Charles H. Lemley Obituary

Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon for Charles H. Lemley, aged 93, one of the oldest residents of Greene county, who died at his home one mile southeast of Mt. Morris at 6 o'clock Saturday morning, June 30, 1934. The rites were conducted in the Lemley home at 2 o'clock with Rev. Frederick Spielman, of Kirby, in charge.

A son of David and Leah Headley Lemley, he was born June 20, 1841. IN early life he taught school for a number of years under County Superintendent Thomas Teal, and later took up farming, specializing in fruit growing. For more than half a century he was a member of the Shannon Run Methodist Episcopal churchand most of that time was a member of the official board of the church. Mr. Lemley was very conscientious and prompt in the discharge of his religious obligations, and was widely and honorably known throughout souther Greene county and northern West Virginia.

In 1869, he married Ruhanna South, who died September 1, 1880. To this union six children were born, five surviving, namely, G.S. Lemley, of New York City; Miss Mary Lemley, at home; Dana Lemley and G. C. Lemley, of Mt. Morris. Two brothers, Harvey Lemley and D. N. Lemley, of Mt. Morris also survive.

Newspaper obituary, date and source unknown (Greene County, Pennsylvania)

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