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Nellie Britton

Sunday, May 16, 1948

Logansport In. Newspaper
Mrs. Nellie Britton Dies: Rites Monday

Mrs. Nellie Britton, 57, of 1714 George Street, wife of Orville Britton of  Missouri, died at 5:30 o'clock Saturday morning at Memorial Hospital following an illness of ten years.

Born Feb. 9, 1891, in Hardin County, OH to Richard and Elnora Westbrook Boyd, she had resided in Miami and Cass Counties forty years.  She was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church at Peru.

Survivors are the husband; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Fritz Beckman; the mother, Mrs. Elnora Boyd, Peru; two brothers, Rud Boyd of this city, and John of Allen, Mich. and two sisters, Mrs. Mable Powell and Mrs. Rose Latta, both of Peru.

Private rites will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Drake funeral home, Rev. Max Campbell of this city in charge.  Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Peru.