Source: Hillsboro Times June 3, 1949
Newtown's oldest resident, Mrs. Dora Iza Snodgrss, 93, died at 4 p.m. Sunday (29 Mayy 9) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marie Hunt of Hammond, where she had been visiting. She suffered a stroke about six
weeks ago that was the cause of her death. Clair Crumley, Hillsboro undertaker, returned the body to the Snodgrass residence in Newtown where it remained until the funeral service which was held from the
Newtown Methodist Church on Wednesday afternoon. The Rev. Roll Morris, Pine Village, was in charge and burial in the Newtown Cemetery.
Mrs. Snodgrass ws born October 10, 1855, west of Newtown (Rob Roy), the daughter of Eliaphet and Margaret Ross Miller. She was married to Greenberry Snodgrass AUg 30, 1887. All of her life was spent in the
vicinity of Newtown. She was a member of the Methodist Church and Order of Eastern Star of Newtown. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Hunt, of Hammond, at whose home she died, and Mrs. Floyd Bell, Newtown; a son, Miller Snodgrass, Newtown; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Gertie Sipes, Jerome, Idaho, 8 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. --- kbz