Waity Gardiner Hollis
Wickford Standard Times, Wickford, RI, 26 September 1924, page 1-3.
Mrs. Waity Hollis, who on August 22 last reached her 90th birthday, passed away Wednesday afternoon at her home in West Wickford.
Mrs. Hollis was a noted cake maker in her day and had the record of having made 42 wedding cakes for her friends.
She was the daughter of James and Ann Gardiner, and was born and always lived in North Kingstown. She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Samuel Greene. There are 19 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. One of the grandchildren, Ernest Macomber, had lived with her since infancy.
Mrs. Hollis suffered a stroke of paralysis about 10 days before her death. She was the last of a family of 17 children.
Funeral services will be held from the Methodist Church at 2:00 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.