OJ NEWS - May 19, 1921

May 19, 1921

Mrs. J. Lawrence PURDY, an aged and respected lady of Little River,
passed away on Thursday, May 12th, at the advanced age of 88 years. She
had until few days enjoyed good health. The deceased was a consistent
member of the Baptist Church of which her husband has been deacon for
many years. Mrs. PURDY will be much missed in the community. She was a
daughter of the late George THOMPSON of Oxford.
The following family survive: the aged husband, and one son, Arthur M.
PURDY, also five daughters, Mrs. Francis DOTTON of Moncton and Mrs.
Clara COLPITTS of Moncton, Mrs. C.R. FORSHNER of Brighton, Mass, Mrs.
A.E. BAIRD of Oxford and Mrs. E. S. LIVINGSTON of Amherst.
The funeral service, which was largely attended, was conducted by Pastor
W.E. SCOTT, who spoke feelingly of the departed. In addition to the
hymns rendered, Mrs. Percy JOHNSON of Oxford sweetly sang, “There is No
Night There”.
The pallbearers were G. I. THOMPSON, A.M. PURDY, J. H. LIVINGSTON and
Clarence ROBB.
The burial took place at Little River Cemetery.

At New Salem, on April 12th, Mrs. James LUNN, aged 100 years.
At Wallace Sta. on April 20th, Stephen R. COULTER, aged 64 years.
At Amherst Point on May 13th, Mrs. Ellen KEILLOR, aged 84 years.
At Dorchester, N.B., John H. HICKMAN, a prominent lumberman.