Susan Purkhiser obituary
A Bright Young Life Gone Out. Miss Susan Purkhiser, age twenty, died of typhoid fever, Wednesday night, at her late home, in the Dill property, corner High and Walnut streets. She had only been sick nine or ten days. She was a daughter of Rev. and Mrs. M. G. Purkhiser, and was born near New Boston, July 27, 1874. She was a most estimable young lady, and had been an earnest and sincere member of the M. E, Church since her early childhood. Her death has caused genuine sorrow in the hearts of her many friends. The funeral services were observed from her home Friday morning, Rev. Mr. Dart officiating.