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Bessie (Ashton) Service

1877 - 1899


Mrs. Bessie Service, one of the most highly esteemed young ladies of Sharon, died at her home on south Irvine avenue, Saturday afternoon, after a brief illness. She was 22 years of age. Her death is a sad blow to a wide circle of friends to whom she had endeared herself by thoughtful considerations and whose heartfelt sympathy is extended to her husband, Mr. Charles B. Service, in his great loss. Besides her husband she is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ashton, and four sisters, Mrs. Albert Miller, Misses Maude and Carrie, of Sharon, and Mrs. Dr. Good, of Newton Falls, Ohio. Her funeral was held on Monday afternoon from the residence of Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Service, south Irvine avenue, services being conducted by Rev. Geo. P. Donehoo, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, assisted by Rev. C. C. Waite, of the Disciple church, and Rev. Geo. B. McKee, of the First Baptist church, The pallbearers were: Joseph Roberts, P. Lamont Williams, Ralph Herriott, John Fleming, P. A. Higgs, William Morgan, William Cook and Charles Ewing. The floral tributes were beautiful and profuse. Interment was in Oakwood cemetery. 

Sharon Herald, 17 Nov 1899

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