6/27/1894 - Atlanta Constitution - Mrs. Bernard Mallon Dead - Her Remains Will Reach the City This Morning at 9 O'clock -
Mrs. Bernard Mallon, one of the leading educators of the south and a lady beloved in this city, where the greater part of her life since the war has been passed, died after a short illness, at Clarkesville, Georgia, last night at 7 o'clock.
This sad intelligence will be read with sorrow by the many friends of Mrs. Mallon in this city and throughout the country. Nearly every one was apprised of her illness, but few had any thought of its unhappy termination.
Mrs. Mallon was born at Providence, Rhode Island, about fifty years ago and cam to Georgia, just before the war. For quite a while, she taught school in Savannah, Georgia, and while there, became the wife of Mr. Bernard Mallon, the superintendent of the public schools of that city. Mr. Mallon established the public school syustem of Savannah.
In 1872, Mr. Mallon came to Atlanta and accepted the superintendency of the public schools of this city. He died about fifteen years ago and was buried in Oakland cemetery. The mother of Mrs. Mallon died about six months ago in the city of New York.
Mrs. Mallon leaves two sisters, MRs. Huntington, of New York and Mrs. Dr. Charters, of Savannah. In her private life, Mrs. Mallon was a woman of beautiful character and many unselfish traits adorned the station which she oocupied. For several years, she has been a member of the faculty of Miss Hanna's selected school and was one of the most thorough educators in the city. At one time, she taught in the Washington seminary.
The remains will be taken to the residence of Dr. R. D. Spalding this morning and the interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Mrs. Mallon left the city about two weeks ago, at the end of the school term, enjoying the best of health. She anticipated a quiet summer at the Mountainview hotel, intending to reutrn and resume her place in the school in the fall.
Last week she was suddenly stricken just after passing a pleasant day. It was pparent from the first that she could not live and several of her Atlanta friends hurried to her bedside.
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