Clipped From The Waterloo Press
Mary Emily Lockhart, was born In Brimfield, Portage county, Ohio, May 2Cth,1833, was the fourth daughter of Joseph" and Sarah Hickox, whose family consisted of six daughters and two sons, four sisters and - one brother yet survive her. She was converted and became a member of the Baptist church at Green - town, Ohio, at the age - of 16,. changing membership w'lth change'df residence" to Lexington, O, Mansfield, O,' Craw - fordsville, Ind, DesMoines, Iowa, and a few daysprevimis to decease, receiving - her withdrawal letter from the church at DesMoines, to again resume member ship in the - Baptist church, at Craw - fordsville, to be accompanied with her son and daughter, both of whom she had the happiness of seeing converted and admitted to, membership with her at DesMoines. She was' .married to W. C. Lockhart, at Mansfield. O, May 6th. iaijii, and not only assuming the duties pf wife and 'companion, but that of mother, to his motherless child, three and a half years of age, and It can be truly said she has proved the truest of mothers in .every sense, and as a wife, most faithful, loving and .indulgent to a fault. She died very suddenly at the family residence in Cra wf ords villejnd., on Friday mornin . Feb, 13th, with no one but her son in the house. her husband being' absent, attending the funeral of his brother - in - law, near Crown Point, Ind. Her remains were brought to this place, ' on Tuesday, the th insti, where funeral services were held at the Reformed church, conducted by Dr. Z. W. Shepherd, assisted by Rev, : F. Christine, after w hich burial took plac in the family lot in Waterloo cemetexy. Mr. Lockhart has the sympathy sympathy of a host of friends in this vicinity, vicinity, as w til as in other localities where they have lived.