Obituary: Mahala J. Hendricks, (should be Hendrix) was born November 12, 1847 in Tennessee and died in El Dorado Springs, February 14,1914, aged 66 years,3 months and 2 days, She was married to Wiley J. Ryan, May 24,1860 in Texas county, MO. To this union was born twelve children, six dead and six living. those living are Gilbert Ryan of Olivert, Kansas, Robert Ryan, of Cherryvale, Kansas, James Ryan , Martha Ford and Nicie Willet of El Dorado Springs and Ella Jordan of Independence,Mo. She has thirty grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. Her husband, Wiley J. Ryan died and was buried seven years ago today and ever since she longed to be with him, and all during her sickness she was patient and trustful and said she was going to soon be with "Pa" in Glory. She was of quiet nature and served God from the heart without any outward manifestations. Loved her home and friends in a quiet way. Her husband and she were very much devoted to each other. She was a member of the Free will Baptist church for several years, but for the last few years was a member of the Seven Day Adventist.