Mary I. Riley Mills


The Daily Telegram., September 09, 1908, page 5

At Her Home on Chub Run of Consumption — Interment to Be Here.

Headstone of Mary I. Riley Mills

Mrs. Mary I. Mills, wife of William Mills, died at 10 o’clock Tuesday night at their home on Chub Run, of consumption. She was a daughter of M. S. Riley, of this city, and an estimable woman. Her age was 47 years. The husband, three sons and two daughters survive. Interment will be at the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery here tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock.


The Daily Telegram., September 10, 1908

The funeral Mrs. Mary Mills was conducted at her late home at Chub Run this morning at 10 o’clock, by the Rev. Mr. Metheny, and the body accompanied by relatives and many friends, was brought here and buried in the Odd Fellows’ cemetery.


The Daily Telegram., September 16, 1908, page 6
The Clarksburg Telegram.,. September 17, 1908, page 4

Tribute Paid to the Late Mrs. Mary Mills of Chub Run.

In memory of Mrs. Mary Mills, wife of W. C. Mills, who departed this life at her home on Chub Run Tuesday, September 8, at 10 o’clock, of consumption. The funeral service was large attended and very impressively conducted by the Rev. Homer Metheny, of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which she was a member. The funeral tributes were many and beautiful. Interment was made in the I. O. O. F. cemetery of this city. The deceased was 47 years of age and was a daughter of M. S. Riley, of this city, and was held in high esteem by all who knew her. She leaves a husband, two daughters and three sons together with a host of friends to mourn their loss.

Dante's Divine Comedy

“A precious one from from us has gone..
A voice we loved, is still.
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be filled.
God in his wisdom has recalled
The boon his love had given,
And though the body slumbers here,
The soul is safe in heaven.”


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