The Daily Telegram., March 13, 1908, page 3
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Stealey entertained in a lavish manner Thursday a number of relatives and friends at their magnificent suburban home on the Weston road and a dinner constituting a sumptuous feast was served at 1 o’clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Stealey proved themselves on this occasion as well as former ones royal entertainers. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Samuel W. Gordon, of Center Branch, Justice and Mrs. Harry Gordon and Dr. and Mrs. Charles Taylor, of this city; Miss Grace Marquia, of Athens, Oh., who is visiting Mrs. Stealey, Misses M. E., A. Maud and Lulu Gordon, formerly of Berkeley County, but now residing here, and Miss Alice Fox.
The latter two assisted Mrs. Stealey in receiving the guests. All enjoyed the day immensely.
After dinner the company passed the afternoon in social diversions among which were musical selections and some entertaining oratorical efforts by Samuel W. and G. Harry Gordon.
MISS GORDON PASSES AWAY
The Daily Telegram., January 20, 1909
Kind and Lovable Woman Answers Last Call After a Prolonged Illness.
Miss A. Maud Gordon died in a local hospital Tuesday evening at 7 o’clock after a prolonged illness of stomach trouble. She had been in the hospital for two weeks undergoing medical treatment.
Miss Gordon was a daughter of John G. and Mary M. Gordon, both deceased, of Berkeley county, this state. She was born at Gerrardstown, that county, and was 42 years old. She was a niece of Samuel W. Gordon, of Broad Oaks, and a cousin of Justice G. Harry Gordon, of Glen Elk, and the following are brothers and sisters. Miss Elizabeth Gordon, who is a teacher in the Central public school; Mrs. Edgar Bowers, and Miss Lulu Gordon, of 751 Mulberry street; J. Flinn Gordon, of near Dayton Oh.; and W. E. Gordon, of Martinsburg.
Since last August a year ago Miss Maud Gordon made her home in this city.
She lived with her sister, Mrs. Bowers, who moved here from Martinsburg at that time.
Miss Gordon was a most excellent and lovable woman and was noted among her numerous friends for her beautiful Christian disposition. She was always kindly and patient and her friends say no one more possessed a spirit of unselfishness and self sacrifice than she.
Her death is mourned by numerous friends both here and in Berkeley county, besides the relatives, of whom there is a number in Berkeley county besides those here.
The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock with services, led by the Rev. B. D. Stelle, at the home of Mrs. Bowers on Mulberry street. The burial will be in the I. O. O. F. Cemetery.