Obituaries of Sarah (Shelley) Huffman
Obituary of Sarah (Shelley) Huffman
Sarah Shelley, the daughter of Eli and Abigail Shelley was born in
At the early age of 14 years Sarah Huffman confessed her Savior and has remained a devoted follower of the lowly "Nazarene" for almost seventy-seven years. Many years ago when the M. E. Church was organized at Ripley she became a charter member and by strong Christian character helped nurse the little organization thru its infancy until it became strong enough to "walk alone".
For several years "Grandma" Huffman has made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Gibson at Ripley and thus been able in her declining years to be near the church of her early choice.
Throughout her long life she has been a typical "Martha", always busy with whatever her hands could find to do. And of her it might truly be said: "Blessed is she--for her works shall praise her at the gates."
Funeral services were held Saturday at 11 o'clock in Ripley M. E. Church,
conducted by Rev. J. C. Eninger of
From the Franklin Sentinel (
Mrs. M Huffman
Mrs. M. Huffman, for many years a resident of this city, passed away
on January 22, last, at the home of her daughter, in Ripley,
91 years of age.
Sarah Shelley was born in
she was united in marriage with Michael Huffman, who died at
children, six of whom have preceded the mother to the better land.
Mrs. Huffman became a member of the church at fourteen and was one of
the charter members of the M.E. church at Ripley, many years ago,
again returning to the church in her old age, and passing away within
Mrs. Huffman had many friends in this county, where she and her
husband lived for many years, and they mourn the passing of a
faithful and kindly woman.=
Contributed by Sara Bristol