Thursday, November 5, 2009
Anna Mae Ewurs Tharp, 1896-1955
Daily Iowegian - 29 January 1955
Anna Mae Tharp Taken by Death
Anna Mae Tharp, 58, of Numa, died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Gale Hixenbaugh north of Plano Friday. She had been there for the past six weeks. Mrs. Tharp had been in failing health for some time but her death came suddenly.
She was born in Appanoose County September 15, 1896, the daughter of Charles and Irene Ewuers. She united in marriage with Harry Tharp of Mystic rural route.
Mrs. B. O. Buck, of Numa, survives.
There are three daughters who survive. They are Mrs. Orville Butler of Centerville, Mrs. Gale Hixenbaugh of Plano, and Burdette Tharp of Mystic rural route. Nine grandchildren survive.
The following brothers and sisters also survive and are Paul Ewers, of Round Oak, Illinois, Mrs. Forrest Compton, of Franklin Grove, Illinois and Mrs. Bea Buck of Boone, Iowa.
The body is at the Miller-Wehrle Funeral home and tentative plans for the funeral have been made but are not definite. The plans now are for services at the Christian Church in Numa Sunday and burial in the Jerome cemetery.
Census Records of Anna Mae Ewurs Tharp
--1910 U.S. Federal Census, Place: Bellair, Appanoose, Iowa; Roll: T624_390; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 1041. [Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census (database on-line), Provo, UT, USA]