Date of Death: 31 Mar 1919
Subject: Sarah Elizabeth (George) Clemmens
Source: unknown, Apr 1919
Sarah Elizabeth George was born in Ohio, August 21, 1836. When ten years of age, she, with her parents, moved to Andrew county, Missouri, and settled southwest of Whitesville where she lived until her death which came after a long illness, Monday morning, March 31. On February 14, 1864, she was married to Jesse Clemmens and to this union three children were born, William of Omaha Nebraska, George L, living near the old home, and Edward L. of Hebron, Nebraska. She was a loving wife, a faithful mother, and a friend to all who knew her. Although her cross was heavy during some six years of her late life her Christian character shown out as the noon-day sun. No one met her but who was made stronger in his Christian faith. Hers was a well-rounded out Christian life. Besides the husband, three sons and a number of grandchildren, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. N J Ashley, who has so tenderly cared for her during her affliction and Mrs. Ella Eppler of Colorado, who hold her memory sacred. The funeral services were conducted from the Rea church by a former pastor, Rev. C. S. Crowder of Cameron, Missouri, assisted by Rev. E. O. Wells of Bolckow and R. F. George, a relative of the family from Newton, Kansas. The body was placed in the McLaughlin cemetery southeast of Wyeth.