Mrs. Mattie R. Speer

 
The Courant American
Cartersville, Georgia
May 15, 1890, page 1
 
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A Good Lady Dies.

Mrs. Mattie R. Speer, wife of Mr. R. L. Speer, the faithful and energetic representative of the Singer Manufacturing company in this locality, died on Friday night last, after a prolonged and painful illness. Mrs. Speer was a dutiful and consistent member of the Methodist church and her hope of a heavenly bliss was conspicuously manifest through her calm resignation and convincing expressions. She was a sister of Mrs. Matthews, of Atlanta. She leaves a devoted husband and two small children, who sorrow at the loss of a lovable wife and mother. Her remains were taken to Norcross Sunday and interred. Revs. Messrs. Lefson and Conley conducting the funeral services.

 

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