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Youngman - Vera Smith

Source: Crawfordsville Saturday Journal January 3, 1919

Mrs. Vera Youngman died Thursday morning at 7 o'clock at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Smith, 316 E Franklin Street after several months illness. Mrs. Youngman's death came within less than a year of her husband, Lt. Col. Robert P. Youngman's death which occurred Jan 29, 1918. At the time of her husband's death Mrs. Youngman was in a critical condition but was regaining her health apparently until it was believed she would make a permanent recovery.. Only a few days ago however she suffered a nervous collapse and since gradually grew weaker until death came. Her death marks the fourth death within the immediate family in less than 12 months. Mrs. Ethel McCulloch a sister of Mrs. Youngman lost her husband Dec 5 and one child only a few months ago. Mrs. Youngman was born in Crawfordsville Sept. 20, 1885, the first child of Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Smith on Oct 31, 1905 she married Robert P. Youngman who was in the shoe business in this city. Most of Mrs. Youngman's life has been spent in this city except when she was with her husband in army posts. She was one of the city's best known young women and the grave and cheerful efforts she made to regain her health through so many months of illness she was a marvel to all who knew her. She was a member of the Fist Methodist Church. Besides her parents she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Ethel McCulloch and one brother, Lt. Charles V Smith. Funeral services will be conducted from the family residence, 316 East Franklin Street, Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock. -- kbz
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