|Birth: ||May 23, 1837|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1926|
Elizabeth (Lizzie) Leak was the daughter of
John Leak and Mary "Polly" Dendy.
She was married to:
Samuel Joseph Young Carlisle
In Memory of Mrs. Elizabeth Carlisle
God in His divine wisdom, who doeth all things well, saw fit to take from this world the mortal remains of Mrs. Elizabeth
She was born in Spartanburg, S.C. May 22, 1837. She was a daughter of the late John and Poly Leake. She came to this
county with her parents at the age of six years, in which she spent the rest of her days with the exception of one year she lived
at Dalton, Ga.
In December, 1854, she was married to Samuel Carlisle. To this union was born twelve children, ten girls and two boys.
She was a faithful and loving mother. She raised all her children to be Christians. Her home was a home where family prayer
was offered. Her children were all grown before the family circle was broken. Preceding her to the grave is her husband and
She united with the Poplar Springs Methodist Church at the age of 15. When she was thirty-nine she moved to the Best
Chapter community in the Best Chapter Church she put her membership of which she was a member at her death. She was
always a faithful member, ready and willing to do all that fell to her lot. Her home was always thrown open to those who wished
to enter. She took special pride and pleasure in entertaining her friends. Her pastor always knew he was welcome at her home
anytime. Her sweet disposition won for her scores of friends. She was always a friend in deed and need.
To mourn her loss she leaves seven children, forty-two grandchildren, fifty great-grandchildren and ten great-great
Oh! how we will miss her, her sweet ways, kind words, and good advice. And those little hands that have done so much pretty
work for us will do no more.
But God knows best. Our loss means heaven's gain.
Samuel Joseph Young Carlisle (1833 - 1903)*
Mattie Carlisle Venable (1855 - 1919)*
Mary A. (Carlisle) Gaines (1857 - 1937)*
Alice Carlisle Linn (1861 - 1944)*
Ida Clara Carlisle Gaines (1862 - 1941)*
Ada Lillian (Carlisle) Crow (1865 - 1897)*
Daisy Leak Carlisle Wallace (1877 - 1920)*
Maintained by: Randy Wilbur
Originally Created by: Sandra
Record added: Jul 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39318905
Added: Mar. 24, 2013