Lena Clayton died Friday morning after a lingering illness of six months. She was a lovely girl, twenty years of age. She exhibited a beautiful Christian character and always had a kind word and a smile for everyone. She will be sadly missed by her family and her many friends. The funeral services were held in the Congregational Church Sabbath afternoon, Rev. Arnold officiating. He preached an excellent sermon from John 19:41.

Byron Express, Mar. 26, 1886, p. 1

Contributed by Bob Hutchins

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