Died: March 4, Mrs Elizabeth Merry. She was past 65 years of age. She leaves on daughter, Mrs. Fanny Rusher of Oakland City and one grandaughter, and other relatives and friends. Rev. Taylor of Dale, conducted sermons at the residence here and burial was at Troy Sunday morning. Mrs. Merry was the widow of William Merry of near Troy and had lived here some over a year and had made many friends.
After several weeks of severe illness with dropsay, R.C. Merry died Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock. He had been in ill health for several months and not until the past few weeks was his illness concidered serious. Mr. Merry was one of our most prominent citizens and was an honorable, upright and Christian gentleman. At the breaking out of the Civil War he inlisted in Co. D., 25th Indiana volunteers, and served his country well during the rebellion. Mr.Merry leaves a companion and four children to bear his loss.
The funeral exercises were conducted at the residence yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. Hobson and the G.A.R. Post, of which order he was a faithful member. The remains were laid to rest in the Dale Cemetery. The many friends of the family extend their heartfelt sympathy.
Mr A.C.Merry died at his home in Dale yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock of heart and stomach trouble. He came from Dale to Evansville in August in the hope that hs health would be improved but he gradually grew weaker until his death.
Mr. Merry is the son of the late R.C. Merry and was born and raised in Dale. In recent years he has been engaged in the plumming business at LaFayett and Evansville, and was a member of the U.B. Church and the LaFayett Knights of Pythias Lodge.
Mr. Merry was a compartively young man and was a Christian gentleman, loved by all who knew him. He leaves a wife and four children, and three sisters.
The funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon and will be conducted by the local K. of P. Lodge. The interrment will be at the Dale Cemetery.