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Sarah Jane Alley Smith

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Death 10 Mar 1911 (aged 83)
Burial Byhalia, Marshall County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 21418325 · View Source
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DEATH=DEATH OF MRS.SARAH JANE SMITH=There passed away Friday night, Mar.10,1911, at the home of her nephew, Mr.Wilbur Alley, in this city, one of the oldest and most venerated citizens of the city, in the person of Mrs.Sarah Jane Smith, who succombed to the inevitable after being an invalid for the last four or five years, and having been confined to her room and bed for about five weeks. Mrs.Smith was a native of Tennessee, having been born in Moscow, in that state on Dec.9,1827, and was the oldest child of Mr.& Mrs.J.H.Alley. Mrs. Smith moved with her family to Byhalia, Miss., where she was married to Dr.Ben Smith, who preceeded her to the grave, having passed away in June, 1883. No children were born to this union. She is survived by two brothers, Mr.J.H.Alley of this city, and Mr.T.H.Alley of Colliersville, Tenn. and two sisters, Mrs.Martin Ballard of Rossville, Tenn., and Mrs.J.F.Bass of Beebe, besides numerous nephews and nieces, to all of whom, as well as those others, who numbered themselves among her friends, her death, although not unexpected, came nevertheless, as a sad shock. Mrs.Smith was a devout Christian woman, having joined the Methodist church in early girlhood, and in which she worked many years until her health prohibited her particiapation. The interment took place in Byahlia, Miss. cemetery Sunday afternoon, with Rev.Davis of Methodist church, that city, officiating, and the funeral widely attended. Forrest City Times Newspaper Mar.17,1911


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  • Created by: Paul V. Isbell
  • Added: 7 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21418325
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Jane Alley Smith (9 Dec 1827–10 Mar 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21418325, citing Byhalia Cemetery, Byhalia, Marshall County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Paul V. Isbell (contributor 46854064) .