Mary Florence Singleton was born at Darsville, Mo., in 1880 and departed this life, September 7th, 1920, aged 60 years and 19 days.

She was married to Henry Schmith at Lewiston, Idaho, November 25th, 1900. Two children were born of this union, Clarence II, and Earl, who with the husband and father, remain to grieve her departure. She was one of a family of seven children of which number three brothers and one sister, survive her, John T. Singleton of Excello, Mo. and Mrs. Laura Anderson of Denton, Texas.

She was converted and joined the Baptist Church in early womanhood and lived a faithful and consistent Christian all her life. For the past 20 years she has sojourned amongst us, a loving mother and a true friend. well may she say in the words of St. Paul, “Henceforth there is laid up for me, a crown of Righteousness.”

Wallowa County Reporter, September 16, 1920