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Oxford Public Ledger, May 5, 1898

Granville County, North Carolina

Mrs. C. M. Rogers

(submitted by Sue Gill)

Death of a Good Woman

This community was shocked Sunday by the announcement of the death of Mrs. C. M. Rogers.  She was stricken with paralysis on Friday and died very unexpectedly on Sunday morning.  The deceased leaves a husband and three children, Mrs. R. P. Taylor, Mrs. Emmett, and Mr. James S. Rogers who have the sympathy of many friends in their sudden bereavement.  Mrs. Rogers will be sadly missed in her home and by her neighbors where she was ever ready to contribute to the happiness of others.  She possessed as affectionate and kind disposition and her heart was ever open to the calls of the needy and afflicted, leaving in remembrance many acts of love and generosity, which consecrate her memory. The funeral was conducted at her residence Monday evening by Rev. Mr. Hardaway and Rev. Mr. Caldwell and the burial was in Elmwood cemetery, where many friends gathered to perform the last sad rites in memory of this good wife and mother.  The following were the pall bearers:
 Messrs. S.W. Cooper, J. A. Taylor, W. J. Long, and L. R. Hunt, Dr. J. G. Hunt, W. A. Bobbitt.

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