Source: Helen Hancock Ellis Obituary



Mrs. Albert Ellis Scarlet Scourge Victim – Private Rites Exacted

Mrs. Albert Ellis, 24 years old, 706 South 20th street, died at 8:35 o’clock Tuesday night of infection and scarlet fever, the mother of an eight days old babe and three young children, three of whom have scarlet fever.

. . . Helen was buried in a lead casket within 24 hours of death… It was revealed that the three of four children had scarlet fever, when one son brought it home from school one day… the newborn could not escape it. The children are Wayne (6 yrs old) Lavern (4 yrs old) sad Helen (2 yrs old) and the infant...

Other relatives surviving are the father of Ellis, Nelson L. Hancock, Alto Pass, her mother Mrs. A. N. Pierson, New Port Rochey, Florida and her grandmother, Nancy Hancock of Alto Pass. One sister, Mrs. Clifton Swafford, New Port Rochey, Florida and Gladys Hancock of Centralia and the half brother Roy Hancock of St. Louis.

The body will be buried in Tower Grove Cemetery.

Obituary published The Daily Independent, Friday, February 23, 1927

Type: Public Announcement

Date: 1927-02-23


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