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The Daily Gate City
Keokuk, Iowa
Thursday
July 20, 1978

Chloe Briggs

Mrs. Chloe Briggs, 2900 So. 7th St., died at the Keokuk Area Hospital East, at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday following a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Briggs was born on September 30, 1905 at Greensburg, Mo., the daughter of Walter J. and Ethel L. Converse Bryant. She has lived in Keokuk most of her life. She married William H. Briggs, Sr. on September 23, 1936 in Edina, Mo. She was a member of the First Christian Church.

She is survived by her husband, three sons, William Henry Briggs, Jr. of Keokuk, Robert Allen Briggs of Keokuk, Horras Carroll Carlton of Keokuk, two daughters, Mrs. James (Rose Ann) Smith of Keokuk, Mrs. Donald (Lucille) Carlson of Keokuk, two brothers, Alfred Bryant of Montrose, Riley Bryant of Keokuk, 21 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, a sister, two sons, a daughter and a grandchild.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the DeJong Funeral Home with Rev. R. Terry Halstead officiating. Interment will be in the Sand Cemetery, St. Francisville, Mo.

Hancock County Journal
Carthage, Illinois
Thursday
December 15, 1949
Page 6
Column 5

Mrs. Elizabeth Earls
Succumbs; Services
Held Yesterday

Mrs. Elizabeth Earls, 66, died at 10:25 Monday morning in St. Joseph hospital in Keokuk, where she had been a patient since Saturday.

She was the daughter of James and Sarah Frances Kimbrough and was born near Carthage January 14, 1883. She was married Nov. 30, 1902 to Luther Earls, who died in 1920.

Mrs. Earls was a member of the Methodist church.

Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Frank Washburn of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Mrs. Glen Washburn of Iowa City, Iowa; Mrs. Neil Cutkamp of West Point, Iowa; Mrs. Eugene Crear of West Point, Ill.; and Mrs. James Kimmell of Carthage; a son, Floyd Earls of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Frank Briley of Carthage and Thomas Briley of the west coast; a half-brother, Ross Koontz on the west coast; two sisters, Mrs. W. I. Earls and Mrs. Alfred Wear of Carthage, and ten grandchildren.

Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at the Methodist church.

The Carthage Republican

Carthage, Illinois

Wednesday

May 30, 1934

Page 6

Column 7

MRS. T. J. Koontz.

Mrs. T. J. Koontz died very suddenly at her home near Carthage, Saturday evening about 6:30 o'clock, May 26, aged 76 years, 2 months and 29 days.

Sarah F. Kimbrough was the oldest daughter of William R. and Elizabeth (Dale) Kimbrough, and was born in south east Carthage township, Feb. 27, 1858.

She was united in marriage to James Briley of Henderson county, Illinois in 1875. To this union were born William F. of Carthage, Thomas R., of Oskaloosa, Iowa; Esta L. Sowers, deceased; Mrs. Elizabeth Earls, of Carthage. Their home was in Henderson county until the death of the husband and father in 1882. After that the mother and children came to the home of Mrs. Briley's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Kimbrough, of east Carthage.

In 1884 she was united in marriage to T. J. Koontz of East Carthage, who survives her, also the following children: Mrs. W. I. Earls, of Carthage, Ross of Santa Cruez, Calif.; Mrs. Alfred Wear, of Carthage; a brother, George W., of Arvada, Colo., and sister Mrs. Julia Ervin, of Denver, Colo. Two children, George H. and Christa, died in infancy. Three brothers, Thomas R., of Burnside; William L., of Elvaston, Ill.; and James W., of Denver, Colo., and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Fleishman, of Hannibal, Mo., preceded her in death.

Mrs. Koontz was a member of the Christian church of Carthage. She was also a member of the Franklin club and was present at the last meeting at Mrs. Ralph Massie's home on Wednesday, May 23. Her name had been placed on the honor roll as an honorary member, since she was the oldest of the group.

Mrs. Koontz was highly respected by all and greatly beloved by her intimate friends. She was fine and sweet-spirited and met life with a courage and fidelity to her duty. She leaves a precious memory to those relatives, friends and neighbors, who mourn her.

Funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Christian church, Rev. Fred S. Nichols officiating. Burial at Seckman cemetery.

Those attending the funeral from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Briley and family, of Oskaloosa, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Washburn and family of Columbus Junction, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Washburn and son of Whatcher, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fletcher and the Misses Stevens, of Keokuk, Ia.; and Miss Bessie Earls of Galesburg, Ill.

The Carthage Gazette

Carthage, Illinois

Friday

June 1, 1934

Page 3

Column 5

MRS. T. J. KOONTZ

Mrs. T. J. Koontz died very suddenly at her home near Carthage, Saturday evening about 6:30 o'clock May 26, aged 76 years, 2 months and 29 days.

Sarah K. Kimbrough was the oldest daughter of William R. and Elizabeth (Dale) Kimbrough, and was born in south east Carthage township, Feb. 27, 1858.

She was united in marriage to James Briley of Henderson county, Illinois in 1875. To this union were born William F. of Carthage, Thomas R., of Oskaloosa, Iowa; Esta L. Sowers, deceased; Mrs. Elizabeth Earls, of Carthage. Their home was in Henderson county until the death of the husband and father in 1882. After that the mother and children came to the home of Mrs. Briley's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Kimbrough, of east Carthage.

