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Miss Eva Johnson was born September 24th, 1853, at Dunkirk, New York. She was united in marriage to Samuel Hammons, May the third 1884, and departed this life January 26th, 1936, at the home of her daughter, at Arnett, Oklahoma. Two children have preceded the mother in death and she leaves to mourn her loss, a husband, four children, a number of grand children and a host of friends.
Sister Hammon was converted and joined the Presbyterian church when young in life. She sought “first the Kingdom of God and His righteous”.
Having received the fruitage of her allotted time, she has gone on to received the reward of one who has borne well the burden of life’s day, and has kept faith in Him, "who is able to keep us from falling, and to present us faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy.”
By her life and precepts, we are taught that our only safety, as regards to true apprehension of the life heavenly, lie in cleaving firmly to Him who is the “Alpha and Omega, the binning and the end.”
Funeral services were conducted from the Methodist church by the writer, Wednesday and interment made in the Debolt cemetery. —Rev. F. A. Simms.
Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider
Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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