Mrs. S. P. Faison departed this life on Sunday, the 17th inst. She was a devoted Christian lady and loved by all who knew her. She had been in failing health for quite awhile, but her loving husband still hoped for her recovery. We can only say to the bereaved husband and son that Mrs. Faison is no more upon earth with you, but has passed to her Father to join the angelic host where sickness and sorrow are unknown. No, you cannot see her, but she is beckoning you to come, oh, come, but the loving husband can only say, I shall know the loved ones who have gone before: And joyfully sweet will the meeting be, When over the river, the peaceful river, The angel of death shall carry me.
The gazette. (Raleigh, N.C.) 18??-1???, February 06, 1897, Image 2. Image provided by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill, NC. Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83027097/1897-02-06/ed-1/seq-2/.