Death of Mrs. Lillie Weaver
On Wednesday of this week, April 5, 1905, Mrs. Lillie A. Weaver, wife of Arthur M. Weaver, passed from earth at the home of her parents. Mrs. and Mrs. J.G. Brown of this city. Mrs. Weaver’s death resulted from acute tuberculosis, and the fatal termination of her illness had been for some time expected by her family and friends.
A young wife and mother thus removed from her loved ones and from the life so recently full of hope and promise her death was a particularly sad event. The number of her friends in Elgin was limited only by the extent of her acquaintance, and the slow pulse of sadness was given to every heart by her affliction and death.
The funeral rites were conducted at the Presbyterian Church Thursday at 1 P.M. under aspices of Rock Wall Circle, Women of Woodcraft, of which Mrs. W3eaver was a member. The Rev. G.T. Ellis officiated: after this interment occured at the City cemetery.
Lillie A. Brown was born at Woodland, Talbot county, Maryland, July 1, 1885 and was aged 19 years, 7 months and 4 days at the time of her demise. She became a member of the Episcopal church but afterward joined the Baptist church in which faith she lived and died at Elgin, Oregon. On March 1, 1903, she was united in matrimony t Arthur M. Weaver, and from this union there is left one child, a little girl, The bereaved husband, the parents and relatives of Mrs. Weaver have the fullest sympathy of the entire comunity.
Elgin Recorder Friday April 7, 1905