Death came suddenly to Mrs.
Freeman Cousins of Middleton on Wednesday morning, 2 Jan 1918.
She had just completed
milking about 9 o'clock and
was carrying the milk to the home when she was
seized with a paralytic stroke.
Her husband was nearby and
cames to her assistance.
He conveyed her to the house and medical aid was summoned. Before
the doctor's arrival however the unfortunate women had breathed her
The deceased, who was 48
years of age, was a daughter of the late John Girvin, and besides
her husband, leaves one son, Fred of Chippewa, one daughter,
Lillian, at home, and her mother, who resided with her.
The funeral took place on
Saturday afternoon at 1.30 from her late residence to the Baptist
Church at Courtland, where service and interment were held.
-- Tillsonburg Observer.