GLAVES, Elizabeth Jane “Lizzie” Turner died January 3, 1925

Mrs. Elizabeth J. Glaves died suddenly at the home of her sister, at Canton, Missouri, last Saturday noon.  She had been enjoying fair health and some weeks ago left her home in Douglass to spend the winter among relatives and former friends in Northeast Missouri.

Upon receiving the sad message of her death, her son, J.W. Glaves, left that same evening for Canton, Missouri and last Tuesday morning arrived here with the body.  A brother of the deceased also came.  The funeral was held at her late home Wednesday afternoon, the services being conducted by Reverend Watts.  Very many friends and acquaintances from the town and the country gathered to pay a tribute of respect to a most worthy mother.

Elizabeth J. Turner was born in Lewis County, Missouri July 30, 1857, and died in Canton, Missouri January 3, 1925 being at the time of her death 67 years, 5 months, and 3 days old.  She was united in marriage to James Glaves of Lewis County, Missouri in November 1875.  To them were born 3 sons, William, Frank and Everett.

Mr. & Mrs. Glaves moved from Missouri to Kansas, 2 years after their marriage and lived in the country east of Douglass until buying property in town and moving here.  Her husband died January 14, 1922.

While still in her girlhood she professed faith in Jesus and united with the Baptist Church.

She leaves to mourn her departure two brothers, two sisters, three sons, eleven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a large circle of friends and acquaintances.


Walnut Valley Times El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas Jan. 8, 1925