At the age of 14 years she gave her heart to God and has all these years in the midst of deep affliction and much suffering remained firm in her faith that God, who had been her strength and guide, would lead her triumphantly through it all to final victory. Hers was a happy sunny disposition and in spite of her pain and great sorrow remained always cheerful and sweet, always thoughtful of others' comfort even when suffering great pain. Her friends celebrated her 90th birthday at her home with scripture reading, prayer and song services with which she was greatly delighted. Her life of Christian service, unselfishness, and endurance will long be remembered by those who were with her in her last days. She will be remembered as an example that might well be followed by all to the betterment not only of themselves but the whole world.
The ones left to mourn the loss of the departed are: one daughter, Mrs. Laura Wood, Buffalo, Kan.; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Grace Hill, Crown Point; two grand-children, 2 great-grad-children; one brother, Harvey Gibbs, Leroy, Ind.; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mary Gibbs and Mrs. M. Apley, Haddom, Kansas; and a host of friends here and at Buffalo, Kansas, who mourn not as those without hope because we feel that her life of patience and Christian service is an inspiration and help to all with whom she came in contact.
All the years we've spent together,
All the happy, golden hours
Will be treasured in remembrance
Fragrance sweet from memories' flowers.
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