Thus has passed away one in the morning of life whose graces of personal intellect and character were of more than ordinary beauty. Her married life was short, dating only from the 2d of last July. She had been the victim of a cough for two or three years, and her friends had many apprehensions concerning her, but a year ago she fondly hoped that she had nearly or quite recovered. She was married and left the home of her childhood to share a life's work with her husband. But the insidious foe, consumption, was only masked, and during the winter her health declined rapidly. A few weeks ago her mother visited her and took her back to her home in Dixon. There she gradually weakened, though at the same time showing hopeful signs of improvement, until suddenly and unexpected so soon by doctor or friends, a little past midnight on the morning of April 26th, her beautiful life went out in death. She had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church since 12 years of age, and she fearlessly faced death leaning on the arm of her Savior. The Sabbath school class, of which she had been a member for several years, her classmates in the public school, the pupils she had when she was teacher, her fellow-teachers and a large throng of friends and citizens attended the funeral services which were held on the afternoon of her 21st birthday, April 28th.
A sweet soul is in heaven, a loving daughter and wife, beautiful in every adornment of virtue and disposition, has gone before to the better land.
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