Barber County Kansas
Lizzie Brooks was born in Missouri on April 15, 1868, and passed away on January 20, 1939 at the age of 10 (?) years, 9 months and 5 days. She came to Western Kansas in her early girlhood. She later came to Barber County and has spent the remainder of her days in this county. She has been a member of the Christian church for a good many years having united with the church under the ministry of Rev. Ingalls. Lizzie was known to a great number of people, having worked in many homes over the county. She spent the past few years at the county farm. Lizzie was a hard worker of generous nature and a friend to all. She leaves no relatives to mourn her departure but a host of friends.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Jan. 21, 1939 at 10 o'clock. R. C. Scott, Pastor of the First Christian church conducted the services. Interment was made in Highland cemetery.
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