Nancy Ann Welch was born March 3, 1853, and died March 9, 1917. She was married to William James Nov. 10, 1869. There was born to this union one child, Mrs. Sarah Lawson, of Hannibal, MO. After Mr. James' departure in 1879 she was married to Frank M. Harris on May 13, 1879. She professed faith in Christ at the age of 15 years and joined the Christian church in which she lived until called home.
She leaves a husband and one daughter to mourn their departure. She suffered long but in patience and often stated that she was ready, willing and longed to go. This exemplifies what the grace of God and the love of Christ will do for the dying Christian. Funeral services were held at her home March 10, by the writer. After which she was laid to rest in the Masonic cemetery. S.L.W.