The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday, September 5, 1910
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Mrs. Gertrude Jennings Died
At Home of Her Daughter
          Mrs. Gertrude G. Jennings,  an aged resident of this city, died at the home of her daughter,  Mrs. J. B. Randall,  of 86 south Harrison street, at one o'clock Sunday afternoon.  She had been in feeble health for some time, but was in a critical condition for only a few days preceding her death.
          Mrs. Jennings was almost eighty-nine years of age.  She was born in Cincinnati in 1821 and spent the earlier years of her life in that city.  In 1842 she was married to Rev. Charles P. Jennings,  who was well known in Shelbyville as a Presbyterian and later as an Episcopalian minister.  He was an invalid for several years preceding his death in 1894.  Mrs. Jennings was of a deeply religious nature and was a zealous worker for the Episcopalian church of this city.  She is survived by five children,  Mrs. Randall,  of this city;  Charles G. Jennings,  of Emporia, Kansas;  Mrs. A.bert Cotsworth,  of Chicago;  T. B. Jennings,  of Topeka, Kansas, and  G. B. Jennings  of Shenandoah, Iowa.
          The funeral services will be held at the Randall home at three o'clock Tuesday afternoon, Rev. James Comfort, of Columbus, officiating.  The services will be private and friends are requested to omit flowers.  Interment in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of D. B. Wilson & Son.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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