Etc. -- Esperance (Withers) Wilson's 1920 obituary
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A lightly edited partial transcription of the Lynedoch column on page 8 article in the 8 Apr 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

On Good Friday death called away from our midst one whom all loved and respected in the person of Mrs. J. Byron Kelly of Lynedoch after only a few  days' illness.

Deceased was born in Langham, Norfolk county, [England] her maiden name being Esperance Withers, and in 1893 was united in marriage to J. Byron Wilson, making their home on the farm where she died.

Six children were born to the union, one dying in infancy. The remaining are: Ralph of Victoria College, Toronto; Clifford of the O.A.C.; Guelph, Lorne, Stanley and Delbert at home.

Besides the husband and family, the deceased leaves on brother in Drayton, Ont., and three sisters to mourn the passing of a true Christian mother and companion.

She was a faithful and devoted member of the Lynedoch Methodist church, always present at the services except when illness prevented.

The funeral was held on Easter Sunday, conducted by the Rev. A. S. Trueblood, interment being made in the beautiful Evergreen cemetery at Lynedoch.

Many floral offerings testified to the high esteem in which the late Mrs. Wilson was held. The sympathy of all is tendered to the mourning ones in hour of sorrow.

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