Scalds Kill Child Aged 2 1-2 Years

MORENCI, Mich., May 23.—Scalds suffered Monday by Emma Frances Spear, aged two and one-half years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Spear, who live 10 miles west of Morenci, yesterday caused her death in the Flower hospital in Toledo.

The baby, an only child, accidentally sat in a pan of hot water in which her mother had been about to pluck a chicken. She was rushed to the Toledo hospital but had been so badly burned that she died only a day later.

The body was brought here to the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Spear. The funeral will be held in that home Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock, the Rev. S.N. Oliver of Charlotte, formerly of Morenci, officiating. The burial will be in the Morenci Oak Grove cemetery.

Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, May 23, 1928.

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