Mrs. A. B. Carmichael
The Dillon Herald, Dillon, South Carolina
February 19, 1925, Vol. 36, No. 27
Aged Couple Divided by Death
The Gaddy's Mill section was shocked Sunday morning to learn that
Mrs. A. B. Carmichael, aged 76, had been found dead in her bed. The discovery
was made by Mr. A. B. Carmichael, 86 years old husband of the deceased, who
awoke at his usual time to find the spirit of the woman who had been a loyal
helpmeet, through 52 years of married life had flown while she slept.
Mrs. Carmichael had been an invalid for about ten years, bearing her
suffering patiently and cheerfully. Her beautiful nature gained and kept a large
circle of warm friends who mourn her loss. She was the daughter of Hardy Gaddy
and died a short distance from the old home place.
Interment took place
at the cemetery near the Pee Dee Methodist Church of which she was a faithful
and active member until paralysis rendered her unable to attend services
regularly. The services were conducted by her pastor, the Rev. Mr. Stephenson,
assisted by Pastors Atkins and Clyde. The following nephews of Mrs. Carmichael
acted as pallbearers; S. V. Lane, Fred Lane, J. P. Lane, Lawrence McIntyre, and
Thomas Weitus, Fin and Clifford Gaddy and T. J. Monroe.
concourse of sorrowing friends were present at the funeral Monday morning and
the grave was covered with beautiful floral tributes.
husband, Mrs. Carmichael is survived by one sister, Mrs. R. L. Lane, and two
sons, G. L. and C. L. Carmichael.
Transcribed by Helen B. Moody from microfilm at the Dillon Library,
Dillon, South Carolina.
[Note: Mrs. A.B. Carmichael was born Margaret Elizabeth "Lizzie" Gaddy. Her
husband was Archibald B. "Archie Baldy" Carmichael, and both are buried
in the Little Pee Dee Presbyterian Church cemetery.--vp]
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