Sarah Clarissa Thomas
Mrs. Sarah Clarissa THOMAS, aged widow of Larkin H. THOMAS, died 
at 4:45 o'clock this morning at her home in Shiloh Township.  
Her age was 82y10m16d.  She was born July 29, 1854, and spent her 
entire life as a resident of Jefferson County.  She was united in 
marriage with Larkin H. THOMAS, who preceded her in death in 1921.  
Her father and mother, James Edward and Mary E. BROWN, both died many 
years ago.  An excellent and respected woman, she was a member of 
the New Hope Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 Thursday morning at New Hope Church, 
conducted by Rev. Bird GREEN, and interment will follow in I.O.O.F. Cemetery 
at Woodlawn.  The body will remain at Myers Chapel until ten 0'clock Thursday 
morning.  Mrs. THOMAS is survived by one brother, Manford BROWN of Mt. Vernon,
one sister, Mrs. Celesta MORGAN of Iowa, and 8 grandchildren.

Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Register News 
Date: Wednesday 15 June 1937
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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