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Eliza Clementine Izard Dye
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1840
Death: Mar. 15, 1925

Mrs. Eliza C.Dye passed away at home in this city Sunday, Mar.15,1925, of pneumonia. Funeral services were held from the Baptist church Sunday afternoon, conducted by the Rev.Blount F.Davidson, with interment in the Forrest City cemetery. Pall bearers as follows: Active:Walter Prewett, W.W.Campbell, James Fondren, Tom Campbell, Reuben Benson, J.M.Prewett; Honorary: S.C.Campbell, Chas.R.Izard, J.D.Baugh, M.C.Hambleton, H.A.Knight, J.G.Sanders, J.T.Sanders, E.A.Rolfe, S.A.Rolfe, Dr.J.O.Rush, A.C.Bridewell, and A.G.Sweet. Mrs.Dye was the daughter of Mark W. and Permelia Shackleford Izard. and was born in Forrest City on June 22,1840. Her father was the first territorial governor of Nebraska and moved to what is now Forrest City one hundred years ago. She was the last of her generation to pass away. When just a child she united with the old Mt.Vernon Baptist Church. When the Baptist Church in Forrest City was organized she was one of the charter members, and one of the four who first organized Sunday school. All other charter members of the church preceded her in death. On May 23,1869, she was united in marriage with Dr.Reuben G.Dye, to which union were born three children, Mabel, Reuben G., and Mrs. Lucille Benson, only one of whom survives her, Mrs.Benson. She is sruvived besides her daughter, by three grand chidlren, Robert Walker Benson, Reuben Dye Benson, and Miss Edith Benson, a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and a great host of friends to mourn her departure. Forrest City Times-Herald March 19,1925 
 
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 Parents:
  Mark Whitaker Izard (1799 - 1866)
  Permelia Shackelford Izard (1802 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Reuben Gee Dye (1840 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Reuben Gee Dye (1877 - 1919)*
  Lucile Dye Benson (1879 - 1964)*
  Lillie Mable Dye Kendrick (1881 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Phillips Izard Campbell (1822 - 1865)**
  Flavius Josephus Izard (1825 - 1901)*
  James Shackelford Izard (1828 - 1871)*
  George Addison Izard (1830 - 1907)*
  Nancy Elizabeth Izard Prewett (1833 - 1888)*
  Rebecca Izard (1835 - 1839)**
  Van Buren Izard (1837 - 1921)**
  Eliza Clementine Izard Dye (1840 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forrest City Cemetery (Original City Cemetery)
Forrest City
St. Francis County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Travis Neville Hopson
Originally Created by: Paul V. Isbell
Record added: Aug 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40227944
 


- pat scroggins sutherland
 Added: May. 18, 2010
 
 
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