The Carter County Herald
April 23, 1936

"Sarah A. Wilburn Reeder was born July 22, 1848 passed away April 14, 1936, aged 87 years, 8 months and 23 days.
She was united in marriage to John P. Reeder February 6, 1868. To this union were born ten children; one died in infancy 
and George M. Reeder of Soldier passed away ten months ago. 

She is survived by eight living children; J. J. Reeder, H. W. Reeder, Russell E. Reeder, Mrs. Porter Hamilton, 
Mrs. Arthur Perry, all of Upper Tygart, Ky., Mrs. Charles Monroe, Sciotoville, Ohio. Mrs. Charles Reeder of Soldier, Ky., 
and Mrs. John Caudill of Greenup, Ky., also survived by one sister, Mrs. A. J. Trevillian of Huntington, W. Va.

She became a Christian in early life and lived a devoted Christian life. She was devoted companion, a loving mother a loyal friend. 
She leaves to mourn her passing besides her children, 34 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was held at the Bowen Chapel Church Thursday afternoon by Rev Orley Beard of Grayson, 
and the remains laid to rest in the Bowen Chapel cemetery."

Submitted by Sherry Lowe

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