Mary L. Mikel Hatfield. Decatur Daily Republican, Decatur, Illinois. 28 Apr 1893, Friday. Page 4
All Main Club 50 Ball. House B. Bro. get ot be graduate Obituary. Hary L. Mikel, WM born near Bloomington, MeLean county, May 11, 1852, and died in the city ot Daoatar, April 1893, aged 10 yean, 11 months and days. She was married t Rav. Z. HatfieW, Aogost 11, 1870, and in the following winter she embraced religion and by bar untiring efforts she soon her hoaband to Christ, who in 1878, granted license to preaoh the gospel theOntrul Illinois Conference ottue church of the United Brethren in She wae naturally timid, yet her fnlneea and amiable Christian disposition made her presence fait in the society which she moved. She wae the mother of fire children, four ot wham with haaband and father are left to monrn their loss. The funeral cervices were held in M. E. Church, in the village ot McLean Co., III., Aprd 26, at 2.30 conducted by i. A. F. King. The decorations consisted of a beaotif nl pillow made ot cot Ho were, from the members ot the U. B. Centenary Ohuroh Deoatur, ot which she WM an hononk member, and a Christian Endeavor motto m out Bowers from the U. Endeavor society ot Deoator. TUB gathering of people at Downs awaiting the train upon which the body was evidenced the esteem in which abi held by the people with whom she the greater part ot her earth lit*' body was interred in the beautiful etery at Dawns where also wise ot her oldest daughter.