Rachel WOOD Lee Sloan, The Shelby Democrat, Shelbyville, Indiana; Thursday, August 25, 1921
The Shelbyville RepublicanDeath caused by complication of diseases came to Mrs. Rachel Sloan, age 81, at her home in Smithland, five miles south of this city at six o'clock Wednesday evening. Mrs. Sloan had been in failing health for some time.
August 11, 1921
Mrs. Rachel Sloan Passed
Away At Her Mone Follow-
ing Long Illness
FUNERAL SERVICE FRIDAY
Deceased was a member of the Mt. Gilead Baptist church, at Smithland and was one of the leading workers in this cause until her failing health would not allow her to attend regularly. She was a good Christian woman and was of a kind and pleasing disposition and had won the confidence of a host of friends, whom she now leaves to mourn her death.
Surviving are three sons, Joseph Lee, David A. Lee and Charles Lee, all of this county. Mrs. O. H. Harmes, of this city, is a granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held Friday morning at ten o'clock at the home, and will be private. Rev. S. D. Hawkins, of Lewis Creek, officiating. Burial will be made in the Forest Hill cemetery. Harry A. Hageman, of the Morris H. Sleeth undertaking firm in charge
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming