Mrs. W.L. Christy, a long time resident of the Odessa area, died Friday at the Warrensburg Medical Center after a long illness. She was 84 years old. Funeral Services where held at 2 p.m., Sunday, at the First Christian Church in Odessa. The Rev. Meliton F. Dawson, conducted the services.
Pallbearers were: Roy Osborn, Ernest Aker, Oivr Banin Bridge, Noble Davis, Cliff Lonney and Leonard Henning. Burial was in Greenton Cemetery.
Edith Elizabeth Best, daughter of Isaac and Margaret Baker Best, was born May 10, 1877 near Nashville, Tennessee. In early childhood she moved with her family to the state of Missouri. On March 5, 1901, she was married to William Luther Christy, at Lexington, Missouri.