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Obituaries - Gertrude Harry

Mrs. Gertrude Harry, 91, Macomb Dies

Mrs. (Ola) Gertrude Harry, 91, of 619 N. Pearl St., Macomb, died Friday (June 6, 1975) at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg.

Funeral services for Mrs. Harry will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Chapel in Macomb. The Rev. Richard Prochnow will officiate. Burial will be in Stoneking Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel anytime until the time of services.

Mrs. Harry was born October 29, 1883, in Fulton county, the daughter of George and Harriet Henderson Coakley. She moved to Macomb in 1933. She married Brice Harry on April 11, 1911. He is deceased. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Irvin (Ruth) McGaughey of Macomb, Mrs. Charles (Freda) Barrett of Colchester, and Mrs. Earl (Buna) Elam of Peoria; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceeded in death by one son, Keith; one daughter, Reva Belle Harry; three brothers, John, Hiram and Ward; and one sister, Miss Maggie Coakley.

Contributed by Kay Barrett