Obituary/Death Notice - Sarah J. Strange

Submitted By: Loyd Bishop

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Sarah J. Strange

STRANGE-Died, at 2:30 p.m., on Feb 12, 1908, Mrs. J. L. M. Strange, at the family residence at 501 East Padon Avenue in the city; Deceased was 63 years old and has been sufferer for a long time from a complications of chronic troubles. She leaves an aged husband and eight children , five daughters and three sons. All were at the bedside at the last hour. Having been called here from widely separated points by the dangerous illness of the beloved wife and mother, It was the first time all the family had been together in twenty years, only to have their joy saddened by terrible bereavement. The many friends of the family here deeply sympathize with the stricken ones.

In Memoriam

Mrs. Sarah J. Strange who died last Wednesday, was born in Monroe county. Kentucky, April 4, 1845. In her early girlhood she moved with her parents to Smith’s Grove, Ky., and there she met Mr. J. I. M. Strange, to whom she was married on the 29th of July 19861. In 1881, Mr. and Mrs. Strange came to Kansas and established a home in Winfield. There they lived until the year 1898, moving in that year to Oklahoma and settling on a farm seven miles from Blackwell. After a stay of there years on the farm, Mr. and Mrs. Strange moved into Blackwell and in a home on east Padon avenue. They lived there until death dissolved the union. Mrs. Strange was the mother of eight children, all of whom are living, and have homes in our new state of Oklahoma. Mrs. Strange united in early life with the Christian church, and continued up in the day of her death a consistent member. She had no fear of death, and no doubt of the glory life beyond the grave. She rests from her labors and her works do follow her.

Blackwell Sun
Blackwell, Oklahoma
February 13, 1908

February 20, 1908

Submitted By: Loyd Bishop


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