08 December 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Tully Daniel Fenn

Published 6 February 1939, unknown newspaper

Tully Daniel Fenn was born in Chelsea, Mich., February 26, 1859 and passed away Monday, February 6, 1939 at his home in Pennfield township at the age of 79 years, 11 months and 11 days.
            His early life was spent around Jackson where he married Mary Ella Blake, April 26, 1882. She passed away April 6, 1930. He had spent the last twenty-eight years at his Pennfield home.
            Those left to mourn his loss are two sons, Bert and Warren; three daughters, Mrs. Henry Darwin, Mrs. Ned Kay, Mrs. Edgar Thomas; one sister, Mrs. Hattie Glover of Munising; also eleven grand children.
            Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the Convis church with the Rev. John Foy and the Rev. V. J. Hafton officiating.  (Feb. 6, 1939)

The above obituary was found in Huldah Rowley Fenn's (Tully's grandmother) Family Bible, which is in the possession of Carol, the same woman who was responsible for me getting Hattie's Bible. Tully Daniel Fenn was the son of Daniel C. Fenn and Elizabeth Poor Fenn.  He was Hattie Fenn Glover's brother, my great granduncle.   

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