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Martha Jane Lamb Belt

  • Birth 16 Nov 1864 Lamb, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 9 Jan 1936 Lamb, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Hardin County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 77627538

HARDIN CO. INDEPENDENT - 16JAN1936 - MRS. MARY JANE BELT DIED 08JAN
After a lingering illness of many months, Mrs. Mary Jane Belt, wife of T. J. Belt, passed away at her home at Lambtown Wednesday, 08Jan. While she had not been well for a long time, her death came as a great shock to her family & friends, as she seemed to be no worse than usual at the time the family retired for the night. There waas no one in the home at the time but the deceased, her husband & her help, Miss Dorothy Brownfield.
Mr. Belt fell asleep, but awakened at some time early in the night & found Mrs. Belt sitting on the edge of the bed seemingly asleep. When he touched her, however, he discovered it to be the sleep of death.
Mrs. Belt was 71 years of age. Besides her husband, who for over 50 years has been her devoted companion, she leaves 1 son, Willis & 1 daughter, Mrs. Ida Brittain, both of Lambtown, 3 brothers, Willis & James Lamb, of Lambtown, & John, whose home is in MO, 1 sister, Mrs. Phrona Finley, of Poplar Bluff, MO.
Funeral services were held on Saturday morning at Potter's Memorial church. They were conducted by the Rev. Asroe Owens of Harrisburg. Interment was made at Smyrna cemetary. All unite in extending sympathy to the bereaved family.

HARDIN CO. INDEPENDENT - 23JAN1936 - OBITUARY - MARTHA JANE BELT
Martha Jane Belt was born on 16Jan1864 & departed this life 09Jan1936 at the age of 71 years, 1 month & 23 days. She was the daughter of W. R. & Malisia Lamb, who preceded her in death.
She was united in marriage to Thoms. J. Belt on 05Mar1882. To this union were born 3 children, Clara Gertrude, who preceded her in daeth when 9 years of age. She leaves to mourn her death, her husband, a daughter, Ida M. Brittain & a son, Willis H. Belt, 4 brothers, George of Jonesboro, AR, John of Granite City, IL & Willis & James Lamb of Cave-In-Rock. One sister, Mrs. Sophronia Finley of Roseburg, IL, 22 grandchildren & 8 great-grandchildren & a host of relatives & friends who will sadly miss her.
A dear one from us is gone. A voice we love is still. A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled.
Written by a granddaughter, Mrs. Gladys Holman.

CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank all the neighbors & friends for their kindness during the sickness, death & burial of our dear wife & mother. Also for the floral offerings.
Thos. J. Belt, Ida M. Brittain & Willis H. Belt


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  • Created by: Sue Bergandine
  • Added: 4 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77627538
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Jane Lamb Belt (16 Nov 1864–9 Jan 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77627538, citing Smyrna Cemetery, Hardin County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue Bergandine (contributor 47610467) .