Saturday, November 22, 2014

Mary S. Northrup Obit-Rich Hill Mining Review Sept.1984

Mary S. Northrup 96,of Rich Hill.Missouri, died on Thursday, August 30, 1984 at Medicalodge Nursing Home, Butler, Missouri where she had been a patient for the last 12 years.
Mary was born on September 29, 1887 at Tooele, Utah, the daughter of John Gillespie and Elizabeth Whitelock, Stewart.
On September 29,1910 Mary was united in marriage to Roy L. Northup and to this union two sons were born, one son, Roy Richard was killed October 24, 1944 while serving his county in the Army in World War II.
Mary had lived in Rich Hill, Missouri for 40 years. She owned and managed the Northrup Drug Store for many years until her retirement in 1964. She was very active in the V.F.D. and the America Legion and other civic affairs.
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Besides her son, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy who passed away in 1944 two brothers and two sisters.
Mary is survived by a son, Jack Northrup of Lee's Summit, Missouri, two Grandchildren and two Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday September 1, 1984 at 2:00 p.m. from the Underwood-Steinbeck Chapel, Rich Hill, Missouri with Charles Rhodes officiating, Interment was made in Green Lawn Cemetery, Rich Hill, Missouri.
Mrs. Pauline Underwood organist played selections of "Ave Maria" and "The Old Rugged Cross"' Those serving as casket bears were: Herb McDaniel, Paul Droz, Jim Wheatley, Harry Poulter, Fred Marquardt and Harland Swope.
Services and interment were under the direction of  Underwood-Steinbeck Funeral Home, Rich Hill Missouri.

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