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Sarah Jane Alley Smith
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1827
Death: Mar. 10, 1911

DEATH=DEATH OF MRS.SARAH JANE SMITH=There passed away Friday night, Mar.10,1911, at the home of her nephew, Mr.Wilbur Alley, in this city, one of the oldest and most venerated citizens of the city, in the person of Mrs.Sarah Jane Smith, who succombed to the inevitable after being an invalid for the last four or five years, and having been confined to her room and bed for about five weeks. Mrs.Smith was a native of Tennessee, having been born in Moscow, in that state on Dec.9,1827, and was the oldest child of Mr.& Mrs.J.H.Alley. Mrs. Smith moved with her family to Byhalia, Miss., where she was married to Dr.Ben Smith, who preceeded her to the grave, having passed away in June, 1883. No children were born to this union. She is survived by two brothers, Mr.J.H.Alley of this city, and Mr.T.H.Alley of Colliersville, Tenn. and two sisters, Mrs.Martin Ballard of Rossville, Tenn., and Mrs.J.F.Bass of Beebe, besides numerous nephews and nieces, to all of whom, as well as those others, who numbered themselves among her friends, her death, although not unexpected, came nevertheless, as a sad shock. Mrs.Smith was a devout Christian woman, having joined the Methodist church in early girlhood, and in which she worked many years until her health prohibited her particiapation. The interment took place in Byahlia, Miss. cemetery Sunday afternoon, with Rev.Davis of Methodist church, that city, officiating, and the funeral widely attended. Forrest City Times Newspaper Mar.17,1911 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Alley (1800 - 1875)
  Martha B. Isham Alley (1806 - 1885)
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jane Alley Smith (1827 - 1911)
  John Henry Alley (1829 - 1869)*
  James H. Alley (1833 - 1917)*
  William D. Alley (1836 - ____)*
  Anna J. Alley Davis (1838 - 1910)*
  Mary Frances Alley Ballard (1844 - 1927)*
  Thomas R. Alley (1846 - 1922)*
  David Albert Alley (1850 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Byhalia Cemetery
Byhalia
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Paul V. Isbell
Record added: Sep 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21418325
Sarah Jane <i>Alley</i> Smith
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- Beth
 Added: Apr. 17, 2013
Rest in peace.
- Arlene Schroeder
 Added: Jul. 20, 2011

- Peg
 Added: Sep. 6, 2009
 
 
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