Eli Stoops, a well known and highly respected citizen, died at his home, near Kirby, Saturday, May 22, aged 79 years, after a year's illness. Mr. Stoops was born in Whiteley township and spent his entire life in that community. In 1873 he was united in marriage with Miss Sarah J. Morris. Mr. Stoops was a member of the Whiteley Chapel M P. church. Beside his wife he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Anna Bradford and Mrs. Abner Morris, both of Kirby. The funeral services were held in the Whiteley Chapel M. P. church, Monday a 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. A. I. Barnes. Interment in Whiteley cemetery.
Waynesburg Republican, May 27, 1915 (Greene County, PA)
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