Lola Myrtle Mastin, Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Mastin, was born at Princeton, MO., March 6, 1889. At the age of 11 years she moved with her parents to St. Joseph, MO. Here she was married May 28, 1907 to Andrew N. Morris. She accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Savior in the year of 1911 at Waterloo, Iowa, with the United Evangelical Church of that city. Her husband later entered the ministry and accepted work in the church of which they were members. She served faithfully as a pastor’s wife on several different fields, and in the spring of 1917 accompanied her husband to Ringgold, to which field, including Salem, he had been appointed as pastor by his Annual Conference. She was a kind loving wife, mother and daughter, and both at Ringgold and Salem won her way into the hearts of all with whom she came in contact by her sympathetic nature, and her interest in and consideration for their spiritual welfare.
At about 7:45 on the morning of Wednesday, March 12, she departed this life. She was preceded in death by one sister, Cora and her infant babe which was born March 10.
She leaves to mourn her death her husband, four children; Louise, 10 years; Irene, 6 years; Hubert. 4 years; Marvin Deane, 2 years; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mastin; four brothers, George of Sterling, CO; Walter of San Antonio, TX; Elmer of Seattle, WA; and Frank locate in Missouri. Besides these relatives she leaves a host of friends who testify to her consistent Christian character.
Funeral services were held in Ringgold chapel Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The services were in charge of Rev. Hendricks, Rev. Rhoades and Evangelist R. L. Moyer. Interment was made in St. Joseph, MO., Sunday afternoon in Ashland Cemetery.