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submitted by Linda Graham.

Obituary: Mrs. F. S. Filler

Parsons, April 28, 1942 - Mrs. F. S. FILLER, 79, of Parsons, died at her home Monday morning at 4:30 of complications following a three-month illness. She was born in Ray's Hill, Bedford county, Pa. October 24, 1861, a daughter of the late Isaac and Margaret HYMES THOMAS. She was married to Mr. FILLER, October 16, 1881, at Ray's Mill [sic], and they came to Parsons 36 years ago, where her husband was a carpenter for the Western Maryland Railroad company. He also served as mayor of Parsons during the World war. She is survived by her husband and the following sons and daughters: Carl, Hinkle, Ridgley, and Adolph, Cumberland, Md.; Fred, Charleston; Percy, Parsons; Mrs. Margaret WILLIAMSON, Hedgesville; Mrs. Myrtle HARPER, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Sarah PERCIVAL, Covington, Ky. Mrs. FILLER was a life-long member of the Methodist church. Members of St. John's church honored them last October on their 60th wedding anniversary. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.


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