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Kingfisher Press
March 21,1907
Submitted by: Jim GILLESPIE

The remains of the late Mrs. E.L. Gellespie's [note spelling] arrived here from Oklahoma City Monday morning. Mrs.Gillespie died there at the home of her daughter J. H. Rodman, Saturday, her death being due to heart trouble. A funeral service was held there Sunday afternoon. A short service was also held there by Rev. Murry, after which the body was interred in the City Cemetery.
Mrs. Gellespie with her husband and five children were among the pioneer residents of this city. They came here in 1889 and like many others, lived in a tent until more suitable quarters could be prepared. about five years ago she left here, having secured a claim near Lawton. About thirteen years ago her husband [Samuel Y.] died here. Her eldest son [ Charlie P.] is also buried here. She was 59 years of age at the time of her death. She was widely known in this community and had no small number of friends who learn with regret of her death.

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