Obituaries - Maggie BREEN
The Rushville Times, December 29, 1937
Former Birmingham Lady Died In Macomb, Dec. 25
Mrs. Maggie L. Carnes-Breen, widow of William Breen and a former resident of Schuyler county, died Christmas morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dwight Reed, in Macomb, after an illness of six months duration. Her age was seventy-three years.
Funeral services, conducted by Rev. H. M. Bloomer of Macomb, were held Monday afternoon at the Brooklyn M. E. church. Interment was in the Blackburn cemetery.
The following obituary was read at the service:
A daughter of J. B. and Martha (Boyce) Carnes, she was born November 16, 1864, near Doddsville. On April 5, 1882, she was united in marriage to William Breen, who preceded her in death. To this union were born seven children, one of whom, Chester, pre-deceased her. Those surviving her are: Mrs. Charles Curtis, Macomb; Shirley Breen, Birmingham; Hancel Breen, Macomb; Mrs. Dwight Reed, Macomb; Mrs. Mans Reed, Macomb; Geneva Lambert, Birmingham. Also surviving are two brothers, George F. and Charles Carnes, and a sister, Minta Harris, all of Coffeyville, Kansas.
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