Newspaper Unknown - 1918

The death of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Pierceall occurred at her home in Andrew, October 28, 1918 from pneumonia followed by an attack of influenza.

Mary Elizabeth Hurst was born in Athens, January 22, 1898. She was united in marriage to Elmer Pierceall, September 30, 1916 in this city.

Early in life she united with the Presbyterian church in Sweetwater and remained a member of that faith all her life. She was a woman of pleasing habits, a tender wife and a devoted mother. Her death came as a sad blow to her husband and friends and was all the more sad because two little children are deprived of a mother's loving care.

She was a member of the Athens camp Royal Neighbors of America and the lodge has lost another good member. The membership extend their sincere sympathy to all the friends in their hour of sadness.

She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband and two children, Charles Elmer, aged 14 months and Flora Christene, aged 13 days, besides a large number of relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at Sweetwater, Wednesday afternoon, October 30, Rev. Allen Schafer officiating.

Interment was made in Indian Point cemetery.

Transcribed by:Bertha Emmett


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