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From: "Becky" <>
Subject: Re: [BRUMFIELD-L] Fw: Worth Co. MO Obituary look ups
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2001 22:02:59 -0500
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From: "Jean Masoner" <>
Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2001 7:52 PM
Subject: [BRUMFIELD-L] Fw: Worth Co. MO Obituary look ups
> Thanks to a very kind individual on the Worth Co. MO USGENWEB page I have
> had several questions answered about Burrel Brumfield and Margaret Massie.
> I am passing along the information that he sent to me.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bud Allee" <>
> To: "Jean Masoner" <>
> Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2001 6:35 PM
> Subject: Re: Worth Co. MO Obituary look ups
> > Here are the obits---
> > Mary Francis Osborn was bon July 26, 1866 in Gentry county Mo and
> > departed this life Jan 30, 1907 in Worth County Mo. aged forty years six
> > months and four days.
> > She was the daughter of Mr & Mrs McDonald Osborn and was united in
> > marriage to Mr George Brumfield Feb 15, 1892. To this union nine
> > were born, six of which still survive her.
> > She confessed faith in christ when a girl and since that time has
> > member of the Christian church.
> > She leaves her husband, six children, mother, one sister, four
> > brothers, two half sisters and two half brothers to mourn her departure.
> > Funeral services were conducted from the Fletchall church Jan 31,
> > by Challie E Graham after which the remains were laid to rest in the
> > cemetery at the same place.
> > The sorrowing ones have the tendereswt sympathy of the entire
> > community. May God richly comfort their grief stricken hearts, me he
> > clothes the lily in rarest beauty and guards the sparrows when they
> > guide ;and bless the footsteps of these children who have been bereft of
> > mothers care and love.
> > companion and a brother besides a large host of relatives and friends to
> > mourn her dea
> > Margaret Massie was born in Lawrence county, Ohio Aug 9, 1831 and
> > this life September 24, 1907 aged 75 years 1 month and 15 days. In 1851
> > she was united in marriage to Mr Burel Brumfield in the state of
> > Ohio. From Ohio they moved to the state of Kansas and from there to
> > county Mo and have ever since resided near this place.
> > To this union ten children were born, nine of whom are still
> > living. One Mrs Nancy Null died several years ago. Those living are;
> > Almyra Gardner in the state of Washington, Lucinda Dowis, W W
> > Mary E White, Joseph Brumfield, Melvin Brumfield, George Brumfield,
> > L Brumfield and Abby E Goff who reside in this vicinity. She also
> > her th.
> > She professed faith in Christ at an early age, first uniting with the
> > United Brethern, and after coming to this country with the M E church.
> > The funeral services were conducted from the Mt Zion school house
> > northeast of Athlestan Iowa, September 25, 1907, by Challie E Graham and
> > interment was made in the Luteston cemetery.
> > She had been a sufferer from cancer for a number of years but has
> > her suffering in great patience. She expressed her readiness to go at
> > time the Master should call her.
> > Her favorite hymn was; "Oh when shall I See Jesus?" and would sing it
> > when asleep. A life built upon faith in Him is the most beautiful and
> > enduring monument that can be reared.
> > Rest mother rest beneath the canopy of sweet peace. While we wait
> > labor thy memory shall be kept as sweet and fresh as the violets that
> > in the springtime.
> > Burrel's obit is almost identical to Margaret Massie---
> > Burrel Brumfield was born in Lawrence county, Ohio July 23, 1835 and
> > at the home of his son W W Brumfield, about two miles northwest of
> > Isadora, Mo March 4, 1914 age 78 years 7 month and 2 days. In 1851 he
> > united in marriage to Margaret Massie in the state of Ohio. From Ohio
> > moved to Kansas and from there to Worth county Mo, in which vicinity
> > afterward resided.
> > To this union were born 10 children nine of whom as still living.
> > Nancy Null preceded him in death. Those living are Mrs Almyra Gardner
> > the state of Washington, Mrs Lucinda Dowis, W W Brumfield, Mrs Mary
> > Joseph Brumfield, Melvin J Brumfield, George Brumfield, Robert Brumfield
> > and Mrs Abby E Goff, who reside in this vicinity. His companion
> > him Sept 24, 1907.
