One of the links connecting this
generation with the past was severed on 2 Jan 1920 by the death of Mr.
Asa Wilson, which occurred at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. William Meredith, near Jarvis.
The funeral took place from Mr.
Meredith's residence to the Lynnville Methodist Church where the
services were conducted by Revs. Smith of Jarvis and Waldron of Windham.
The remains were laid to rest in the Lynnville Cemetery beside the grave
of Mrs. Wilson, who predeased her husband about eight years ago.
The late Asa Wilson was born at
Lynnville 87 years ago, and spent practically his whole life up to the
time of his retirement from active work in the neighborhood of his
"Among the beautiful
pictures that hang on memory's wall" are those of Mr. Wilson in his
home, social and church life, and we feel assured that he has been
granted an abundant entrance into rest, and will feast eternally upon
the joys of the "sweet bye and bye" of which he used so often
to sing in class meeting.
Deceased is survived by one
daughter and two sons: Mrs. Meredith of Jarvis, George of Ottawa, and
Edward of Australia. One sister, Mrs. M. Boughner of Tillsonburg also