Library News

•The Library will close early at 3:00pm on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, for Thanksgiving. We have a Drop Box Slot on the north side of the building, in the alley, for after-hours book returns. Please have a safe holiday!

The Belles & Books Club will be meeting Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm here in the Community Room of the City Building. The gals read Silver Bells by LuAnne Rice. Bring a lunch to share and join the food, fun, and fellowship!

• Come see the OKC Zoo program ‘Gotta Go!’ A great family program! Friday December 22 at 10:00am in the Fairview Community Center.  And a ‘Special Guest’ just might make an appearance!

• Check out our Facebook page here !

• Our wifi is free, and available to the public 24/7. You  must be on or near the library grounds to use it, though. It is called ‘Free Library Wifi’ and there is no password to use it.

• Make sure you have a good book – or three – to curl up with on a rainy afternoon!


Obituary Resources

Helen Lucinda Abbott

Date of Birth: January 18, 1843
Date of Death: April 11, 1914

Burial Date

Funeral services were held in Fairview, Reverend J. P. Halsell officiating; location unknown.

Helen Lucinda Abbott was born in Ottawa, Illinois, on January 18, 1843; parents unknown.

She married Mr. VanAllsteen in 1861, and had two children. In 1884 she married Mr. Abbott of Chicago, Illinios, and there were no children.

Surviving relatives unknown, greatly beloved by community; card of thanks signed on behalf of ‘Grandma Abbott’ by Mrs. F. L. Coburn, H. G. Powell, C. B. Powell, Fairview Chapter 236 O.E.S, Lena L. Cress W.M., Otto F. Wilke W. P., and Elizabeth L. Lester.