Clipped From Wise County Messenger
7, to at the M r-ci 11 ** n 1 Mrs. Nancy L. Cundiff died at the home of her son, Robert, four miles west of town last Friday morning at 7 o’clock. Deceased was born in St. Claire, Miss. September 5, 1830. On March 10, 1858, in Houston coun ty, Texas, shd was married to W. H. Cundiff. In 1881 she moved to Wise county. In thVdeatb of Aunt Nancy Cundiff the comrtmnUy loses an old settler and one ofHbs strongest characters; she was a poman of remarkable will power yanck energy. She was plain spokeryand the friends she drew about wertf trueA She was a member of the/ Episcopal church This woman w’iW be sadly missed in the community where she lived so long, and th£ good she has done cannot be swallowed up in the grave. She was the relict of Major Wm. H. Cundiff, at o^e time one of the most prominent and influencial citizens of Decatur, and in that day and time the handsome country home of the Cundiffs was the scene of some of the most brilliant social functions ever held in Wise county. Four children survive; Mrs. Mattie L. Armstrong of Chickasha, Okla.; Mrs. Varina D Potts, of Spur.Texas; Sidney J. and Robert J . Cundiff of Decatur. The burial took place at the old Bethel cemetery Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock. The Messenger extends sympathy to the children and grand children and the large circle of warm friends of Aunt Nancy.