MORENCI, May 28—Mrs. Deborah Spear, aged 91 years, died at 3:15 o’clock Wednesday afternoon in her home on East Main street after an illness of one day. Mrs. Spear moved to Morenci 16 years ago from the homestead in Medina township where she and Mr. Spear had lived for many years.
She is survived by one son, E.E. Spear of Morenci; two sisters, Mrs. S.K. Porter and Dr. Lavina Bennett, both of Pasadena, Calif., and five grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the home and the burial will be made in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. H.A. Essex, past of the Baptist church, will officiate.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, May 28, 1931.