Piqua Daily Call

Monday, February 26, 1940  


Stillwater Road Resident Succumbs Saturday Night of Heart Ailment.  

Surviving her husband by less than three months, the death of Mrs. Carrie May Clark, 79, widow of William R. Clark, occurred at nine o’clock Saturday night at her residence on the Stillwater road, just beyond the city limits.  Although she had suffered with a heart ailment for the past three years she was only seriously ill for a day before her death. Born September 20, 1860 in Shelby county, she was the daughter of Adam and Mary Jane Cron Barr.  She had lived in Piqua for 27 years and was a member of the Presbyterian church. She leaves a granddaughter, Ruth Clark, and a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Mary Clark of Brookville, O.; a brother, L. C. Barr of the Stillwater road; a sister, Mrs. James Catterlin, Piqua; a nephew, Charles Barr, and a niece, Mrs. Joseph Wise of Piqua. Because of the illness of the Rev. John Inglis, the Rev. J. H. EIDEMILLER will conduct funeral services at the late residence at three o’clock Tuesday afternoon with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.  The body was removed to the J. C. Cron Funeral Home and will be taken to the late residence this afternoon where friends may call until time for the funeral.

Provided by Roger A. Hopkins

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