Obituary for Katie Lee (Shields) Larue (1869-1933)
The Troy Free Press (Troy, Lincoln Co., MO) Friday Morning, May 5, 1933.
From the collection of Rubyann T. Darnell
[Editor's note: The following is an abstract from the newspaper article.]
Obituary of Mrs. A.E. Larue (Katie Lee Shields) in Troy Free Press, Friday morning May 5, 1933, page 8, column 6 (abstracted):
Katie Lee SHIELDS second daughter of Thomas and Sarah; born New Salem neighborhood Dec. 11, 1869 and died at her home near New Galilee Church April 30, 1933 - at age 62 years 4 months 19 days; married 8 March 1892 to Alvin E. LaRUE; 9 children, 2 preceded her in death, surviving Mrs. Bedford LANGFORD, Alton, ILL; Mrs. Clarence ADMIRE, Oakwood; Mrs. Archie TAYLOR, St. Louis; Mrs. James SINGLETON & Mrs. Irvin RILEY, St. Charles; Mrs. Bud CROUCH, Winfield and Alvin, at home. Survived by 2 brothers, Mahlon SHIELDS, of near Troy and J.A. SHIELDS, of New Salem community; 2 sisters, Mrs. Henry TERRELL and Mrs. Emmett MAGRUDER, of New Salem vicinity.
Funeral services held Tuesday afternoon at New Galilee Church, conducted by Rev. M.D. DUDLEY, Interment Thornhill grave yard.
File submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Rubyann T. Darnell, 10 August, 2004.
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