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The following is a transcript of an obituary for Hannah (Hircock) Beall:

Grandma Beall at Rest

Mrs. Hannah, wife of Edward Beall died at their home northwest of Elida last Friday. The funeral was held at 10 a.m on Tuesday at the Pleasant Ridge school house, conducted by Rev. J. A. Casady, after which the body was laid to rest in the Elida cemetery, attended by a large escort of neighbors and friends.

Mrs. Hannah Beall was born in England March 6, 1846, and came to America in 1852. She married Edward Beall, in Iowa, Oct. 18, 1866, and they came to New Mexico in 1905. She was converted and joined the Baptist church when 16 years old, and lived a faithful Christian life. She was loved by all who knew her, and leaves to mourn her loss a husband and five sons, a nephew whom she raised from a babe, and two brothers and three sisters.

Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep,
From which none ever wake to weep,
We miss thee from our home, dear mother,
We miss thee from thy place.
A shadow o'er our life is cast,
We miss thy kind and willing hand,
Thy kind and earnest care.
Our home is dark without thee,
We miss thee everywhere.

Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank those who showed such great kindness to us during the illness and death of Mrs. Hannah Beall.
Edward Beall, W. E. Beall, F. O. Beall, O. T. Beall, C. A. Beall, Arthur Beall, Elvert Hermon
The above obituary was copied from an obituary in the Hircock-Hermon Families by V. Sue McGee and Mabel F. Schluessler. It appears to have been from an New Mexico newspaper :

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