Florence Elizabeth Beatty was born in Clarke County, near Murray, Iowa, January 24, 1881 and passed away at her home near Clearfield Sunday, April 11, 1943, after an illness of two and on-half months.
She was married to Clarence Beatty of Clearfield, January 15, 1920. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, four sisters, Mrs. H.W. Davis of Ottumwa, Mrs. J. A. Ransom of St. Joseph, MO., and one brother , J. W. Ferris of Des Moines, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Beatty has lived in this community for the past 33 years and was a member of the Church of Christ of Clearfield. She was a devoted wife and exemplified her Christian spirit in doing for others. She will be missed by her loved ones and her neighbors as shown by the kindness extended at this time.
Funeral services were held at the Clearfield Church of Christ Tuesday afternoon, April 13, conducted by the Rev. C.M. Rowe. Beautiful flowers testified to the esteem of relatives and friends. Interment was in the Clearfield Cemetery.