Rites are held for aged lady of South Otter
Death comes to widow of Morris Loveless at Area hospital last Wednesday.
Final rites were held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Wiese-Anderson funeral home for Mrs. Pellah Raye Loveless, widow of Morris Loveless of South Otter township. She was 88 years of age and passed away at 12:30 p. m. last Wednesday at Area hospital where she had been a patient for four weeks.
The Rev. Glenn Bunfill, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist church, officiated at the services. Mrs. Lela Mae Costello and Mrs. Ruby Mae Gwillim sang "In the Garden" and "Beyond the Sunset" with Miss Mellnotte Sanders presiding at the organ.
Interment was in Mayfield Memorial Park cemetery with Robert Kuntzmann, Harry and Robert Lowder, Clarence and Morris Crayne and Richard Jones, all grandsons of decedent, serving as pallbearers.
Mrs. Loveless was born Nov. 2, 1874 near Nilwood, a daughter of Henry and Martha Swift Adcock. Her husband preceded her in death 31 years ago but she continued to make her home in South Otter township, where she resided for more than 50 years.
She leaves one son, Finis D. Loveless of South Otter and a daughter, Miss Dorothy Loveless with whom she made her home; four other daughters, Mrs. Flossie Crayne of Modesto, Mrs. Mary Layman of Havana, Mrs. Bertha O'Neil of Springfield and Mrs. Pauline Lowder of Denver, Colo.; 12 grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.