Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord
"Died on the 21st ult [this is from the book of Frank Wannamaker Raysor, and I'm not sure it this is a typo, so I'm leaving it in], at her residence in Barnwell District, Mrs. Hannah Raysor, wife of Capt. Thos. Raysor in the 34th year of her age.
"Mrs. R. was for many years a very consistent member of the Methodist E. Church, and gave good evidence during her life, that she, like Mary of old, had chosen that good part which could not be taken from her. But especially in her death did seh prove the efficacy of that love which is stronger than death, and the victorious joy of that faith 'which works by love and purifies the heart.' Though her sufferings were exceedlingly great , it pleased God in his great goodness, that she should be in full possession of her reason to the last moment of her life, and while the power of utterance rmaining, she rejoiced aloud in the hope of the glory of God, assuring her friends, who stood weeping around her bed, that all was clear, that she had no fears of death, and was going to the bosom of her God..."
at the May-Peter Stokes-Raysor Cemetery
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