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LABORN PRICE was born in Marion District,
S.C., May 16, 1827, and died in Putnam
county, Fla., December 24, 1876.
Brother Price moved to Florida in 1859,
joined the Methodist E. Church when 17
years old, and from that time till his death,
he maintained a consistent Christian life.
As a member of the Church he was faithful
never missing an opportunity of attending
church. He was liberal in supporting the
cause of Christ, was always glad to see his
preacher come to his house, which was in-
deed a preaches home. He was very fond
of prayer, especially family and private pray-
er. He erected a family altar, and kept it
up for many years; before he died he told
his sons "never let the family altar go down,
for said he, there I have spent the happiest
hours of my life." Brother Price was the
father of nine children, six sons and three
daughters. The eldest daughter preceded
him to the better land. No father was ever
more successful in training his children
than brother Price. He provided well for his
family both temporarily and spiritually--he
lived to see all of his children members of
the M.E. Church except one whom he re-
quest to join on his death bed. Truly
brother Price lived and died in the Lord.
As a citizen he was honored and beloved.
He was buried with Masonic honors in the
presence of a large gathering after which
Dr. McRae delived an eulogy to his mem-
ROBERT D. GENTRY
Submitted by Marceline Beem, 15 Feb 2000.
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