Delana Louise Fowler was the wife of David Nathaniel Brewer. Her daughter, Elizabeth Jane “Bettie” Brewer was of the line of the blog’s author.
Delana Brewer Obit 1
Mrs. Dave Brewer
9 Nov 1939
Mrs. Dave Brewer, 85, a pioneer citizen of the Shady Grove community east of this city, died on Saturday at the home of her son, Walter Brewer, at Liberal, Mo., after an extended illness. Mrs. Brewer is survived by five children, six other children and her husband having preceded her in death.
Delana L. Fowler daughter of John and Nancy Fowler was born Sept. 12, 1854, and died on Nov. 4, 1939. She was united in marriage to D. N. Brewer March 1869. To this union 11 children were born, her husband and 7 children preceded her in death. The children living are: John Brewer of Joplin, Mo., Mrs. Mary Rhodes of Minden Mines, Mrs. Levi Brewer of Selah, Wash., and Walter Brewer of Arcadia, Kansas, where she made her home. She leaves one sister, Mrs. Mike Workman of Lamar and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews. Funeral services was conducted by Rev. Lokey at the Carr Chapel Sunday afternoon to a large crowd of relatives and friends. There was a beautiful floral offering. Her children were all here when she passed away.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Gordon Lockey on Sunday afternoon at Carr Chapel, east of this city, and interment was made beside her husband and children, in the Carr Chapel cemetery, under direction of the Ward Funeral Home.
Well, that’s one of the more confused obituaries ever.
Delana Brewer obit 2
Mrs. Brewer Dies at Her Home Near Oskaloosa
Mrs. Delana L. Brewer died Saturday morning, Nov. 4 1939, at the home of her son Walter Brewer, near Oskaloosa. Mrs. Brewer was 85 years, 1 month and 23 days.
Delana Louise Fowler, daughter of John and Mary Fowler, was born Sept. 12 1854, near Bloomington, Ill. At the age of 9 years she moved with her parents to Osage Mission, Kans. She was married to David N. Brewer, March 1, 1869 they moved to Barton City, Mo., in 1872 and Dade County, near Greenfield in March 1895.
Mr. Brewer passed away Aug. 21, 1921. To Mr. and Mrs. Brewer eleven children were born, two dying in infancy and Alva, May 24, 1909; Elmer, May 1, 1912; Lewis, May 1932; Dan, Dec. 31, 1938. She leaves to mourn her departure, two sons, John D. Brewer, Joplin, Mo., Walter R. Brewer, Oskaloosa; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Rhoades, Mulberry, Kans, Mrs. Jessie Joenes, Selah, Wash., Mrs. Betty Noyes, Liberal, Mo; one sister, Mrs. Lois Workmam, Lamar, Mo., and a number of grandchildren, great grand children and great, great grandchildren and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held at the M. E. church at Greenfield, Nov. 5 at 1 o’clock, conducted by the pastor of the church. Song numbers were, “Sweet Hour of Prayer,” “Come Angel Band” and “The Old Rugged Cross.” The pallbearers were grandsons, Herman Jones, Earl Spurling, James Noyes, Clyde Brewer, Earnest Brewer and Schuyler Brewer. Burial was at Cars Chapel cemetery by the side of her husband and children. The Ward Funeral services in charge. Those attending the funeral from here besides the relatives were Geo. Petgen, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Talbott and Mr. and Mrs. Newt Smith.
Delana Brewer obit 3
Mrs. D. L. Brewer
Delana L. Fowler, daughter of John and Mary Fowler, was born September 12, 1854, and died November 4, 1939. She was united in marriage to D. N. Brewer in March 1869. To this union eleven children were born. Her husband and seven children preceded her in death. The children living are John Brewer of Joplin, Missouri; Mrs. Mary Rhodes of Minden Mines, Missouri; Mrs. Ray Noyes of Liberal, Missouri; Mrs. Levi Jones of Selah, Washington, and Walter Brewer of Arcadia, Kansas, where she was making her home. She is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Mike Workman of Lamar, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Lokey at Carr’s Chapel on November 5, in the presence of a large crowd of sorrowing friends and relatives. There was a beautiful floral offering. Her children were all here when she passed away.