Martha Baily Obituary

Mrs. Martha Baily, wife of Abner Baily, of Morgantown, W. Va., formerly of Whiteley township, this county, died suddenly, Sunday evening, October 5, while returning from a visit with her daughter, Mrs. Hagan John, of Kirby. Sunday morning Mr. and Mrs. Baily came to Kirby to visit their daughter and Mrs. Baily was in her usual health except she complained of a slight headache. On the return trip, when near the residence of Henry Courtney, of Maidsville, she was taken suddenly ill with a severe pain in her head. She was recoved to the Courtney home and a physician summoned. After a time the physician thought she was able to complete the journey to her home, but as they were crossing the Monongahela river at Morgantown, Mrs. Baily was taken worse and expired in a few minutes. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Shriver, deceased, and had spent the greater part of her life in Whiteley township. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and was highly esteemed. Beside her husband she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Hagan John, of Kirby, and a son, Frank Baily, of Morgantown, and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. George B. Roberts, of Vanderbilt; Mrs. Elizabeth Ely, of Washington, Pa.;Mrs. Marion John, of Morgantown; Mrs. Lucy McClain and Hicey Shriver, of Pt. Marion, and Frank Shriver, of near Kirby. The funeral services were held on Wednesday, in the Fairall M. E. church, conducted by the Rev. John C. McMill, of Jefferson. Interment in Fairall cemetery.

Waynesburg Republican, October 9, 1913 (Greene County, PA)

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