Lee, Maria Essex – Obituary
Mrs. J. M. Lee of this city expired at the family residence on the 4th of consumption, after an illness of several months. The deceased leaves to mourn her death a husband and five children two daughters, and three sons, namely, Mrs. G. W. Majors, Geary; Mrs. A. E. Bracken of this city and Oscar, Harley and Bernice Lee.
The funeral services were held at the First M. E. church, Rev. S. M. Nickols preaching the funeral sermon. The sons of the deceased acted as pallbearers.
[It appears that 15 years later, Maria’s body was moved from Kingfisher to Fairlawn Cemetery in Oklahoma City.]
Kingfisher Free Press, November 17, 1904
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman