Mrs. Newton Derry Woodland Died Suddenly Monday

Funeral Thursday P. M. At the Christian Church Summum, Illinois

Mrs. Newton Derry died suddenly at her home southeast of Summum Monday morning at about eight o’clock. Death was due to heart failure.

Mrs. Derry had been in her usual health, according to reports. She was preparing to wash when she suffered a heart attack, expiring almost instantly.

Miss Pearl Gould was born in Woodland township, being a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gould. She was married to Newton Derry, who survives, together with the following children: Benjamin, Mrs. Darlene Waggoner, Willis, Dorothy, Fern, Vernon, Otis, Bernard and Donald

Funeral services will be held at the Christian church, Summum, on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock, conducted by Rev. Wilson of Vermont. Burial in Summum Cemetery. 


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 3/23/1932

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Ethel Pearl Gould, was born July 28, 1889 in Fulton County, Illinois, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gould. 

She was united in marriage to Newton B. Derry, Nov. 12, 1905. To this union were born nine children. She departed this life at her home in Woodland township March 21, 1932, aged 42 years, 8 months and 24 days. 

She leaves to mourn her departure a sorrowing husband and nine children namely: Bennie Derry, Mrs. Russell Waggoner and Willis Derry of Astoria, Dorothy, Fern, Vernon, Otis, Bernard and Donald, all at home. Three grandchildren, Richard, Jackie and Joan Derry, five sisters and one brother, Mrs. Edith Bankert, St. David, Mrs. Sarah Smith, Vermont, Mrs. Rosa Royal, Gillette, Wyoming, Mrs. Sylvia Nichols, Tulsa, Okla., Mrs. Mary Curless, Monroe City, Mo., Dempsey Gould, Eaton, California, and a host of relatives and friends. She has been a loving wife and mother and a sympathizing friend who will be greatly missed by all who have known and loved her.


[Laura's note: Not sure of the source for the second one - Marilee thought it might have also run in the Argus-Searchlight but I couldn't find it.]


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