Josiah Washington Reser © Cheyenne Star 28 Feb 1927 Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Josiah Washington Reser was born in the State of Illinois, Madison county, March 28, 1837. He died at the home of his son, John Jacob Reser at Collinsville, Oklahoma February 10, 1927, at the age of 89 years, eleven months and ten days.
He was married to Miss Elizabeth Cox at Urbana, Missouri January 25, 1855. To this union were born seven children, four girls and three boys, five of whom survive his going; two with the mother departed this life December 22, 1925.
The children who survive are Mrs. L. W. Pate of Neosho, Missouri; Mrs. W. W. Smith of Turley, Oklahoma; John Jacob Reser of Collinsville, Oklahoma; G. B. Reser of Oologah, Oklahoma; and William Reser of Phoenix, Arizona.
Mr. Reser professed faith in Christ early in life and gave testimony to the saving power of Christ.
Those present at the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Pate, Dorotha Pate, Grandma Rimbey, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vessels and daughter, all of Neosho, Missouri; Mrs. Smith of Turley, Oklahoma; a son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Reser of Collinsville, Oklahoma; a son-in-law, S. H. Rimbey of Cheyenne, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Luther Holloway of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; Mrs. Jack Rimby of Cheyenne, Oklahoma; and Mrs. M. J. Rimbey of Colorado Springs, Colorado; two nieces, Mrs. Mattie Gaither of Columbus, Kansas; Mrs. Sarah Jane Darby of Springfield, Missouri; Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Rimbey of Guthrie, Oklahoma; Mrs. A. L. Newton of Webb City, Missouri; as well as a number of friends.
Funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. Pate in Neosho, Missouri Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock conducted by Rev. Lee Roy Lemming, pastor of the First Methodist Church. Music was furnished by the choir of the same church of Neosho, Missouri.
Mr. and Mrs. Reser resided in Cheyenne at one time and will be remembered by our folks.
Burial in Odd Fellows cemetery, Neosho.
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