Sunday, June 19, 2016

Mary Frances Gump Allan, 1883-1932

Centerville Iowegian – 8 October 1932
Mary Frances Allan
  Mary Frances Gump, daughter of [James] Elwood and Lucinda Gump, was born near Seymour, Iowa, Nov. 9, 1883, and at the time of her death was 48 years, 10 months and 12 days of age.
  She was married to George Allan on Dec. 27, 1903, and to this union were born six children.
  Those surviving are, Mrs. Edw. Brouch of Mankato, Minn., Mrs. Roy Randolph of Centerville, Edmond of Jerome and Ralph at home.  Two infants preceded her in death.
  Besides the bereaved husband and children the departed is survived by four brothers, Clark, Winfield, Fred and Millard Gump of Washington, Mrs. W. P. Mason and Mrs. Elsworth Gump of Spokane, Wash., Mrs. Beaddy [Beedie or Bedia Ices Gump] Puckett of Potlatch, Idaho, Mrs. [Sarah] Eddie Hendley of Mankato, Minn.
  Mrs. Allan united with the Believers church more than 25 years ago and in her last suffering manifested her faith in an all-wise Savior and received much comfort therefrom.
  Mrs. Allan was well known in this community as a loving, sacrificing and faithful mother and as a good and genial neighbor.
  She will be sadly missed in her home and in the community which knew her presence.

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