Death Claims J. P. Stinnette
Chase Co. Pioneer
Friends were sorrowed to learn of the passing of J. P. Stinnette last Wednesday in Evans, Colorado of which place he and his wife had resided since leaving the farm north of town last February. Mr. Stinnette had been in ill health for several months past.
Funeral services were held from the M. E. Church in Wauneta on Sunday, December 12, at 2 o’clock. Reverend H. M. Jones of the Evangelical church in Imperial officiated, assisted by Reverend M. W. Rose. Interment was made in Riverside Cemetery. C. E. Johnston, local mortician in charge. A large number of friends and neighbors filled the church as a mark of respect for the deceased.
John Pleasant Stinnette was born March 20, 18 in St. Clair Co. Missouri.
He moved with his parents to Colorado in 1887. In 1889 he was united in marriage to Minta J. Smith. To this union were born five children. Four sons and one daughter; Jesse E. Stinnette of Wauneta, Thomas S. of Enders; Elliott E. of Imperial and Frank J. of Homedale, Idaho and Mary Edna Bruce of Evans, Colo.
In 1890 he moved to Nebraska where he resided continuously until February 1937 when he moved to Evans, Colo., where he passed to his reward December 8, 1937 aged 69 years 8 months and 8 days. He was converted in his boyhood and united with the Baptist church, later joined the Methodist church.
He was a kind husband and father and died trusting the Lord.
He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, 4 brothers and 4 sisters, other relatives and a large circle of friends.
The Wauneta Breeze 49(12):1 Wednesday, December 15, 1937
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