Obituary: Alice Fulton Larrabee

Presque Isle Star Herald. Thursday, January 31, 1929
Alice A Larrabee (14 Nov 1861-22 Jan 1929)

Funeral  services  for  the  late  Alice A. Larrabee  were  held  Friday  afternoon  at  2o’clock   from   the  United   Baptist  Church. Rev.  B . C.  Bubar  officiating and was assisted  by  Rev.  Erma S.  Keniston  of  the  local Methodist  church.    Alva Rebekeh  Lodge  of which Mrs . Larrabee  was  a  valued  member attended in  a  body  and  following  the  ceremonies of  the  church  held  their  services for  a  deceased  member,    which   was   very impresssive and beautiful.   The church  was  filled  with  the  numerous friends and relatives and  a  profusion  of  beautiful  floral  tributes covered the casket and  were  arranged  about  the  chancel.Musical selections were rendered by Mr. And  Mrs. Lee Good of Monticello, accompanied by Mrs. Ruby Tapley of Blaine.

The bearers were members of the Grange,  S. W.  Collins,  Sherman Tapley, Birt S. Tapley.    Arrangements were in charge of R.W. Wight and the interment was made at King’s Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Alice A. Larrabee at 67 years of age, was born in Wicklow, N.B.,  the daughter of Robert and Martha Jones Fulton.   She came to Mars Hill with her  parents in 1868,   where  she  has  spent  the greater part of her life.   She  married  William  Larrabee,  a  Civil War veteran and on this union three children survive,  Mrs. Dorothy Mahan, Frank Larrabee  and  Bertha  Hallett,  several  grandchildren, besides three brothers, Dr.A.J.Fulton of Blaine, Harden Fulton, Mars Hill,  Mrs. Fred  A. Blackden of Merrimac Mass.,   and Mrs. Richard Bell; also of Mars Hill are two sisters;  G. W. Fulton    of Florida; a step-son,  Charles  Larrabee  of  Guilford and a stepgrandson,  Clinton  Larrabee,  with whom she had been  living  this winter. Mrs. Larrabee was a woman  of  very  pleasing personality,possessing  numerous  friends  by whom she will be greatly missed.

She was a member of Mountain  Grange  Alva   Rebekah  Lodge, and the Ladies Grange Lodge, all of which she was a  faithful  member. She was ever ready to  minister  to the sick and suffering and was called often to assist where people were in distress. The community sincerely  regret  her  passing  and  extend  the  bereaved relatives their sincere sympathy.

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