McLennan County, Texas
THE MART HERALD
SEPTEMBER 28, 1911
The many friends of Nolan Stephens will regret to learn of the death of his mother which sad event occurred at Lometa, Monday, after an illness of several days. Nolan and wife left immediately to attend the funeral.
FUNERAL OF MRS. LOUIS STEPHENS
The remains of Mrs. Mattie Stephens who died at the family home in Lometa Monday arrived in Mexia Tuesday night and the funeral took place Wednesday morning from the home of the deceased's sister, Mrs. J. A. Arvin, Rev. J. Stuart Pierce officiating.
Deceased leaves a husband, Mr. L.A. Stephens, and six children, Carl, Clarance, Louis, Noland, Otis, Mrs. Pearl Allen and Miss Kathleen Stephens besides two sisters, Mrs. C. T. Harris and Mrs. J. A. Arvin, to mourn her death, all of whom were present at the funeral, as was also Mr. D.A. Waller and wife of Praire Grove. A number of other relatives and friends were also present at the funeral.
To the bereaved ones we join their friends in extending sympathy and condolence in their hour of sorrow. -Mexia State Herald