Clark County Clipper, March 1, 1928

(Lilah Herndon Rohrer)

Lilah Herndon was born November 4, 1867 at Booneville, Kentucky, and died at the home of her son, Charles Rohrer, near Buffalo, Okla., February 23, 1928, at the age of 60 years, 3 months and 19 days.

She was united in marriage to G. W. Rohrer at Booneville, the place of her birth, Thanksgiving day, 1893.  Making their home in Kentucky until in 1904, when they moved to Oklahoma, north of Buffalo, where they have since that time made their home.

To this union were born six children, five boys and one girl.  The little girl only lived to the age of six months.  The boys are: Fred of Winfield, Edward, Charles, Robert and Rea Doyle of near Buffalo.

She was a kind and loving wife and mother, always patient, with much or little she was the same happy wife and mother.  To know her was to love her.

She gave her life to Christ at the age of twelve years and has been a member of the Christian church since that time.

The funeral service was held from the Christian church at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, February 25th, being in charge of Paul I. McCasland, local undertaker.  The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Asa B. Ingram, pastor of the Christian church at Ashland.  He was assisted in this service by Rev. Barker, pastor of the Christian church of Buffalo, Oklahoma.  Appropriate music was rendered by Miss Violet Cress, Miss Mildred Ingram, Mr. Arthur Zimmerman and Mr. Herman Zimmerman.  Interment was made in Highland cemetery.  A large number of neighbors and friends from Harper County, Okla., and Clark County attended the funeral.

Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 27, 2005.

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