Funeral services will be held Wednesday
Mrs. Mollie Lee Brost 73, for over 48 years a resident
of this county and the wife of L.F. Brost, died at 3:15 this morning at
the home, 913 West Sycamore, after having been bedfast for seventeen weeks,
following a fall in which she sustained a fractured hip. Mrs. Brost's condition,
had been grave for some time.
Mollie Lee Chaney was born May 9, 1867 at
Cornersville, Missouri, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Chaney. On February
10, 1892 at Hermitage, Missouri, she was united in marriage to L. F. Brost
and to this union were born six children. Soon after their marriage Mr.
and Mrs. Brost came to Montgomery County, settling on a farm in Sycamore
Township. Where they resided continuously until two years ago when they
moved to this city.
Surviving relatives are the husband of the home;
two sons, Clarence of Wichita, Dean of rural Independence; a daughter,
Mrs. Iva Brown of rural Independence; two brothers, Urias Chaney of Wabuble,
Missouri and James Chaney of Humansville, Missouri; six grandchildren,
Byron and Modena Brown, Verladine, Carol Marie, Robert Lewis and Dale Brost.
Mrs. Brost was a member of the First Methodist church
and for many years had been connected with the Royal Neighbors organization.
The Brost family is widely known in this county and while residing in Sycamore
Township was prominent in civic affairs of that district.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock
Wednesday, afternoon from the Webb Funeral home and burial will be in the
family lot at Mount Hope cemetery.
Contributed by Andrea Kemp