Her many friends learn with sadness of the death of Mrs. Sarah THOMPSON, a well known and most estimable lady of this county. Â She died at the home of Mr. H.J. WILLIAMS, near Roper, and her remains were brought to this town on Sunday and laid to rest beside her husband, the late Capt. Nathan THOMPSON, in the M.E. Church-yard.
Source: Â Roanoke Beacon, 18 May 1900.