The TRIBUNE DEMOCRAT Robertson County Kentucky
August 7th, 1930
ROBERTSON COUNTY'S OLDEST WOMAN PASSES PEACEFULLY AWAY
Mrs. Margaret Ann Burns, widow ofthe Late Lawrence Burns, died at heer home on the Thomas Pike on Monday evening of the infirmities incident of old age. Had she lived until the 20th of this month she would have been 90 years old.
Funeral services were held at the Piqua Christian Church, Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Elder M Pfanstiel. The interment took place in the Piqua Cemetery in charge of Kain and Sheeler. A large concourse of relatives and friends were present.
The five sons of deceased and Demaree Wiggins, a son-in-law, were pallbearers.
Deceased was a daughter of the late Hiram and Huldah (Kenton) Whaley. She was the mother of 12 children, 7 sons and 5 daughters. Five of the sons, william T., John, Charles and Henry of this county and Lawrennce B. Burns of Paris are living. Two sons, Richard and James, are deceased. Four daughters, Mrs. Lizzie Monson, Mrs. Liddie Monson, Mrs. Maggie Wiggins and Mollie Medley, survive. One daughter Mrs. Alice Lewis, is dead.
Besides her 5 sons and 4 daughters, deceased is also survived by 39 grandchildren.
Mrs Burns was a true, devoted wife and mother, and lived an exemplary, Christian life. She was loved and esteemed by all who knew her.