Miami Union

March 31, 1910 

BOOKWALTER, MARTHA C. - Bloomer--Martha C. Bookwalter, wife of Newton C. Bookwalter, died at her home east of Versailles , March 26, of congestion of the lungs.  She was ill but a few hours and had seemed the very picture of health and consequently her death was a great shock to the community.  She was born in Versailles , Nov. 13, 18_____ and was the daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Samuel Woods.  She was married in 1889 and is survived by her husband, four sons and one daughter.  She was an affectionate wife and loving mother and will be greatly missed by her family and a large circle of neighbors and friends.  She had been a member of the Harris Creek church since 1891 and president of the Ladies' Aid society.  She was a valuable teacher in the Sunday school and a deaconess in the church.  The funeral services were held from the Harris Creek church Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and were conducted by the Revs. Wine and Stover.  Interment at Harris Creek cemetery.

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