Mabel Rose, daughter of Milton and Emma Rose, was born November 8, 1884, at Clay Center, Kansas. She passed away in the Cozad Hospital April 8, 1967 at the age of 82 years and 5 months.
As a small child she moved with her family to a farm south of Farnam. On November 3, 1902, she was united in marriage to John Adkisson. To this union 12 children were born. Her husband, mother, father, four brothers, three sisters, three sons, and one daughter preceded her in death.
Those left to mourn her passing are three sons and five daughters; Harry of Hastings, Dale of North Platte, Harold, Edna Hathaway, Stella Lehman, Zella Messersmith, and Hazel Williams of Farnam and Lula Stapp of Cambridge. There are 19 grandchldren, 25 great grandchildren, 2 sisters; Hazel Crow of Riverside, Calif., and Velda Grogan of Lucerne Valley, Calif.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. at the Farnam Methodist Church with the Rev. Conley Hinrichs officiating. Music was provided by Mrs. Anton Kotschwar, Mrs. Delores Nickerson and Mrs. Raymond Smith. Pallbearers were Russell Wilcox, Tom Vickers, Roger Goltl, Larry King, Raymond Tillotson and James Horn. Burial was in the Farnam Cemetery.
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