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Sunday, March 04, 2007

Prescott, AZ




                 Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La.



Alexandria Daily Town Talk

Monday, September 15, 1930

Page 2



 EDWARDS ž At the residence of her niece, Mrs. May Mair, 1915 Polk street, Alexandria, La., at 6 o®clock a.m. on Sunday, September 14, 1930, Miss Louisa Hudspeth EDWARDS, aged 93 years and 7 months.

   Deceased had been ill for some time and by reason of her advanced age, her condition gradually declined until she finally passed away.  She was a native of Louisiana, having been born and reared in the Southern portion of the State. She had resided in Alexandria, for many years, and during the latter period of her life, she lived with her niece, Mrs. Mair.

  She was a most estimable woman, possessing many admirable traits of character, which endeared her to a large circle of friends. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

  Her funeral took place from the residence of Mrs. Mair, where services were conducted at 5 o®clock Sunday afternoon, by Rev. W.W. HOLMES, pastor of the First Methodist church, and Rev. W.S. SLACK, rector of St. James Episcopal church, after which interment was made in the Methodist Cemetery, in Pineville, under the direction of Hixson Brothers.

  The pall-bearers were: E. I. LAIRD, R.F. WHITE, Ariail C. WHITE, Drew BRIDGES, W. T. CLARK and Ralph W. BREWER.