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Aug. 4, 1863 Lewis County Missouri, USA
Feb. 23, 1939 Fullerton Orange County California, USA
Relatives received word Friday morning that Mrs. John Gruber of Fullerton, Calif., died suddenly Thursday evening at her home. She was the daughter of William Addison and Rebecca Ann Tuley, was raised in Lewis county. She lived near LaGrange until about ten years old and moved near Benjamin where she lived until united in marriage to John Gruber December 25, 1890, and left Missouri the fall of 1918 for the sunny clime in which she died. She had been in failing health for some time but her death was not expected although she had been in four or five days. She united with the New Prospect Baptist church in early girlhood and was always a faithful member. She was born August 4, 1863, being at the time of her death 75 years old. She was the mother of six children. Her husband and two of her infant children preceded her in death. She leaves to mourn her passing her four other children, all living in California. They are Addie C. Gruber, Mrs. John F. Jenkins, Mrs. Nellie Scaggs and Mrs. Florence Peterson, an only brother, Samuel Tuley of Canton, an only sister, Mrs. Andy Gruber of Canton, Route 2, and many other relatives. She was one of a family of thirteen children. Funeral services and burial were in California. She was a loving mother, a good wife and kind neighbor and her many friends will be sad to hear of her death.