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!Obituary:::With sorrow we note the passing of Mrs. Friend A. Matthews, a
lifelong resident o f this community.  A cold from which she suffered a few
days developed into pneumonia and alm ost before her friends and neighbors
knew was ill, she had passed away.  The bereaved famil y surely has the
sympathy of their friends in this, their saddest hour.

Among those from a distnce who attended the funeral were Vernon Matthews,
Arthur Matthews an d familhy, Mr. and Mrs. George Otterbein and Mr. and Mrs.
Chris Matthews of Marietta, Mr. an d Mrs. Perry Crosser, Mr. and Mrs. John
Crosser of Beverly; Mrs. Mary Woodyard and daughter M ary Ruth of Pennsboro,
W. Va; Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Matthews and daughter Ruth and son Hubert a nd Mrs.
Lelia Anderson of Zanesville;  Mr. and Mrs. Will Milner and son, Mr. and Mrs.
Georg e Orndoff and Henry McNeil of Waterford, and Mr. Thompson Orndoff of
Vincent, and Mr. and Mrs . Fletcher Reed of Palmer.

The following obituary was read at the funeral:

Lorana J. Cheadle Matthews, daughter of Cyrus and Fannie Cheadle, was born on
the farm near R oxbury, Ohio, September 13, 1877, where she spent her entire
life..  She was united in marria ge with Friend A. Matthews, January 11, 1896. 
To this union one child was born.  Her life, t hough quiet and uneventful, has
been busy, filled with labors of love for her family and frie nds.  She was
converted and joined the Oakland M. E. church at the age of 14 years under th
e pastorate of Rev. Matheney and remained a faithful and consistent member
until the call:  " It is enough; come up higher."  The memory of her life that
remains in the minds of her famil y and friends is the greatest tribute that
can be rendered her.

She leaves to mourn their loss, the husband, father and daughter, Mrs. Marie
M. Jobes; also t wo grandchildren, besides other relatives and friends.
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