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Gouverneur Tribune Press - Wednesday, January 15, 1941


Rites to be Held Thurs. Perley Campbell Dies at his Farm Home

Funeral services for Perley Campbell, 65, will be held from his Elmdale home at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 16. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur. He died at his home Monday evening.


Mr. Campbell was born June 11, 1875 at the farm home where he died. He was the youngest of nine children of George A. and Lucy Fuller Campbell.


On January 23, 1896, Mr. Campbell married Miss Lucy Shippee.


Surviving Mr. Campbell besides the widow are five daughters, Miss Nellie C. Campbell at home; Mrs. Elma Storie, Mrs. Jennie Wilson, Mrs. Emma LaForty and Mrs. Adaline Wilson, all of Elmdale; one brother, Lewis Campbell of Edwards, one sister, Mrs. Emma Lockie of Elmdale; also eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild.


Mrs. Furgison Dies Sunday Funeral Services to be Held Today Wednesday

Prayer services will be held for Mrs. Sarah E. Furgison, 63, from her Antwerp home at 1:30pm today Wednesday. Services will be held at Congregational Church at 2. There will be a Rebekah service at the church. Rev. Myron E. Wilder, pastor, will officiate, with burial in Hillside cemetery, Antwerp.


Death came to Mrs. Furgison as the result of a heart attach Sunday evening, January 12.


She was born June 16, 1877 in the town of Rossie, the daughter of Michael and Betsey Dority Turnbull. She was united in marriage to Fred Furgison Nov 15, 1899 at Hammond, by Rev. D. A. Ferguson, pastor of the Presbyterian Church.


Until 1918 when the couple moved to Antwerp village, they were cheesemakers in the town of Antwerp, Heuvelton and Rummerfield, Pa. Mr. Furgison has been an employee of Bordens Cheese Company until recently when we was forced to retire due to poor health.


Mrs. Furgison was a member of the Congregational church of Earnest Rebekah lodge in which order she had served as past noble grand.


Besides the husband she leaves one son, Harold Furgison of Antwerp and one brother, John Turnbull of Utica.