Notes for Sarah Melinda Terrill: 3 children with Alex & 5 with Fullington. 1 was Mrs GE Fullington W.I. Terrill died 6 days old in Aug. 20-1924 One was a Mrs Bryan Heflin ?
Subj: [MORANDOL-L] Higbee News, 16 Jan 1925, Pt 2 Date: 6/17/2002 8:39:40 PM Central Standard Time From: email@example.com (Mike & Kathy Bowlin) To: MORANDOL-L@rootsweb.com
Friday, 16 Jan 1925, Vol 38 No. 38, pg. 1, col 5--A GOOD WOMAN IS DEAD--Mrs. John Fullington Dies Following Surgical Operation.--Sarah Melinda Terrill, daughter of Robert W. and Annie Elizabeth Terrill, was born in Howard county April 16, 1862 and died January 6, 1925, aged 62 years, 8 months and 20 days. She united with the Baptist church at Roanoke at the age of 14, and later joined the christian church and had lived a consecrated christian life since early girlhood. She was married to Alex. Ottwell in 1878. Three children were born to this union, one of whom survives her--Mrs. G. E. Fullington. At the death of her mother she was left to care for the five younger children, the youngest, W. I. Terrill, being 6 days of age, and who passed away August 20th, 1924. She was married to John W. Fullington August 27, 1889. To this union five children were born, namely, Johnny Palmer, Susie, Pearl, Ersa and Callie, three of whom survive. She also leaves and aged husband, four children--Mrs. G. E. Fullington, Mrs. Aubrey Nichols, Mrs. Arthur Shackelford and Mrs. Bryan Heflin; also four sisters--Mrs. Jas. Daggs, Sr., Mrs. Martha Miles, Mrs. Belle Murphy and Mrs. John Harris; two brothers--C. W. and J. R. Terrill, six grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her death. She was sick only six days. She underwent an operation at Woodland hospital at Moberly, after which she lived only three days. Funeral services were conducted at Providence church Thursday of last week by the Rev. Egan Herndon of Centralia. She was a good christian woman and in her death her family as well as the community has suffered an irreparable loss.
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