03 January 2013

Tragedy Thursday

Gospel Messenger, 07 JUN 1941, Pg. 41 
Crist, Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel and Sallie Garber Early, was born at Broadway, Va., July 24, 1872, and died Jan. 15, 1941.  While at the home of her daughter in Washington, caring for her three grandchildren in the absence of their parents, she was burned to death.   She was married to Joseph F. Crist on Jan. 10, 1900.  Surviving are her husband, two sons, one daughter and five grandchildren.  She became a member of the Church of the Brethren when she was a girl.  She was a woman of kindly disposition and was active in the work of the church.  The body was brought to her home in Bridgewater for burial.  The pastor, C.G. Hesse, assisted by O.S. Miller, conducted the service.   –Mrs. Stuart Miller, Bridgewater, Va.

*Gospel Messenger found at the Brethren Heritage Center, Brookville, Ohio

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