Roanoke Beacon (Plymouth, NC) Friday, 4 March 1910

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Roanoke Beacon (Plymouth, NC)
Friday, 4 March 1910 - I i ST TK r .T f T T A TT i On viatur.i?.y in...
I i ST TK r .T f T T A TT i On viatur.i?.y in nv.inj, iVubru-,iry iVubru-,iry iVubru-,iry 1'Jlj, in.? nan-i nan-i nan-i of and the clocks in the staples chimed the first hour of" tne new hern dav. the trates of th3 cles- cles- ! tial city which sL:id3 ajar were opened wida t3 a jmt tiu spirit oi one. of God's faithful ones, and the writer thinks that it were possible to have heard the lioly voices of the redee.ned in .Vl Vr "J ,7 Lavania Ralph was wafted Irom earth to heaven. On earth, in the homo of her younxrest daughter, Mrs. A. I I. ! Haines, in the town of hope, N- N- C, the scene was the reverse ; there on the bed of affliction affliction 'for six days had lain the sufferer, stricken with paralysis, as the mid-night mid-night mid-night hour passed the stillness became hallowed and the loved ones who watched and waited knew that the messenger of death had passed that way, and in its passing had taken with it the 'spirit of their loved one, and, as with bated breath and tear-dimmed tear-dimmed tear-dimmed eyes they gazed upon the lifeless form of that dear one, they realized that her spirit was with its God. The subject of this sketch, Mrs. Lavania Ralph, was in the 59th year of her age. was a native native of Ptymouth and spent all her life here until a short time ago, since when she divided her time with her children. She vas the wife of Capt. W, G. Ralph, who preceded her to the other -shore -shore several years ago. She was, as we have said, one of the faithful ones ; a consistent consistent and devoted member of the M. E. Chui'ch of this town. Besides a large circle of relatives and friends left to mourn the death of this good woman are one son, Mr. H. C. Ralpe, of Norfolk, and four daughters, Mrs. J as. I. Brewer, of Hamilton Hamilton ; Mrs. V, 0.' Davis, of Salisbury Salisbury ; Mrs. A. M. Baines, of Spring Hepe, and Mrs. C. V. W. Ausbon, of this town. The remains were brought to Plymouth Satuaday night and at eleven o'clock Sunday morning were laid to rest in the family plot, under the shadow of the old church she loved so well. The services were conducted by Rev. M. Y. Self, the pastor, and the large concourse of people who gathered to pay the last tribute of respect to her memory memory fully attest the esteem in which she was held. A Friend. is

Clipped from Roanoke Beacon04 Mar 1910, FriPage 13

Roanoke Beacon (Plymouth, North Carolina)04 Mar 1910, FriPage 13
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