In 1884 she was united in marriage to T. J. Koontz of East Carthage, who survives her, also the following children: Mrs. W. I. Earls, of Carthage, Ross of Santa Cruez, Calif.; Mrs. Alfred Wear, of Carthage; a brother, George W., of Arvada, Colo., and sister Mrs. Julia Ervin, of Denver, Colo. Two children, George H. and Christa, died in infancy. Three brothers, Thomas R., of Burnside; William L., of Elvaston, Ill.; and James W., of Denver, Colo., and two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Fleishman, of Hannibal, Mo., and Mrs. Rinda Fletcher, of Carthage, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Koontz was a member of the Christian church of Carthage. She was also a member of the Franklin club and was present at the last meeting at Mrs. Ralph Massie's home on Wednesday, May 23. Her name had been placed on the honor roll as an honorary member, since she was the oldest of the group.

Mrs. Koontz was highly respected by all and greatly beloved by her intimate friends. She was fine and sweet-spirited and met life with a courage and fidelity to her duty. She leaves a precious memory to those relatives, friends and neighbors, who mourn her.

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Christian church, Rev. Fred S. Nichols officiating. Burial at Seckman cemetery.

Those attending the funeral from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Briley and family, of Oskaloosa, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Washburn and family of Columbus Junction, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Washburn and son of Whatcher, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fletcher and the Misses Stevens, of Keokuk, Ia.; and Miss Bessie Earls of Galesburg, Ill.

Funeral Service for
Mrs. Newberry to
Be Held in Wyaconda

Funeral service for Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Newberry of 111 South Third street who died Friday morning, January 29, 1954 at 9:30 in the University Hospitals at Iowa City where she had been a patient since November 25, will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Wyaconda, Mo. Baptist church.

Burial will be in the Wyaconda cemetery. The body will remain in the Schmidt Memorial Home until Monday morning when it will be taken to the church.

The daughter of Charles Edward and Ollie Van Bryant Brookhart, she was born September 29, 1915 in Memphis, Mo. She married J. W. Parks on March 21, 1929 and Gilbert Newberry in 1937.

She was employed at the Dryden Rubber plant here.

Surviving are her mother, Mrs. John Collins of Wyaconda, her father, Edward Brookhart of Gibbs, Mo., a son by her first marriage, Donald Wayne Parks, three daughters, Helen, Clara Joann and Janice Margaret Newberry at home; two sons, Jackie Lee and James Newberry of Wyaconda, and two sons, William Eugene and Charles Newberry at home.

There also are three brothers, Ogle Brookhart of Edina, Mo., William and Charles Brookhart, both of Keokuk, nieces and nephews and other relatives. Three children and a sister, Mrs. Retha Rowe preceded her in death.

Ogle Brookhart Died Of
Apparent Heart Attack
While Driving His Car

Funeral services for Ogle F. Brookhart, of three miles north of Novelty, were Saturday afternoon at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel here. Mr. Brookhart, 59, died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 26, 1966, east of Arbela on Highway 136 when his car veered off the road and hit a tree. He was alone in the car. The Rev. Bob Schofield of Novelty officiated at the services and burial was in the Novelty Cemetery.

Mr. Brookhart is survived by four children, Forrest Jackson and Billy Lee Brookhart of Ft. Collins, Colo., Faye Nadine, Mrs. Richard Cousins, of New London, Iowa, and Dennis Ogle Brookhart of Memphis. Also surviving are two stepchildren, Dwain Lockard of Seattle, Wash., and Ann, Mrs. Billy Simpson, of Novelty, 23 grandchildren, a great-grandson and two brothers, Charles O. Brookhart of Santa Ana, Calif., and William Edward Brookhart of Keokuk, Iowa.

A son of Charles Edward and Ollie Bryant Brookhart, he was born Aug. 16, 1907, at Crawford Station in Schuyler County, and was married in 1925 to Lillian Berniece Kelley. To this marriage four children were born, one of whom, Francis Edward Brookhart, preceded his father in death. He was married Dec. 24, 1939, to Ellen Ballinger Lockard and they were parents of the son, Dennis. She died Nov. 8, 1964. Mr. Brookhart had lived near Novelty since 1938 with the exception of from 1948 to 1957 when he lived in Edina. He had recently been serving as day marshal of Edina on the week-ends and holidays and had previously been a maintainer operator for the State Highway Department. He was a member of the Novelty Christian Church.

The Daily Gate City
Keokuk, Iowa
Wednesday
May 11, 1960
Page 10
Column 1

Mrs. Collins rites held in Wyaconda

WYACONDA, Mo. -- Mrs. Allie Van Collins, 76, of Wyaconda, died at 11:20 p.m. Saturday.

She was born June 24, 1884 in Carthage, Ill., the daughter of Ambrose Bryant and Sarah Johnson.

In 1906 she married Charles Edward Brookhart. To this union five children were born, two girls and three boys.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two daughters, Retha Howe and Margaret Newberry.

Surviving are three sons, Ayle Brookhart of Novelty, Missouri, William and Charles of Keokuk, three step daughters, Esma Imus of Calif., Inez Collins of Calif., and Marinda Trammel of Galesburg, Illinois, eighteen grandchildren, and 28 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her second husband, John Collins of Wyaconda, who died in 1956.

Mrs. Collins was a member of the Baptist church of Wyaconda.

Funeral service was held at the Baptist church, Tuesday, May 10 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Gerald Davidson officiating. Burial was in the Wyaconda cemetery.

Pallbearers were grandsons Jack Brookhart, Billy Lee Brookhart, Eugene Brookhart, Richard Brookhart, Edward Brookhart, Dennis Brookhart.

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