Lura Jane Weaver
submitted to the Kingfisher
page by Barbara Clayton
THE KINGFISHER TIMES, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1909.
Mrs. HALSEY Dead. Clipping from Fay, Oklahoma.
Mrs. Harry BELL and Mrs. Dr. SMITH received the sad
intelligence that their step mother, Mrs. A. M. HALSEY
passed quietly away Saturday morning, Jan. 1909.
She leaves Mr. HALSEY and his youngest son Andrew, aged
13, at home alone, a father and mother and many friends,
to mourn their loss. She was a true Christian and kind to
all who knew her. We all grieve to lose one so dear.
On December, 30, she wrote the following message - one
for each of the children - a keep sake.
Kingfisher, Okla., Dec. 30, '08
This is Wednesday and I am going to write a few lines
that have been on my mind for several days.
I am not sure that I will be here next Wednesday and
rather hope I shall not, for I am sure there is more
happiness in store for me in the land of joy and gladness
than I find here.
I have had my share of joys and sorrows, during my stay
of 36 years here.
I hope my life has not been vain. Though I cannot see
where I have ever accomplished much good, as I have
journeyed along. But sometime I hope to hear said,
"Well done, thou good and faithful servant, thou
hast been faithful over a few things I will make thee
ruler over many."
And how glad I will be just to know that I have been one
of those servants.
The good songs by the choir and the prayers and
exhortations by the pastor, have been so full of
encouragement and spiritual help such as I need.
I ask the good Lord every day to let me pass away quietly
and that I may soon dwell in my new home where I am
expecting so much real happiness.
The hand that penned the above
is now stilled in death, the body is rest while the soul
promises of Christ, has gone to the reward of the
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