Obituary of Susan Bailey Watts- wife of Alfred J. Watts

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Obituary of Susan Bailey Watts- wife of Alfred J. Watts - OBITUARY. *. —' Died, Jan. 33rd . of lung...
OBITUARY. *. —' Died, Jan. 33rd . of lung .lever, at CoUomvoqcl, C. N., Mrs. Susi^); Watts, wife of Alfred J. Watts^ aged 39 years. . .... Sister Watts Was born in Giles Co., Tcnn., April 12, 1858. Her maiden name Was Bailey. She professed religion early in her teens. She joined the.M. E. Church South "n 1885, and • was to , the day of her death a consistent christiim-^a meek and lowly follower of Jesiis. The funeral services were conducted at the school house at Cottonwood. The sermon was preached by the pastor, Rev. L. S, Byrd, from the text, "'Btit some man will say how are the dead raised up, and with body do they come.^"—ist Cor. 15th chap, and 35th. The sermon was a fair and forcible exposition of the doctrine of the resurrection. The attendance was very large, and all Went from the school house to the cemetery despite the inclemencv of the weather. Sister Watts, or Susie as she was familiarly called, had a large circle of acquaintance by whorn she was greatly beloved. She was an earnest worker for the Master in the church, the Sabbath school and around the hearthstone at home. Truly, 'tis a sad bereavement, but our loss is gain to her. She has passed from a' I'ife df pam and sorrow to one of everlasfilig 'sunshine. She died in full triumph of a living faith. Her last words were of holy confidence. A large circle of mourning friends all tender their condolence to the bereaved husband and friends, hoping that in the last day this dispensation of providence shall be revealed, fraught with greatglory. The pastor was assisted by the pastor of Sequoyah circuit of thie Methodist Protestant church, W. S. BARTHOLOMEW. Cottonwood, C. N. Febv r888. RESOLUTIONS BY COTTONWOOD SUNDAY SCHOOL. M. E. Church South, Indian Missionary Conference—In memory of 3ister Susan Watts, tjie beloved wife of Bro. A. J. Watts, \yhose punctual attendance when her health would admit of it, her nevjer f altfefr ing zeal and love for the cause am} the portrayal of all thpse virtues characteristic of the true Chrutlan, endeared her»ell to every member of our »chci0l»

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  1. Our Brother In Red,
  2. 18 Feb 1888, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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