Martha Ford Smith

The Gazette April 23, 1902 In Memoriam Our dear mother has passed over the river that we all must cross; her sufferings are over; she quietly rests beside her dear husband and children who had already gone before. How sad it was to hear of this noble Christian's death. Martha Ford Smith was born in … Continue reading Martha Ford Smith


Mrs. M. H. Stancil

The Gazette September 11, 1901 Mrs. M. H. Stancil, mother of Mr. J. W. Stancil, of our town, died Monday night at her husband’s residence, near Marion, after a protracted attack of slow fever. Mr.s Stancil leaves an aged husband, several sons, and daughters and a host of friends to mourn her loss.