitted by Mike McMullen 

 

Last Rites Are Held For T. A. Timmons In Wyoming Sunday

Funeral services for Thomas A. Timmons were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 in the Congregational church with Rev. R. M. Burgess and Rev. David R. Thomas in charge. Howard Graves was the soloist and Mrs. Graves was the accompanist. The selection was “Face to Face”. Burial was in the Wyoming cemetery.

Thomas Abram Timmons, the son of Ananias and Mary Arganbright Timmons, was born April 7, 1876 on the Timmons homestead in Essex township and passed away Thursday evening, November 30, after a long illness.

His early life was spent on the family farm near where he attended the rural schools and latter came to Wyoming to high school.

He was united in marriage to Miss Aura A. Phenix of Bradford January 4, 1905 and to this union was a daughter Irene and a son Thomas were born.

Just prior to his marriage Mr. Timmons joined a partnership with the Stagg Brothers and operated a general store in Wyoming, which they continued to operate for many years. After his partnership was dissolved, Mr. Timmons managed local grocery stores for the Larkin, Poppen and Wilson companies until ill health forced him to retire from active business life. After his retirement he devoted his time to his farming interests.

As a business man and even after he retired, Mr. Timmons was always deeply concerned in community affairs and will be remembered as a man, who when called upon for assistance, was always more than willing to give his share and help in any manner he could. He was a member of the Wyoming Congregational church.

Mr. Timmons was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mrs. Effie Cox and Mrs. Corda Evens.

Surviving are his wife, his daughter, Mrs. Irene Crumrine of Rutland, his son Thomas H., of Princeville; two granddaughters, Marcia Jane and Nancy Kay Timmons of Princeville; a brother, William E. Timmons of Wyoming; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Green of Henry and an aunt, Mrs. Lucy Moffett of O’Dell, Neb.

Although bedfast for two and one half years, Mr. Timmons never complained to anyone about his condition, nor the manner in which be was forced to live and never ceased to be interested in his family, his neighbors and his many, many friends, he was remembered for this steadfast faith in them and his church and as a man ready at all times to “lend a helping hand” whenever or where ever he could.

Pallbearers were James Graves, Carl Stagg, Glenn McMullen, Harry Osborne, L. W. Cox and Raymond Beall.

 


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