MARGARET A. STEWART SHROYER

MRS. JOHN SHROYER DIED MONDAY NIGHT, APRIL 23 AT HER HOME IN THIS CITY AFTER A LONG AND PAINFUL ILLNESS. HER MAIDEN NAME WAS MARGARET A. STEWART AND SHE WAS BORN IN GUERNSEY COUNTY OHIO, MAY 9, 1836. HERE HER GIRLHOOD DAYS WERE SPENT AND SHE WAS MARRIED IN 1858 TO JOHN SHROYER, REMOVING SOON AFTER TO ILLINOIS. TO THIS UNION TEN CHILDREN WERE BORN, SIX BOYS AND FOUR GIRLS, OF WHOM TWO BOYS HAVE PRECEDED THEIR MOTHER TO THE BETTER LAND. THE FAMILY CAME TO RINGGOLD COUNTY IN 1876 AND TEN YEARS LATER MOVED TO MOUNT AYR, WHICH HAS SINCE BEEN THEIR HOME. MRS. SHROYER WAS A KIND AND LOVING MOTHER AND A FAITHFUL COMPANION TO HER AGED HUSBAND. OVER THIRTY YEARS AGO SHE UNITED WITH THE UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND LIVED A CONSISTENT CHRISTIAN LIFE.  THE FUNERAL SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED FROM THE HOME TUESDAY AFTERNOON BY REV. H.P. DUDLEY AND THE INTERMENT WAS MADE IN ROSE HILL CEMETERY.  THE BEREAVED FAMILY HAVE THE SINCERE SYMPATHY OF ALL.

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