LITTLE, Mrs. Eva Means
Merced Express, August 1, 1930
MRS. EVA M. LITTLE
Mrs. Eva Means Little, a member of a well-known pioneer family of the Merced
river section, passed away at her home near Hopeton on Monday of this week.
Funeral services were held in the Welch & Griffin chapel in this city at 2:30
o’clock Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. B. F. Davis, pastor of the First
Methodist Church of this city, officiating. Interment was in the Snelling
Mrs. Little was born on the Means ranch near Hopeton on March 30, 1872 and
was, therefore, in her fiftieth year. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and
Mrs. William L. Means, Sr., who came to this county from Alabama in pioneer
days, and she had spent the greater portion of her life in the Hopeton
section, where she was held in the highest esteem by a large circle of friends
Surviving relatives are her husband, William M. Little; a daughter, Mrs. C. L.
Olson of Snelling; three sons, Clarence L. Little of Oakland, Leslie G. Little
of Stockton and Howard D. Little of Merced; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Reid
of Merced and Miss Blanche Means of Hopeton, and a brother, William L. Means,
Jr., of Hopeton.
contributed by Thomas Hilk