The Fort Scott Tribune
Wednesday, May 4, 1955

Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Pryor, 82, a life long resident of this vicinity died last night at her home, 1315 East First street, where she had resided the past 40 years. She had been in failing helath fp rthe past year suffering with a heart ailment.

She is survived by two sons, John David Pryor and William Arthur Copeland of Fort Scott, and two daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Maude) Thornton of Fort Scott and Mrs. Earl (Winnie) Brewer of Kansas City. There are eight grandchildren and 12 great-great children.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Church of God, Wall and Broadway. Burial will be in the Chapel grove cemetery. The body is at the Cheney funeral Home.

The Fort Scott Tribune
Monday, May 9, 1955

Relatives, neighbors and friends from Fort Scott, Bourbon, Linn counties and a distance gathered Sunday afternoon at the Chucrh of God, Wall and Broadway, for the funeral of Mrs. Anna Elizabeth Pryor, 82, who died last Tuesday.

The services were conducted by the Rev. William B. Wiggans who was assisted by the Rev. Clarence Thornton Jr.; a grandson of the deceased. Reece Singmaster was the soloist. The pianist was Martha Stanbro.

Burial was in the Chapel Grove cemetery. The pallbearers were Loren Rinehart, Carl W. Seaver, H.L. Lightwine, F.E. Wagner, Leo Harlan and Benton More.

The services were conducted by the Cheny Undertaking Co.

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