Nancy Giles obit
too in a o In Mrs. Nancy L. Giles, wife of Isaac Giles, died January 21, 1899. Tbe remains were laid to real in Oakland cemetery January 23d. She was born in Randolph county, Mo., October 21, 1826; was married January 14, 1847. She was the mother of nine children, seven daughters and two sons—the sons preceded her to the spirit world. The daughters were all permitted to be with her during h«r last ill- nese, and did all that loviing hands onld do for a precious mother, ler voice is hushed, her eyes are loeed, her face is cold and pallid. fo more will aha greet us with ler happy smile and cheerful look; helping hands, and ready feet hall aid us never more. Empty s the chair in which she sat, a.nC never from our lives shall fade the memory of her gentle ways, anc deeds of tenderest sympathies, anc thoughtful care for those abon her. How often has the writers leartbeen cheered, and encouragec the occasional visits she wa permitted to enjoy with this dea Friend ? She was a dutiful wife, an affectionate mother, and a sin. cere and faithful friend. She will be missed because she was loved — loved for what she really was; loved because she was more than o k go to little it mother,- neighbor, friend -loved because she waa true to every issue of life. God has taken your loved one to Himself perhaps to draw you nearer to Him and to Heaven. Earthly ties are not lasting, and soon the call will come to each of you to pass over the river to a world where pain and sorrows are never felt, and where reparations ever oome, and good-by's are ever spoken, and "God will wipe way all tears from our eyes." Jay you all be found ready, and, may you at last form an unbroken amily in Heaven. and B.