Obituary - Mrs. Mary Anne Crampton
6 June 1950 The Tumut and Adelong Times
As briefly announced in our last issue the death occurred at Lynwood Private Hospital, Bexley, on Tuesday last of Mrs. Mary Anne Crampton, widow of the late Mr. Sid Crampton, of Tumut, at the age of 76 years.
The late Mrs. Crampton had suffered a stroke about a month ago and after spending three weeks with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ern. Crampton, of Simpson Street, Tumut, she had gone to Sydney to spend some time with another son, Hector.
However, she had only been in the metropolis a short while when she suffered a heart attack and subsequently passed away in hospital at Bexley as stated.
Deceased was a native of the Tumut district, being a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Morris, of Terry's Creek, Bombowlee, and with the exception of 18 months at Bowral she had resided in Tumut all her life, many many years in Simpson Street, Newtown, Tumut.
She married Mr. Sidney Crampton, of Tumut, who predeceased her three and a half years ago.
There are three sons surviving, viz. Ernest (Tumut), Hector (Carlton), and Roy (Wallendbeen). One son Mervyn predeceased her.
Sisters and brothers surviving are Edith (Mrs. H. Harris, Bombowlee), Emma (Mrs. J. Beattie, Sydney), Lena (Mrs. P. Blakeney, New Zealand), Jainie (Mrs. J. Green), Rapville), Frank Morris (Brungle), John Morris (Terry's Creek) and Tom Morris(Batlow).
One brother Charles predeceased her.
Deceased was a home-loving woman and a keen gardener.
The remains were brought to Tumut for interment, the funeral leaving from All Saints' Church on Thursday afternoon last for the C. of E. portion of the Tumut New Cemetery. Rev. W. J. Conran officiated at the graveside and W. W. Beavan and Son had charge of the mortuary arrangements.
Pall- bearers were Messrs. Ernest, Roy and Hector Crampton (sons) and Thos. Morris (brother).
Floral tributes were sent by:_ Ernie and Dot; grandchildren Helen Millie and Harry: Mr. and Mrs. George Bates and Marge; Sheldon Drug Co., Sydney; Mr. and Mrs. Reg Beavan; John, Joan and Bruce Wilkinson; Mrs. H. Elphick and family; Pearl and Mick. Lee; S. and E. Carr and Dossie; Mr. and Mrs. Jack McAlister and family; Members Tumut Fire Brigade; Percy and Dot; Allan, Kath. Ronald and Joyce Sutton; Bob and Fred Brumby, and family; Chas. Stokes and family; Roy, Sam, Eva, Jean and Verlie; Mrs. Corby; Police Staff Criminal Investigation Branch, Sydney; Sister Lena and family; Keith Harris Ltd. (Sydney); Stewart, Lillie and Piper family; W. Dean, Stella and Joe; Mr. and Mrs. D. Phillips; W. Bridle; Beat., Hec. and Bruce; Susie. Nick and family; Mr. and Mrs. V. McDonald and family; Mr. and Mrs. Andy Green; Tom and Mollie; Jack and Ivy; George and Bessie and children; Mr. and, Mrs. K. Schafer; Will and Harriet; W. and M. Woods; Janie and Jack and family; Mrs. Snowden and family; the Police Staff, at No.' 2, Division,. Sydney; Mr. and Mrs. H. Munt; Ray, Jean, Bill and Clem; Mrs. J. Sutton; Bob, Myrtle and family; Sheldon Harris Oil Industries; Ltd.; Bruce, Edie, Herb and family; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Emery, Moria, Peter and Lorna; Stan Piper and family; Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Masters; and family; Ethel, Sid and family; Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Johnson and family; Mr. and Mrs. F. Crampton; Shirley, Millie and Les; Mr. and Mrs. J. Brown and family; J. Patton and Col Fuller; Ted, Jean and girls; Daisy, Bill and John Frowd; Emma, Jack and family; Elsie, Joe and John; Mr. and Mrs. Bede Madigan; Hazel, Laurice and Dawn; Bess and George; Edith, Harry, Joyce and Noel; Dick and Annie Sturt; Kay, Bevan, Ross, Darcy Crampton; Gran and Charles O'Brien: H. Brown; Bob, Linda and boys; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sutton; Mrs. J. Gibbins and family; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sanderson and Betty,