LILLIE A. SLAUGHTER ATHEY

LILLE A. SLAUGHTER, DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM CLEMENCY SLAUGHTER, WAS BORN DECEMBER 10, 1850 IN INDIANA AND DIED FEBRUARY 6, 1944, AT A HOSPITAL IN VAN NUYS, CALIFORNIA AT THE AGE OF 93 YEARS, ONE MONTH AND 27 DAYS.

SHE WAS UNITED IN MARRIAGE TO JOHN W. ATHEY MAY 1, 1873. TO THIS UNION WERE BORN TWELVE CHILDREN, SIX OF WHOM SURVIVE HER PASSING.

SHE WAS A PIONEER OF RINGGOLD COUNTY, HAVING COME HERE AT AN EARLY AGE AND LIVING HERE UNTIL THE LAST 20 YEARS DURING WHICH TIME SHE HAD MADE HER HOME WITH HER DAUGHTER, MRS. T. D. SUTHERLAND, IN VAN NUYS, CALIFORNIA.

THOSE LEFT TO MOURN HER GOING ARE HER SIX CHILDREN, MRS. LAURA SMITH OF BELKNAP, MT.; MRS. CARRIE SUTHERLAND AND HARRY ATHEY OF CALIFORNIA, J.W. ATHEY OF LORIMOR, AND MRS. IDA MURPHY AND ELMER ATHEY OF REDDING; NINE GRANDCHILDREN, NINE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, NIECES AND NEPHEWS AND A HOST OF FRIENDS.

FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT TWO O’CLOCK FROM THE MIDDLE FORK CHURCH, CONDUCTED BY THE REV. J.E. M. CHAMBERS, OF REDDING. INTERMENT WAS IN THE MIDDLE FORK CEMETERY.

 

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