Barber County Kansas
Celia Hayes, wife of Sterling Hayes, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. George Hendrickson, at Lake City, Friday afternoon, December 27, 1901. She was 84 years of age and her death was due principally to old age.
Her husband resides with his son, W. H. Hayes, in Woodward county, Ok., and is her senior six years.
Mrs. Hayes was a venerable old lady, loved and esteemed by hosts of friends. She was a member of the Baptist church 60 years and lived a faithful and blessed christian life.
Rev. J. J. Griffin, pastor of the Baptist church of this city preached the funeral Sunday and the remains were laid to rest in the Lake City cemetery.
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