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Clark, Emma (Bedwell) Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon

Died Suddenly At Nyssa Thursday

F. A. Bidwell received word Thursday morning of the death of his sister, Mrs. Emma Clark, which occurred early that morning. Mrs. Clark who was staying at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Miller at Nyssa, Idaho, had risen early and ate her breakfast and seemed in the best of health. She had stepped outside the house when she fell, and died almost instantly, giving only several gasps after aid reached her.

Three brothers survive, Frank A. Bidwell and Homer C. Bidwell of North Powder, and Chet Bidwell of Island City, who left for Nyssa immediately after receiving word of the death of their sister.

Mrs. Clark has spent most of her life in this vicinity, teaching in the North Powder schools several terms and also in other schools in the county.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed but it is announced will probably be held at Union Sunday.

North Powder News
Saturday, January 23, 1926


Clark Funeral Held Last Saturday at Union

Funeral services over the remains of Emma Bidwell Clark, who died suddenly Thursday of last week, were held in Union last Saturday afternoon from the Methodist church, Rev. Quinn assisted by Rev. Hall K. Wallis and Miss Josie Blokland officiating.

The Order of the Eastern Star of which she was a member, had charge of the services at the church. A number of relatives and friends from here attended the funeral. Burial was in Union cemetery.

North Powder News
Saturday, January 30, 1926

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