Saturday, August 11, 2007

Services Set For Mildred Fulkerson

unknown undated clipping from Grandma Graces' book
typo in bold, should be Creswell.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred C. Fulkerson, 93, who died early Wednesday morning in a hospital at Omaha, Neb., will be conducted at 1p.m. Saturday from the Memorial Chapel of the Blackmore-Whitaker Funeral Home. The Rev. Ocie Grittith Jr. , pastor of the Trenton First Christian Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Edinburg IOOF Cemetery.
The casket will be closed at the beginning of the service and will not be reopened.
There is no family visitation scheduled at the funeral home.
Mrs. Fulkerson was born in Grundy County on Novl. 3 1883 the daughter of Patrick Henry and Addie Sires Criswell. On July 15 1907 she was married to Ira T. Fulkerson. He died Jan. 23 1954.
A resident of Omaha the past 24 hours, Mrs. Fulkerson was a member of the Pearl United Methodist Church at Omaha.
Mrs. Fulkerson is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Wilma Sites of Long Beach, Calif., Mrs. Addalene Elledge of Carter Lake, Iowa, and Mrs. Willa Peery of Trenton; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Glen Hamilton of Trenton is a brother-in-law.

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