Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
Mrs. J.W. Kellams Dead.
Stricken by paralysis Wednesday morning, Mrs. Belle Kellams, wife of J.W. Kellams, and one of the best known and most highly regarded women ofWashington, died at 2:45 o'clock Monday morning at her home at 1300 Grove Street, agefity-two years. Following a brief illness her death was a shock tomembers of the family and innumerable friends.Mrs. Kellams was born in Wayne county, Kentucky, January 1, 1858, and removed to Daviess county with her parents in 1862. She was married twice her first husband being William Pruitt. Her marriage to Mr.Kellams was solemnized December 31, 1892. Mr. Kellams and five childrenwho are as follows survive her; Mrs. Rebekah Gibson, Wshington township;Mrs. C.E.Burris, city and Mrs. W.S. Gibson of Springfield, Mo., by the first marriage and Hester and Chester by the second marriage.Mrs. Kellams had been a member of the Christian church for many years and her membership at the time of her death was with the congregation of the First church of this city. She also belonged to the Ladies Circle of U.S. Grant Post, G.A.R., and to the degree of Pocahontas. She was a woman of many admirable traits of character and was held in the highestesteem by all who were fortunate enough to possess her acquaintance.The funeral service will be held at the family home Wednesday morning at10 o'clock and will be conducted by the Rev. J.B. Cleaver and the Rev.Frank Wise. At Bethany cemetary, where burial will be, ritualistic services will be given by the Degree of Pocahontas. Services will beheld at the residence Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock by the LadiesAuxiliary of the G.A.R.
Note: Belle Z. Kellams died November 14, 1910