Mrs. Nancy E. Farthing, 81, of Odin, Ill., died at her home Wed. afternoon. Born in Marion Co., in 1856, she had been a resident of Odin for the last 52 years, where she was a member of the So. Meth. Church. She married Hamilton C. Farthing, Dec. 13, 1876, who preceded her in death in 1928. Those surviving include 3 sons; Thomas Farthing of Odin; Grover Farthing of Kennard, Ind.; and Samuel Farthing of Washington, D. C. Four daughters, Mrs. Richard Crane of Hartford, Mich.; Mrs. Martha E. Richason of St. Louis, Mo; Mrs. Jessie Elder of Decatur, Ill. and Mrs. Homer Tate of Odin; one sister, Mrs. Belle Stevenson of Odin; also 4 half-brothers & one half-sister; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be conducted from the So. Meth. Church of Odin at 2 pm Fri. afternoon, with the Rev. Robt. Serth officiating. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Nancy lived in Odin for 52 years.
Submitted 20 Oct 1997 by Carol Huesgen