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Title: Obituaries Williamsport, IN. Warren Review - Thursday, January 29, 1891 Edition
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Died at her father's residence one mile northwest of Pine Village, Ind, Monday evening, January 17th, 1891 at 6:20 p.m., "Baby" Mills, youngest daughter of Job X and Tillie M. Mills, age 5 years, 2 months and 20 days. The funeral services from the M.E. church were conducted by the Rev. W.E. McKenzie of Boswell, assisted by the Rev. J.C. Kemp at 10:30 a.m., Jan. 21st. The text was 2nd Corinthians, 5th chapter, 1st to 10th, inclusive. The songs were appropriate and impressive. The church was beautifully decorated with potted plants and draperies. The pallbearers were Sylvia Hooker, Jessie Young, Anna Allen and Eva Ogborn. Baby was not well Christmas Eve, but attended the Christmas exercises at the Christian Church at Oxford, and remained that night with her aunt, Mrs. John W. Freeman. Her parents went for her the next day and found her not so well. She was brought home and had a severe attack of tonsillitis and everything that loving parents and faithful doctors could do was done for her recovery and she rallied and was much better, but never regained her strength, then followed a low grade of malarial fever which was impossible in her weak state to control. She grew gradually worse until MOnday evening, January 19th, when her spirit took its flight. During her sickness she expressed a wish to die, and was rational until the last moment, making her requests in a clear and audible voice. Just a short time before death came, she requested the lamp to be lighted and her sister to play the organ for her, and she listened attentively to the sweet music. No doubt she is enjoying the sweet music of heaven, and joining in their heavenly songs. She was the pet of the household, ever ready to do an act of kindness for everyone. She leaves to mourn her loss her papa and mamma, one sister and one brother, besides many relatives and friends. She had never been named, but in her sickness she told her mamma she wanted to be called "Lucy." She loved to attend Sunday school and always saved her pennies to give the good cause, and one of the most touching incidents of her funeral was her Sunday school teacher, Miss Louella Swadley, with each of the twelve little girls of her class, who brought delicate white flowers and laid them upon the casket. After the eloquent discourse by Rev. McKenzie, and touching remarks by Rev. J.C. Kemp, the crowded house viewed the remains, after which interment followed in the family lot in the Pine Village Cemetary. The funeral of Albert G. Green, whose death occurred on the night of the 14th, inst, we have announced, was held at the home, corner of Robinson and Fairchild at 3:30 yesterday. A large number of sympathizing friends were present. Rev. C.H. Little read the 15th chapter of 1st Corinthians, and "There is a Fountain Filled with Blood" was sung and fervent prayer offered. Rev. Little's text was, "Why seek ye the living among the dead?"-Luke 24:5. He pointed out that when the spirit leaves the body it goes to rest, does not die as the body does, and that we should dwell more upon the rest into which our loved ones have entered than on the grave into which the lifeless body has been laid. He pointed the family to the world of life into which the faithful husband, father and friend had entered, and exhorted them to not seek the living among the dead, but prepare to join him there. Albert Green was born in Lancaster, N.Y., October 10, 1834 and was 67 years and three months old. He was married in 18*9 to Sarah Stinespring; he united with the Presbyterian Church at Marshfield about 19 years ago, and has lived in Danville 9 years At the conclusion of the services "Our days are Gliding swiftly by" was sung and the stricken family took the last look at the face of their beloved; the pallbearers A.J. Fisher, A. Hannum, J.W. Whittenmeyer, C.M. Easton, Jno. Greenwood and J.M. Ridell took up the casket and carried it to the hearse. The burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. On the coffin were neat floral offerings, one bearing the word "Father" The afflicted famiy has the sympathy of many warm friends. Mr. Green was an honest, sober, hard working man, devoted to his family, whom he loved with all his heart and who was loved in turn. This is six deaths in this family in sixteen months. Mr. Green was for many years a resident of this county and was the brother-in-law of John Stinespring of this place, and the many friends of the family in this county join with them in sympathies at this trying hour.

Date: 1/29/1891
Origin: Warren Review extracted from microfilm
Author: Sharon Roberts
Record ID: 00003298
Type: Obituary
Source Archive: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Date Entered: 10/23/2013
Collection: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Entered By: WCHS

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