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Obedient WRIGHT JEFFRIES

Ricketts (Bentonville) Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

Died January 22, 1894

*Obituary
Benton County Democrat
Thursday, February 1, 1894

On the evening of the 22nd day of Jan. 1894 a sainted mother in Israel, Mrs. Obedient Jeffries passed from the sorrows and pain of this world to her reward in Heaven. She had been confined to her bed ten weeks but bore her afflictions with the fortitude and grace of a christian. She was born in Overton Co., Tenn. and was 76 years old at the time of her death. She was married to J.J. Jeffries of Overton Co., Tenn. With a family of nine children they emigrated to this country after which seven more children were born to them, making 16 in all. Twelve of the 16 children, 44 grandchildren, a brother with a host of other relatives and friends are left to mourn her demise. She had been a member of the Methodist church for a long time and enjoyed her relationship with the church. Her home was always with her youngest daughter, Mrs. J.B. Ford, who with her husband and little daughter, Bessie, are left alone, sad and heart-broken. Fannie Turledge, a friend.

*Obituary
Benton County Democrat
Thursday, January 25, 1894

JEFFRIES, Obedient - Mrs. Obedient Jeffries died Jan. 22nd, 1894 at her son-in-laws, Mr. J.B. Ford, in Cash Hollow. Mrs. Jeffries was 75 years old and was the mother of 16 children, 12 of whom are living. She was born in Tennessee and had been a member of the M.E. Church, South for many years. A good woman and faithful mother and wife gone to her reward.

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