EMELINE BETTS (MRS.)
Newspaper: "The Indian Citizen-Democrat"
January 10, 1929, page 4
Mrs. Emeline Betts was born near Ripley, Mississippi in 1838, died
at her home in the Ward’s Chapel community on December 29, 1928 at the
age of 90 years. Mrs. Betts was converted and united with the church
when just a girl of which institution she has been a faithful member for
seventy years, 32 years of which she was a member of the Baptist Church
at Ward’s Chapel. She was laid to rest in the Ward’s Chapel cemetery
on Sunday, December 30, the funeral services being conducted by Reverend
L. B. Smith of Atoka. Thus "Another useful life has been brought to
a close at a ripe old age."
Submitted by Carl Phillips Carl@jps.net