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From: "Meredith Clapper" <>
Subject: Jessie Edward Ponder obit posted
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 16:19:57 -0400
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The Cairo Messenger, Friday, June 13, 1919
A Loving Tribute To The Life Of Brother J. E. Ponder
During October, 1918, our Savior called our beloved brother Ed Ponder from
In early manhood, Brother Ponder joined the church and lived a life becoming
one of God's children.
When a young man he married Sister Anna Prince. Their lives were blessed
six little ones, but God saw fit to remove the father and we deeply mourn
loss. But looking Heavenward in fancy, we can see Bro. Ponder with open
awaiting his loved ones, and we, the Church, resolve,
First, to bow in humble submission to the will of God, and strive to make
Second, that in the death of Bro. Ponder, we have lost a true and faithful
Third, that we extend to the bereaved family our deepest heartfelt sympathy.
May God's blessings rest on each one of them. May they live so that when
summons comes from on high they, like Bro. Ponder, may be ready to go.
Fourth, that a copy of these resolutions be sent to the county papers for
publication; a copy be sent to Bro. Ponder's parents and Sister Ponder's
parents, and a page left blank on our minutes to his memory.
W. A. Shiver
A. B. Shiver
L. L. Draffin
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