Obituary of Martha Gardner Smith

Princeton Telegraph, January 29, 1896

Martha Smith died Sunday, January 19, 1896, at her home near Modena, Missouri. Deceased was born in Putnam County, Indiana, May 12, 1838; was married to Wm. Smith, July 22, 1863, and moved with her husband to Missouri February 22, 1864. She leaves a husband and seven children. Death had not before entered the family circle and on this his first visit, bore away the central figure.

The funeral services were conducted by Elder William Everett at the Christian Church in Modena Tuesday Morning, January 21. Let the surges of sorrow that sweep o' er the soul, Be broken and calmed; for hear and behold! 'Tis the promise of God. He has left us his word that shall we live again who die in the Lord.

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