Eleanor Usselton Stevens

Mrs. Eleanor Usselton Stevens

Mrs. Eleanor Usselton Stevens, aged 67 years, of 804 Etna street, widow of Lincoln Stevens, died at her hom Sunday night at 11:50 o'clock, when complications developed after a short illness.

She was born in New Castle, a daughter of William and Margaret Davis Usselton, and has passed her lifetime here. She was a member of the First Methodist Episcopal church and the Ada Newlon Bible class.

She was proceeded in death a number of months ago by her husband. The couple has celebrated the golden wedding anniversary in September of 1934.

Three sons, William, Earl and George Stevens, of New Castle; three daughters, Mrs. Roy Bovard and Mrs. James Taylor, of New Castle and Mrs. George Richards of Ellwood City; three brothers, Henry Usselton, of New Castle, Frank Usselton of Struthers, O., and Hugh Usselton, of Youngstown, O.; and four sisters, Mrs. Earl Shawn, Mrs. Harry Inskeep and Mrs. Carl Kroeck, of Youngstown, O., and Mrs. Harry Mallory, of Akron, O., survive. There are also 26 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home and interment will be made in Greenwood cemetery.

Source: Newspaper probably New Castle News, November 11, 1935

Deaths of the Day

Mrs. Stevens Funeral

Funeral services conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at 804 Etna Street for Eleanor Usselton Stevens were attended by a large crowd of friends.

Rev. Dr. Norris A. White, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church, was in charge. Mrs. Avery Rigby and Mrs. John Wink sang two touching hymns, "Good Night and Good Morning," and "The Last Mile of the Way."

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Mullentown School Association of which Mrs. Stevens was one of the oldest members, Hugh Hannon, C. Ed. Brown, Clare Glass, Dan Reebel, Harry Alexander and E. J. Suber, Commander D. M. Clark, G. A. R. of Mt. Jackson was among those present.

Active pallbearers were Earl Stevens, George Stevens, William Stevens, Roy Bovard, James Taylor and George Richards. Interment was made in Greenwood cemetery.

Source: New Castle News, November 14, 1935

Submitted by Brenda Strobel from Strobel Scrapbook

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