Mrs. Effie F. Phillips
Mrs. Effie F. Phillips, wife of J. E. Phillips, of Mannington, W. Va., died Friday morning at 2 o'clock of a complication of diseases. Mrs. Phillips was aged 29 years and was the daughter of the late Albert G. Fordyce. Her mother, Mrs. Malissa Fordyce, is still living at Bluff, this county. Besides her husband and mother, one daughter, Madonna, survives. The following brithers and sisters also survive: Henry Fordyce, Jacob Fordyce and Otto Fordyce, all of Waynesburg; Alvah Fordyce, of Downey, Idaho; Mrs. Henry Hudson, of Waynesburg, and Mrs. George Haines, of Pine Bank. The body was brought to Waynesburg and short funeral services were held Saturday morning at 11 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Henry Hudson, in Montgomery avenue. The Rev. N. L. Brown, pastor of the Waynesburg Methodist Episcopal church, was in charge. The body was then taken to Willow Grove, where services were held in charge of the Rev. N. R. Athey of Rogersville. Interment was in the Fordyce cemetery.
Democrat Messenger, September 29, 1916 (Greene County, PA)
Mrs. Effie Fordyce Phillips
Mrs. Effie Fordyce Phillips, wife of James E. Phillips, of Mannington, W. Va., died Friday, September 22, at the Washington hospital, of a complication of diseases. Mrs. Phillips was the daughter of A. G. Fordyce, deceased, and Malissa Fordyce, of Bluff, Pa. She was aged 29 years and was a member of the Christian church. Mrs. Phillips was twice married, her first husband being John Freeman, of McMechen, W. Va. To this union two children were born, one of whom, Madonna, survives. Beside her husband and mother she leaves two sisters, Mrs. George D. Haines, of Pine Bank, and Mrs. Henry M. Hudson, of Waynesburg, four brothers, Jacob G., Henry L., and Otto, of Waynesburg, and Alvah, of Idaho. Short funeral services were held at the home of her sister, Mrs. Henry M. Hudson, of this place. Services were in charge of Rev. N. L. Brown, of the M. E. church. Further services were held at the Willow Grove Christian church by Rev. N. R. Athey, pastor. Interment was in the Fordyce cemetery.
Waynesburg Republican, September 28, 1916 (Greene County, PA)
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