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Notes for Erma May Phillips Goodwin Pearce

The Families of Thomas W. Phillips

1910 census Green Township, Lawrence Co., MO April 29-30, 1910 sheet 8A
Thomas W. Philips, age 49, 2nd marriage, md 16 yrs, 6 births, 6 surviving, MO/MO/TN, General Farm
Sarah M., age 44, 2nd marriage, md 16 yrs, , MO/TN/TN
Hattie, daugher, age 10, MO/MO/MO
Erma, daughter, age 8, MO/MO/MO
Willie R., son, age 6, MO/MO/MO
Alta F., daughter, age 4, MO/MO/MO
Stella, daughter, age 2, MO/MO/MO
Living next door to George & Perna Peebles & family. (sister)

1920 census Maple Twp, Cowley Co., KS 13 Feb 1920 (ED 57-3)
Michael A, Busch, head, age 63, OH/PA/Germany, Farmer
Sarah M. Busch, wife, age 51, MO/TN/TN
William R. Phillips, son, 16, MO/MO/MO
Alta F. Phillips, daughter, 14, MO/MO/MO
Stella Phillips, daughter, 12, MO/MO/MO
Irma M. Goodwin, daughter, 18,MO/MO/MO

1930 census Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS District 78, page 22B
#587/585 1319 Ida Street
Frank R. Pearce, head, age 41, age at first marriage - 25, Missouri/Kentucky/Maryland, Carpenter, building
Erma, wife, age 27, age at first marriage - 18, Missouri/Missouri/Missouri
Margaret, daughter, age 5, Texas/Missouri/Missouri
Franklin R., son, age 3, Texas/Missouri/Missouri
Sarah Stewart, mother, age 69, widowed, Maryland/Virginia/Maryland, Trained nurse, private home

February 26, 1945 The Wichita Eagle page 5.
> Mrs. Sarah Margaret Busch, former Udall resident, passes here. Mrs. Sarah Margaret Busch 76, wife of Michael A. Busch, died at her home, 128 South Edwards, early Sunday.
> Born in Miller, Mo., March 30, 1868, Mrs. Busch and her husband moved to Udall 30 years ago. Eight years ago they moved to Augusta, where they lived until a few months ago. She was a member of the Augusta Nazarene Church and the Royal Neighbors of America.
> Besides her husband she is survived by Four daughters, Mrs. John Owings, 2140 Park Place, Mrs. E. M. Abbett, 523 South Sheridan, Mrs. Frank Pearce, rural route No. 6, Wichita, and Mrs. Bill Flower, Winfield, and a Son, W. R. Phillips, 1728 Garland.
> Funeral Services will be held at the Culbertson Mortuary, Tuesday at 1:30 P. M. The Rev. L. J. Minkler of Augusta will officiate. There will be grave services at the Augusta cemetery at 3:30 P. M.

Obit Ft. Worth Star Telegram, Tuesday, July 30, 1996

FORT WORTH - Erma May Pearce, 94, a homemaker, died Sunday at an Arlington hospital.
FUNERAL - 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shannon North Funeral Home. Burial: Oakwood cemetery
Erma May Pearce was born Sept. 22, 1901 in Miller, MO. She lived in Ft. Worth for many years and was a resident of Jarvis Heights Nursing Home for about 10 years. She was a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Margaret Rice; a son, Frank Pearce; and infant son, William Lee Pearce.
SURVIVORS: Sons, Roy Pearce of Roanoke and Harold Pearce of Ft. Worth; daughter Erma Surdam of Cuba, MO; nine grandchildren, and many great and great-great grandchildren.
Shannon North Funeral Chapel
111 W. Northside Drive
(817) 624-2191

Maple Twp, Cowley County, Kansas, 13 Feb 1920 (ED 57-3)
> 36-36 Busch, Michael A, male, white, 63, OH, Farmer
> Sara M, female, white, 58, MO
> Phillips, William R, male, white, 16, MO
> Alta F, female, white, 14, MO
> Stella, female, white, 12, MO
> Goodwin, Irma M, female, white, 18, MO

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> I found these and thought you might like to have them. The first is Hattie's.
> The Wichita Eagle and Beacon, Sunday May 27, 1979
> King Ruth, age 62, of 702 Florence, passed away Thursday. She is survived by her sisters, Stella Flower and Erma Pierce and
> daughter, Lois Abbott. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakeview Cemetery. Rev. Jesse Vardeman, Metropolitan Baptist Church will
> officiate.
> De Vorss Mortuary
> The Wichita Eagle, Friday May 25, 1979
> Ruth King, 62, of 702 Florence, died Thursday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Lakeview Cemetery.
> Survivors: daughter, Lois Abbott of New Albany; sisters, Mrs. Stella Flower of Winfield, Mrs. Erma Pierce of Fort Worth, Texas.
> Step-brothers, Ernest Busch of New Albany, Cecil Busch of Augusta; Step-sister, Mrs. Pearl Cain of Winfield. De Vorss Mortuary
> The Wichita Eagle Wednesday Morning, August 11, 1937
> Wife of Well Known Wichita Business Man Taken By Death Tuesday.
> Services for Mrs. Alta Fern Moore, wife of T. E. Moore, assistant manager of the Singer Sewing Machine Company, who died in a local
> hospital yesterday will be held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at the Gordon Mortuary. Rev. C. O. Stuckenbruck will officiate. Burial will be in Augusta Cemetery. Mrs. Moore had been ill only a short time. A native of Miller, Mo. she had lived in Wichita the past 12 years.
> Rites for Mrs. Alta Fern Moore To Be Held Here This Morning. Funeral services for Mrs. Alta Fern Moore will be held this morning
> at 10 o'clock at the Gordon Mortuary with Rev. C. O. Stuckenbruck officiating. Burial will be in the Augusta cemetery.
> Pallbearers will be, H. Q. Dixon, H. L. Wheeler, P. K. Tate, Bruce Randall, Dewey Harrell and Leonard Dixon. The Wichita Eagle August 12, 1937
> I have Bill Flower and his daughter-in-law's obits if you want them.
> I put the negatives in the shop and barring complications should get the pictures later this week. God Bless.
> Myrtle