Andrew N. Dearing was born June 22, 1839, near Sparta, Tenn. and died at his home six miles southwest of Littlerobe, Feb. 14, 1905, aged 65 years, 7 months and 22 days. He was married to Miss Caroline Wilson at Harrison, Boone county, Ark., Sept, 17, 1863. Nine children were born to this union. He leaves his wife and six children to mourn his loss.
He was converted and joined the Presbyterian Church in 1886 and lived in that faith until his death. He was an excellent citizen honorable in all his dealings and his death is a sad blow to the community in which he lived.
Funeral services were held at Lone Tree school house Thursday, Feb. 16, at 3 o'clock p.m., conducted by the writer. He was laid to rest in the Lone Tree cemetery.
Now is passed thy long day's work.
Fold thy palms across they breast;
Fold thine arms, turn to thy rest.
W. M. Beum.
Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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