The entrance to Silverbrook Cemetery is located at the corner of Main and Cherry Streets in the city of Niles, Michigan.
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[Ida Griffith . .] native of Niles, died at 9 p.m. Sunday in the Berrien County Hospital, Berrien Center. She had been in poor health for a number of years.
Mrs. Griffith was born in Niles April 18, 1871, and for a number of years lived in California before returning here about 15 years ago. She is survived by a niece, Mrs. Jack F. Young, of Niles.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Trinity Episcopal Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. John G. Carlton, rector, officiating. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. Friends may call at the Pifer Funeral Home.
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Mrs. Anna Jones, 83, of 704 Cass street, died at 12:40 p.m. yesterday at her home of a heart attack.
She was born May 18, 1867, at Pokagon, the daughter of Jessie and May Foster. She married Harry Jones in September, 1889.
Surviving are a son, Henry, and a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Jeffries, both of Niles, eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mrs. Jones was a member of the Full Gospel Assembly Pentacost church.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Pifer funeral home. The Rev. Harry Barnett will officiate. Burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
Iris Deane Smith
Services for Max Sherburn, 34, who was killed in a car-truck crash near Dyer, Ind., early Thursday, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Pifer Funeral home.
The Rev. T.M. Greenhoe will officiate at the service, and burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Carrie Sherburn, of Kalamazoo; his widow, Lydia, and one daughter, Norma Jean, of 964 South Thirteenth street, and his brothers and sisters, William, of Mattawan;; Lloyd, of Lawton, Mrs. Dan Brewer, of Kalamazoo, Mrs. Stanton Tharp, of Niles, Lester, of Niles, Carroll, of Vicksburg, and Mrs. Louis Forbes, of Kalamazoo.
Sherburn was born in Decatur on Sept. 9, 1916, and came here from Kalamazoo 10 years ago. He was employed by Long's Texaco service station here.
William P. Lardner
William P. Lardner, 83, of Duluth, Minn., the brother of Ring Lardner, famous Niles humorist, died Sunday night in Duluth. he was a former Niles resident, and the brother of two local residents.
Among the survivors are a sister, Miss Lena Lardner, of 103 South Fourth street, and a brother, Henry Lardner, of 518 South Third Street. The body will be brought here for burial, but funeral arrangements are incomplete.
LARDNER RITES SET
Funeral services for William P. Lardner, of Duluth, Minn., who died Sunday night, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Trinity Episcopal church here, with Rev. Cooper, of the Dowagiac Episcopal church, officiating. Friends may call at the Kiger funeral home. Burial will be in Silverbrook also surviving is another sister, Mrs. Richard G. Tobin, of Long Island, N.Y.