Maude Blanche Kirkland Suman , 89, of Blairsville, died Monday Dec 22, 1975 at Indiana Hospital.
A daughter of the late James and Emma Dodson Kirkland, she was born March 8, 1866 at Johnstown.
Mrs Suman was a member of the Hebron Lutheran church, Blairsville, She was a lifelong resident of Blairsville.
Surviving are three sons, Roy, Blairsville, John , Mansfield, Ohio, Edward Jr. Blairsville, with whom she resided; two daughters Mrs. Ray (Louise) Ramsden, Blairsville, RD 2, Mrs Robert (Betty) Zimmers, Blairsville, 24 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; a sister Mrs. Nellie Rosborough , Donora.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Jr. in 1961; three daughters, Ruth, Marie, and Twila, a son Harry; three brothers, James, Harry and John; five sisters; Pearl, Margaret, Gertrude, Minnie and Myrtle.
The family will received friends 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p. m. Tuesday at the Richard L Showmaker Funeral Home, Blairsville, where services will be held in the chapel Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. E. Earl Anderson officiating. Interment will be in Blairsville Cemetery