Saturday, December 5, 2009

Mrs. James (Nellie) Lahmon Obituary

The Newark Advocate
Fri., Sept. 5, 1958


Mrs. Nellie M. Lahmon, 74, widow of James W. Lahmon, resident of 136 W. Orchard St., admitted to Newark Hospital Aug. 12, died there at 7:25 p.m. Thursday. She had been in failing health for some time and seriously ill more than two weeks.

Mrs. Lahmon, a retired practical nurse, came to Newark 10 years ago from Utica. She was the daughter of John and Mary (Smith) Rockwell, born July 10, 1884 in Knox County.

Her husband preceded her in death in 1935, and she leaves a son Earl Lahmon of Maple City, Mich.; also five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Mary Flora of Lima; four brothers, Clyde and Robert Rockwell of Mt. Vernon, Sharon Rockwell of Flint, Mich., and John Rockwell of Ft. Wayne, Ind. A sister, Mrs. Hattie Beckholt is deceased. Mrs. Lahmon was a member of the Christian Church of Utica.

The body is at Criss Brothers Funeral Home. The Rev. Joseph A. Garshaw will officiate at services there at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be made in Fairview Cemetery, Brandon. Friends May call at the funeral home.

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