Washington Obituaries - 1918 - Reva Madeline Mills

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Reva Madeline Mills

Five Year Old Reva Mills Passes Away As Result of Terrible Burns, Suffered for Three Weeks

Reva Madeline Mills, the five year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Albert Edgbert, of Arcadia, passed away at St. Peters hospital at an early hour yesterday, following three weeks suffering from frightful burns she received when her clothing caught on fire while she was playing with some matches at her home. The deceased leaves besides her parents two brothers. Funeral services will be held from the Jesse T. Mills chapel this afternoon at three o'clock, Rev. J. O. Baker officiating, with interment in the Masonic cemetery.

Source: the "Morning Olympia" July 18, 1918, Olympia, Thurston County, Washington

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