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Trenholm, April 7. - The many relatives and friends were shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Mrs. Russell Stevens, in the Sherbrooke Hospital, on March 19, 1941.

Mrs. Stevens, formerly Miss Alice Brock, was the second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Brock and was born in Kingsey, on September 19th, 1904. She married Mr. Russell Stevens on May 19, 1925, and spent her married life in Trenholm, where she was well known and greatly respected. She was a member of the United Church and an active member of the Ladies' Aid and the Red Cross Society. She had a bright, happy disposition and was a loving wife and mother, a kind, helpful neighbor, and a sympathetic friend. She will be sadly missed in the home and will long be remembered in the community.

The funeral, which was held on March 21st, 1941, and conducted by Rev. S.G. Woolfrey, of Richmond, was largely attended and the floral tributes were beautiful and numerous. The casket was borne to the United Church by Messrs. Riss Reed, Gordon Patrick, Earl Blanchette, Aubrey Carson, Henry and Fred Mastine. The choir, assisted by friends from Richmond, with Mr. William Knowles as organist, rendered the hymns "O Love That Will Not Let Me Go," "Lead Kindly Light" and "Sometime We'll Understand."

She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, Russell Stevens; her children Marjorie, Isabel and infant daughter Edna, Maria, Walter, Weldon, Billie and Jimmie, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Brock; her brothers, Percy, Melvin and Alvin Brock; sisters, Mrs. C. Lariviere, of Kingsey, Mrs. C. Hannan and Mrs. H. MacLeod, of Denison's Mills. and Mrs. R. Lampron of Spooner Pond; and mother-in-law Mrs. M. Stevens, besides aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and many other relatives, who will sadly miss her.

The crowded church bore silent testimony to the esteem in which she was held, there being present relatives and friends from the surrounding neighbourhood, as well as from Richmond, Melbourne, Ulverton, Kirkdale, Kingsey and Denison's Mills.