Sunday, August 17, 2008

Nona May Axsom obit.

as posted on Harrison County GenWeb

Submitted by: Deb Dailey (
Source: Unknown Newspaper and Date

Nona Mary Axam, daughter of John T. and Daisy Boyd Axam, was born near Pleasanton, Decatur County, Iowa, October 20, 1908, and died September 17, 1931, near Kellerton. Her early childhood was spent in Mercer and Harrison Counties, Missouri, and later the family moved to Potter County, South Dakota, where she engaged in teaching in the public schools of that county. She leaves to mourn her departure her father and mother, two sisters, Anne and Viola, one of whom now lies seriously ill with typhoid fever at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Ed O. Moore, and two brothers, Alfred and Marvin, all residing at home in Lebanon, S.D., and two grandmothers and other relatives and a host of friends in Missouri and South Dakota. Funeral services were held from the Christian Church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Kratzer, and burial was in the Maple Row Cemetery.

Submitter's note: This was copied exactly as published in newspaper. Nona's middle name was MAY, not Mary. The surviving sister was ANNA, not Anne. Nona's last name was AXSOM, not AXAM.


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