|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1885|
|Death: ||Sep. 5, 1910|
The Roanoke Leader September 1910
NEWSPAPER issue of Wednesday, September 7, 1910
THE DREAD MESSENGER CALLS MISS VASHTI ALLEN TO GREAT BEYOND
Once of those strange, sad dispensations, suddenly ending a young life, occurred in Roanoke on Monday afternoon. Early in the afternoon Mr. E.P. Allen, who lives several miles north of Roanoke, brought his daughter Miss Vashti to town to receive some simple dental and medical attention. She had been in feeble health for some time.
Later in the day, not feeling well, she retired to the house of Dr. Liles and laid down to rest. About 4 o'clock in the afternoon, the doctor being away on business, the young lady was discovered to be in a dangerous condition and a physician was summoned. Her arrived promptly but death soon claimed its victim, before the father of the unfortunate young woman could return to her side.
The lamentable occurrence aroused the sympathy of the community as manifested in many practical ways. Generous citizens donated money to defray the burial expenses, while the ladies prepared the body in the nicest manner and brought
beautiful offerings of flowers. Quite a number of Roanoke people accompanied the remains to the home. The interment was at Lebanon yesterday afternoon.
Lebanon Christian Church Cemetery
Created by: Jayanna Dotson
Record added: Mar 17, 2013
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