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M. Eva Sharpless

M. Eva, widow of Minshall L.

Sharpless, of Concordville died

suddenly yesterday in her 79th


Mrs. Sharpless was living with

her daughter, Mrs. Milton S. Hey-

burn, at the time of her death.  The

deceased was born in Bel Air, Md.,

on Dec. 12, 1871 the daughter of

Joseph and Emmeline Pierce Dil-

worth.  She married the late Min-

shall Sharpless on Nov. 11, 1891

and moved to his farm at Brandy-

wine Summit.

She was a member of the Dil-

worthtown Presbyterian church

where she was organist and treas-

urer of the church for many years.

Her late father gave the ground

on which the Dilworthtown church 

was built.  The deceased was a

former member of the Concord

Needlework Guild and the Con-

cord Grange.

Mrs. Sharpless is survived by

her daughter, Beatrice, wife of

Milton S. Heyburn, with whom

she lived, and a son, Minshall P.


There are four grandchildren

and three great grandchildren sur-