April 6, 1898
Allie B. Thornton, wife of Malon H. Thornton, was born in the state of Georgia, March 11, 1824, died February 21, 1898, aged 73 years, 11 months and ten days.
Sister Thornton was baptized into the fellowship of the Baptist church, while young, in the state of Georgia; moved to this state with her husband. Shortly afterwards she joined Bethel church, but later transferred her membership to another church, of which she was a consistent member until her death. She preceded her husband to the grave one month and one day. Blessed are they that die in the Lord; yet, saith the spirit, they rest from their labors and their works do follow them.
J. V. B. Waldrop