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 - DEATH Of AN OLD RtSIUENT. Mrs. Sara BodQers...
DEATH Of AN OLD RtSIUENT. Mrs. Sara BodQers Badley, Widow of Win Badley, Passes Away After Short Illness. Mrs. Sara Rodgers Badley, widow of Wm. Badley, died Thursday afternoon at Woodburn, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Richard Winchester. She left her home two miles east of town a few weeks ago to visit her daughter, and during her visit contracted the grip. Ber illness was not serious, and it was thought she had about recovered, as she was able to be up last Sunday. The next day she suffered a relapse, from which she had not strength to rally. She had been in poor health for years, but her death is a sad surprise. Mrs. Badley was 72 years of age, and had lived on her husband's farm east of town ever since her marriage. She was born in Howard county, Missouri, and was the oldest child of Rav. Ebenezer Ridgers, a well-known minister, and one of the founders of Shurtleff College. Of hor father's family, a sister, Mrs. B. C. Lemen, and four brothers, Ool. A. F. Rodgers, Messrs. Edward, Henry and Raynold Rodgers survive her. She also leaves five children, Mrs. D. Winchester, of Woodburn, Mrs. S. Hart, of Chicago, Mrs. H. Seiter, of Eaet St. Louis, Messrs. Ebenezer and Henry Badley, both of Arkansas. Mrs. Badley was a woman of many graces of mind and heart, and beloved by all who knew her. She lived a noble and useful life, and her death brings sorrow to many homes. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 o'clock from the residence of Mr. Henry Rodgers^ _ _

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 17 Feb 1899, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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