Well Known Citizen of This County Indigestion Victi.
At 1:15 this morning Mrs. J. A. Childers Bryant, aged 68 years and 12 days, died at 1514 Jefferson of acute indigestion.
The deceased was born in Wayne County, Iowa, April 26, 1848 and was married to J. A. Childers, Jan. 6th 1878. Mr. Childers died in 1893.
The funeral will be held from the Christian church Thursday at 2 o’clock preceded by a short service at the home at 1 o’clock.
She was the last family of 10, and her parents are both dead. Her children who survive here are Grace and Joenna, the former of this city and the latter formerly of Portland.
Mrs. Bryant was a pioneer Oregonian. She came to the Willamette valley in 1863, coming west with an ox team train. After living there for a time the family moved to the Grande Ronde valley and Mrs. Bryant made her home in this county continuously since that date.
La Grande Evening Observer
Tuesday, May 9, 1916
Contributed by: Tom Childers