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Mrs. Albert Farnes ~ sister of Nina L. (Still) Mercer
Posted by: Deborah Brownfield-Stanley (ID *****1616) Date: September 18, 2002 at 22:03:30
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Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, June l9, l924

NINA L. STILL, daughter of MR. and MRS. J.M. STILL, was born in Leon, Iowa, Sept. 28, l892, and passed away at her home in Newton, Iowa, Friday evening, June l3, l924.

She was united in marriage to WILLARD MERCER at Newton, Iowa, September 30, l923, and has since made her home at that place.

She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband, mother, four brothers and three sisters -- DAVID N. STILL, of Healdsburg, California; JAMES, JOE and ROY, of Newton, Iowa; MRS. ALBERT FARNES, of Broadview, Mont.; MRS. GUY BREMER, of Newton, Iowa; MRS. BERT BALLOU, of Kellerton, Iowa; and a host of friends. She has been a constant sufferer for the past six years, bearing her afflictions with a wonderful patience. She united early in life with the Advent Christian Church at Leon, but in later years worked in the Christian Church. She always fulfilled her duties and was loved by all who knew her.

She graduated from the Leon High School with the class of l9l0, and was an efficient teacher in Decatur and Ringgold Counties, for a number of years.

She was ready and willing to die, telling this many times to friends. The remains were brought to Leon, Saturday. Funeral services were held Sunday at the Christian Church and the body was laid to rest in the Leon Cemetery.

Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert
"With permission from the Leon Journal Reporter"
September l7, 2002

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