"The Free Press"; Kahoka, Clark county, MO; 27 Sep 1938; page 2; column 3.
Obit: ETHEL MAY STARR, daughter of ELIAS D. and MINNIE B. WALKER STARR, was born near Kahoka, Missouri, on April 10, 1887, and passed away at the home of her mother in Kahoka, on January 13, 1941, at 1:00 a.m., aged 53 years, 9 months, and 3 days. Her entire life was spent in Clark county. She was married to HENRY BREWSTER on August 31, 1916. Her father, ELIAS D. STARR, preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, HENRY BREWSTER,; her mother, Mrs. MINNIE B. STARR; a brother, ARCHIE STARR, of Kahoka; a sister, Mrs. BERTHA LANG of Ft. Madison, IA; a brother A. G. STARR of Keokuk, IA., and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 1941, from the Methodist church in Kahoka, conducted by Rev. J. M. MONROE, with burial in Kahoka cemetery. Pallbearers will be six nephews: STUART D. STARR, EUGENE M. STARR, KENNETH O. STARR, RAYMOND R. STARR, EDWARD LANG and LLOYD NIXON.
(Ethel was our efficient correspondent form the Lincoln College vicinity. Her items were always well written, concise and teemed with good neighborhood news. She was a good woman and has gone to her heavenly reward. -- The Editor)