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Buchanan - Matilda Morris

Source: Crawfordsville Journal-Review Crawfordsville, Montgomery County Indiana Monday May 28, 1934

Mrs. Buchanan, Darlington, Dies Life - Long Resident Of Darlington Succumbs Darlington, May 27, Mrs. Tillie Buchanan, 79, life - long resident of this community, died at 10:30 o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Chas. Williamson, where she had lived for many years in Darlington. She had been ill for several weeks with a complication of diseases. Mrs. Buchanan was born June 18, 1854, near Darlington, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Owen D. Morris. She was married February 25, 1875, to James Francis Buchanan, who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Darlington Presbyterian Church. Besides the husband, two daughters, Mrs. Mamie Loop and Mrs. Archie Peebles, also died before her. Surviving in addition to Mrs. Williamson, are five grandchildren, Buford Peebles, of South Bend; Manley and Robert Peebles, at home, and Louis and William Peebles, who live with Clyde Loop, son-in-law of Mrs. Buchanan, at Mace; two sisters, Mrs. Dora Smith and Mrs. Della Tribbitt, both of Crawfordsville, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Presbyterian Church here, with the Rev. William Robb, pastor of the Church, in charge. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. in Darlington.

Source: The Darlington Herald Darlington, Montgomery County, Indiana Thursday, May 31, 1934

Death Takes Aged Woman Mrs. Tillie Buchanan Passed Away At Home Last Sunday Morning Following an illness of several weeks with a complication of diseases. Mrs. Tillie Buchanan, one of Darlington's best known women, passed away at her home here Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock. She had been in a serious condition for the past two weeks. Mrs. Buchanan is survived by one daughter, Mrs Goldie Williamson; five grandchildren, Buford Peebles of South Bend, Lois and William Peebles who make their home with their uncle, Clyde Loop of Mace, and Robert and Manley Peebles who lived with their grandmother; two sisters, Mrs. Dora Smith and Mrs. Della Tribbett of Crawfordsville and several nieces and nephews. The husband and Mrs. Mellie Peebles and Mrs. Mamie Loop also preceded her in death. Among her friends and neighbors she was known for her happy disposition and her kindness of heart. For many years she had been an active member of the Presbyterian Church and it was there that funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock, with Rev. Will Robb, in charge.' Walter Stewart, accompanied by Mrs. R.R. Pollom on the piano, sang "Rock of Ages" and "Jesus, Lover of My soul". Flower bearer were Miss Dorothy Burgin, Miss Lois Peebles, and Buford, Manley, Robert and William Peebles. Pall bearers were Wallace Cox, Morris Smith, John Buchanan, Lee LaFollette, Guy Tribbett and Dr. Mount. Those from a distance who attended the service were Albert Tribbett of Marion; Clyde Tribbett of Connersville; Guy Tribbett of Kankakee, Ill.: Mrs. Mary Pearl Cox and Mr. and Mrs. Lee LaFollette, of Indianapolis; Mrs Flora Breaks of Windfall, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Buchanan of Newcastle, Mr and Mrs. Fern Lough of Remmington, Archie and Buford Peebles of South Bend and Miss Dorothy Burgin of Frankfort.

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