Mrs. Mary Kendle of 2O5 E. Monroe

         Street, was found dead in her

         sleeping room Wednesday morning at

         6:30 o'clock at her home by Miss

         Mary Pickett, who resided with Mrs.

         Kendle. Mrs. Kendle's death is be-

         lieved due to heart trouble to at-

         tacks of which she has been subject

         for several years.  She was quite

         active for her age, and had been up

         and about as usual Wednesday and

         apparently was in her usual health

         when Miss Pickett retired at 9 o-

         clock.  She frequently sat in her

         chair until late.

           The funeral services will be held

         at the home Friday afternoon at 2

         o'clock, conducted by the Rev. C. A.

         Wade, pastor of the First Baptist

         church. Interment will take place at

         Columbia cemetery west of the city.

           Miss Mary Spore was born in Mont-

         gomery Township on March 7, l84l,

         being the daughter of David and Lu-

         cinda Spore. She was united in mar-

         riage to William D. Kendle on Feb-

         ruary l5 1861, and to this union

         four daughters were born, Mrs. Emma

         Gambrel who died several years ago,

         Mrs. James L. Wilhite, residing in

         West State Street, Mrs. John B.

         Massey, of East Emerson Street, and

         Mrs. Dovie E. Grigsby, wife of

         George B. Grigsby of the Clarion

         News. Two brothers William Spore of

         this city, and A. J. Spore, of 0w-

         ensville, also survive, together

         with four grandchildren and twelve


           Mrs. Kendle has resided at her

         present residence since 1882. Her

         life previous to that was spent in

         Montgomery Township. Mr. Kendle's

         death occurred on November 23, 1902.

           The deceased was a devoted member

         of the Baptist church, holding her

         membership in Columbia (White)

         church west of the city. She was an

         excellent Christian woman, loved and

         esteemed by all who knew her.

         (Princeton Clarion News,

           Nov. 24, 1923)