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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Rebecca Middleton Warren

Kendall County News - May 8 1906

Called to Other Shore

Rebecca Middleton was born in Kent County, Maryland December 3 1818, and died in Plano, Ill., on May 1, 1908, being 87 years, 5 months, 28 days of age.

She was united in marriage to Hamilton B. Warren in 1839 and lived with her husband in Maryland until his death which occurred in 1873. To this union were born four children one dying in infancy, the three surviving children are Mrs. Anne Thompson of Maryland, William Warren and Mrs. Usilton of Plano, Ill. Beside twelve grand children and eleven great grand children.

She was converted at the age of eleven and joined the M. E. Church and brought her letter with her when she came west twenty-three years ago.

Grandma Warren was unusually bright and retained the use of her faculties until the last. Her interest in the present day things continued to the end.

The funeral service was held at the Usilton home Thursday at 10 a.m., Rev J. P. Davies officiating. Interment took place in the Plano cemetery.

“Let me die the death of the righteous and let my last end be like his.”

“Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.”

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