Petersburg Observer, 1897

Died - At the Residence of her son, Dr. J. C. Fisher, in Petersburg, Illinois, Tuesday, October 19, 1897. Mrs. Evaline L. Roach,, aged 75 years, 5 months and 27 days. The funeral service was held at the Cumberland Presbyterian church at 10 o'clock a.m. Thursday, October 21st, conducted by Rev. W. G. Archer. Burial at Lebanon cemetery. Mrs. Fisher had been in ill health for a long while, and the fact that she was so far advanced in years caused her to more easily succumb to the dread destroyer, death. She was a Christian lady, beloved and esteemed by all who knew her, and her death is mourned by a host of friends.

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