Milton E. Black Obituary

Clark County Clipper, July 27, 1905


Milton E. Black departed this life at the residence of his sister, Mrs. Elijah Whipple, in Liberty township in this county on June 30th, aged 74 years.

Deceased leaves a wife and four children.  His son, Ryland, of North Dakota, and his daughter, Mary, of Ohio, were with him in his last hours.  The remains were taken back to Ohio for interment.

His son, Ryland writing of the burial says:  The funeral was held Monday, July 3rd in Hart's Grove and we laid pa to rest on the sunny hillside of the family lot late in the afternoon.  There were beautiful flowers covering the casket and six comrades of the Widsor, G. A. R. acted as honorary pall bearers.  The pastor paid a splendid tribute to his honorable life.

Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 10, 2005.

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