THE FLAGLER TRIBUNE
Thursday, June 19, 1952
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the graveside in Espanola Cemetery for Mrs. Mary Ronald Root, 87, who died at her home here early Sunday morning.
Mrs. Root fell three weeks ago, breaking an arm and had been in bed from the injury until her death.
She had been a resident here for 18 years, coming to Flagler County from Lampasas, Texas. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Services were, conducted by Rev. H. B. Murdock, Methodist minister. Garcia Funeral Home of St. Augustine was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Root was a sister of the late Mrs. Robert Hamilton of Bunnell.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. J. M. Tweed, Bunnell; a son, A. B. Ronald, Lampasas, Texas; one brother, William Heatherington, in Scotland. Also surviving are a grandson, Robert Tweed, a niece, Mrs. Henry Salyerds and a nephew, Bert Hamilton, all of Bunnell.
Pallbearers were W. H. Wells, Raymond Smith, Ralph Harbert, T. K. McKnight, D. D. Moody and H. M. Benson.