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Obituaries - Teressia Worthington

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Mrs. Teressia Virginia Irons, widow of the late Andrew Jackson Worthington, died Aug. 16, at her home at New Philadelphia, IL, age 66 years, 3 months, and 28 days. Her death followed and illness of 2 weeks from complications that resulted from influenza. The remains were brought to Rushville, IL, Friday and taken to the home of Mrs. Thompson where funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon and interment made in the Crossroads Cemetery near Versailles.

Teressia Virginia Irons Worthington, the daughter of William and Mary Irons, was born in Woodland County, IL, April 18, 1862. She was married to Andrew Worthington November 27, 1881, at Holdridge, NE. To this union were born eleven children. Two daughters and one son preceded her in death, and the husband passed away six years ago. The children left to mourn the loss of the dear mother are Miss Etta at home, John of Walnut Grove, IL, William of New Philadelphia, IL, Mrs. Walter Thompson of Rushville, IL, Mrs. Edgar Bond, Mrs. Ernest Bond, and Mrs. Merton Bond of Ida Grove, Iowa. Mrs. Frank Schreiber of Britt, Iowa. And, a number of grandchildren and one sister and one brother also mourn her passing from life.

Contributed by Joyce Worthington Brewer