> > The funeral services were conducted from the home of W W Brumfield
> > 6, 1914, by Challie E Graham after which the remains were laid to rest
> > beside those of his companion in the Luteston cemetery.
> > The family and relatives have the sympathy of their many friends. We
> > commend them to the long care and guidance of the great Friend who will
> > never leave or forsake them and whose footprints lead to the sunlit
> > of the deathless land.
> > Volley Brumfield son of W W and Lucy Brumfield was born in Taylor county
> > Iowa Jan 1, 1903 and died at his home near Isadora Missouri November 4,
> > 1915 aged 12 years 10 months and 3 days.
> > He leaves to mourn his departure his father and mother, three
> > H Brumfield of near Blockton, Fred and Verna Brumfield who are at home
> > five sisters Mrs E T Schneller of Palisade Colorado, Mrs C N Florea of
> > Gaynor City, Mo and Effie, Maggie and Zona who are at home, besides many
> > other relatives and friends.
> > the funeral services were conducted from the Isadora Christian church
> > Nov 6, by Challie E Graham pastor of the same and assisted by Chas D
> > Priest, pastor of the Church of Christ at Blockton after which the
> > were laid to rest in the Sheridan, Mo cemetery.
> > The bereaved ones have the sympathy of their many friends in this
> > of sorrow. May they realize that they have a precious jewel in heaven
> > prepare to meet him there at the close of the journey of life.
> > Fred W Brumfield was born Oct 5, 1895 and departed this life August 20,
> > 1925 aged 29 years 10 months and 15 days. He was one of a family of
> > of which seven J H Brumfield Blockton Iowa, Mrs E T Schueler Palisades
> > Colo , Mrs Dane Argo, Clearfield Iowa, V W Brumfield Athlestan, Iowa
> > Effie, Margaret and Zona still living at home, remain to mourn his
> > going. Besides these he leaves his father and mother, Mr and Mrs W W
> > Brumfield, and a host of relatives and friends.
> > In the early part of 1918 he confessed his Saviour and unite with the
> > Christian church of Isadora. Later in the same year he was called into
> > service of his country and was at once sent overseas. While there he
> > contacted tuberculosis which resulted in his death.
> > For the last eighteen months he was confined to his bed most of the
> > and suffered much. Some time before he passed away he renewed this
> > covenant with his Lord and Saviour and was happy and triumphant to the
> > testifying to the saving power of Jesus.
> > Funeral services were held Saturday August 22nd at 2 o'clock from the
> > Isadora Christian church conducted by Rev S B Look of Sheridan assisted
> > Challie E Graham.
> > In honor of the service he had rendered his country the American
> > attended in a body and fired a salute over his last resting
> > place. Interment was in the Sheridan cemetery.
> > Melvin J Brumfield was born in Lawrence county Ohio Feb 28, 1866 and
> > departed this life in the Methodist Hospital, St Joseph Mo June 30 1928
> > aged 72 years 4 months and 2 days.
> > At the age of 11 years he moved to Kansas remaining there three years
> > which he came to Missouri where he has since resided.
> > He was unite in marriage to Miss Anna Thomas March 9, 1890. To this
> > union three children were born, Walter Brumfield of Buffalo Mo, Ernest
> > Brumfield of Hood Oregon,and Mrs Fern Ewart of Sheridan, Mo. Besides hi
> > companion and three children he leaves three brothers William Brumfield
> > Blockton Iowa, Geo Brumfield of St Joseph, Mo and Robert Brumfield of
> > Athlestan and Mrs Abby Goff of Grant City, Mo.. He also leaves seven
> > grandchildren and one great grandchild.
> > When about 21 years of age he united with the Methodist church, later
> > united with the Athlestan Baptist church and then in 1910 he united with
> > the Isadora Christian church where he served as deacon and elder and
> > he still held membership at the time of his death.
> > He was an upright citizen, faithful companion , loving father and a fine
> > neighbor and was held in high esteem by all who knew him.
> > The funeral services were held in the Isadora Christian church July
> > 1938 conducted by Challie E Graham and the remans laid to rest in the
> > Isadora cemetery.
> > There you have them Jean--would you let me know if you receive them???
> > Bud
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