LOIS ISABELLA LAWHEAD BUCHANAN

LOIS ISABELLA BUCHANAN, DAUGHTER OF ROBERT, JR., AND MARGARETTA LAWHEAD, WAS BORN DECEMBER 4, 1870, NEAR ALEXIS, IL., AND DEPARTED THIS LIFE FEBRUARY 5, 1944, IN STERLING, KANSAS.  EARLY IN LIFE, SHE GAVE HER HEART TO CHRIST, UNITING WITH THE UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, REAMAINING A FAITHFUL MEMBER HER ENTIRE LIFE.

SEPTEMBER 10, 1891 SHE WAS MARRIED TO JOHN NORRIS WALLACE, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE DECEMBER 4, 1900. TO THIS UNION WERE BORN FOUR CHILDREN, ALL OF WHOM SURVIVE HER.  FEBRUARY 27, 1902 SHE MARRIED LINCOLN C. BUCHANAN AT WELDA, KANSAS. HE PRECEDED HER IN DEATH APRIL 30, 1930. THERE WERE THREE CHILDREN BORN TO THIS UNION.

HER FRIENDS’ LOVE FOR HER CAN WELL BE EXPRESSED IN A TELEGRAM RECEIVED BY HER CHILDREN, WHICH READS: “OUR HEARTS ARE WITH YOU TODAY. A BELOVED PRINCESS OF THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL IS BEING RECEIVED AND HONORED THIS DAY AT THE HIGH COURT OF HEAVEN. THIS IS HER CORONATION DAY. WE SMILE THROUGH OUR TEARS AS WE REJOICE WITH HER.” HER CHILDREN ARE: LOWELL E. WALLACE, LAS ANIMAS, CO.; VERNON L. WALLACE, DEORA, CO.; VERE WALLACE AND MRS AVA GROVES, KANSAS CITY, MO.; MRS. MARY WARREN, KINGFISHER, OK.. ROBERT C. BUCHANAN, PLANEVIEW, KS.; EDA MAY BUCHANAN, DECEASED; HERRY S. BUCHANAN, TOPEKA; MRS. STELLA CLEVENGER, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK.; ALL OF WHOM WERE PRESENT. ALSO SURVIVING ARE EIGHTEEN GRANDCHILDREN AND SIX GREAT-GRANDCHILDRN. “HER CHILDREN ARISE UP AND CALL HER BLESSED.”

TWO BROTHERS ALSO SURVIVE, J.E. LAWHEAD, UNION STAR, MO., AND R.A. LAWHEAD, TORRINGTON, WY.

 

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