Thursday, December 24, 2015

Laura C. (Sneed) Derry 1877-1916

Died, at her residence in Big Piney, Laura C. Derry, wife of Dr. Wm. Derry. Sister Derry was born in Pulaski County Mo., Feb. 23, 1877, and died Jan. 25, 1916.

She was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church and lived a devoted Christian life. She was married to Dr. Wm. Derry, June 17, 1897. To this union eight children were born, three preceding her to that Great Beyond. She leaves a husband and five children to mourn her departure.
The funeral was preached at the church house by Rev. Allsberry after which the remains were laid to rest in the Big Piney Cemetery.
The family has the sympathy of the entire community.

By a friend

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