Mary Lillian Goodrich Obit (16 Aug 1888 Henderson Gold Leaf)

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Mary Lillian Goodrich Obit (16 Aug 1888 Henderson Gold Leaf) - OBITUARY. Died, er's, ,M county, Lillian, July...
OBITUARY. Died, er's, ,M county, Lillian, July 28th, 1888, at her gTandmoth- rs. JJr. wynu s, in liiunswicn Va., of brain fever, little Mary hged 18 months, infant daughter of; E. S. and Alice V. Gootincu, or vance county, N. C Little Lillian was sick only a lew weens The skill of fine physicians and prayers of loved ones, could not keep her herej. God s win no none. I am weary, lone and weary. . Aud my heart is filled with pain, For a light has left our dwelling That may never come again; Little hands are calmly folded On a still and pulseless breast ; Soft blue eyes are closed forever In a deep and dreamless rest. Oh. my little, little Lillian, , . Can I bear to let thee go ? Oh, my Father hear and pity : Ease this mighty weight of woe.! Oh, this dreary, dreary aching ; Oh, this weary, weary pain ; . Oh, this bitter, bitter longing For what may not come again ! ! Oh, my little, little Lillian ; - ' Oh, iiny precious, precious child ; Mama's pet, and mama's treasure ; Mama's prise, and mama's joy.f Oh, my little, little darling.; Oh. .mtf girl, so bright and fair " Is tne cold, dark earth now lylug On thy j waves of suuuy hair ? How shall I bear without the All the; wearv.houis to coiner . Everv olriect in mv natuway - Will bring wxowing Hw.ikhts of thee ; In each little face that meeli me ; My lost darling 1 stall But oh, 1 should not mourn thee Not for thee the tears should flow I In thy br ght and sinless jnorning It was well for thee lo go ; I know that thou art happv, - ' , v ' '1 hat whatever ill may come, . . Can never reach my darling - In her bright celestial home ; , ' But oh, this achiug bosom : s. How I miss my precious girl. " How I miss her fond caresses, ' ' And hef voice so full of Joy; From the 'home she made sojoyous All the sunlight seemeth fled. Since our briebt aud laughing Li li San 1 Has been nRubered with the dead. Hut I must not, must not murmur. Though see her bare no more, -I shall meet my little Lillian . . . On a brighter, holier shore. t? .."I t. -., I- i H: - For thy sake, my precious rj ipjf. I will keep rny soul from saiu. . So that when 1 pas death's portals I may clasp my child again. . . . In tliat land death cannot enter; i- iNo nrlfthtnower raaeuiuiere; . - , Never cjuud shall dim the sunlight - f In tkatclimeof beauty rare; ' " And in that land, my lost one, I shall hold thee to my heart, ' ' Mine, mine forever, darling, jever, ne verouore o part- IIOTRER- I

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  1. Henderson Gold Leaf,
  2. 16 Aug 1888, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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