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April 5, 1956

Page 6. Obituary - Jennie Spackman was born February 11, 1861 at Warrensburg in Harrison County, Missouri, and departed this life March 22, at Oklahoma City at the age of 95 years, one month and 11 days. Her father was a Union soldier, and she with her mother and sister Rose spent some time on the fringes of the battle fields. When she was very young her father died and in a few years her mother married a wonderful man who helped raise and educate the girls.

In 1880 Jennie was married to H. A. Adair near Hatfield, Missouri. She and her husband were converted when young and joined the United Brethren Church, which they helped build and maintain. They had a family of nine children of this number, four sons and a daughter survive. They are Omer of Stanton, Iowa; Albert of Putnam, Oklahoma; Clayton of Ft. Worth, Texas and Mrs. Harvey Woodside of Oklahoma City. She also leaves 18 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren, 4 great [great] grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and friends.

Aunt Jennie was a wonderful Christian, mother and friend to all. She with her husband and family moved to Oklahoma in 1910 and settled on a farm near Putnam. In 1915 they moved to Weatherford to educate the girls. They made so many good friends and enjoyed a happy life there until October 1951 when her husband passed away and she went to live with her daughter Mrs. Harvey Woodside, in Oklahoma City where she resided until her death.

Funeral services were conducted at the "Y" church under the direction of the Spies Funeral Home. The speaker was Dr. F. W. Mattox, Dean of Students at Harding College, Searcy, Arkansas.

Interment was made in the Huc Mac Cemetery.