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Richins, Holladay Mrs. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Mary Holladay Richins, wife of Osburn Richins, died of uremic poisoning at her home in Union Oregon, Saturday, March 12, 1910, at 9:15 p.m. The funeral took place Monday at 2 p.m., from the L.D.S. church which was crowded to the doors, not only with people of the Mormon faith but also with business men and the people generally of the city. The service was opened with music by the L.D.S. choir, led by J.W. Baxter,Jr., the meeting being presided over by Bishop W.D. Hanks. The speakers were: Patriarch James England, of Union, A.S. Geddes, Stake Sunday School Superintendent, Joseph R. Price and George Stoddard, of the Stake Presidency, of La Grande, and Bishop Hanks of Union, each of whom paid a beautiful tribute to the life and character of the departed one. The service closed with music by the choir, after which Bishop Hanks expressed deep appreciation of the general attendance at the service. Following the ceremonies at the church, the casket, covered with beautiful flowers, was removed to the undertaking parlors, to await the evening train, at which time the remains were shipped to Salt Lake City, accompanied by Mr. Richins and Mrs. Geo. T. Holladay, Mrs. Richins’ mother, who arrived Sunday. Final Services and interment took place at Salt Lake City, in the 17th Ward, and it was expected that President Joseph F. Smith of the L.D.S. church, an old friend of Mrs. Richins, would be among the speakers. Mary Holladay was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. T. Holladay, and was born at Hooper, Utah, September 17, 1880. Her childhood...

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