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Mattie Leola (Scott) Hume

28 Aug 1879-2 Jan 1940

The following obituary was written by a close friend of the family, Ona Kelly. Grandma died at home at 11:15 P.M. and was laid to rest the next morning, at San Bois Cemetery. Viola Coonfield was the lady who dressed Grandma for her funeral. The services were conducted inside the home that she died in by Reverend Ward.

Mattie Leola Scott was born Aug 28, 1879 in Livingston Co., KY and departed this life Jan. 2, 1940, being 60 yrs 4 months of age. She joined the Christian Church at the age of 16. She married William L. Hume at the age of 29. She leaves to mourn her death, her husband and 6 children. Fred of Wenatchee, Wash., Paul, Frank, Manuel, Raymond and Mrs. Floyd Lane all of McCurtain, Okla.

I do not know if this was put into any of the local newspapers, but my Mother has kept the piece of paper that it was written on for over 60 years. That, in itself, is a major accomplishment.

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