HINDS MEDEARIS, RACHEL AMANDA - Washington County, Arkansas | RACHEL AMANDA HINDS MEDEARIS - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Rachel Amanda HINDS MEDEARIS

Old Union (aka Cincinnati) Cemetery
Washington County,
Arkansas

Feb 28 1842 - Apr 24 1925
Wife of Robert Anderson Medearis

*Obituary
Westville Record, Westville, OK
April 24, 1925

Mrs. Medearis Dead
Mrs. R. A. Medearis, died at this home of her daughter Mrs. G.W. Gibson, in the
city Friday morning, April 24th.
Mrs. Medearis was the daughter of Rev. Dr. John Hinds, a minister of the
Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was born Feb. 28th 1842 in Guilford Co.
N.C. They moved to Newtonia, MO, & in 1861 the family moved to Viney Grove.
In 1867, at the age of 25 years she was married to R. A. Medearis. They settled
on a farm about 4 miles east of Westville & continued to live there moving to
Westville in 1901. 8 children were born to this union, one dying in infancy.
The surviving are Mrs. G. W. Gibson of Westville, Dr. R. S. Medearis
of Little Rock, J.F. Medearis of Fresno, CA, Mrs. Lillian Thibodeaux of
Breaubridge LA, A. J. Medearis of Loyalton, CA, Mrs. Blanche McGuire of
Fresno, CA & Dr. P.H. Medearis of Tahlequah, one brother of the deceased
survives, Mr. W.G.D. Hinds of Oklahoma City.
Her husband, R. A. Medearis, well known to most of the people of this community
died 11 years ago the 3rd day of this month, April.
Mrs. Medearis made the good confession & joined the Cumberland Presbyterian
Church in her girlhood & since coming to Westville has been an honored member of the Presbyterian Church of this place. She set a splended example of quiet, modest & faithful Christian living, always doing a generous share in any way she was able, in all things that were helpful to her neighbors or uplifting her community.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Presbyterian
Church this city by the Rev. P.C. Irwin. Interment followed at Union Hill
Cemetery, near Cincinnati.

Contributed on 1/24/09 by wfields55
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