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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Alice (Secord) Hockaday
Granddaughter of Marvel Secord Dies

   Mrs. Alice Hockaday, 90, of Flint, a former Gladwin County resident, died in Midland, Dec. 26 after a lingering illness. Born on June 10, 1874, in Gladwin County, she married Robert M. Hockaday, who died in 1953. She was a granddaughter of Marvil Secord, the first white settler in Gladwin County.
   Surviving are two sons, Rev. Asa Hockaday of Hope, and Albert of Auburn; and four daughters, Mrs. Charles (Beulah) Cross, of Flint, Mrs. O. T. (Bertha) Knappins and Mrs. George (Anna) Loree of Hope, Mrs. Ellis (Mabel) Campbell of Caro; 18 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, 8 great great grandchidlren.
   Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 1:30 p.m. from the Roosevelt Avenue Free Methodist Church, Flint, with the Rev. Carl W. Koerner and Rev. E. E. Walling officiating. Burial was in the Ridge Cemetery in Gladwin.

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Ridge Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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October 2005
Tom Ladner
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