Well Known Kingston Lady Died October 22
Mrs. Sarah Lydia Stout, age 67, well known and respected resident of Kingston, died Oct 22, 1947, at 2:30 a.m. after a long illness. She was born the daughter of Silas Gabbard and Rebecca Flanery-Gabbard on April 15, 1880. Her parents were both natives of Tennessee. A native and lifelong resident of Madison county, she had been a member of the Church of Christ for many years. She was married to J. B. Stout on April 25, 1895.
The deceased is survived by her husband; five sons, Clyde of Plunketville, Okla., Oscar, of Shoshone, Idaho; Ray of Bakersfield, Calif., Claud and Clifford of Kingston; two daughters, Mrs. Millie Doss, of the Rockhouse community; and Mabel Stout of Kingston; a grand daughter whom she raised, Mrs. Arnold Yingst of Sunnyside, Calif; two sisters, Mrs. G. T. Carter, Cushing, Okla., and Mrs. G.W. Stout, Quapaw, Okla., also by 12 grand children and 5 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at the graveside by the Rev. Dan Slaven and Rev. Den Montgomery on Friday, October 24. Burial was in the Kingston cemetery with Brashears Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
[Note a poem follows this paragraph but my photo of this page of clippings has a glare spot and I can’t read the poem well so I am not transcribing the poem.]
From Book U of Clippings in the Madison County Genealogy Library, Huntsville, Madison, Arkansas photographed in March 2011 by Kellie S. Thompson.