The little two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Walters, who live a few miles north of town, caught on fire early Sunday Morning and before assistance could be rendered she was so badly burned that death followed on Monday, in spite of every effort on the part of her parents and physicians to conteract the dreadful injury.
From the Ellaville Sun.
Note-- Stella Irene Walters was in the kitchen and her mother, went to the barn to milk the cow, Stella's dress caught fire and her mother returned to the house to find her on fire. This story was told to me by Ms Bobbie Jean Walters Ford, granddaughter of Eliza DeVane Walters. Stella Irene Walters was the granddaughter of Francis Marion and Polly Ann Wall Devane. Her mother was Eliza DeVane Walters. Stella Irene Walters is buried in Hopewell Church Cemetery in Schley Co.